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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Monterey Matters: Passing touches community

    Sadness has hit our community as well as our family once again.
    On Wednesday, March 23, Angie “Tindall” Haydon was called home. Angie was 46 years old, same age as me, and also a whole bunch of other girls that all went to school with her: Troi, Donna, Beth, Ruby, Colleen, Debbie, and Sheila, just to mention a few. In the last eight or so years, this women has been through so much — more than any one person should every have to go through in their lifetime.

  • Owen County Circuit Court

    March 22, 2011

    Joann Adams, 1974, failed to make payments on restitution, owes $22,296.01, continued to April 5.
    Christopher A. Adkins, first-degree sexual abuse, failure to comply with sex offender registry, adopted plea agreement, to pay $50 a month.
    Freddie Black, 1965, probation violation, also owes $350 restitution, motion to revoke probation, submitted, revoked.
    Freddie Black, 1965, probation violation, revoked.

  • Senate Republicans ready for veto

    The taxpayer scored a legislative victory this week when the House passed the Senate’s Medicaid budget proposal during the current special session.
    Throughout the course of the Medicaid debate, the Governor and the Secretary of Health and Family Services have both been adamant that they can come up with $139 million in efficiencies and managed care to fill the Medicaid budget shortfall over the upcoming fiscal year. In the Senate, we feel it is our responsibility to trust, but verify their assumptions.