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SMV Realty Serves As The Presenting Sponsor For 2015 Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Bowl for Kid’s Sake 2015, a major source of support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana (BBS), raised over $164,000 to provide local children with life-changing mentors. More...

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Connecting You To Local Government & Schools

The Owen County Board of Commissioners will meet Monday, July 6, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Room, located on the second floor of the Owen County Courthouse. This meeting is open to the public. More...

Farm News

Hurt: State’s Crop Losses Now Potentially Up To $475 Million

Indiana’s corn and soybean crops in a month of rain have gone from among the best to among the worst, with Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt now estimating that production could decline by $475 million. More...

Letters to the Editor

More Work To Be Done

Dear Editor, At the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS), we believe that any instance of child abuse or neglect is one case too many. More...


Today's Meditation

Outward Signs

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. - Galatians 5:22-23 (CEB) More...

Fact & Folklore of Owen County

Home From Gettysburg

There is something so poignant in Isaac Norris’s story – probably it’s his youth – that brings to mind James Whitcomb Riley’s poem, Good-Bye, Jim. More...

S-OCS Board Unanimously Approves Administrative Contracts For 2015-16

The seven-member Spencer-Owen School Board met Thursday, June 25 and unanimously approved several personnel requests, highlighted by administrative contracts for the 2015-2016 school year. More...

Evening World Office Closed Friday, July 3

The Spencer Evening World office will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observation of the Independence Day holiday and the SEW will not be published on that date. More...


Vacation Bible School

SPENCER FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH... “Journey Off The Map” Vacation Bible School, July 12-16, from 6:00 to 8:30 each night. Come join us as we discover truths about Jesus – the Ultimate Guide! More...

Police Notes

(Note: Items selected are from the daily police logs provided by Owen County Security Center Dispatch. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police. The list below is up-to-date as of 6:00 a.m. the day prior to publication.) More...

OVHS Class Of 1995 Plans 20-Year Reunion

The Owen Valley High School Class of 1995 will hold its 20-year class reunion on Saturday, July 25th. The day will start at the McCormick’s Creek State Park Nature Center at 10:00 a.m. More...


Your Owen County Community Foundation - Free Access

Bad News

My dear wife and I received some bad news the other evening. But only because we were foolish enough to watch the evening news. More...

Community Calendar

THE MOUNTAIN STRINGS DULCIMER GROUP will meet Thursday, July 2, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at the Hwy 46 Trading Post & Antiques. More...

Financial Focus

Work Toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

It’s almost the Fourth of July – time for fireworks, picnics and a reflection on all the liberties we possess in this country. More...

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