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Today's News

  • Lady Rebels win 2 games at home

    The Owen County Lady Rebels soccer team scored big at home last week, winning games against Pendleton County and Grant County.
    The Lady Rebels played Pendleton County Sept. 5, winning 11-1. Freshman Izzy Herdman scored five goals, with Destinee Epperson scoring four. Both Mattie Walker and Katie Hensley scored one goal each in the first half.
    Passes from Jodie Ransdell, Epperson, Herdman and Meagan Bruener contributed to the 11 goals. The team’s strong defense only allowed four shots on goals from the Ladycats.

  • Rebels continue season struggles on the road

    The Owen County Rebels soccer team fought hard but couldn’t bring home a win after three losses on the road last week.
    The Rebels traveled to Covington but were unable to score against the Holmes High School Bulldogs’ defense, resulting in a 6-0 loss.
    The struggle continued against the strong offense and quick defense of the Walton-Verona Bearcats. The Rebels quickly rebounded defensively in the second half, but the offense was unable to score against the Bearcats’ defense as they went on to defeat the Rebels 5-0.

  • Cool nights initiate bloom for holiday cacti

    By Jeneen Wiche

  • Livestock Market Report | September 6, 2017

    Sept. 6, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 226
    Aug. 30: 238
    Last Year: 183

    Compared to last week: feeder steers under 700 lbs. sold $6-$7 lower, over 700 lbs. steady, heifers under 700 lbs. $3-$5 lower, over 700 lbs. steady. Slaughter cows $1-$3 higher, bulls $2-$3 higher.

    Feeders: 156
    Slaughter: 40
    Replacements: 30

  • ‘Maybe you saw me see it, but you won’t see me saw it’

    By Roger Alford

  • Family feuds are only fun on the television show

    Every weekday at noon I post a question of the day on the Chronicle’s Facebook page.
    Sometimes it’s a fun question about food — everybody likes food. Sometimes it’s about a local or national issue.
    The questions are meant to get people engaged with the newspaper, although sometimes they get people enraged — with the paper, with each other, sometimes with me just because I asked a question.

  • Church News | September 13, 2017

    New Columbus Baptist

  • Fish and wildlife reports record number of deer killed

    Archery hunters took full advantage of the cool weather and high deer population, making the opening weekend of the 2017 archery season one for the record books.
    The 136-day archery season opened Sept. 2, with a record number of deer killed statewide, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. A mild winter and favorable conditions during the fawning season were encouraging signs for the season ahead.

  • Owen County Public Transit receives federal award

    Public transportation is a common privilege for many major cities, allowing travelers to shuttle from one area to the next without having to worry about the stress of a daily commute.
    While many smaller areas lack a steady public transportation system, Owen County Public Transit (OCPT) continues to grow, having recently received the statewide Outstanding Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Achievements award.

  • Noise complaint leads to drug arrest

    A noise complaint on Shady Lane eventually led to the arrest of a 50-year-old man Thursday, after a sheriff’s deputy discovered drugs and a handgun inside the man’s residence.
    Owen County Sheriff’s Deputy Brent Caldwell was called to 55 Shady Lane on a noise complaint just before 10 p.m. Once on scene, Caldwell was given consent to search Wesley Roberts’ residence, where he discovered over eight ounces of marijuana, controlled substances believed to be crystal meth and a handgun.