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Sunday Death Of Nineteen-Month-Old Toddler Remains Under Investigation

Authorities continue to investigate the death of a 19-month-old toddler that occurred on Sunday, February 22. 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 in executive session Thursday, February 26, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Mike Wells Memorial Board Room at Central Office, located at 205 East Hillside Avenue in Spencer. More...


JV Patriots Suffer 37-33 Setback At Greencastle

Owen Valley’s junior varsity boys’ basketball team suffered a 37-33 non-conference loss Tuesday night at Greencastle. More...

Patriots Suffer Two-Point Loss At Greencastle Tuesday Night, 44-42

Owen Valley dug itself out of an early deficit at the McAnally Center on Tuesday night, but the smallest of mistakes and misfortunes proved to be the difference in a 44-42 road loss to Greencastle. More...

Frank Finishes Third At Weekend Folkstyle Open

Two competitors with the Owen County Cyclones Wrestling Club took part in the Southmont Folkstyle Open on Sunday, February 22. More...

Letters to the Editor

Agrees With Letter

Dear Editor, I am writing to say a big “Amen!” to Donna Dorsett’s letter. More...

Assistance Appreciated

Dear Editor, Thank you to Larry Parrish, who on his own time off from work helped to plow the Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department and the town of Freedom. More...

Movie Sends Wrong Message

Dear Editor, Concerning the recent letter entitled “Movie Raises Concerns”: We do not believe Spencer needs any more grey areas, do you? More...

'Sweet' Owen County Bicentennial Celebration

Owen County And The War Of 1812

Owen County did not exist when the War of 1812 was fought but that conflict had a tremendous bearing on the creation and peopling of this county. More...

Chamber, Purdue Extension To Host ‘Showcase Owen County’ April 25th

The Owen County Chamber of Commerce and Purdue Extension – Owen County firmly believe in the value of supporting local businesses. More...


L.O.F.T. Home School Group Registration Due March 3rd

L.O.F.T. Home School Group will meet for its spring semester beginning Friday, March 20. The semester will continue for six weeks, ending on April 24. The home school co-operative will meet on those Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Chili Supper To Support Mission Trip To Manzanillo

Pleasant Hill Community Church will host a fund-raising chili supper on Saturday, February 28, from 5-8 p.m. at the In God’s Arms (old IGA) building in Spencer. Free-will donations will be accepted. More...

OCCC/EDC Offering Two, $500 Scholarships

The Owen County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation (OCCC/EDC) is offering two, $500 scholarships for graduating seniors. Students must attend school in Owen County or be a resident of Owen County. More...


Tinseltown Talks

Marilyn Knowlden’s Decade In Hollywood

Her career as a child actress only lasted from 1931-1944, but Marilyn Knowlden has carried the memories for a lifetime. More...

Community Calendar

FUN WITH FRIENDS, Thursday, February 26, from 10-11 a.m. at the Owen County Public Library. Open to ages 3-5. Call 812-829-3392 for more information. More...

On Six Legs

Bugs And Bogus Science

As an insect scientist I have heard quite a number of unproven theories about the six-legged creatures I study. Some such theories originated long ago and are now considered folklore. More...


Today's Meditation

Keeping The Sabbath

[Jesus] said to [the Pharisees], “The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath.” - Mark 2:27 (NRSV) More...

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