Today's News

  • Birth announcement: Josiah Sawyer Jury

    Josiah Sawyer Jury was born May 28, 2014, at 7:21 p.m. in Saint Elizabeth South Medical Center in Edgewood. He was 7 lbs. and 10 oz. and was 20 and a half inches long. He is the son of Tony and Kristy Jury of Glencoe. He is welcomed to the world by his brother Jeremiah, 5. His grandparents are J.O. and Judy Burkhead of Lancaster and Freddy and Jean Jury of Cox’s Creek.

  • Story Time with Miss Susan returns to library

    It’s time to register for the fall sessions of Story Time with Miss Susan at the Owen County Public Library. The first story time will be held Sept. 4.
    These sessions are for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers, ages 3-5, and will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays.
    In this program we will be reading easy picture books, learning songs, making easy crafts and many other fun activities.
    All programs and supplies are free, but registration is required to ensure enough supplies.

  • ‘A’ Plus: Girls grab sixth-straight title

    Six years ago, David Wainscott had never coached in a state tournament. Thanks to the Lady Rebels girls golf team, Wainscott is headed to the All ‘A’ State Tournament for the sixth-straight year.
    The Owen County High School girls golf team visited Cardinal Hill Golf Course on Thursday and once again dominated the field to win the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Tournament. As a team, the Lady Rebels shot 344 while the runner-up Trimble County High School finished with a 382. It was the second-straight year the Lady Raiders have finished second.

  • Rebel claims Eighth Region title

    Owen County High School golfer Justin Trusty is a regional champion.
    On Thursday at Cardinal Hill Golf Course, the senior fired a 75 to win the Eighth-Region All ‘A’ Classic. The win means a second-straight trip to the All ‘A’ State Tournament this weekend in Somerset at Eagles Nest Golf Course.
    Trusty finished the day one shot better than Tanner Stark from Trimble County and two shots ahead of Clint Burgess from Carroll County, who carded a 77.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Next game - Grant at Owen, 7:30 p.m.

    • The Wildcats beat the Rebels 41-7 last season in New Castle.
    • Henry County is coached by Jason Spencer, who is in his fourth season on the sidelines.
    • Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler is looking for his first win against the Wildcats. He is 0-4.
    • The last time the Rebels defeated the Wildcats won Oct. 17, 2002. Owen County defeated  Henry County that night 47-6 in Owenton.
    • The last time Henry County started the season 2-0 was in 2009 when they started the year 4-0.

  • Braves run past Rebels, 60-7

    As quickly as momentum was on Owen County’s side Friday night in Dry Ridge, it was gone.
    After falling behind 14-0 in the opening quarter against Grant County High School, the Rebels seemed to have turned the tide in their favor.
    On the first play of the second quarter, Elijah Hafley picked off a Braves’ pass and returned it to the Owen County 49-yard line.

  • Tough week for OCHS girls soccer team

    The last few days have not been ones to remember for the Owen County High School girls soccer team.
    The team began the week Aug. 25 in Shelbyville against Shelby County High School. The Lady Rockets defeated the Lady Rebels 6-0.
    Owen County played its first home game of the season on Aug. 27 when they hosted Franklin County High School. The Lady Rebels would find themselves on the wrong side of the scoreboard as they fell 5-1.

  • Volleyball team falls twice

    The Owen County High School volleyball team played a pair of competitive matches last week. Unfortunately, they came up just short in both.
    The week began with a road match at Grant County High School. After the Lady Braves won the opening game of the match 25-22, the Lady Rebels came back to even things up with a 25-23 win in game two. Grant County regained control of the match in the third game with a 25-12 win. Game four was tight throughout but the Lady Braves came out on top 25-22.

  • Rebels prepare for All ‘A’

    As the Owen County High School boys soccer team gets ready for the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic this week, they will be looking for better results than the tournament they just finished.
    The Rebels spent last week traveling back and forth between Owenton and Frankfort where they took part in the Frankfort Rotary Capital City Classic. They played three games in the event and dropped all three in shutout fashion.
    They lost to Franklin County on Tuesday, Western Hills on Thursday and Frankfort on Saturday.

  • Aint it The Truth: Unlike us, Jesus is never too busy to take our calls

    I was amused the other day to read some suggested voicemails greetings that truly are a sign of the times in which we live.
    Here’s one that gave a chuckle:
    “Hello, I’m not here right now. In fact, I’m out getting a new parakeet. If you leave a message after the beep, I’ll be sure to get back to you. Oh, and by the way, a word of advice; never try to clean a parakeet cage with a vacuum cleaner.”
    And this one: