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Today's News

  • Soccer team hands out awards

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team has handed out its year-end awards.
    The Rebels finished the season with a record of 13-10 and won the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Championship and were the 31st District runners-up. They were also the NCKC champs.
    The team won the Owen County Invitational and were the runner-up in the Frankfort High Invitational.
    The team also set a couple of records. The 30 assists by the team were the most in school history as were the seven shutouts.

  • 2012 Golden Gobble Awards: Reds, Ryder Cup and Armstrong highlight the lowlights

    The envelope please.
    Thanksgiving is here and that means it is time for another edition of my Golden Gobble Awards - my annual look at the biggest blunderers of 2012. The holiday would not be complete without them. They are the dressing to your turkey. They are the gravy to your mashed potatoes. I just hope that, unlike dinner, they don’t leave you with heartburn.
    My first Golden Gobble goes to the United States Ryder Cup team. The team went into Sunday with the lead against the European team. There was no way they could lose.
    Oops.

  • Tip-off time: Lady Rebels look to continue domination

    If one was looking for a single word to describe the last five years of Owen County Lady Rebels basketball it would have to be ‘dominant.’

  • Tip-off time: Rebels look to take next step forward

    The Owen County High School Rebels reached the Eighth Region semifinals three of the last four seasons. Each of those years, the team to beat them has gone on to win the title.
    This season, the Rebels are hoping to go one game farther and become the team standing on top of a ladder come early March.
    The Rebels open up their season Nov. 27 at home against Western Hills. The team is coming off its best season under head coach Devin Duvall.

  • Open Season: Kade New

    Open SeasonL Kade New, 6, got his first buck - an eight-pointer - Nov. 13 on his farm on Squiresville Road. He is the son of John Russell and Kristal New.

  • Open Season: Canaan Eades

    Canaan Eades, 6, shot his first deer on Nov. 12 while hunting with his father Robbie Eades.

  • OCHS students of the month

    Owen County High School has announced the October students of the month. Pictured are  Kirsten Parker (freshman), Ciara Rogers (sophomore), Allen Nickett (junior), and Kyle Magee (senior).
     

  • Top honor for cheerleaders

  • A grateful nation

    Maurice Bowling Middle School held a special ceremony Monday in honor of Veterans' Day to comemorate the efforts and sacrifices of those who have fought for freedom.

  • Sides squaring off over move to stop sign

    Discussion on the Family Billiards sign located at the corner of Main and East Perry streets continued at a recent Owenton City Council meeting.
    Attorney Ruth Baxter spoke on behalf of Mike McDonald, a part owner of McDonald and New Funeral Home.
    Baxter said during the meeting that the sign was not in compliance with the city’s regulations when the council approved the sign in 2011, or when the sign was recently erected.