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INDOT: Paving To Begin Next Week On State Road 46 Near County Line

Paving crews have been scheduled to place the final lift of asphalt next week atop State Road 46 on either side of the Owen-Monroe county line. More...

‘Our Community’s Moments’ Photo Contest Winner: ‘Our Community’s Things’ Category

The bald eagle is a symbol of the strength and might of our proud nation, and Alan Harris captured this photo of a beautiful example. More...

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Government - Free Access

Your Government At Work...

Connecting You To Local Government & Schools

The Spencer-Owen School Board will meet Thursday, July 24, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Mike Wells Memorial Board Room at Central Office. This meeting is open to the public. More...

Farm News

Purdue Weed Scientist Says Late-Season Herbicide Applications May Be Ineffective

For farmers seeing weeds in their crop fields this late in the growing season, hand-rouging and pulling them by hand may be the best way to remove them, more so than using a herbicide, a Purdue Extension weed scientist says. More...


Chicken Soup For The Soul

Dream Home

My boyfriend and I had been planning to get our own place. We were in our early 20s, and we wanted to stop living with roommates and trying to collect the rent from them. More...

Tinseltown Talks

Patty McCormack's 'Bad Seed' Still Sprouting

It’s been 60 years since William March’s chilling novel “The Bad Seed” was published in 1954. More...

Community Calendar

(Editor’s Note: Due to limited space and the sheer volume of requests, publication of Community Calendar items can only be guaranteed one week in advance of the day of the event/meeting.) More...

Commissioners Hear Proposed Expansion Plans From Director Of Owen County Public Library

Income Survey Will Determine If Library Qualifies For Grant

The Owen County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Monday afternoon to approve an income survey as required by the Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs (OCRA) in order to seek grant funds related to a proposed expansion of the Owen County Pu More...

County Probation Department Relocation Awaits AT&T Installation Of Internet And Phone Service

With an approximate $50,000 remodel of a downtown Spencer office space nearly complete on West Market Street, a planned weekend move for the Owen County Probation Department is temporarily on hold until Internet and phone services can be installed by More...


Spencer United Methodist Women To Host Fish Fry

Spencer United Methodist Women will host their annual fish fry on Saturday, July 26, from 4-8 p.m. at the In God’s Arms Fellowship Hall, located at 95 West Franklin Street in Spencer. More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives VFW Donation

The Spencer VFW Post #1405 recently presented a $200 check donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana. More...

Four Young Ladies Receive Final Sacrament Of Initiation

On May 18th, Alicia, Breanna and Jessica Wilson, along with Samantha Boren of St. Jude Catholic Church received the final Sacrament of Initiation, Confirmation, by Bishop Christopher J. Coyne. More...


Today’s Meditation

Completely Dependent

“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) More...

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