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Today's News

  • Owen County District Court: Feb. 22, 2013

    Eric Beach, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, trafficking in marijuana, second-degree narcotics, waive preliminary hearing to grand jury, continued to March 12.
    Paul Beverly, 1990, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $200, $375 fee to alcohol and drug education, court costs, operator’s license suspended for 90 days.

  • OCHS students of the month
  • Knowing your rights
  • Kay's Branch News: There should be a road kill department

    After rushing around like a mad rabbit all last week, this week is a blank. No cards, no plays or engagements of any kind.
    I did watch the basketball game on Saturday night to the exciting climax. They did good. For those of you who live in another dimension, I am referring to the University of Kentucky’s game with Missouri. Bless their little hearts, they’ve learned to make foul shots.

  • Church news for March 20, 2013

    Beech Grove Baptist
    Bro. Steve Delaney delivered God’s word from Romans 8:17-25. A special thank you to Mary Marlow for playing the piano. The music adds so much to our service.
    If you missed our Gideon speaker and would like to contribute to the vital work of printing and distributing God’s Word, be sure to pick up one of the fliers on how you can contribute or contact Dave Jones. I encourage everyone to support the work done by our Gideons.
    Sunday, we will celebrate communion in our morning worship service

  • Little girl with a big fish
  • Lady Rebels lose lead, then district title

    By Brian Blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    Saturday night’s 31st District championship game was a tale of two halves.
    The Owen County High School girls basketball team won the first half and lead Gallatin County 26-16 at halftime.
    Unfortunately for the Lady Rebels, the Lady Wildcats got things together in the second half and outscored Owen County 27-10 to win the game and the district title 43-36.
    The loss ended a streak of five-consecutive district titles for the Lady Rebels.

  • Community events

    District championship shirts are available

    The 31st District championship T-shirts are available for sale in the high-school gym from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    The cost is $12.

  • Great Partners

    Owenton Mayor Doug West recently accepted an award from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for significant achievement to the partnership between The Housing Authority of Owenton and the Housing Authority of Frankfort in recognition of outstanding performance.

  • Owen County District Court: Feb. 15, 2013

    Eric Beach, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree narcotics, trafficking in marijuana, second-degree narcotics, pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing set for Feb. 22.
    David Franklin Dunn, 1983, first-degree narcotics, trafficking in marijuana, second-degree narcotics, pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing set for Feb. 22.
    Charles D. Jordan, 1958, second-degree hindering prosecution, pleaded not guilty, continued first appearance set for March 1.