Dean & Marcia Bruce Receive '09 Honor For Local Home Restoration

Annual Preservation Award 2009 Awarded To Spencer Couple

    Spencer residents could often see Dean Bruce outside of his home carrying boards and hammering nails at 217 North Main Street over the past year. His intensive work was well worth the beauty restored to the former Dr. Full Story

The home of Dean and Marcia Bruce, located at 217 North Main Street in Spencer, was the 2009 recipient of Owen County Preservations' Annual Preservation Award. (Staff Photo by Michael Stanley) 002p1_xlg.jpg
Spencer residents Dean and Marcia Bruce were recently awarded the Annual Preservation Award by Owen County Preservations for the restoration of their home. (Courtesy Photo) 002p2_xlg.jpg
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James Alexander Thom Wins National Category For State Authors Award

Owen Author To Be Recognized During Indy Awards Dinner

    James Alexander Thom, widely recognized as one of the state's finest contemporary historical novelists, can now add to his long list of personal and professional accomplishments the honor of being selected as the inaugural Eugene & Marilyn Glick In Full Story


Fender Brothers Display Skills Through Unique Ideas, Useful Buildings

Fender-Four Star Land Utilized As Fun, Family Gathering Destination

    Most creative folks can think up some unique projects to embark on in their free time. Some of those people think up some crazy ideas, but fail to follow through with their plans. Full Story

Lewis Fender examines a finished round outhouse on the property of Fender's Four-Star, just north of Spencer. Lewis and brother, Steve, constructed the commode. (Staff Photo by Michael Stanley) 004p1_xlg.jpg
Brothers Steve (left) and Lewis Fender sit in the shelter house the pair built utilizing timber and various other items found on their property or within their family's belongings. (Staff Photo by Michael Stanley) 004p2_xlg.jpg

Ellsworth Plans September 4th 'Town Hall Call'

    Congressman Brad Ellsworth has announced plans to host a second telephone conference call to discuss health care reform with 8th District constituents. The call will take place on Friday, September 4, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Full Story


Patriots On The Road Friday...

    Coming off a season-opening loss to visiting South Putnam this past week, Owen Valley High School's varsity football team will look to post its first win Friday night on the road at Brown County. Full Story

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