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Area Man Pleads Guilty To Felony Theft Charge

A 24-year-old Bloomington man was sentenced Tuesday in the Owen Circuit Court after pleading guilty to theft, a class D-felony. The charge stemmed from an incident that occurred on June 9, 2014 at a local business in Spencer. More...

Unlicensed Motorist Arrested Friday After Causing Multi-Vehicle Crash On U.S. 231 North Of Spencer

An unlicensed and uninsured motorist was taken into custody by police after causing a multivehicle accident late Friday night on U.S. 231 North, a short distance north of Spencer. More...

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Lady Patriot Soccer Falls 3-1 to Sullivan

Owen Valley recently suffered a hard-fought 3-1 high school girls’ soccer loss at Sullivan. More...

Win Over Vikings Moves Cloverdale Volleyball Squad to 3-2 On Season

The Cloverdale varsity volleyball squad was busy last week, competing in matches against South Vermillion, Clay City, and West Vigo. They started out the week with a road trip to Clinton to take on the Lady Wildcats. More...

Patriot Football Spotlight

Duane Potts, now in his 13th season as head coach, and the Owen Valley High School varsity football coaching staff have announced selections for the team’s “Hammer Award” and “Offensive Lineman of the Week” honors coveri More...


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Read Joshua 4:1-9 More...

Town Of Gosport Welcomes New Superintendent, Nicholas Manson

The three-member Gosport Town Council met in special session August 28th to officially hire new town superintendent, Nicholas Manson. More...

Board Of Commissioners Plan Timber Sale To Fund Memorial Wall Repairs, Establish New Veterans Park

While the Owen County Board of Commissioners are still awaiting a final price quote for needed repairs to the county’s war memorial wall on the west side of the courthouse square, the board took a step toward securing possible funding for the p More...

Employment Requests Highlight Recent Meeting Of Spencer-Owen School Board

A Dispute Resolution Is Reached Between Former PES Principal, School Corporation

Employment and field trip requests dominated last week’s meeting of the Spencer-Owen School Board, held August 28 in the Mike Wells Memorial Board Room at Central Office. More...


Weekday Religious Education Volunteer Training Luncheon Set For Thursday At Local Lions Club

Things are in place for a new school year with Weekday Religious Education (WRE). More...

Hackworthys To Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

John and Cindy Hackworthy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, September 5. They were married September 5, 1964 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Madison, Wisconsin. More...

‘Cry Out America!’ Event Set For September 11th

Owen Countians can join Christian believers nationwide for “Cry Out America!” on Thursday, September 11, beginning at 12 noon on the Owen County Courthouse lawn. More...


Hot Weather Crappie A Pleasant Surprise

Crappie fishing in late August when the heat index is 105 degrees doesn’t sound right, does it? More...

Even The Darkest Clouds May Have A Silver Lining

The phone was ringing; it was 12:30 am; I was sound asleep and had trouble making the connection between the disturbing sound and the phone. When I looked at the receiver, my sister’s number came up. More...

Arts And Economic Prosperity....

So, let’s talk bottom line for a bit. We have looked at the importance of art in child development and in daily life. Now let’s look at the value of art from a strictly financial point of view. More...

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