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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Rebels looking to improve on the pitch

    The Owen County Rebels are beginning the 2016 soccer season this week.
    As they enter the new season, the team will be looking to improve upon the 2015 campaign that saw them win just four games. First-year head coach JR Herdman says the process is something that will happen one game at a time.
    “My expectations of this team is to be competitive and improve every time we step on the field,” Herdman said.

  • Expectations high as Lady Rebels begin new season

    Entering the 2016 soccer season, the Owen County Lady Rebels are hoping to achieve something that has not taken place since 2012. That was the last year the team captured the 31st District title and advanced to the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Lady Rebels swing back into action on the links

    The Owen County Lady Rebels are continuing to play outstanding golf.
    On Aug. 6, the team traveled to play in the Villa Madonna Tournament in Independence. The team took on 23 other schools and finished fifth overall, tied with Notre Dame.
    “These girls are still amazing me this year,” Head Coach David Wainscott said.
    Debbie Farrar led the team with an 83, while Lydia Merrifield posted an 84. Grace Chilton fired an 86, Morgan Woodyard 92, and Laura Duke 105.