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Today's News

  • Osborne selected for leadership program

    Danny Osborne, principal of Owen County High School, is among 48 Kentucky school leaders who will receive executive-level leadership training at an institute funded by the state’s business community through the Kentucky Chamber Foundation and a grant from the AT&T Foundation.
    Osborne’s participation in the Leadership Institute for School Principals pilot program is sponsored by a generous contribution from North American Stainless.

  • Owen County’s Adkins to represent Kentucky at National Bible Drills

    Autumn Adkins will be representing Kentucky in Birmingham, Ala., June 24 in the Southern Baptist Bible Drill Competition.
    She passed the church and association drills to qualify for the state drills held in Elizabethtown in April.
    She maintained a perfect score the first drill at the state level and was called back for the next two rounds.
    In the final round, she scored perfect again with enough bonus points for stepping up first or second to win.
    Adkins has participated a total of six years in youth and children’s Bible drills.

  • Youth soccer league begins to wind down

    Under 8 • May 10
    Wildcats – 7 vs. Team Dynamite – 3
     
    The Wildcats began the match sluggishly and found themselves behind on goals early in the match.
    Caden Hedger rose to the challenge and powered home a goal, which helped get the Wildcats on the board.
    Caleb Dye scored a goal in the second quarter and Cody Anderson powered home a goal late in the second quarter.
    At the half, the score was tied at three goals apiece.

  • Lady Rebels roll through week

    The Owen County High School softball team was busy last week. Starting Tuesday of last week, the Lady Rebels played four games in four days.
    After dropping a 2-1 decision to Holmes, the team bounced back to win the final three games. On Wednesday, the Lady Rebels defeated Shelby County, 9-2. They continued the theme of scoring nine runs during the next two games as well. The Lady Rebels knocked off Frankfort Thursday, 9-1, and Eminence Friday by the same score, 9-1.
    The wins improve Owen County to 13-11 on the season.

  • Rebels drop pair on the diamond

    The Owen County High School baseball team had a tough week. The team played twice, dropping both contests. The team lost to Grant County, 11-1, and Trimble County, 3-1.
    The lone run in the Grant County game came on a homerun by Travis Hearne. For Hearne, it was his first long ball of the season. The loss to Trimble County came in the NCKC Tournament.
    The Rebels will wrap up the regular season this week with a pair of home games. Owen County will host Eminence Thursday and Villa Madonna Friday.
     

  • Owen County teams get back on home track

    The Owen County track team did something last week they had not done for a long time. The teams hosted the Owen County All-Comers Meet. The track was refurbished during the past year, which allowed the Owen teams to host a meet this year. The new surface on the track also allowed Owen County to host the regional track meet yesterday.
    Three other schools were represented last week for the first meet. The Lady Rebels took on Trimble County, Williamstown and Frankfort. Several individuals put in solid performances.

  • Ready to make some music

  • STLP aids Relay for Life

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School’s Student Technology Leadership Program raised $575 for Relay for Life. They designed, ordered and sold Think Pink T-shirts starting during the Relay kick-off game. Pictured are, from left to right, Hannah Runion, Veronica Chisholm, Jessica Willhoite, Suzanna Cooke, and Cheyene Gaines who created the design of the shirt.
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  • Weekend Gardener By Jeneen Wiche: Carpenter bees could pose a hidden problem

    The carpenter bees are doing a number on our house. We perfectly fit the profile of a desirable place to lay your eggs for this rather docile bee and they are busy around the frame of the garage as I write. I do have a plan.

  • Crusading for children

    The Owen County High School chapter of the National Honor Society sponsored fund-raising activities to support the WHAS Crusade for Children, which is coordinated by local fire departments. A chili supper was held Feb. 14 that raised $156, and Hometown Pizza contributed a percentage of total sales for March 23 raising $93.42, for a total contribution of $249.42. Officers of NHS presented Owenton Fire Chief David Lilly and Owen County Fire Chief Robb Chaney with a check for the money that was raised.