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Today's News

  • Lady Rebels win opening match of volleyball season

    The Lady Rebels began the season last week at home against Calvary Christian.
    The Lady Cougars defeated Owen County last season in Taylor Mill. The Lady Rebels dominated the first two sets winning 25-7 and 25-9. The third and decisive set was closer with Owen County winning 25-23. The win marked the first time since 2011 the team has won the opening match of the season.

  • LET'S PLAY FOOTBALL

    The Owen County football season gets started Friday night in Dry Ridge.
    The Rebels will begin the new year by taking on Grant County at 7 p.m. The Braves won the matchup last season 47-14.
    Friday night begins a new era for Owen County football as T.J. Wesselman coaches his first game for the Rebels.
    “I can’t explain how excited and honored I am to have the opportunity to coach my alma mater,” the new coach said.

  • Rebel Ramblings - Aug. 24, 2016

    Grant County won last year’s matchup 47-14 in Dry Ridge.
    The Rebels will be looking for their first win over the Braves since 2012 when they won 44-14.
    The two teams have played every year since 2005. Grant County has eight of the last eleven minutes.
    The game will feature a pair of first year head coaches. T.J. Wesselman will be coaching his first game for the Rebels while Jamey Dalzell will be coaching his second game with Grant County.
    Grant County is 1-0 on the season after beating Carroll County 28-12 on Friday night.

  • Girls' golf beats Henry County at home

    The Lady Rebels enjoyed a home match last week at Fairway Golf Course.
    The team hosted Henry County and dominated the Lady Wildcats. Lydia Merrifield fired the low round of the day with a nine-hole total of 39. Debbie Farrar posted a 40 while Grace Chilton shot a 45. Morgan Woodyard shot 50 and Laura Duke 53.
    The team will be back on the course Thursday as they host the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic at Fairway Golf Course. Owen County will be looking to win their eighth straight title. On Tuesday, the team will host Walton-Verona.

  • Boy's golf team off to 2-1 start to begin season

    The Owen County boy’s golf team is off to a 2-1 start to begin the season.
    The Rebels lost their second match of the season to Richmond Model at Gibson Bay Golf Course.
    Austin Fitzgerald was the medalist as he finished with a nine-hole total of 38.
    Jordan Fitzgerald posted a 41 while Jordan Wilhoite shot 44. The Rebels lost the match by just four strokes.
    The boys followed up the loss by defeating Western Hills at Juniper Hills.
    Prather was the medalist with a 37 while Fitzgerald shot 39, Wilhoite 44 and Braden Howard 46.
     

  • Lady Rebels win season opener against South Laurel

    It was a winning weekend for the Owen County girls’ soccer team. The team opened the season on Saturday at home against South Laurel. The Lady Rebels got a pair of goals from Hailey Chappell as they defeated the Lady Cardinals 5-4. It was the first time since 2005 the team has won their opening match. They had tied in 2007 and 2011.
    Hyper Chamberlin, Meagan Bruener, and Hailey Gordon also had goals in the win.

  • Sports Shorts - Aug. 24, 2016

    Aug. 24

    The boys’ soccer team was in action three times last week.
    They fell 5-1 to Villa Madonna, 6-2 against Walton-Verona and 7-2 to South Laurel. They will be back in action Monday at Grant County. The Braves defeated the Rebels 3-1 last season.
     

  • Stafford presents engaging program for historical society

    She’s a home-grown girl and her down-home humor danced about the room like a tonic.
    Owen County Mother of the Year is just one of her titles, but on any given day, whatever hat Melody Stafford wears is sure to be overflowing with love and laughter, at times accompanied by lively antics.

  • Owen County District Court, Aug. 12, 2016

    Jacqueline J. Claypool, 1983, flagrant non-support, contempt of court, order bond be applied to child support immediately, preliminary hearing set for Sept. 9.
    Dameon C. Denton, 1990, fourth-degree assault, contempt of court, pleaded guilty, 30 days, to run concurrent with circuit time, plus costs.
    Larry D. Hammond, 1966, flagrant non-support, contempt of court, continued to Sept. 9.

  • Back to the books for local students

    The 127 Yard Sale is over; the kids are back in school, and high school football will soon begin. The Olympic games have had everyone with a TV glued to their sets this week.