Today's News

  • Leadership Owen County group visits local tourist destinations

    by debbie primeau and jan dunavent
    Leadership Owen County
    The Aug. 3 Leadership Owen County program opened with Dave Morgan, the chairman of the Owen County Tourism Commission. He spoke of the tourism commission and the importance of tourism in our state and county, and the benefits received.

  • Retired teachers week Oct. 16-22
  • A showdown for home field advantage

    Whenever Owen County and Gallatin County meet on the field of competition, it is a big game. Friday night’s game at Patterson Field will have a little something extra on the line. The Rebels defeated Carroll County 14-12 Oct. 14 in Carrollton to improve to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in the district. Gallatin County, who did not play last week, is 5-3 overall and also 2-1 in district play. The winner this week will earn home field advantage in the opening round of the Class 2A State Playoffs which begin Nov. 5.

  • Volleyball Looking for First District Title

    With two wins last week, the Owen County volleyball team tied the school record for most wins in a single season. They are hoping the historic season isn’t over yet.
    After dropping a match to Anderson County to begin last week, the Lady Rebels bounced back and knocked off Woodford County and Heritage Academy to close out the regular season with 21 wins. The only other time the team won at least 21 matches was in 2011 when they finished 21-14.
    Head coach  Amy Fecke, said her team’s hard work has paid off this year in a big way.

  • Lady Rebels soccer team runners-up in 31st district tournament

    The Owen County girls’ soccer team entered the 31st District Soccer Tournament last week looking to go where they had not been since 2012. The championship game.
    With their 3-0 win last Tuesday night at home over Henry County the Lady Rebels accomplished that feat. Hailey Chappell had a pair of goals and Megan Bruener added another to avenge a 3-2 loss to Henry County in the semifinals last season at Carroll County. Hailey Chamberlin and Haliee Gordon each had assists in the game while Kendrah Ashby earned the shutout in goal.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    The Rebels defeated the Wildcats 8-6 last year in Warsaw.
    Last year’s win snapped a two-game losing streak against Gallatin County.
    The Wildcats finished 4-7 last season.
    Gallatin County is coached by Tim Browning who is in his 11th season.
    Owen County gave Gallatin County their first loss in school history on Aug. 25, 2006.
    In other games this week involving district teams, Trimble County host Carroll County and Walton-Verona travels to play at New Richmond, Ohio.

  • Sports Shorts | Oct. 19, 2016

    •  The boys’ soccer team concluded the 2016 season on Monday in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament. The Rebels fell 8-0 to Carroll County. The Panthers would go on to win the championship game on Thursday night. Braden New and Josh Juarez were named to the All-Tournament Team. New finished the season tied for the team lead in goals with Christian Trejo. Both players had four goals. Richardo Perez and Wade Cammack each ended the year with three assists.

  • Think about hay needs of horses now

    By: Steve Musen

  • Garden spiders, robins and fall senescence

    By: Jeneen Wiche

  • Livestock Market Report | Oct. 19, 2016

    Oct. 12, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 580
    Oct. 5: 390
    Last year: 487

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers and bulls sold evenly steady, heifers mostly steady. High quality weaned calves under 500 lbs. sold $3-$5 higher throughout the sale. Slaughter cows $1-$3 lower and bulls $1-$2 lower.

    Feeders: 481
    Slaughter: 60
    Replacements: 39

    The feeder supply included 21 percent steers, 33 percent heifers, and 32 percent bulls. Near 33 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.