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Today's News

  • Rebels roll to pair of wins

    It was another winning week for Owen County.
    The Owen County High School Rebels picked up two wins last week as they beat Trimble County and Carroll County on the road.
    Owen County opened the week with a dominating 43-20 win at Trimble County. Stone Osborne nearly outscored the Raiders by himself as he tossed in 18 points. The senior also grabbed seven rebounds and dished out a pair of assists.

  • Ladies dominate court

    Any fears of a letdown were greatly exaggerated.
    After a big win over Walton-Verona to begin last week. some people may have wondered if the Owen County High School Lady Rebels would have the same focus at Carroll County on Friday night.
    They did.
    Owen County allowed just two first-half points to the Lady Panthers and cruised to a 55-10 win.
    The Lady Rebels were led by Rianna Gayheart and Kennedi Dermon who each tossed in 13 points. Gayheart also added eight assists.

  • Extension service news: Spend wise this year

    By Judy Hetterman

  • Bethany High alumni enjoy special meeting

    Twenty-one former students and friends of Bethany High School had a delightful day at Smith House Restaurant for their holiday meal. Up-to-date news as well as reflection (with laughter and/or tears) were shared. Congratulations to Duard and Ann Glass, who were recently married.
    A variety of lunch meals were served with almost everyone partaking of homemade dessert. And then it was “good-bye, happy holidays, see you in July.”

  • Marston completes boot camp

    PFC Ryan G. Marston of Owenton graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Nov. 23.

  • Birth announcement: Brailey Dawn

    Misty Stewart and Daven Lynch are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Brailey Dawn born Dec. 6, 2011. She weighed 8 lb. 1 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Grandparents are Johnny and Sarah Stewart of Owenton, Ozzie Wright and Tina Lynch of Sanders and Greg Lynch of Carrollton. Her great-grandparents are Charles and Tillie Stewart of New Liberty and Charles Bitzer of Owenton. Her great-great-grandparent is Boliver Baker of Ohio.

  • Third-grade class gives from heart

  • Kay’s Branch News: It’s tough to keep up with the Jones

    The new light looked so good I decided to go a step further and see about putting new vinyl siding on the house. I was pointing toward spring, but thought I would get a couple of estimates. Before I knew what was happening, I had a salesman here from Sears and had contracted for the job. I chose a sage green with white trim and was still thinking they wouldn’t start until maybe March. Oh no, the salesman said, they will begin in a couple of weeks.
    I thought the man was crazy - ripping off the siding of my house in December and working with vinyl in 35-degree weather.

  • Owen County District Court: Dec. 6, 2011

    Joseph B. Barnes, 1988, complicity theft by unlawful taking, jury trial set for Feb. 17, 2012.
    Michael Cain, 1983, probation violation, motion to revoke probation, continued from Aug. 23, continued to Jan. 24, 2012.
    Billy Joe Hearn, 1980, flagrant non-support, motion to void pretrial diversion, continued to Nov. 22, admitted.
    James Brandon Hill, 1979, failed to pay $400 restitution, $20 restitution fee, submitted.
    Justin L. Rapp, 1986, show cause deferred, fined $450, to pay $50 a month.

  • Owen County Circuit Court: Dec. 9, 2011

    Dwaylan H. Tudor, 1967, non-payment of fines, owes $253.
    Robert L. Wilson, 1970, flagrant non-support, pleaded not guilty, continued to Jan. 6, 2012.
    Owen Fiscal Court vs. Terry Works, continued from Oct. 28, in Carroll County Detention Center, judgment to plaintiff for $1,168.20, $50 court costs.
    Discover Bank vs. Ann T. Baker, motion for default judgment.
    DH Capital Management Inc. vs. Brian Barnes, motion for default judgment.
    Cavalry SPV 1 LLC. vs. Danny Casteel, motion for default judgment.