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Today's News

  • ‘A’ championship weekend

    The week for the Owen County High School baseball team got off to a great start.
    It ended even better.
    The Rebels began with wins on April 8 and 9.
    Owen County defeated Western Hills High School 4-1 on April 8 in Owenton. The win was the second of the season over the Wolverines. Owen County came away with a 3-2 win over Western Hills on March 15.
    The Rebels then headed to Shelbyville on April 9 where the Rockets were riding a 13-game winning streak.

  • Lady Rebels drop ‘A’ tournament opener

    The Owen County High School softball team doesn’t want to see Gallatin County High School anytime soon.
    The two teams squared off twice last week and the Lady Wildcats won both times.
    The first meeting came April 9 when the Lady Rebels traveled to Warsaw to take on their district rivals.
    It was the first meeting between the schools since Gallatin County defeated Owen County 3-2 in Warsaw in the championship game of the 31st District Tournament a year ago.

  • Track teams finish second

    The Owen County High School track teams took to the track twice last week and ran away with two-second place finishes.
    The teams were in action April 8 at the third-annual GOPW Gold Medal Meet at Pendleton County.
    The meet included teams from Walton-Verona, Pendleton County and Grant County high schools. Both the boys and the girls finished second behind the Bearcats from Walton-Verona.

  • Dallasburg welcomes new pastor

    The congregation of Dallasburg Baptist Church is excited to welcome new pastor Bro. Tim Sperduto and his wife Rachel, and their children Isabella, Elijah, Lydia, and Elliana. Please welcome them to Dallasburg Baptist and Owen County. Everyone is invited to come meet them and join the congregation for worship.

  • NorthKey official honored for leadership

    The Northern Kentucky Mental Health – Mental Retardation Regional Board is pleased to announce that the President and CEO of NorthKey Community Care had the privilege of being recognized by the University of the Cumberlands for Ethical Leadership and was presented an award by Dr. Charles Krauthammer and the University President, Dr. James Taylor.  
    The award was presented as part of the Forcht Group of Kentucky Center for Excellence in Leadership program held at the O. Wayne Rollins Center on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands on April 9.

  • NorthKey official honored for leadership

    The Northern Kentucky Mental Health – Mental Retardation Regional Board is pleased to announce that the President and CEO of NorthKey Community Care had the privilege of being recognized by the University of the Cumberlands for Ethical Leadership and was presented an award by Dr. Charles Krauthammer and the University President, Dr. James Taylor.  
    The award was presented as part of the Forcht Group of Kentucky Center for Excellence in Leadership program held at the O. Wayne Rollins Center on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands on April 9.

  • Owen County Extension Service News: Give whole grains the three-step test

  • Musicians of note

  • Police, health care professionals seek answers to Owen Co. drug problem

    A public forum will be held this month to address the severity of Owen County’s drug problem.
    The forum is being sponsored in part by the Owen County Community Health Collaborative. The collaborative received a grant from the Northern Kentucky Alcohol Substance Abuse Program.
    The forum will be held from 6:30 to  p.m., April 25, in the Owen County High School auditorium.

  • State official invites Owen countians on a treasure hunt

    Over 1,000 Owen countians have a treasure waiting for them that many may know nothing about.
    The Office of the State Treasurer will bring its Treasure Finders outreach to Owen County later this month with a potential return of $325,641.
    Each year, the Kentucky State Treasury receives millions of dollars from holders such as banks and insurance companies which must transfer assets of inactive accounts to the treasury for holding.
    Kentucky Treasurer Todd Hollenbach attended Monday’s Owenton Rotary Club meeting to address the outreach.