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'Sweet' Owen County Bicentennial Celebration 1816-2016

The First European Settlers: Hart And Bigger

The first people of European descent to settle in what would become Owen County were Philip Hart, who came with his wife Susan and seven children, along with a young widower named James Bigger. 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, January 29, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Mike Wells Memorial Board Room at Central Office, located at 205 East Hillside Avenue in Spencer. This meeting is open to the public. More...

Sports

Wolverines Improve To 13-7 With 27-Point Win Over Lady Patriots

White River Valley (13-7) extended its winning streak to five games Tuesday night with a 49-22 varsity girls’ basketball win at Owen Valley. More...

Varsity Clovers Improve To 13-5 With Tuesday Win Over Visiting Shakamak

It was a sluggish Cloverdale team that came onto the court Tuesday night for a non-conference match-up against the visiting Shakamak Lakers. More...

Lady Wolverines Defeat JV Lady Patriots, 44-25

Trailing 14-9 at the half, White River Valley scored 35 points in the second half Tuesday night to defeat host Owen Valley, 44-25. More...

Church

Today's Meditation

Embrace The Pain

Consider it pure joy . . . whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jacqueline Ann VanDerMoere

Jacqueline “Jackie” Ann VanDer- Moere, 81, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015, in Greencastle. More...

Town Redevelopment Commission Holds First Meeting, Elects Officers

Appointment of the new Town of Spencer Redevelopment Commission took place at the Spencer Municipal Building on Thursday, January 22. The initial meeting of the Commission was opened by Dean Bruce, president of the Spencer Town Council. More...

Local Man Pleads Guilty To Dealing Meth; Receives Six-Year Sentence

Aaron Carlie Henry, 25, of Spencer, pleaded guilty Wednesday to dealing in methamphetamine, a Level 4 Felony. More...

MCSP, Lieber SRA Offering Public Opportunity To Cut, Buy Firewood

Freedom residents Perry Bennett, Charlotte Bennett, and Cameron Shearer were hard at work cutting and loading firewood Wednesday morning inside McCormick’s Creek State Park, east of Spencer. More...

Free Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance - Free Access

The Johnson-Nichols Health Clinic will host a free federal Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment event this coming Friday, January 30 at the Owen County Public Library in Spencer. More...

General

S-OCS Bus And Passenger Car Collide Tuesday On Main Street

An eastbound Spencer-Owen Community School Corporation (S-OCS) bus and a southbound passenger car collided Tuesday at the intersection of North Main and West North streets in Spencer around 2:40 p.m. More...

Karen Redenbaugh To Be Honored At Halftime Tonight

Karen (Redenbaugh) White, who still holds seven school records and remains third in most points scored in a career at Owen Valley, was recently named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2015 Silver Anniversary Team. More...

Pancake Breakfast To Benefit 2010 OV Grad

A pancake breakfast to benefit Dylan Deem, a 2010 graduate of Owen Valley High School, will be held Saturday, February 7, from 8-10 a.m. at the In God’s Arms (old IGA) building in Spencer. More...

Columns

Tinseltown Talks

Leslie Caron Danced Into Hollywood

Only a handful of actresses danced in feature films with both Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire. One was Leslie Caron. Although her last feature film was a decade ago, she hasn’t been exactly idle since. More...

Community Calendar

FUN WITH FRIENDS, Thursday, January 29, from 10-11 a.m. at the Owen County Public Library. Open to children ages three to five. Call 812-829-3392 for more information. More...

The Bicentennial Scrapbook

May, 1856: Dill’s Ferry at Point Commerce, Indiana respectfully informs the citizens of Greene and Owen counties and the traveling public generally that he has one of the most convenient ferries on White River and that a good ferryman at all ti More...

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