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Today's News

  • On the mark

    Dave Kelley’s Elk Creek Hunt Club Manager Shadoe Perry took part in the the National Sporting Clay Tournament at San Antonio, Texas. The event is one of the largest shoots in the world. Perry  finished in second place for the main event (Lady C Class); first place (C Class); all-state/zone team; and was named runner up for first-time attendee in the women’s division.

  • Lady Rebels fall on road to South Oldham

    Owen County and South Oldham went into their Jan. 23  game with the two best records in the eighth region.
    When the game was over,  the Lady Rebels realized they still had some work to do if they wanted to be the best team.
    The Lady Dragons jumped out to a 15-5 lead at the end of the first quarter and extended the lead over the next three quarters to win 59-36.

  • Owen County’s Devin Duvall notches 100th career victory

    It was a milestone night for Devin Duvall.
    Before heading to Frankfort last week for the All ‘A’ Classic, the Owen County High School Rebels hosted the Eminence Warriors in a 31st district contest. The Rebels barely broke a sweat as they dominated in an 82-36 win. The win was the 100th of Owen County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Devin Duvall’s career.
    His first win came Nov. 30, 2006 when Owen County won 61-48 at Williamstown.
    After the milestone victory, Duvall said he did not realize he had reached 100.

  • Rebels fall in All ‘A’ quarterfinals


    By Brian Blair
    N-H Sports Reporter

    For the Owen County High School Rebels, the All ‘A’ Classic in Frankfort might be most remembered for what might have been.
    Big crowds followed Owen County to Frankfort on Thursday and Friday. The faithful witnessed the Rebels have little trouble with Buckhorn in the first round as they defeated the Wildcats 55-37.
    They would then fall in the quarterfinals to Holy Cross only to see the Indians defeat Bardstown on Sunday to claim the championship.

  • Some voters will see changes in precincts due to 2010 Census

    While Frankfort has been geared up determining the boundaries for the house, senatorial, and congressional districts, the Owen County Clerk’s Office and Owen County Board of Elections have been busy drawing the voting precinct lines for Owen County.

  • Yours, mine, and ours: Managing your money together

    Money can be a sore subject for many couples. In fact, money causes more arguments in a relationship than nearly every other topic combined. Whether you struggle to make ends meet or you’re sitting on a nest egg, chances are good you and your spouse haven’t always been eye-to-eye on the green stuff.

  • Owen Circuit Court - Jan. 24, 2012

    Joseph B. Barnes, 1988, complicity theft by unlawful taking, continued to Feb. 7.
    Nora Charlene Bishop, 1965, show cause deferred, owes $8,399.66, bench warrant set for $8,400.
    Regina Brackin, 1990, two counts of complicity trafficking in a controlled substance, jury trial set for March 23.
    Jesse J. Brandenburg, 1978, incest, continued to Feb. 7.
    Michael Cain, 1983, probation violation, motion to revoke probation, continued to Feb. 7.
    Randy A. Collins, 1963, show cause deferred, bench warrant set for $2,000.

  • Owen County District Court - Jan. 27, 2012

    Samantha Gaston, 1993, receiving stolen property, pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing set for Feb. 3.
    Gerald Patterson, 1962, flagrant non-support, continued to Feb. 10.
    Dustin Reece, receiving stolen property under $10,000, pleaded not guilty, continued to Feb. 3.
    Community Trust Bank vs. Bryant Bates, motion for default judgment, see order.
    Owen Fiscal Court and Owen County Ambulance vs. Joan Blackmore, motion for default judgment, settled.
    Midland Funding LLC vs. Randy Fitzgerald, motion for default judgment, see order.

  • Owen County District Court - Jan. 27, 2012

    Samantha Gaston, 1993, receiving stolen property, pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing set for Feb. 3.
    Gerald Patterson, 1962, flagrant non-support, continued to Feb. 10.
    Dustin Reece, receiving stolen property under $10,000, pleaded not guilty, continued to Feb. 3.
    Community Trust Bank vs. Bryant Bates, motion for default judgment, see order.
    Owen Fiscal Court and Owen County Ambulance vs. Joan Blackmore, motion for default judgment, settled.
    Midland Funding LLC vs. Randy Fitzgerald, motion for default judgment, see order.

  • Owen Historical Society News: Talk will help explain what a huckster was

    Even though Owen County has yet to see a major snowfall, to the delight of adults and dismay of the younger crowd, the Owen County Historical Society Board spent several hours last week making plans for spring and summer.
    The backyard of the museum will display several new surprises, including a riverboat mural gracing the concrete building in the back yard of McDonald and New Funeral Home.
    Our resident sign painter Jarl Lee Harris will begin the project sometime in April as weather permits.