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Today's News

  • From the Editor's Desk: 150 years old? You don’t look a day over 149 to me.

    Depending on how closely you scan the pages of The News-Herald each week, you may have noticed a few slight changes to today’s front page.
    For as long as any of us can remember, The News-Herald’s masthead has carried the message, “Serving Owen County Since 1868.” With that in mind, I began researching the newspaper’s history during the summer of 2017 in anticipation of our sesquicentennial.

  • MBMS soccer season opens

    BY AUDREY LEWIS
    N-H Correspondent

    Soccer season is underway at Maurice Bowling Middle School kicking off with a road win for the boys team against Williamstown. The Rebels defeated the Demons 3-1 with two goals by Alexander Hernandez and one goal by Avery Miller.
    On Thursday the boys and girls each played in a doubleheader against Henry County for their first home game of the season. Unfortunately, neither team was able to conquer the Wildcats, but neither went down without a fight.

  • OCHS track and field performs well at Carroll County meet

    BY AUDREY LEWIS
    N-H Correspondent

  • Lady Rebels compete in ‘Uncle Pete Noll Classic’ April 5-6

    BY BARBARA EPPERSON
    N-H Correspondent

    The Lady Rebels softball team traveled to Bishop Brossart High School last week to compete in the Uncle Pete Noll Classic April 5-6.
    Friday, April 5, Senior Kaitlyn Parker shut out St. Henry in game one of the tournament, leading her team to a 3-0 victory with 11 strikeouts, zero runs and just one hit for the game.
    Freshman Alexandria Perry, Parker, junior Maechala Davis, senior Haley Young, and eighth-grader Gracie Ferguson each managed one hit for the game.  

  • At the Library | April 17, 2019

    Wednesday, April 17
    11 a.m., Age-Reversing Exercise Stretch and strengthen all of your 650 muscles while following the Classical Stretch DVD.  Complete the gentle workout with dynamic exercises that are safe while challenging for every fitness level.
    3:15-4:30 p.m., Let’s Dye Easter Eggs Have a fun-filled afternoon dying hard-boiled eggs at the library.  Great family fun and a colorful after school event for all ages.  Everything provided and no mess at home!
    Thursday, April 18

  • April 17, 2019 | Community News

    Judge Charles Satterwhite Shamble set for April 20
    The 20th annual Judge Charles Satterwhite Shamble is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Fairway Golf Course. Tee time is slated for 1 p.m. Create your own four-person team. The cost is $65 per golfer and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, drinks, dinner and many chances for amazing prizes. For more information, contact Sara Satterwhite at 502-395-0887 or Gilbert England at 502-463-2338. You can also find the event on Facebook.

  • Kays Branch Happenings: Neighbors take in Brooklyn Folk Festival

    BY WANDA NEW

  • Register of Deeds | March 2019

    Angela Smith to Joseph Alan Barker, two parcels of land in Owen, $177,500.
    Paul D. Smith to Micah Weaver, a small parcel of land, $115,000.
    Tim L. Webster, Nannie Webster and Mark R. Cobb Trustee to Mark R. Cobb Trustee, Tim L. Webster and Nannie Webster, two parcels of land in Owen.
    Brent J. Caldwell to Kerry B. Sipple, two parcels of land in Owen, tract 8, Littrell Farm Division, $133,300.
    William Logan Duvall and Megan M. Duvall to Megan M. Duvall and William Logan Duvall, land in Owen County.

  • Register of Deeds | March 2019

    Angela Smith to Joseph Alan Barker, two parcels of land in Owen, $177,500.
    Paul D. Smith to Micah Weaver, a small parcel of land, $115,000.
    Tim L. Webster, Nannie Webster and Mark R. Cobb Trustee to Mark R. Cobb Trustee, Tim L. Webster and Nannie Webster, two parcels of land in Owen.
    Brent J. Caldwell to Kerry B. Sipple, two parcels of land in Owen, tract 8, Littrell Farm Division, $133,300.
    William Logan Duvall and Megan M. Duvall to Megan M. Duvall and William Logan Duvall, land in Owen County.

  • Owen District Court | April 12, 2019

    April 12, 2019

    James C. Adkins, failure to wear seat belt, improper registration plate, no or expired Kentucky registration receipt, no or expired registration plates, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, preliminary hearing set for April 18.
    Aaron A. Bihl, 1999, probation violation, continued to April 26.