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Today's News

  • Softball team runners up Lady Wolverine Classic

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    It was a successful weekend of softball for the Owen County Lady Rebels.
    The team headed to Frankfort on Friday evening for their first game in the Lady Wolverine Classic. Owen County took on Fern Creek in the opener and was able to defeat the Tigers 7-6. Blair Harris scored two runs while Kaitlyn Parker drove in a pair of runs. Kaitlyn Gabbard had a couple of hits in the game and drove in the winning run.

  • Baseball team defeats Eminence

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County baseball team earned its first win of the 2017 season last week.
    The Rebels hosted Eminence on Thursday night at Dunavent Field. Austin Fitzgerald scored three runs and drove in another as Owen County knocked off the Warriors 9-3.
    Grant McMillen and Nolan Tackett each drove in a pair of runs while Kirby Young and Jordan Willhoite scored twice.

  • Track teams compete at Boone Co. Invitational

    The Owen County track teams spent Friday night in Florence competing in the Boone County Invitational.

  • Livestock Market Report | March 29, 2017

    March 22, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 843
    Last week: 709
    Last year: 1,028
    Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold $4-$6 higher, heifers $1-$2 higher, slaughter cows and bulls $2 higher.
    Feeders: 712
    Slaughter: 96
    Replacements: 35
    Slaughter cows made up 9 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement cows 4 percent, other cows 0 percent, and feeders 85 percent. The feeder supply included 46 percent steers, 39 percent heifers, and 15 percent bulls. Near 44 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

  • Presumptive positive test for bird flu in Kentucky
  • Mulch, when used properly, can suppress weeds

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks. When done properly it can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature. These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best?

  • Ingenious old man invents sign to slow down traffic

    by Roger Alford

  • The question that matters isn’t what you or I think of God, but what does God think about you?

    Here’s a question for you: What is God like? From your gut, how would you characterize him?
    A number of years ago, Baylor University conducted a survey, asking people to choose words that described how they characterized God and his level of anger and also their perceived level of his involvement in the world.
    The researchers concluded that Americans viewed God in four distinct ways:

  • Church News | March 29, 2017

    Old Cedar Baptist
    Wow, what a crowd we had Sunday for the Omega Force Team! Bro. James counted 98, and what an awesome demonstration they gave as they lifted amounts of weight and carried, drug, pulled and pushed to show the strength that God can give his children to overcome the weaknesses in our lives.
    We all have areas that we need more of God’s help in and the message was loud and clear. Thank you to all who attended and a special thank you to Charrdel Hammond for bringing this message and these men to our church.

  • Burial mounds painted image of prehistoric Ky.

    “A considerable number of artifacts have been found in Owen County, some of which are to be seen in local collections. Mr. W.O. Lowdenback of Pleasant Home had such a collection and good material has been found in the neighborhood of Gratz on the Kentucky River.”