Today's News

  • Bellevue spoils Rebel’s homecoming

    Friday night was homecoming at Patterson Field for the Owen County High School family. It was a time to celebrate the history and success of the Rebel football program and how it’s touched the lives of so many people.
    Someone forgot to tell Bellevue High School.
    The Tigers spoiled the festivities by defeating the Rebels 52-0.
    Bellevue High School quarterback Tate Grainger accounted for five touchdowns. The senior threw for three scores and ran for two more as the Tigers raced out to 44-0 lead at halftime.

  • Shutout victory and shootout loss for Lady Rebels soccer

    After scoring six goals in a win to open the week, the Owen County High School Lady Rebels soccer team had a tough time finding the back of the net in a pair of losses to close out the week.
    Owen County began the week with a home match against Ludlow High School on Sept. 22. The team got contributions from several people in its 6-0 victory.
    Hailey Chappell had another big game and notched three more goals and added two more assists. Chappell has a hat trick of hat tricks for the season. The sophomore has 10 goals in 2014 after she scored nine in 2013.

  • Owen County Youth League Soccer results 10-1-14

    U10 Baumann Dead Red Rebels

    The Dead Red Rebels U10 soccer team played two games this past weekend.
    The first game was against Mercer/Black on Saturday morning.
    Fullbacks Heidi Stedam and Griffin Gentry played great defense for the team while Nash Cammack used his great foot skills to help the team in both defense and offense.
    Kallista Ogden and Hayden Wilson played their hardest trying to move the ball up the field and Brook Doss worked especially hard taking the ball away from the other team.

  • Soccer team falls twice

    The boy’s soccer team lost twice last week. They fell 4-2 at Henry County High School on Sept. 23. Alex Hernandez and Caleb Wilhoite had goals in the loss.
    The Rebels then fell 2-1 on Sept. 25 to Gallatin County High School.
    They will host Walton-Verona High School on Tuesday.

  • Volleyball team drops two matches

    The Owen County High School volleyball team dropped a pair of matches last week against 31st District foes.
    The Lady Rebels dropped a 3-1 contest to Gallatin County on Sept. 24 before falling 3-2 to Eminence on Sept. 25.
    They will host Carroll County High School on Thursday and Trimble County High School on Monday before playing at Williamstown High School on Tuesday night.

  • OCHS takes part in safety day

    As part of Farm Safety Week in Kentucky, Farm Bureau hosted a safety awareness event at Owen County High School Sept. 22. A mock ATV accident was held with emergency personnel, ambulances, state police and a helicopter ambulance taking part in the mock event.
    The Owen County Fiscal Court declared Sept. 22-26 farm safety week in Owen County.
    "We hope that the time spent focusing on personal safety will provide positive dividends down the road for our students and our community as a whole," OCHS Principal Duane Kline said.

  • Officials preparing for alcohol sales within city

    After a successful wet vote in the Owenton Incorporated precinct Sept. 16, county officials are now working to draft an ordinance that will regulate the sale of alcohol.
    Voters in the Owenton Inc. voted to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages in Owenton restaurants and dining facilities with seating capacity of at least 100 people and derive at least 70 percent of their gross receipts from the sale of food.
    The election was successful by 66 votes. The final yes vote was 221. A total of 155 no votes were cast.

  • One very sweet day: Annual fall event brings big crowd to downtown Owenton

    Over 70 vendors and exhibitors lined the streets around the Owen County Courthouse Saturday as the annual Sweet Owen Day festival was held.
    This year’s event culminated in the crowing of Hailey Wiggins as the new Miss Sweet Owen Day, which was sponsored by Beka’s Toppers.
    From nearly dawn with the annual Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast to dusk with a performance by country music performer Eddie Barber, the day offered something for just about everyone.

  • Carroll honors Owen’s top chefs

    State Senator Julian Carroll, D-Frankfort, stopped by Owen County High School Sept. 17 to serve up a few congratulatory remarks for the school’s statewide junior chef champions.
    The Cuisine Rebels culinary team won the second annual Kentucky Proud Junior Chef Competition during this year’s Kentucky State Fair.
    The team consists of Carley Bennett, Morgan Woodyard, Kadee Carter, Hailey Chappell and Cannon Goodrich.
    The team was coached by OCHS teacher Kim Webster.
    The team’s winning dish was a potato-crusted bacon cheeseburger quiche.

  • Monterey ready to welcome home everyone for fair

    Every two years friends and family gather in Monterey for a homecoming with a purpose.
    Since its inception in 1976, the money raised at the Monterey Homecoming Fair has gone toward maintaining the Monterey City Park.
    The legacy of financial support along with the promise of a fun-filled day is expected to bring a crowd back to the river city again this year.
    The Monterey Fair will be held Oct. 4 with a variety of vendors, events and entertainment.