Today's News

  • Troupe to take center stage

    For the first time, a group of select 4-H members will travel across the state to showcase their fine arts talents in the newly created 4-H Performing Arts Troupe.

  • Workshop will help teach ways to prevent suicide

    There will be a free suicide prevention training workshop Wednesday (today) at 7 p.m. at the Owenton Church of Christ.
    The theme of the workshop is “question, persuade, refer” or QPR.
    As a trained GPR “gatekeeper,” you will learn:
    • To recognize the warning signs of suicide.
    • How to offer hope
    • How to get help and save a life.
    For more information, call 859-283-0952 ex.112. Participants must be registered to attend.

  • Deja Vu for Rebels

    They had their chances.
    Turnovers and missed opportunities did in the Owen County High School Rebels  Friday night at Patterson Field. Three first-quarter miscues and several empty possessions led to a season-ending defeat to Holy Cross.
    The Indians defeated the Rebels 42-32 in the first round of the Class 2A state playoffs.
    The game was a rematch of last year’s second-round game when Holy Cross came to Owenton and defeated Owen County 45-0 to end a perfect season. The Indians would go on to win the Class 2A state championship.

  • Soccer champs

  • Several soccer players rewarded for hard work

    Several postseason honors have been given to Lady Rebel soccer players including an Owen County first.
    Senior Andi Wash was named to the First Team All Eighth Region Team to make her the first Lady Rebel to be honored in that way. The team is selected by coaches from the Eight Region.
    Seniors Ashley Byers and Morgan Walker were named honorable mention All Eighth  Region. It is the fourth year in a row the Lady Rebels have had players named to the squad.

  • Rebels headed to state cross-country meet

    The Owen County High School Boys’ Cross Country team is headed to the Class A state meet.
    The team earned its spot Saturday at the Class A region five meet by finishing in second place. The Rebels were led by Hunter Trenary, who finished in second place just 12 seconds behind Nick Waltman from Sayre. For Waltman, it was his second-straight regional title. Trenary finished third  in last year’s meet.

  • Election 2012 • Candidate Questionnaires: U.S. House of Representatives (Fourth District)

    Thomas Massie
    Thomas Massie, 41, Republican candidate for congressman, 4th congressional district of Kentucky; cattle farmer and engineer.
    Undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
    Married with four children.

    What are the most important issues facing the 4th Congressional District and what would you do to address them?

  • Election 2012 • Candidate Questionnaires: State Senate (17 District)

    David Holcomb
    David Holcomb, 54, Democratic candidate for state senate, district 17; director of purchasing for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
    Received a bachelor of science in agribusiness from Western Kentucky University. In addition over 25 hours of graduate level college credit under the masters in business administration degree program at Western Kentucky University.
    Married with one daughter in Scott County High School

  • Election 2012 • Candidate Questionnaires: State Representative (61st District)

    Wanda Crupper Hammons
    Wanda Crupper Hammons, 52, Democratic candidate for state representative of the 61st district; Professional National Emergency Medical Technician in Kentucky and Ohio; certified firefighter, Commonwealth of Kentucky.
    Graduated from Grant County High School in 1978 with a comprehensive diploma, National Honor Society; Kentucky and Ohio Emergency Medical Technician; Commonwealth of Kentucky certified firefighter; Kentucky Association of Education Office Professionals Graduate; 2011 graduate of Emerge Kentucky.

  • Election 2012 • Candidate Questionnaires: Soil and Water Conservation

    Kenneth Smith
    Kenneth Smith, 67, candidate for Owen County Conservation district supervisor, retired farmer.
    Two plus years of college.
    Married to Martha L. Smith.

    What are the most important issues facing the soil and water conservation and what would you do to address them?