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Today's News

  • MBMS Rebels dominate in win

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School Rebels have made winning look easy so far this season.
    Another example came Sept. 18 against Carroll County as the Rebels defeated the Panthers 40-14.
    MBMS got off to a quick start as Josh Payton took the opening kickoff and returned it 60 yards to the five-yard line. From there, Patrick Osborne scored from two-yards out to put the Rebels on the board. The 2-point conversion would come from a Nolan Tackett pass to Ross Ford to give the Rebels an 8-0 advantage.

  • Volleyball team gets pair of district wins

    The Owen County High School volleyball team spent a busy week against 31st District competition. The Lady Rebels played three consecutive nights against the likes of Carroll County, Gallatin County and Henry County.
    The Lady Rebels began the week playing in Carrollton against the Lady Panthers. It was the third meeting between the two schools this season with Carroll County winning the previous two.
    Sept. 18 would not be different with the Lady Panthers prevailing in four sets.

  • Cross county running strong

    The Owen County High School cross-country teams were on the course twice last week.
    They began the week Sept. 18  at Carroll County for a NCKC meet.
    The boys were led by Hunter Trenary, who won the race, and  Cory Hudnall, who came in second.
    Logan Bitler placed fourth with Kyle Flood finishing in sixth place. Keith Stout came in 12th with Evan Lozier landed in 22nd place and Kyle Lozier coming in 30th.
    The girls had a good showing at Carroll County as well. Courtney Creech finished fourth and Samantha Tamplin came in 10th.

  • Soccer season winding down

    The regular season for the Owen County High School soccer teams is reaching its end.
    The boys will play their final home game Saturday at noon against Carroll County.
    The girls will close out the home portion of their schedule Thursday as they take on Carroll County at 5:30 p.m.
    Both teams will be in action today (Wednesday) as they travel to New Castle to take on Henry County in a doubleheader.

  • Soccer season winding down

    The regular season for the Owen County High School soccer teams is reaching its end.
    The boys will play their final home game Saturday at noon against Carroll County.
    The girls will close out the home portion of their schedule Thursday as they take on Carroll County at 5:30 p.m.
    Both teams will be in action today (Wednesday) as they travel to New Castle to take on Henry County in a doubleheader.

  • Sweet Owen 5K results

    Champion Runners
    (Excluded from age groups)

    FEMALE    Place    Time
    Heather Doolin    1    22:54
    Samantha Tomlin    2    24:55
    Gabrielle Grider    3    25:01

    MALE    Place    Time
    Hunter Trenary    1    15:47
    Cory Hudnall    2    16:53

  • Youth soccer results - Sept. 26, 2012

    Saturday, Sept. 15
    Big Monsters – 5 vs. Team Clemons – 2
    The Big Monsters took command of the game from the opening whistle thanks to the excellent display of defense by Mille Cook. Cook hustled after the ball each time it was in her defensive half and stopped many runs by Team Clemons. Scoring for the Big Monsters were Price Griffin and Layne Baxter, each with 2, and Ellie Anderson with 1.  
     
    Orange Crush – 6 vs. Team Turtleman – 3

  • School district finds interim leader

    A week after Owen County Superintendent David Raleigh’s resignation, the Owen County Board of Education has chosen an interim superintendent.
    The board met for a special-called meeting Monday and Sonny Fentress, a retired superintendent from Anderson County, was chosen to lead the district until June 30, 2013, unless a permanent superintendent is hired before the June date.
    Fentress told the board during the meeting that he had worked in education for 42 years before retiring in 2005.

  • Raleigh resigns

    Citing a job offer from the Kentucky Department of Education, Owen County School District Superintendent David Raleigh resigned from his post Monday, effective no later than Oct. 12.
    Raleigh said he was not immediately interested in the position with KDE.

  • Suit challenges zoning change for Ford property

    An Indiana woman has filed a lawsuit in Owen Circuit Court in hopes of preventing the zoning change at the Ford House in Owenton.
    Jane R. Ford, who lives in Anderson, Ind., owns the property at 313 South Main Street, adjacent to the Ford House and filed the suit in Owen County Circuit Court.
    The lawsuit stems from a zoning change request that was approved by the local planning and zoning commission and adopted by the Owenton City Council on July 27.