August 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Stuck Tractor-Trailer Disrupts Traffic On East Franklin Street In Spencer

If you live in Spencer, it’s likely you’ve seen a tractor-trailer stuck on the railroad crossing at the intersection of East Franklin Street and Park Avenue. More...

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Government - Free Access

Your Government At Work...

Connecting You To Local Government & Schools

The Owen County Board of Commissioners will meet Monday, August 4, 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...


Community Calendar

(Editor’s Note: Due to limited space and the sheer volume of requests, publication of Community Calendar items can only be guaranteed one week in advance of the day of the event/meeting.) More...

McCormick's Creek State Park

Friday, August 1: 10 a.m. - Hike and Seek. Meet at the Nature Center. More...

Your Owen County Community Foundation - Free Access

Friday Thoughts

This week, summer seemed to be on the express train to points south. I’ve never had to leave outdoor July chores early because I was getting too cold, but the chill hit me Monday evening as I attacked the overgrowth along a fence row. More...

Sight-Distance Project Nears Completion As Final Pavement Work Gets Underway

A planned week-long paving project on State Road 46 East near the Owen-Monroe county line began stalling traffic Thursday morning. More...

Free School Supply Giveaway At YMCA - Free Access

The Owen County Alliance will be giving away free school supplies and backpacks, while supplies last, to Owen County residents on Saturday, August 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Owen County Family YMCA. Children must be present and show I.D. More...

ISP Provides Owen County Courthouse Employees With Active Shooter Training

Approximately 40 Owen County officials and courthouse staff, or nearly half of those employed at the building took part in a recent voluntary training exercise coordinated by Indiana State Police Senior Trooper Ryan White and the Owen County Prosecut More...


Trucks And Antique Tractors Get Into The Pulling Spirit At 2014 Owen County Fair

The 2014 Owen County Fair had plenty of truck and tractor pulling action for those in attendance this year. There were five tractor classes and two truck classes to delight the fans in the stands. More...

From Baseball To Cinnamon Rolls...

Joe Drescher, Owen County’s number one New York Yankees fan, is shown above performing one of his many volunteer duties at this year’s Owen County Fair. More...

Owen 4-Hers Participate In Area 5 4-H Lawn And Garden Tractor Contest

Keaton Hamilton, right, and Dylan Parrish, left, participated in the Area 5 tractor event held at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Dylan finished in fourth place overall and Keaton finished ninth. More...


Today’s Meditation

Road To Health

Everyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is unskilled in the word of righteousness. - Hebrews 5:13 (NRSV) More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Deanna Jane Collins, 65

Deanna Jane Collins, 65, of Spencer, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the IU Hospice House in Bloomington. More...

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