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Today's News

  • Williams honored for gridiron efforts

    Owen County High School junior Sawyer Williams may be busy on the hardwood these days, but he was recently honored for his efforts last fall on the gridiron.
    Williams was named as an honorable mention to the Kentucky All-State High School Football Team.
    For the season, Williams led the Rebels in tackles with 62 and fumble recoveries with three.
    Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler said Sawyer is nearly unblockable on the defensive line when he gets after the quarterback.  

  • Rebels two timing

    It was a week of streaks for the Owen County High School Boys Basketball team. Two streaks to be exact, and both involve the number two.
    On Jan. 4, the Rebels defeated Gallatin County for the second time this season. The 54-50 victory marked the first time since 2005 Owen County has won two straight over their rivals from Warsaw.
    “It’s the first time in a long time,” said Justin Shelton of the two-game winning streak.

  • Girls’ 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic preview

    Where: Walton-Verona High School
    When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights
    What is at stake: A trip to Richmond for the State All ‘A’ Classic Feb. 2-6

    Last year in Warsaw it was Walton-Verona who cut down the nets as they defeated Carroll County, Owen County and Gallatin County on their way to the championship.
    The Lady Bearcats’ win last year was their first trip to Richmond since 2000 when they won the tournament at Trimble County.

  • Lady Rebels grab top seed in district tournament

    The 31st District Tournament may be a month away but one thing is for certain. The Owen County High School Lady Rebels will be No. 1 going into the week.
    The three-time champs wrapped up the No. 1 seed with a pair of wins last week over Gallatin County and Henry County. The Lady Rebels defeated Gallatin County, 67-51, Jan. 3 before knocking off the Lady Wildcats, 46-28, Friday night.
    The last four wins have one thing in common. They have not been close.

  • Three Rivers, 16 paddles and one dragon

    Three Rivers District Health Department, in partnership with Hart Productions, will be displaying their 52-foot pink dragon boat at Cincinnati Travel, Sports, and Boat Show Jan. 14-23.  Members of the Kentucky Thorough-Breast — the region’s first breast cancer survivor dragon boat racing team — will be on hand to explain dragon boat racing and the reasons why this sport is so beneficial to breast cancer survivors.
     

  • Marvin and Jackie Gibson anniversary

    Marvin and Jackie Gibson celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 7, 201

  • Marvin and Jackie Gibson anniversary

    Marvin and Jackie Gibson celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 7, 201

  • Owen countians earn degrees

    Owen County was well represented in the Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus practical nursing program’s class of 2010. Fifty percent of the students are Owen County residents. Pictured are (back row, left to right): Brad Jacobs, Brittany Carter, Darlene Callis, Katrina Lipe, Kayla Perry and Robin Pierson; (front row, left to right): Davee Aldridge, Brittany Smith, Laura Case and Samantha Smith. Jacobs, Pierson, Case, Smith, and Perry are Owen County residents.

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  • Monterey Matters with Dana Burke

    It’s been a little while since I’ve had a chance to submit any news. However, I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and a happy New Year’s Day.
    Christmas was a little tough on us this year. With our family losing Vicki last Christmas, and us losing our mom in January, there was a lot of sadness in our families. However, we made it, just as they would have wanted us to.