Today's News

  • Owen County Property Transfers for April

    John R. and Amber E. Hall to DGS Development LTD., lots 13 and 14, Old Landing Road Land Division.
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Mark Johnson, Mason Lane.
    Dewayne Whitaker, Dewayne Whitaker II, the Unknown Spouse of Dewayne Whitaker, Citimortgage Inc., Citimortgage Inc. and Mark R. Cobb Master Commissioner to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Leaning Oak Road.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Back to the Branch

    Good morning.
    I said I was going to stop writing this column. I just didn’t have anything to say anymore, but several people have called and written to say how much it would be missed, and since I have no excuse except lack of inspiration, which you have now rekindled, I will try again.
    This was Derby week in Kentucky. I spent most of it mowing and managed to get all the different patches of grass gone over by the weekend.

  • Coming up daisies

  • Wolfe Greene graduates from University of Evansville

    Wolfe Greene of Sparta, has graduated from the University of Evansville with the degree of bachelor of science.
    Greene, majoring in physics and mathematics, graduated during UE’s 155th Commencement, held May 4 at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. During the ceremony, the University awarded 595 degrees to 579 graduates – the largest graduating class in over a decade.

  • NKU names Gayheart Female Freshman Athlete of the Year

    Rianna Gayheart, a 2012 graduate of Owen County High School, was recently named Northern Kentucky University’s Female Freshman Athlete of the Year at the NKU athletic banquet.  The award was only awarded to one freshman female and one freshman male from all of the sports teams.  Gayheart was awarded NKU Athlete of the Week on three separate occasions this year, as well as A-Sun Newcomer of the Week twice and A-Sun All Freshman Team.

  • Bats go silent

    If only they could have saved some of those runs …
    On April 29, the Owen County High School girls softball scored 13 runs in a win at Henry County.
    The 13-8 victory was the team’s second straight after beating Shelby County High School the week before.
    In the two wins, the Lady Rebels scored 22 total runs.
    They could have used some of those runs later in the week.
    On Tuesday, the team traveled to Frankfort to take on Western Hills High School. The Lady Wolverines is a team playing well at this point in the season.

  • Owen County Youth Soccer League results - Saturday, April 27

    Saturday, April 27

  • Rebels grab second at NCKC championships

    The results of the Boys NCKC Track Championship Saturday at Henry County High School couldn’t have been any closer with three teams finished within one point of each other.
    Kentucky Country Day won the meet by one point over both Owen County and Henry County high schools.
    The Rebels had some outstanding individual performances in the meet.
    Paul Banks won the 100-meter dash with Ian Oaks finishing second.
    Collin Trammel captured the 200-meter dash.
    Hunter Trenary finished first in the 3200-meter run.

  • Fifth-place finishes for girls track team

    The Owen County High School girls track team competed in a pair of meets last week. They would finish fifth in both the Scott County All-Comers Meet and the NCKC championships.
    On April 30, the team traveled to Georgetown for the Scott County All-Comers Meet.
    In the 100-meter dash, it was Haley DeCandia, 16th; Amber Gover, 22nd;  Andi Burford, 23rd; Nicole Jacobs, 37th; Samantha  Tamplin, 41st; and Helena Kramer, 48th.
    For the 200-meter dash, Gover finished 11th; DeCandia, 16th; Burford, 21st; Paula Rivera, 22nd; and Veronica Chisholm, 28th.

  • Rebels suffer reversal of fortune

    The Owen County High School baseball team is on the wrong kind of roll.
    From April 8 through April 23, the Rebels didn’t lose a game and won nine-straight contests.
    Since then, they have dropped eight in a row.
    Last week began with a trip to Walton-Verona to take on the Bearcats.
    Despite scoring seven runs, Owen County still lost 13-7.
    The seven runs are the most the team has scored and still lost during the current streak.