Today's News

  • Owen County Circuit Court - Aug. 21, 2012

    Brittany Nicole Bitzer, show cause deferred, owes $1,263.13 total, to pay $50 a month, bench warrant set for $1,300.
    Steven S. Bradford, 1962, third-degree burglary, receiving stolen property under $500, motion for discovery and inspection, pleaded guilty, sentencing set for Sept. 25.
    Ora B. Bradley, 1970, complicity controlled substance prescription not in original container, complicity drug paraphernalia, complicity possession of marijuana, jury trial set for Oct. 26.

  • Owen Co. District Court - Aug. 24, 2012

    Teresa C. Buckner, 1958, theft by unlawful taking under $500, 12 months, to serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for 335 days, credit time served 18 days, to pay $1,230 restitution.
    Stephanie Ann England, 1980, second-degree disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, 90 days, to serve three days, conditionally discharged for 87 days, court costs; public intoxication controlled substance, pleaded guilty, 90 days, to serve three days, conditionally discharged for 87 days, court costs.
    Michael L. Fraley, 1966, non-payment of fines, show cause hearing set for Dec. 14.

  • Three Rivers District Health Depart. director elected to national board

    Georgia Heise, director of the Three Rivers District Health Department, has been recently elected as the vice president of the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

  • A Saturday of football firsts for Rebels

    The Owen County High School Rebels entered Saturday night with a bad taste in their mouth.
    They went to Grant County trying to erase the memory of a week one loss at Lloyd. In the game against the Juggernauts, Owen County jumped out to an early lead only to see it vanish before eventually losing in the late stages of the fourth quarter.
    Saturday night was just the opposite.
    The Rebels got off to a sluggish start before finally things kicked into gear.

  • Boys team take All ‘A’ championship

    The Owen County High School boy’s golf team is headed to the State All ‘A’ Golf Tournament.
    The boys captured the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Championship Aug. 23 at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley.
    The team shot 335 to beat Carroll County by three shots and Walton-Verona by six.
    Justin Trusty led the Rebels with a 74 while Zach Ripy fired a 78. Jordan Prather carded a 91. Cole Hamilton shot a 92 and Austin Fitzgerald came in with a 93.

  • Another year, another title for Lady Rebels squad

    They did it again.
    On Aug. 21 at the Fairway Golf Course the Owen County High School Lady Rebels golf team won its fourth-straight Eighth Region All ‘A’ championship.
    Owen County dominated the competition by shooting 330 as a team. The closest competitor was Walton-Verona, which shot 467.
    Kennedi Dermon won the individual title by firing a 76. Shelby Power finished two strokes back with a 78. Lynsey Farrar shot 87 with Julie Spaulding hitting 89 and Aly Minch carded a 91. Each Owen County player made the All-Tournament Team.

  • Rebel Ramblings:Western Hills

    • The Wolverines are 0-3 after a 44-20 loss to Grant County Friday night in Frankfort. So far this season, Western Hills has been outscored 156-33.
    • Western Hills is under the direction of Don Miller, who is in his seventh year as head coach. His career record is 28-43. His best season was 2009 when the Wolverines finished 8-4.
    • The Rebels and Wolverines played a shootout last year at Patterson Field. The 32-26 win by the Rebels was the smallest margin of victory for Owen County last season.

  • Sports in brief (boys soccer, girls soccer and volleyball)

    • The Owen County High School boy’s soccer team took part in the Rotary Capital City Soccer Classic last week in Frankfort. The team began the week with a 7-2 loss to Western Hills Aug. 21. Carlos Perez had both goals and James Marston had a pair of assists.
    They then dropped a 2-0 decision to Franklin County Aug. 23 before losing 6-1 to Frankfort on Saturday.
    The team will look to get back on track Wednesday as they host Gallatin County in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic. A win would move them on to play again at home on Saturday at 1 p.m.

  • Owen youth football results

    Aug. 26  
    Game 1:
    Owen County Midgets 20 - Gallatin County Midgets 7

    The first quarter of the game saw both teams battle defensively.
    Gallatin scored in the early in the second quarter to take a 7-0 lead.
    Owen County responded with a touchdown by Eli Rice and an extra-point conversion by Kenny Wagers to make it 7-7.
    Owen County got the ball to start the third quarter and Eli Rice took the ball 45 yards for his second touchdown of the day. Eli Myers scored the extra-point conversion to put Owen County up 14-7.

  • MBMS football wins two to begin season

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School football team is off to a 2-0 start to begin the season. The team beat East Oldham in the opener before defeating Henry County last Thursday at Patterson Field.
    Against East Oldham, the Rebels fell behind 8-0 before MBMS answered with a long drive that ended with a short touchdown run by Austin Riggs. Nolan Tackett and Ross Ford connected for the 2-point conversion to tie the game at 8-8.