• by Steve Musen

  • by Jeneen Wiche

  • Nov. 16, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 702
    Last week: 554
    Last year: 481

    Feeder steers and heifers sold $2.00-$4.00 higher, slaughter cows and bulls $2.00-$3.00 lower.

    Feeders: 623
    Slaughter: 79
    Replacements: 0

    Slaughter cows made up 9 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, and feeders 88 percent. The feeder supply included 47 percent steers, 35 percent heifers, and 18 percent bulls. Near 35 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

  • by Steve Musen

  • by Jeneen Wiche

  • by Steve Musen

  • by Jeneen Wiche

  • By Meredith Willse
    Kentucky New Era
    “Hey Jeff, after everyone leaves, we’re racing,” Andy Grace said to his friend, Jeff Oakley, Saturday on the Universal Access Trail in Lake Barkley State Resort Park.
    Both men were in wheelchairs and were in the midst of breaking in the park’s newest addition.
    Oakley was a former employee of the park who, on Oct. 22, 1993, broke his neck and became wheelchair bound.

  • Nov. 2, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 647
    Last week: 580
    Last year: 580

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers under 600 lbs. sold $3-$4 higher, over 600 lbs. $1-$2 higher, heifers under 600 lbs. $2-$4 higher, over 600 lbs. steady, slaughter cows steady, no test on bulls.

    Feeders: 552
    Slaughter: 84
    Replacements: 11

  • by: steve musen

  • by: Jeneen Wiche

  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2016 – Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Deputy Under Secretary Alexis Taylor today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer a new Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands practice specifically tailored for small-scale livestock grazing operations. Small livestock operations with 100 or fewer head of grazing dairy cows (or the equivalent) can submit applications to enroll up to 200 acres of grasslands per farm. USDA’s goal is to enroll up to 200,000 acres.

  • Kids  Cook
    Let’s cook pasta and veggies. Learn about the grain group and how to make healthy food choices. Suitable for 4th grade and up, but younger children are welcomed when accompanied by an adult. The event begins at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday).  
    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers
    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.
    Jewelry Making for Kids

  • by Jeneen Wiche

  • Personal Medicare Review or Enrollment

  • Oct. 23-31 is Red Ribbon Week. Owen County Drug Coalition and Youth Services Center encourages parents to help kids grow up safe, healthy and drug-free. They can make their pledge to do so on redribbon.org. Middle school and high school students will have the opportunity to sign the pledge during the lunch periods at school.

    by autumn perkins

  • Oct. 19, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 643
    Oct. 12: 580
    Last year: Not available

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold steady-firm, except 500-600 lbs. which were $2-$3 higher, heifers under 600 lbs. $2-$3 higher, over 600 lbs. steady, slaughter cows and bulls steady.

    Feeders: 590
    Slaughter: 48
    Replacement: 5

  • by Steven Musen

  • by Jeneen Wiche

  • Oct. 19, 2011
    5 years ago
    Rebels capture district crown: Owen County stays perfect with emotional homecoming win

    Homecoming is about crowns. Before the game, Whitney Boothe was crowned homecoming queen.
    When the clock ran out on the contest, the Rebels were crowned district champs.
    Owen County improved to 8-0 Friday night with a convincing 33-6 win over Carroll County High School.