Today's News

  • Jones family holds reunion

    The James reunion was held Aug. 31 at General Butler State Park in Carrollton.
    Despite impending weather, our attendance was the highest we’ve had in several years. There were 106 people in attendance. Following a wonderful day of fellowship and delicious food, everyone departed looking forward to next year at the same time.

  • Owen Co. Adult Learning Center to offer free GED practice tests for limited time

    The See for Free program can  help students pass the GED test
    From Sept. 22 to Oct. 3, the Owen County Adult Learning Center is giving away free GED practice tests to all students who come into the center. Students who take GED Ready can see for free:
    • If they’re ready to pass the GED test
    • The skills they need to work on to pass the test
    • A personalized study plan detailing pages and chapters to study in their favorite study books

  • Special birthday celebration

    Doris Rose, a resident of Tanbark Manor in Lexington, recently celebrated her 90th birthday. Attending the celebration were members of her Owenton Sunday School class. Those who attended include Wilma Perkins, Doris Rose, Sue Sipple, Pauline Shelton, and Phyllis Malcomb.

  • MBMS volleyball teams flying high

    The Maurice Bowling Middles School Lady Rebels Volleyball Team has been holding strong the past two weeks.
    The week of September 8th found the Lady Rebels playing a triple header which started at home against Gallatin County.
    The sixth-grade team picked up a win while the seventh- and eighth-grade squads recorded a loss.
    The evening of Sept. 9 brought big wins for all three teams as they defeated the Lady Panthers of Carroll County.

  • Thomas Nelson Generals outrank Owen Rebels

    The Owen County High School Rebels made their first trip to Bardstown on Friday night to take on Thomas Nelson High School in football.
    The Generals, who are in their second season of varsity football, entered the game after seeing their first two-game winning streak snapped last week against Christian Academy of Louisville.
    The Rebels entered Friday night’s contest hoping for something positive after having dropped the first four games of the season.

  • Lady Rebels spike two wins

    The Owen County High School volleyball team began last week by stepping outside the district for a pair of matches.
    On Sept. 15, the team hosted Calvary Christian. The Lady Rebels made quick work of the Lady Cougars as they won the match 25-17 and 25-17. It was the second-straight season Owen County has defeated Calvary Christian.

  • Win and a tie for Lady Rebels

    The Owen County High School girls soccer team enjoyed a solid week.
    The team played three games last week. Despite losing to Western Hills 8-0 on Wednesday the Lady Rebels picked up a win previous to that game and a tie following it.

  • Boys soccer team drop four straight

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team played four games last week and dropped all four. They fell to Covington Latin and Grant County at home while losing to Villa Madonna and Walton-Verona high schools on the road.
    The Rebels failed to score a goal in all four matches.
    They will look to turn things around this week as they take on Gallatin County High School Tuesday and Thursday,
    Owen County’s only victory this year was a 5-1 win over the Wildcats in the All ‘A’ Classic semifinals.

  • Owen County Youth Soccer League results - Sept. 24

    U8 Perry’s Fireballs vs. Wood’s Wildcats
    Saturday’s schedule started off with the Fireballs versing the Wildcats.  The early morning game started off a little slow but soon heated up.  The Fireballs did many things well.
    Nathan Kemper, Gabrielle Perry and Lena Smith had some picture perfect throw-ins, Brody Hearn and Shaya Smith did an excellent job in the goal. Hearn saved four shots on goal while S. Smith saved two.

  • Aint it The Truth: Handsome man, beautiful woman get ugly baby

    One of the funniest stories I’ve heard in a while is about the especially handsome man who decided it was his God-given responsibility to marry an extraordinarily beautiful woman so they could have the best looking children ever.
    He happened onto a farmer who had three breathtakingly gorgeous daughters. So he explained to the farmer his mission, and asked permission to marry one of his daughters. The farmer agreed, telling him to look them over and take his pick.