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Today's News

  • Owen Historical Society News: Owen countians have always answered the call

    It stands in Owenton Cemetery, and like many such war monuments that dot the American landscape, it is a stark reminder of the sacrifices made by those who have served our country in war.
    The poignant words on the back of the memorial point to the sometimes terrible price we pay for our freedoms. “How sweet to rest when life is done. With battles fought and victory won.”

  • Owen County circuit court - Oct. 9, 2012

    Sarah B. Aylor, 1988, first-degree complicity possession of a controlled substance, complicity possession of marijuana, complicity drug paraphernalia, violation of conditions of release, adopted plea agreement.
    Nora Charlene Bishop, 1965, show cause deferred, owes $6,599.66 total, to pay $200 a month, bench warrant set for $6,600.
    Justin K. Blackburn, 1994, first-degree complicity possession of a controlled substance, complicity possession of marijuana, complicity drug paraphernalia, adopted plea agreement.

  • Owen County circuit court - Oct. 9, 2012

    Sarah B. Aylor, 1988, first-degree complicity possession of a controlled substance, complicity possession of marijuana, complicity drug paraphernalia, violation of conditions of release, adopted plea agreement.
    Nora Charlene Bishop, 1965, show cause deferred, owes $6,599.66 total, to pay $200 a month, bench warrant set for $6,600.
    Justin K. Blackburn, 1994, first-degree complicity possession of a controlled substance, complicity possession of marijuana, complicity drug paraphernalia, adopted plea agreement.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Still plenty of play days left this season

    Good morning, though it’s wet and cloudy on the Branch this morning. I will be stuck at home. John brought the news on Friday that the road crew had moved its equipment in and would start paving our road Monday morning. The trucks have already gone up the road; though it’s hardly light out.
    I had a great week last week, busy every day, so I can afford to stay home one day to have our road blacktopped.

  • Lessons for life: Academy helps students learn to lead

    MBMS is starting the year off right with many students skilled and ready to help lead their school to a successful year. The 4-H program teamed with Teena Gamble to work with 80 students in grades fifth through eighth grades to work on developing their leadership skills and how to apply it to their real life, middle-school setting.

  • Local students take part in NOVA program at EKU

    Among the 206 participants in Eastern Kentucky University’s NOVA program, which serves students with academic potential who are the first in their family to pursue a four-year degree, are:
    Rebecca Garrison, of Owenton, a senior psychology major.
    Jarred May, of Owenton, a sophomore criminal justice major.

  • Owen Co. official offers Halloween safety tips for kids

    By David Lilly
    For the News-Herald
    Kids love Halloween.

  • Owen County grand jury: Suspect facing burglary indictment

    The Owen County grand jury recently released the following indictments:
    • Demetrius A. Paliobagis, 24, on the charges of second-degree burglary and receiving stolen property with a value under $10,000.

  • Lady Rebels make history

    The Owen County High School girls soccer team entered Thursday night’s 31st District championship game with a chance to accomplish a school first.
    They did.
    After spending many years in the 25th District with some of the toughest teams in both the region and the state, the Lady Rebels entered the 2012 season in a new yet familiar district.
    Thanks to realignment, Owen County was put in the 31st District with Carroll County and Henry County.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Gallatin Co.

    • The Rebels defeated the Wildcats 33-0 last season in Owen County.
    • Owen County is 4-2 all-time against Gallatin County including a 2-1 record at Patterson Field.
    • The Wildcats began the season by winning their first four games. Since then, they have dropped three of the last four and  are 5-3 overall.
    • Tim Browning is the only coach in the history of the program. Since 2006, Browning and Wildcats are 33-38 overall.
    • The Wildcats are 2-4 after a bye week. They are 0-1 against Owen County following a week off.