Straight-Line Winds Derail A Dozen Railroad Cars Early Thursday South Of Worthington

    A strong storm that blew through Owen and surrounding counties early Thursday morning packing winds reported in excess of 60 miles per hour caused wide-spread damage, most notably, Full Story

Story Time At Heritage & Culture Center Continues On Monday

    An excited group of youngsters made their way to the Owen County Heritage & Culture Center on Wednesday morning looking for a fun story time. Little did they know that they would be part of the stories themselves. Mrs. Full Story

Owen County's Special Assistance Contacts

    *2-1-1, Get Help & Give Help in Owen County. Dial 2-1-1 for free information on community resources (food, housing, clothing, health care, legal aid, childcare, counseling and more), 24-hours a day. Full Story

Daily Deadlines Of Interest

    •Calendar items: 12 noon day prior to publication (amanda@spencereveningworld.com) •Church page: 12 noon Thursday (michellewhite@spencereveningworld. Full Story


    Courtesy Graham Grain Company Terre Haute Full Story

OVHS Report Cards Available

    Student report cards are available for pick-up in the main office of Owen Valley High School between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily, Monday through Thursday. For more information, contact the high school at 829-2266. Full Story

Some people want fresh eggs or poultry, others just want a quirky pet. Whatever the reason, Mike and Nanette Edwards of Edwards Farm Supply in Spencer recently took delivery of several hundred live, young chickens and a few specially ordered Mallard ducks in the mail at the Spencer Post Office.019p1_xlg.jpg

Feathered Friends Arrive By Mail...

    Some people want fresh eggs or poultry, others just want a quirky pet. Full Story

Did You Know?

    There was a time when work men at what was known as the Fletcher Estate put up 60 tons of eight-inch-thick ice from ponds on the estate in one day, storing it in ice houses for use during the summertime. Full Story


First Aid For Pets

    The Monroe County Chapter of The American Red Cross is offering a First Aid for Dogs and Cats course on Saturday, June 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to keep their pets safe during an emergency situation. Full Story


OCSD K-9 Unit Receives Donations Totaling $500

    On Tuesday, the Owen County Sheriff's Department K-9 unit received a welcomed donation from Utili-Comm South, Inc. Full Story


What's New This Week At The Community Farmers' Market?

    The Community Farmers' Market of Owen County, located on the north side of the courthouse square in downtown Spencer, is open each Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon through October 24. Full Story

Your Government At Work

Connecting You To Local Government & Schools

    Owen BZA & Planning Commission The Owen County Board of Zoning and Appeals will meet Tuesday, June 23, beginning at 7 p.m., with a meeting of the Owen County Planning Commission to follow at 7:30 p.m. Full Story

Farm News

On-Line Farm Program Tools Now Available

    Don Hunton, Acting Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana announced today that new online research and planning tools are now available for farmers and ranchers to assist them in examining how the new 2008 Farm Bill programs a Full Story

Four-Under Wins Both Golf Scrambles At Pine Woods

    Pine Woods Golf Course is now holding two golf scrambles at their course on Rattlesnake Road near Spencer. Full Story


Your Owen County Community Foundation

Father's Day

    With Father's Day approaching this coming Sunday, fatherhood in general and our own fathers specifically are on all of our minds (or better be if you know what's good for you). Full Story


Activities for the Family

    McCormick's Creek State Park Nature Center Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week! Look for our program schedules on the web: http://www.in.gov/dnr/ parklake/2420.htm This week's theme: Geology! Full Story

After Thoughts

Reality Budget

    There are some pretty strange After Thoughts After "reality" shows on television, these days. I'm beginning to think that reality, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Full Story

Today's Meditation

    Read Romans 12:9-21 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. -Romans 12:18 (NIV) IN my church when we come forward to take Communion, we choose when and where we will kneel. Full Story

Church Directory

    ADEL CHURCH OF CHRIST South of Spencer River Bridge to Braysville Rd., turn left, 2nd rd., turn left on Adel Rd. Jerry Cassity, Don Lawson & Jim Porter - Preachers SUNDAY 10:30 a.m. - Worship service. Full Story

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