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Today's News

  • Rebels down Demons

    The Owen County baseball team took the field twice last week. The Rebels lost to Carroll County before bouncing back and knocking off Williamstown.
    The Rebels began the week by taking on Carroll County in the Eighth Region All “A” Classic. The two teams met last year in the tournament with the Panthers winning, 11-7. This season was another slugfest, but the end result was the same as Carroll County won the game, 10-9.

  • Lady Rebels fall in finals

    When the Eighth Region All “A” Classic was held in January, it was assumed that Owen County would meet Walton-Verona in the championship game. A funny thing happened on the way to the finals, however, when the Lady Rebels lost to Williamstown in the semifinals.
    The two schools eventually squared off in the Eighth Region All “A” Classic Sunday at Gallatin County. It was not on the hardwood but on the softball diamond.
    Owen County began the tournament Friday with an easy 7-1 win over Carroll County.

  • Church News for April 20

    Cedar Hill Baptist
    We appreciate Bro. Craigmyle leading us in worship Sunday. It was a wonderful day for celebrating Jesus! We had special communion service in evening worship. We had good attendance Sunday. Keep coming. If you are not actively involved in a church, we invite you to worship with us at 9:45 for small groups, and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. for worship time each Sunday. Wednesday we have AWANA at 6 and Bible study/prayer meeting at 6:30. If you need transportation, call 484-5236 or 514-1594.

  • What to do when your animals are no longer ‘live’ stock

    Dealing with dead animals is a reality for any livestock owner.  There have been laws on the books for years as far as how to dispose of them, but for the most part, they’ve been somewhat impractical and very expensive for the small farmer who had an animal die on their farm.
    Because of this, many farmers have been dragging dead animals to an out-of-the-way place on the farm and letting the buzzards and coyotes dispose of the carcass.

  • 4-H News: 4-H to host growing project and variety show

    4-H Afterschool Flower and Vegetable Project
    On May 5,  Owen County 4-H will be hosting the annual Afterschool Flower and Vegetable Project.
    If you are interested in planting flowers and vegetables, this is the program for you. All youth age 9 – 18 are invited to attend. 
    Please call the Owen County Extension Office at 484-5703 by April 29 to sign up.
     
    4-H Variety Show

  • Special birthday: April Dawn Petrey

    April Dawn Petrey recently celebrated her 23rd birthday. She is the mother of Mikey and Tommy.

  • Special birthday: June Pryor

    Please join the Pryor family in celebrating June’s 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. April 30 at the Owen County Extension Building at 357 Ellis Road in Owenton. No gifts, please.

  • Anniversary: Carl and Sue Henage

    Carl and Sue Henage will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary May 8, 2011. In recognition of this anniversary, a reception will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. May 1 at the New Columbus Baptist Church.
    The reception is being hosted by their sons and families, Jason and Karen Henage, Hannah, Ella, Kate and Sophie, Eric and Brooke Henage, Ava-Kate, Benjamin, Samuel and Luke Henage.
    The couple requests your presence, but no gifts.

  • Sawyer Quinn Duvall - Birth Announcement

    Sawyer Quinn Duvall was born at 7:53 p.m. April 8, 2011, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-inches long.
    He is the son of Dustin and Brittany Duvall of Harrordsburg.
    He is welcomed to the world by his maternal grandparents, Rickey and Sherrie Hall of Lawrenceburg; and his paternal grandparents, Libby Duvall and Donnie and Regina Duvall, all of Owenton.
    He is the great-grandson of Ethel Hammond and the late Albert Hammond Jr.; and Don and Florence Cook.

     

  • Monterey Matters: Spring means time to fix up the house

    After having a few estimates recently on some new vinyl siding, I have decided to just paint my house for now.
    Several people had mentioned this method to me but I was a little skeptical about it.
    This will save me a whole lot of money for other things that I also need right now, like new landscaping and gravel.
    My good friend Shane Powell stopped by last week and asked me why I was even considering vinyl.
    He said he could paint it for now and make it look like brand new and save me some money, too.