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Today's News

  • Community events

    Freestore coming Saturday
    First Christian Church has arranged for the Freestore Mobile Food Pantry to be at the church’s parking lot in Owenton Saturday.
    Volunteers will be giving out 10,000 lbs. of food to Owen County residents between 10 a.m. and noon at First Christian Church.
    It is estimated that this will help 200 Owen County families.
    If you have need for the food, call (502) 484-3451 or (502) 750 -3342 on Monday or Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to reserve your voucher for the free food.

  • Church news for Feb. 13, 2013

    Cedar Hill Baptist

    Sunday morning, Bro. Bill continued with his message on the Ten Commandments and looked at number five, “Honor your father and your mother.” Part of the focus was on how we as parents can be honorable. We are to walk in newness (Romans 6:4), walk by faith (2 Corinthians 5:7), walk in the spirit (Galatians 5:16), walk in love (Ephesians 5:2), walk in wisdom (Co. 4:5), walk in truth (3 John 4) and walk after his commandments (2 John 6). What are we planting in the lives of children and grandchildren?

  • Lady Rebels bounce back with win over Trimble County

    With tournament time right around the corner, the Lady Rebels are hoping to finish the regular season strong.
    The Owen County High School girls basketball team had a chance Friday night to pick up some momentum before their final two games. The opponent was Trimble County, a team which defeated the Lady Rebels the last time they met to deny them the right to advance to the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic championship game.

  • Webster honored by dedication to the diamond
  • Rebels hit wrong three of a kind

    Every team is looking for positive momentum heading into the postseason.
    For the Owen County High School Runnin’ Rebels, they have one more chance.
    If the Rebels ever had a week they would like to forget, it would be last week.
    Owen County played three Eighth Region teams and came up empty all three times.
    The team lost to North Oldham, Anderson County and South Oldham. It is the first time this season the team has lost three in a row. With the defeats, Owen County falls to 18-8 on the season.

  • First delivery
  • Engagement: Grider-Welsh

    James and PruAndera Grider of Long Ridge announce the engagement of their daughter Gabrielle to Kevin Andrew Welsh, son of David and Darlene Welsh of Sheffield, Penn. The bride-elect graduated from Morehead State University with a bachelor’s of arts degree in business administration. She is currently employed at Owen Electric Cooperative. The groom-elect graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in plastics engineering and is employed at Itron. A June 2013 wedding is planned. Invitations will be sent to out-of-town guests only.

  • True love of growing into a business

    Are you a Kentucky farmer or home gardener who grows your own fruits, vegetables, nuts or herbs and would like to sell you jams, jellies, pickles, baked goods and other home-processed products at local farmers markets?
    If so, the home-based processing and microprocessing program offers a way for you to do just that.

  • Kay's Branch News: Friends can always be found here

    It’s a lovely day to be alive. The sun is shining, the birds are singing - yes, the birds are beginning to come back. I saw a beautiful blue bird fly across my viewing area as I drove down the road this past week.
    Ann reports that the skunks are out too. The groundhog did not see his shadow, anywhere in the eastern part of the U.S. and Easter Sunday is early this year, so I am expecting an early spring this year. You heard it here first. Now watch it snow a blizzard on Easter Sunday.

  • Relay For Life to hold team captain meeting

    The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Owen County invites team captains to the monthly team captain meeting scheduled for Feb, 19 at 7 p. m. at the Owen County Public Library.
    This monthly meeting will last for one hour and will provide the team captains the opportunity to interact with the event committee, share fundraising progress and ask any questions they have concerning the event. The team captains will be updated with any new information regarding the event and will learn where they are on the event progress.