Today's News

  • Showing love for Lenora

    Numerous contributions to her community, service as a volunteer and a role model for future generations – these are just a few of the reasons why Owen County’s Lenora Kelly Olds was one of nine to receive this year’s William R. Markesberry Senior Star award.
    The award is given every year by the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Foundation. The foundation recognizes and honors seniors who have remained engaged in an active lifestyle and looks for those who have been an inspiration to communities across Kentucky.  

  • 911 call leads to arrest of Owen man

    A 911 call from a juvenile led to the arrest of an Owenton man Friday.
    Jesse Brandenburg, 33, was arrested on the charge of incest.
    Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Michael Webb said the call was received at 1:27 p.m.
    “Incest implies the relationship of a family member,” Webb said. “These situations are obviously unfortunate because what has (allegedly) been done is sick, and we want the public to be aware of these acts, but we can’t release a lot of information.”

  • Florida mission to help Owen Co. needy

    Two day’s worth of events will soon take place at Owen County Fairgrounds. The events are designed to reach out to youth of all ages and to bring the community together as one.
    The “Love Out Loud” events are being sponsored by “Just for Him Ministries,” which has partnered with local churches and businesses to show support and concern for the community.

  • Church News for Nov. 16, 2011

    Beech Grove Baptist
    To be in the Lord’s House worshiping together should bring a smile to our faces and praise to our lips. Lord, our Lord, how magnificent is his name.
    Bro. Steve reminded us that everything we have belongs to the Lord. The sermon was from Malachi 3:7-12 titled “Blessings In Tithes and Offerings.”
    Be sure to make your plans for our holiday meal Nov. 27 after the morning service. Please free up the afternoon and bring a dish to enjoy with your brothers and sisters in Christ.

  • Church News for Oct. 19, 2011

    Cedar Hill Baptist

  • Youth Soccer League Results 10-19-11

    Under 8 • Oct. 11
    HotShots – 10 vs. Frogs – 0

  • Trenary conquers conference competition

    The 2011 cross country season has been good for one Owen County runner.
    Sophomore Hunter Trenary won every conference meet he ran in so far this season.
    Last week, he continued his dominance in the NCKC by capturing the conference championship at Henry County.
    Not only did he win the meet, but he did it in a personal best time of 17:19.
    The sophomore dominated the field by finishing 34 seconds ahead of Jared Dwyer from Walton-Verona, who finished second.

  • Rebels bring Knightfall

    T.T. Knight arrived late for their playoff match with Maurice Bowling Middle School Saturday. Thanks to the Rebels, any hopes T.T. Knight had of advancing to the next round ended early.
    The Rebels picked up their first ever playoff win Saturday night by dominating the Bobcats, 38-14, at Patterson Field.
    MBMS scored 30 points in the first half to put the game away.

  • Volleyball season ends in tournament

    The 2011 Owen County  High School Lady Rebels have done something no other volleyball team has done.
    With their win last week over Grant County in the first round of the 32nd district tournament, the Lady Rebels advanced to their first district championship game. The win also meant they would get the chance to play in their first-ever eighth region tournament.

  • Owen countian to show goat at international livestock expo

    Sawyer Williams of Owenton has an entry in the Boen goat division of the 38th annual North American International Livestock Exposition.
    NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with more than 23,000 entries and nearly $700,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 5-18, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.