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Owen County Offices Closed Tuesday, May 5

Owen County government offices will be closed on Tuesday, May 5, for what is a municipal primary election day in many Indiana cities and towns, but not in Spencer or Gosport. 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, May 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...

Sports

With A Big Sixth Inning, CHS Softball Fights Its Way Back To a 13-12 Win

The Cloverdale varsity softball team took on Rockville Thursday evening, earning a come from behind win, 13-12. More...

Cloverdale Golfers Finish Second In Three-Way Match At Clover Meadows

Battling cool temperatures and strong winds, Cloverdale finished second in a three-way boys’ golf match held Thursday, April 30 at Clover Meadows. Plainfield finished first with a team score of 167, followed by the Clovers with a 175. More...

Patriot Track Teams Defeat South Vermillion And West Vigo In Triangular Meet Thursday

The Owen Valley boys’ and girls’ track teams won in dramatic fashion Thursday night at Patriot field, taking on visiting West Vigo and South Vermillion. More...

Church

Today's Meditation

Proclaiming Christ In Love

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. - John 13:35 (NIV) More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brian David Ress, 57

Brian David Ress, 57, of Nashville, passed away at his home on April 30, 2015. He was born October 11, 1957 in Harlington, Texas, the son of Norman E. Ress and Joan K. “Jo” (Doerner) Ress Quigley. They preceded him in death. More...

INDOT: Land Acquisition Minimal Along State Road 46 In Spencer

Although still two years away from the start of construction, the first visible signs of a planned resurfacing project on Morgan Street/ State Road 46 have already started to pop up in Spencer. More...

Owen Valley Choirs To Perform Final Concert Of The School Year, May 8

On Friday, May 8th, the Owen Valley choirs will be on stage for their final concert of the school year. More...

Committee Gauging Voter Interest For Vote Centers In Owen County

A new committee has been tasked by the county election board to gauge the local interest of registered voters to make Owen County one of 22 Indiana counties currently using or with plans to utilize vote centers during primary and general elections. More...

General

Annual Art And Science Fair Held At Patricksburg Elementary

A week long book fair at Patricksburg Elementary School helped to encourage reading. More...

National Day Of Prayer Is May 7

The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, when people are asked “to turn to God in prayer and meditation.” Each year since its inception, the Pre More...

ROTC Cadets Visit Indiana Military Museum

On April 23rd, Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) cadets from Owen Valley High School visited the Indiana Military Museum and the George Rogers Clark Memorial in Vincennes. More...

Columns

The Super Handyman

Tips For Cutting Down On Yardwork Time

Most of us are spending more and more time outdoors – usually mowing, weed-eating and blowing. More...

Community Calendar

THE OWEN COUNTY BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE will meet Monday, May 4, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Mike Wells Memorial Board Room at Central Office, located at 205 East Hillside Avenue in Spencer. Everyone is welcome to attend. More...

Through The Years

May 3- 9 5 years (2010) Deaths: Nancy Hash, 76; Brandon Edwards, 22; Homer Ristow, 89; Darla Tate, 54; Russell Booher, 72. The cornerstone of the Owen County Courthouse was rededicated to mark that building’s centennial. More...

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