2017-06-23 / Front Page
ISP, SPD investigating

Spencer and Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a local man found in his home Thursday morning. Owen County Coroner Lorna Dhom has identified the deceased as 56-yearold Phillip Barnes. More...

2017-06-19 / Front Page
Win marks second consecutive title for OV graduate

Owen Valley 2015 grad Jodi Hicks has done it again. In 2016, she brought home the national title in the U.S. Collegiate Archery Association’s National Championship. More...

2017-06-20 / Front Page

A packed house was on hand again at the Monday morning meeting of the Owen County Commissioners to hear a vote on the J.W. Jones recommendation from the county Plan Commission. More...

2017-06-19 / Front Page

“He’s like a little kid out there,” laughed Julie Seibert over the phone on Friday morning. Her husband Tom, she explained, was camped outside her office on East Morgan Street in Spencer. More...

2017-06-20 / Front Page

Several items came before the Owen County Commissioners Monday morning, including an IT update.  According to IT director Michael Priddy, upgrades are being completed at the Owen County Sheriff’s Department.  Priddy said on of the pro More...

2017-06-22 / Front Page

Concerns about traffic flow through downtown amid construction was a concern voiced recently by the Spencer Town Council.  More...

2017-06-22 / Front Page

Bittersweet Farms is nothing short of fairytale farmland. Way down Bittersweet Road, the property of Jerry and Paula Perron is remote and serene.   More...

2017-06-23 / Front Page

Owen County Highway Superintendent Joe Pettijohn gave an update on his of department at the recent meeting of the county Commissioners.  With a 3-0 vote, the Board approved the repair of the building used to house stone for the county, in the am More...

2017-06-21 / Columns

DAILY ARRESTS  6-19  Jonathon Moran, 34, Spencer, preliminary charges of possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and operating while intoxicated. More...

2017-06-22 / General

JESSIE WARD, 18, is a resident  Coal City and the daughter  Mike and Pam Ward. She is sponsored by the Owen Valley FFA Chapter.  More...

2017-06-22 / Front Page

Several other items of business came before the Board of Commissioners at their recent meeting.  Donna McElroy came forward on behalf of the probation department with a remodeling update. More...

2017-06-22 / General

Vickie Edwards and Todd Smith, both of Spencer, announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dianna Deckard of Spencer.  Todd is the son of Jimmy Smith of Hogansville, Ga., and the late Sandra Medlock Smith.  Vickie i More...

2017-06-22 / Front Page

This coming Saturday, June 24, interested participants, parents, family, friends and Owen County residents will be watching as the 2017 Miss Owen County Fair Queen is crowned.  The 2017 fair is scheduled for July 9-16, and there are many events More...

2017-06-21 / Front Page
New law regarding bail could cost county thousands, says citizen

Owen County taxpayer, bail bondsman and Gosport Town Council president Mitch Pearce came before the County Board of Commissioners Monday morning with information that could very well save the county tens, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars.  More...

2017-06-21 / Letters to the Editor

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2017-06-19 / General

The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) and SRI, Inc. have named a local third grader as the National County Government Week essay contest winner for the AIC’s West Central District.  More...

2017-06-19 / Columns

DAILY ARRESTS   6-15  Micah Rawley, 23, Spencer, preliminary charges of interference with report of a crime and battery. More...

2017-06-23 / General

State Trooper Ryan White made a guest appearance at the Spencer-Owen County Schools Summer Reading Camp on Wednesday. More...

2017-06-20 / Front Page

Indiana gas prices have steadily decreased over the course of the past few weeks, dropping significantly, especially compared to national prices. More...

2017-06-23 / Columns

DAILY ARRESTS  6-21  Corey Carrithers, 25, Washington, preliminary charge of theft; receiving stolen property. More...

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