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Today's News

  • Parks to offer free youth tennis lessons

    The Owen County Parks Department will offer free tennis lessons for kids ages 11–18 beginning April 11 at the Owen County Fairgrounds.
    “We’ve seen a sudden surge in interest in tennis here, so we thought we’d offer classes and give kids something new to do this summer,” Owen County Parks Director Larry Harrod said. “We’re always looking for fun things to keep local kids active and healthy. Plus, we’ve got a good coach who’s really pumped up to get a regular program started here.”

  • OCYSL kicks off new season

    The spring 2011 Owen County Youth Soccer League began play Saturday.
    Here are some of the results:

    U-10 Mixed
    OC Galaxy – 5
    Anderson County 100M – 3

    OC Galaxy came prepared to dominate their first game of the spring 2011 season. Scoring two goals each for OC Galaxy were Emma Herdman and Isabella Herdman. Cody Brummley finished with one goal.
     
    U-10 GIRLS
    Lady Rebels – 2  
    Franklin County Stoppers – 0

  • Getting on track

    The Owen County track teams began their season last week. They took part in the Carroll County All-Comers, the GOPW Gold Medal Meet at Grant County and the Glacier Invitational at Bracken County.
    There were many highlights from the week.

  • Softball team picks up pair of wins

     The Owen County softball team got off to a good start last week.
    The Lady Rebels began the season by winning two of their first three games. They defeated Walton-Verona on the road and Carroll County at home. Sandwiched in between was a home loss to Gallatin County.

  • First pitch

    Another season of Owen County High School baseball got under way last week.
    The team played three road games during the week. The results were not what the Rebels were hoping for.
    The Rebels dropped the opener at Trimble County, 4-0, before heading off to the Woodford County Leadoff Classic over the weekend.
    Owen County got the bats going in its game against Burgin, but it was not enough as they lost, 11-7. The Rebels then took on and lost to the host Yellow Jackets.
    The Rebels travelled to Frankfort Monday and  won decisively, 19-10.

  • Super Solvers

    Got a problem? Just ask the five students who participated in the Governor’s Cup. They competed in the area of Future Problem Solvers.
    Grace Chilton, Laura Duke, Adam Dunavent, Noah Malcomb and Adrian von Hellens dedicated every Tuesday and Thursday after school to practicing and learning the format of how to construct their answer.
    The students spent lots of hours outside of practice researching topics so they would be prepared to tackle any question.

  • Eli Alexander Crosser - Birth Announcement

    Mr. and Mrs. Casey Crosser of Henry, Tenn., are the parents of a son, Eli Alexander, born Feb. 24, 2011, at Henry County Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 1.2 ounces.
    The mother is the former Nikki Holland of New Castle. Paternal grandparents are Sammy and Carolyn Baker of Henry and the late Joe Edward Crosser; maternal grandparents are Debbie and Darrell Howard of Owenton, and Jay Holland of New Castle. Maternal great-grandparents are Don and Flo Cook and Delbert and Charlotte Howard, all of Owenton.

  • Lessons from the Mountains

  • Sharing a message

    Three OCHS students presented speeches to the Owen County Rotary Club March 20 at its weekly meeting at the Smith House Restaurant.
    Danielle Hoop, Dakoda Trenary and Blake Chancery addressed the Rotary Club with speeches they wrote as part of the annual Rotary District 6710 Speech Contest.
    This year’s theme was “Building Communities … Bridging Continents.” The contest was held at OCHS March 11.

  • Kay's Branch News: Let’s dance

    We’re in the Big Dance! And I’ve made it through another weekend without having a heart attack. In case you haven’t heard, UK beat North Carolina Sunday evening. Just one more weekend to suffer through and I can concentrate on golf and yard mowing.
    It didn’t look much like yard-mowing weather Sunday morning — 32 degrees and a covering of snow on the porch and yard when I got up. Welcome to spring in Kentucky.