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Today's News

  • Owen District Court | Sept. 14, 2018

    Sept. 14, 2018

    Todd Eugene Beck, 1959, two counts of contempt of court, continued to Nov. 2.
    Aaron A. Bihl, 1999, probation violation, admitted violation, set for review Nov. 2.
    Ernest Combs, 1987, receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card, second-degree fleeing or evading the police, preliminary hearing held, probable cause found to transfer to grand jury.

  • Owen County Historical Society | Poke salad nourished a generation during tough times

    In his new book, “The Best Cook in the World: Tales From My Momma’s Table,” author Rick Bragg wrote: “In a South that no longer seems to remember its heart, our food may be the best part left.”
    This poignant statement was clearly demonstrated at the historical society picnic last week where a variety of Kentucky old-time recipes, along with a pinch of Owen County flavor, came to life.
    There was no denying member Stella Gibson’s pickled beets took the center of attention, along with Peggy Trinkle’s bean salad.

  • Lady Rebels soccer fall to Bearcats

    BY AUDREY LEWIS | N-H Sports Correspondent

  • Lady Rebels perform well in regional tourney

    For the first time since 2010, the Lady Rebels volleyball team advanced to the championship game of the Eighth-Region All “A” Tournament after defeating Caroll County in the first-round and Williamstown in the semifinals.
    The team finished as runner-up in the tournament losing 2-0 to Walton Verona in the championship game. From Owen County, seniors Audrey Lewis and Abby Bitler, and junior Lauren McDonald earned spots on the All-Tournament team.
    “I was confident we would make it to the championship,” Head coach Ann Carter said.

  • Kay's Branch News | After 2 sultry weeks, downpours arrive

    The rain finally came.
    After two weeks of dry weather, we got 2 inches of rain on Thursday. I can’t say that everything was turning brown, but I’m sure the grass and trees appreciated it. The gardens are all laid by, and the hay has been cut, so most everybody is ready for fall to begin.

  • Owen District Court | Sept. 7, 2018

    Sept. 7, 2018

    Todd Eugene Beck, 1959, two counts of contempt of court, continued to Nov. 2.
    Aaron A. Bihl, 1999, probation violation, admitted violation, set for review Nov. 2.
    Ernest Combs, 1987, receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card, second-degree fleeing or evading the police, preliminary hearing held, probable cause found to transfer to grand jury.

  • Owen County Historical Society | ‘First frost’ might be the best cure for pesky horseflies

    As they traveled into Kentucky, early settlers brought with them what little household items they possessed, along with their livestock, their recipes and their home remedies that had been passed down from one generation to the next.
    Turpentine and kerosene were two of the most widely used ingredients in home cures. Many Owen countians recall that as children they were given a worm preventative consisting of a  teaspoon of sugar laced with a drop of turpentine.

  • Rebels participate in Trimble Co. Backwoods Invitational
  • Hamilton, Howard named to All Tournament Team
  • Aug. 29, 2018 Sports Briefs | Rebels fall to Villa Madonna

    The Rebels Soccer team has struggled early in their season with a win-loss record of 0-4. The boys have fallen to Williamstown, Harrison County, Walton-Verona and Villa Madonna.
    On Saturday against Villa Madonna, Jack Spurgeon scored the team’s first goal of the season. The game ended with a score of 2-1. Goalie Kameron Wilson is averaging 16 saves per game.
    The Rebels will be back in action at 6 p.m., Thursday, in the Regional All “A’ semi-final game against Gallatin County at Owenton.