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Today's News

  • Emergency official urges public to have a plan

    In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Gov. Steve Beshear proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky.
    Partnering with Kentucky Emergency Management, Owen County Emergency Management is urging Kentuckians to “be aware - be prepared - have a plan.”

  • Take a tour: Woman’s Club tour of homes

    The home of John and Crystal Lilly at 320 Green Acres will be featured on the Woman’s Club tour of homes from 1-5 p.m., Oct. 5.  The three bedroom, two bath home with a full basement and two car garage was built in 2006.  This attractive home, built on a sloping lot, has beautiful landscaping and an inviting front porch.  This is a must see.  Tickets available from members, library or day of tour.

     

  • Descendants of Reese-Holbert hold family reunion

    The descendants of Farmer Reese and Nannie Bell Holbert met for their annual reunion on Sept. 14.
    Everyone enjoyed the beautiful day with good fellowship and a delicious meal.

  • Losing streak continues: Lloyd High School knocks off Owen County Friday night, 47-14

    The Owen County High School football team remains in search of that elusive first win of the 2014 season.
    On Friday night, the team traveled to Erlanger for a contest with the Lloyd High School Juggernauts.
    It was the second time in three seasons the Rebels and Juggernauts have squared off at Cecil Dees Field. It was also the second time in that same span Lloyd has defeated Owen County at home.
    On Friday night, it was the home team getting the best of the Rebels winning 47-14.

  • Rebel Ramblings:Next game - at home against Bellevue, 7:30 p.m.

    • Owen County High School lost 61-0 last year in Bellevue.
    • Bellevue is 2-1 against Class 2A District 5 teams this season. They lost to Walton-Verona and have beaten Gallatin County and Carroll County high schools.
    • Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler is 1-2 versus Bellevue.
    • The last time the Rebels defeated the Tigers was a 38-12 victory on Sept. 23, 2011 on the road.
    • The Tigers are looking for their fourth-straight winning season. They have finished 7-5 the last three years.

  • Volleyball reaches All ‘A’ semis

    The Owen County High School volleyball team began play last week looking to pick up some confidence and a couple of 31st District victories. They accomplished both.
    The week began with a pair of road matches against district rivals Eminence and Carroll County high schools.
    The Lady Rebels were hoping to get back on track after dropping their first two district contests this season.
    Against the Lady Warriors, the match would go the distance with the Lady Rebels coming away with the 3-2 win.

  • Hat trick leads to victory

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels picked up an impressive win on the soccer field last week against a district rival.
    The week began with Owen County suffering a tough 3-2 defeat at home against Henry County High School. It was the Rebels’ third straight loss to the Lady Wildcats after defeating them three times in a row. Despite the loss. Amber Gover had a pair of goals.

  • Tough week for Rebel soccer

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team enters this week hoping for better results than they experienced last week.
    The team opened last week by hosting Henry County High School. The Rebels fell behind 2-0 at the half. The Rebels had some scoring chances in the second half but could not convert while the Wildcats added a goal late in the half. The visitors would head back to New Castle with the 3-0 win.
    On Sept. 11, the team headed to Carrollton for a game with the Panthers. Carroll County High School would win 5-0.

  • Owen County Youth Soccer League results - Sept. 17

    Sept. 6
    Perry’s Fireballs vs. Team Dempsey
    The first game of the U8 fall season started Saturday.
    The teams have been practicing skills and learning the game of soccer.
    The Fireballs demonstrated passing skills and showed much improvement from the first day of practice.
    The Fireballs players are Shaya Smith, Lena Smith, Athena Smith, Megan Jones, Brody Hearn, Joshua Brooks, Gabrielle Perry and Nathan Kemper.
    The team put forth a great effort and came out playing very hard.

  • Sports Briefs - golf, cross-country

    • The Owen County High School boys golf team claimed the Henry County Invitational on Saturday.
    Justin Trusty fired a 76 and Cole Hamilton shot 78. Both were named to the all-tournament team.
    On Sept. 9, the boys defeated Williamstown High School. Seventh-grader Braden Howard led the Rebels by shooting a 48 to earn medalist honors.
    • The Owen County High School girls golf team hosted Ryle High School on Sept. 9 at Fairway Golf Course.