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Today's News

  • Farm Service News with Claudia Baney:Corn, sorghum, soybean, and wheat base sign-ups continue

  • Agriculture News with Kim Strohmeier: Practice proper pasture planning

    Farmers who raise livestock; whether cattle, horses, sheep, or goats, should think of themselves as forage farmers as well. Increased use of forage reduces feed costs and increases potential yield per animal; to some extent, it is an input that a farmer can manage himself to minimize concentrate purchases.

  • Church News for April 27, 2011

    Elk Lick Baptist

  • Owen relay teams smashing school records

    The Owen County High School boys’ relay teams have been having a great season so far in 2011.
    At a recent meet in Grant County, they were not just good, they were record breaking.
    Paul Banks, Collin Trammel, Bobby Mingie and Darian Polley make up both the 4x100 meter and the 4x200-meter teams.
    Both teams finished first at Grant County.
    Their time of 46.45 in the 4x100-meter was good for a new school record as was their time of 1:37 in the 4x200-meter relay.

  • More honors for Rianna Gayheart

    The post-season honors continue to pile up for Owen County High School junior Rianna Gayheart.
    The Lady Rebel guard had already been named Eighth Region Player of the Year.
    Last week, she received more recognition.
    She was named honorable mention All State by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
    Gayheart was also selected to play for the Kentucky Junior All Stars.
    Her team will be taking on the Kentucky Senior All-Star team the week before the seniors play the Indiana Senior All Stars.

  • Lady Pioneers slip past Lady Rebels

    Like everyone else, the Owen County High School softball team has been dealing with weather issues for the past week. The team was only able to get in one game last week.
    The Lady Rebels traveled to Independence last week to take on the Lady Pioneers of Simon Kenton.
    Despite a home run from Hannah Neeley and a 3 for 4 day from Courtney Waldrop, the Lady Rebels fell 7-3.
    Even with the good days from Neeley and Waldrop, the Lady Rebels struck out 11 times in the game.

  • Tournament champions

    The Owen County Judo Team hosted the 2011 Rebel Judo Invitational April 16.  Approximately 161 competitors from 23 teams gathered at Owen County High School.  In the overall team competition, Owen County took first with 43 points. See the caption for more information about the results.

  • Rebels grab first district win of the season

    The Owen County High School baseball team did something last week they did not do all of last year.
    The Rebels knocked off the Wildcats of Henry County to pick up their first win in district play this season.
    Things did not get off to a great start April 25.
    Henry County scored three times in the top of the first inning.
    The score remained 3-0 until the bottom of the third when Stone Osborne belted a home run to right-center field to cut the deficit to 3-1. It was the fifth long ball of the season for Osborne.

  • Judo club announces winners from fund-raiser

    The Owen County Judo Team’s annual Easter fund-raiser was a huge success. Organizers want to send thanks to everyone who supported the fund-raiser. Pictured are this year’s winners.
     

  • High school honor roll

    Ninth-Grade
    Super Honor Roll
    Jarrod Ball, Allison Dempsey, Leah Johnson, Kayla Miles

    Regular Honor Roll