Today's News

  • Julie Spaulding signs with Asbury

    An Owen County High School golfer is taking her skills to college.
    Julie Spaulding has signed a letter of intent to play golf at Asbury College in Wilmore.
    Spaulding is the daughter of Terry and Kathy Spaulding. The senior has played three seasons of golf for Owen County under coach David Wainscott.
    Wainscott had high praise for his former player.
    “Our team will miss Julie,” Wainscott said. “Asbury is getting a dedicated golfer and an excellent student.”

  • Lady Rebels crush Ladycats

    The Owen County High School softball team opened up the season last week with two impressive victories.
    The Lady Rebels opened up the 2013 campaign March 19 at home against Trimble County with an 8-3 win.
    On March 21, they dominated Pendleton County.
    The Rebels crushed the Ladycats 19-0 in just three innings in Falmouth.
    It is the second-straight season the Lady Rebels have defeated the LadyCats in impressive fashion. Owen County won last year at home 15-0.

  • Rebels look to even record against Henry

    The Owen County High School baseball team was back on the diamond last week as they traveled to take on Frankfort.
    The Rebels would fall 16-9 to the Panthers.
    The loss dropped Owen County to 1-2 to begin the year.
    Weather permitting, they will be busy over the next few days.
    The team will host Henry County Thursday before traveling to Bellevue on Friday.
    Owen County will be back at home on Saturday against Carroll County before taking part in the Valley Invitational next week.

  • Owen County Youth Soccer League: Hotshots get past Clemons, 3-2

    Under Eight
    HotShots - 3 vs. Clemons - 2
    In the opening game of the season, the HotShots played hard to claim the victory.
    Eli Myers scored the first goal for the HotShots. Blaine Spencer and Luke Myers hustled to defend as fullbacks in the second and third quarters.
    Price Griffin added two goals in the fourth quarter to seal the win. The win was a team effort for the HotShots.
    The team welcomes newcomers Gwyneth Culbertson and Hillary Kays to the field.  

  • Baseball standout has Owen Co. ties
  • Long Ridge Baptist welcomes singer Kenny Bishop

    Southern Gospel recording artist Kenny Bishop will be singing at Long Ridge Baptist Church on March 31 during the 11 a.m. worship service.
    The public is invited to the special Easter service to hear Bishop, a popular Christian singer who is a regular on the Gaither Homecoming videos.
    For nearly 20 years, Bishop traveled with his father and brother in one of Christian music’s favorite southern Gospel trios.
    The Bishops garnered several industry and fan awards including the coveted Dove Award as well as numerous number one and top ten songs.

  • Distinctive notes
  • Church news for May 8, 2013

    Cedar Hill Baptist
    We were blessed with special music by The Living Word Trio. We appreciate them traveling and sharing their God-given gifts with us. Bro. Bill’s message was from the book of Ruth on “When Famine Comes.”

  • Community events

    Wood carvers to be at library
    The River Valley Wood Carvers will be at the Owen County Public Library Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Owen County Public Library.
    Watch wood carving and burning demonstrations and then try it yourself.
    Call the library at (502) 484-3450 to register for this free program.

  • Owen man sentenced for illegal firearm sale

    An Owen County man has been sentenced to over two years in prison for selling firearms to a convicted felon.
    David L. Cammack, 61, was sentenced March 12 to two years and three months by a federal judge after admitting to selling one or more firearms in Owen County to a person he knew was a convicted felon on three separate occasions.
    Federal law prohibits convicted felons from legally purchasing and possessing firearms.
    According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, Cammack voluntarily surrendered his FFL license and pleaded guilty in December.