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Today's News

  • Birth announcement: Steven Eli Glass

  • Birth announcement: Steven Eli Glass

  • Williams named to all-tournament team

    Freshman Runnin’ Rebel Carson Williams was selected to the 2013 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic All-Tournament Team. Williams is only the third player in program history to receive this honor. He joins former Owen County High School Rebels Adam Patterson and Jason Sharp who also received the honor.

  • Knott to be

    The Owen County High School Runnin’ Rebels found themselves in a familiar setting Friday night in Frankfort.
    For the second-straight year, the team reached the quarterfinals of the Touchstone Energy All ‘A’ Classic. They would have that familiar feeling of disaappointment coming home on Friday night.
    The Rebels entered Friday night’s game with Knott County Central and knew it would be a challenge.
    The Patriots featured the leading scorer in the state, Cameron Justice. The sophomore entered the tournament averaging 27 points a game.

  • Lady Rebels get past Lady Tigers, not Lady Dragons

    The Lady Rebels had to feel good about their chances Jan. 21 at Beechwood. Owen County had won its last three games against teams from the ninth region.
    This contest wouldn’t  be an exception.
    Owen County traveled north Jan. 21 and returned to Owenton with a hard fought 58-54 win over Beechwood.
    Hannah Neeley had a big night as she poured in 22 points to lead the Lady Rebels to their fourth-straight win over a ninth region opponent. All four wins have come away from Owenton.

  • Cheer competition postponed

    The state cheer competition scheduled for Saturday in Bowling Green has been postponed due to the weather. The competition will be held Feb. 23.

  • Sharing the dream

    Students in Michelle Alcorn’s fifth-grade social studies classes took time Friday to study Martin Luther King Jr. before having a break from classes in his honor.
    The students spent their social studies class reading a biography on King, whose official birthdate was Jan. 15, 1929, and annotating the history for their classmates.
    Alcorn said her social studies classes study King each year and get into a more in-depth history during their study of 20th century history.

  • Rebels Rejoice

    The bench of the Owen County High School Boys Basketball team goes wild after the team won its second-straight Eighth Region All A Tournament championship Friday night. The Rebels will travel to Frankfort to take part in the All A State Tournament this week. Second photo: The Owen County High School cheerleaders show off the hardware they captured with their Eighth Region championship. The girls won the title for the second year in a row and will compete in the state tournament on Saturday in Bowling Green. Go to our Today's Sports section for complete details.

  • Break-in leads to indictment

    The Owen County grand jury recently indicted two men after they allegedly burglarized two barns in December.
    Alexander Keegan Pinkstaff, 18, and Joseph F. Chanlder, 20, are both charged with two counts of third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking with a value of $500 or more and theft by unlawful taking with a value under $500.
    According to the indictments, the alleged burglaries took place between Dec. 4 and Dec. 6.
    Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond said the two men allegedly took copper wire out of the barns located on Hwy. 22 East.

  • Family to share story at CHD walk

    A family who has made a life of helping and supporting others stricken by congenital heart defects will be among the special guests at the eighth-annual Walk for Awareness of Congenital Heart Defects.
    On Feb. 16 from 11 a.m to 5 p.m., God’s Special Little Hearts and the Owen County Homemakers will be hosting the eighth annual Walk for Awareness of Congenital Heart Defects.
    Katie Columbia, chairperson of God’s Special Little Hearts, Inc., said she had been following the story of the Mullett family of North Carolina for a long time.