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Today's News

  • Rebel Ramblings: Next game - at Trimble County, 7:30 p.m.

    • The Rebels beat the Raiders last season 19-6 at Patterson Field
    • Owen County has won five straight over Trimble County. The last Trimble County win came on Oct. 31, 2008, in Owenton when the Raiders won 24-6.
    • Trimble County has already scored more points in six games than they did all of last season. The Raiders scored 66 points in 2013 and have tallied 123 points so far in 2014.

  • Rebels defeat Wildcats on penalty kicks

    The drought is over the Owen County High School boys soccer team.
    Heading into the Sept. 30 contest against Gallatin County High School in Warsaw, the Rebels had lost 10-straight games. In fact, their last win was a 5-1 victory over Gallatin County in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic.
    It was the second time in five days the two schools had met on the pitch. The Wildcats had defeated the Rebels 2-1 in Owenton on Sept. 25.
    On Sept. 30, both teams would score a pair of goals in regulation. Alex Hernandez notched both of the Owen County tallies.

  • Lady Rebels soccer gets third shutout

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels soccer team picked up a district victory last week.
    Hailey Chappell had two more goals and Autumn Gover picked up her third shutout of the season in goal as Owen County blanked Carroll County 2-0 in Owenton Sept. 29. Chappell now has 12 goals on the season.
    The Lady Rebels did not fare as well in their final two games of the week.
    The team dropped a 4-1 contest at Gallatin County Sept. 30 before being shutout 7-0 at Villa Madonna on Oct. 3.

  • OCHS volleyball claims two of three

    The last two weeks have been easy on the Owen County High School travel budget for the volleyball team.
    The only problem is the fact that the Lady Rebels have found more success away from Owenton.
    Heading into play last week, the team had played just five home matches and were just 1-4 in those contests.
    On the flip side, the team had won eight of 14 matches played away from home. The team would get back on track as they hosted three matches at the friendly confines of Floyd Gritton Gymnasium.

  • Sweet Owen Day Run 5K Fun Run/Walk results

    Finish    Bib No.    Name    Gender    Age    Finish Time
    1    498    Steve Adkisson    M    56    0:19:58
    2    466    Keith Stout    M    17    0:20:33
    3    490    Steven Martin    M    42    0:20:38

  • MBMS volleyball team finishes second in tourney

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School Lady Rebels volleyball team finished its season the week of Sept. 22.
    The Lady Rebels traveled to Trimble County and picked  up wins for both the seventh and eighth grades.

  • Tween Scene Thursday at library

    Participants at the recent Tween Scene Thursday event “Bluegrass All Stars” reviewed the 2015 Kentucky Bluegrass Award books. The Kentucky Bluegrass Award is a student-choice program.

  • Got milk? African children do thanks to efforts of Long Ridge Baptist

    When the youth at Long Ridge Baptist Church heard about a Baptist Global Response initiative to provide milk goats to needy families in Third World countries, they got excited.
    Here was an opportunity to be involved in an initiative that would provide a continuing source of milk for nutrition, rather than just meals that would be eaten and gone, said Pastor Roger Alford.

  • Owen County Property Transfers for September, 2014

    Otis Wendell and Beverly Jean Brown to Robert and Louise Johnson, South Madison, $25,000.
    Rodney Cobb to Mark McKenzie, Mason Lane and Mason Estates, $2,500.
    Sherry and Stanley Babb to Michael Casey Montoure, $23,000.
    Carl H. Cummins and Kathryn Bell-Cummins to Owen Air Park Property Owners Association LLC, Ky. Route #36 & Pilots Dream, $200.
    Owen Air Park Property Owners to George R. Kalbfleisch, $200.
    Floyd and Shirley Stamper to Roger Taylor, Breck Road (Hwy. 845), $45,000.

  • Students say thanks: Farmers’ Market visits MBMS

    The Owen County Farmers’ Market visited the Maurice Bowling Middle School Sept. 17. Seventh-grade language arts teacher Rhonda Gayheart said students were allowed to participate in buying from the vendors. On Sept. 18, the seventh-grade language arts classrooms walked to the Owen County Public Library to hear Bob Stewart discuss production and uses of primitive tools. The students were given a choice of writing “Thank You” letters to community agencies.

    By Addison Montague