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  • Owen County Historical Society News: Faces reflect rich Owen County history

    The Owen County Historical Society Museum is not only a repository of Owen County artifacts, but it is also a photo gallery of the people who lived, worked, and died in Owen communities. Their contributions to Owen County history vary, but their presence serve as a  reminder of the importance and responsibility of each and everyone of us to create a lasting legacy.

  • The 'badder' get left behind

    If Christians were raptured up to Heaven last Saturday as that fellow in California predicted, I didn’t know anybody good enough to make the cut.  Since I hang out with a lot of church-going folk most every Sunday, that’s a disconcerting thought.

  • Tournament time for youth soccer league

    Under 8 • May 14
    Team Dynamite – 4 vs. Rebels – 0

  • Owen County plays host for regional track meet

    The Class A Region 5 Track Meet was held last week in Owenton.
    As a team, the girls finished eighth and the boys finished fifth. As a result of several outstanding performances, the Rebels will be well represented this week at the KHSAA Class A State Track Meet.

  • Success on and off the court

    Four members of the Runnin’ Rebels were named to the Academic First Team All-State in recognition for the 2010-2011 basketball season. These boys maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.75-4.0, while representing OCHS on the basketball floor.  This year’s varsity Rebels had an average GPA of 3.53. Pictured are Jarrod Ball, left, and Tucker Trenary, right. Not pictured are Carson Williams and Justin Shelton.

  • MBMS coach pleased with team’s progress

    Wrapping up his first year as a soccer coach for the Maurice Bowling Middle School boys soccer team, Derrick E. Clemons said he is encouraged with the progress the squad made since the start of the season.
    “We finished the year with four wins, three loses and two ties. We started off with two wins in a row and feeling good about ourselves”
    The team lost its first game of the season to Good Shepherd and followed it up with a tie with Frankfort and another tie with Grant County.

  • Rebels on a roll

    The Owen County baseball team entered the final week of the regular season having already doubled their win total from last season.
    The team was hoping to finish the regular season on a positive note when they hosted Eminence Thursday and Villa Madonna Friday.
    The Rebels did indeed finish strong as they defeated Eminence, 10-0 on the strength of a no-hitter by Freshman Jarrod Ball and then beat Villa Madonna, 11-4.

  • Lady Rebels end regular season with wins

    A week that began in the rain ended in the glow of sunshine and a win.
    The Owen County softball team opened up last week by taking on Grant County at home. The game was played in less than desirable conditions — it was raining and cold. Not only were spirits dampened by the weather but also by the outcome of the game, for the Lady Braves defeated the Lady Rebels, 8-4.
    The team bounced back Thursday night when they traveled to Frankfort and defeated the Lady Panthers, 14-0.

  • Major donation for technology

    Owen County Primary School and Owen County Elementary School PTO officers — Dawn Davis, Shelli Hedger, and Kitty Cammack  — recently presented a $10,000 check to Naomi Cornette, chief information officer for Owen County schools. This money, generated by a candy-bar fund-raiser, will be used to upgrade existing technology for both schools.