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MYpath Trail Network Endorsed By Indiana Bicentennial Commission

MYpath, an Owen County trail network to connect neighborhoods and encourage citizens to enjoy McCormick’s Creek State Park’s natural resources and our community’s White River heritage, has been officially endorsed as a legacy projec More...

2014 Year In Review

During the month of April 2014, Owen Valley’s Morgan Schafer became the 32nd Owen County recipient of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, Indiana became the first state to drop common core standards and Owen Valley High School celebrated More...

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Government - Free Access

Your Government At Work...

Connecting You To Local Government & Schools

The Owen County Tourism Commission and Sweet Owen Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. More...


Bucy Scores Career-High 22 In Tuesday Loss To South Putnam

Senior guard Zaine Bucy netted a career-high 22 points and freshman Gracie Query pulled down a team-leading eight rebounds in Tuesday night’s 53-45 varsity girls’ basketball loss to visiting South Putnam. More...

JV Patriots Earn Win At South Vermillion, 53-27

Owen Valley’s junior varsity boys’ basketball team needed just the opening quarter to warm up after a long road trip to earn a 53-27 win at South Vermillion on Thursday, December 11. More...

OVMS Eighth Graders Fall To Tri-North, Golden Arrows

Owen Valley Middle School’s eighth grade boys’ basketball team hosted Tri-North recently, resulting in a 44-28 loss. More...


Today’s Meditation

A Christmas Gift Of Thanks

Whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all. - Galatians 6:10 (NRSV) More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Loren D. Wood, 82

Loren D. Wood, 82, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. More...

Human Misconduct, Software System Create ‘Perfect Storm’ For Auditor, Treasurer Offices

Owen Officials Meet With State Board Of Accounts, Examiner

Unbalanced financial books and inadequate software were the focus of recent discussions for the three-member Owen County Board of Commissioners and county attorney Richard Lorenz. More...

Spencer Council Approves New Building Inspector, SPD Deputy

Lorenz Is Preparing To Seek Injunctive Action Against DeMil Indiana

The Town of Spencer will have a new building inspector starting in January and a new deputy town marshal was approved to begin patrolling Tuesday following Monday night’s meeting of the Spencer Town Council. More...

Coal City American Legion Offers A Helping Hand For The Holidays

Pictured above are, front row, left to right: David Dyer, Jack Carroll, Wayne Burger, Peggy Burger and Janet Bailey. Back row: Arthur Bailey, Bob Amerman, Ernie Wilson, Jack Hauser, John Cecil, Randy Mitten, Rick Hofmann and Mary Frances Hochstetler. More...


Christmas Happenings

MUSIC FRIDAY AT THE OWEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, Friday, December 19, from 3:45-4:30 p.m. The Bloomington Peace Choir will sing Christmas carols. Music will be performed live on the main floor of the Owen County Public Library. More...

Motorist Extricated From Wreckage Following Crash In Northern Owen

A 35-year-old Spencer woman was injured Monday in a single-vehicle accident on Cunot-Cataract Road near Brann Road shortly after 7:00 p.m. More...

Gosport Celebrates Holiday Season With ‘Candy Land Christmas’

Brianna Ranard and her 19-month-old son, Bentlee Hawkins, stopped to visit with Frosty and an elf during the Gosport “Candy Land Christmas” festival. More...


Tinseltown Talks

Rich Little Still Impresses

At 76, veteran comedian and impressionist Rich Little is still zigzagging the country doing oneman shows. Impressions have been Little’s stock and trade since his school days in Ottawa, Canada. More...

Community Calendar

OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD DULCIMER AND ZITHER CLASS, for intermediate and advanced players, will meet Thursday, December 18, from 1-3 p.m. Call 812-829-1877 for more information. More...

Chicken Soup For The Soul

He’s My Brother

Like the Christmas before, we didn’t send Christmas cards; we called my family in Canada. Ginny and I talked to my mom. We spoke to my uncles and aunts. More...

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