2015-07-28 / Front Page

Tragedy struck Sunday when a 12-year-old Spencer boy was fatally injured in a dirt bike riding mishap on rural Freedom-Arney Road. More...

2015-07-29 / Front Page

According to a probable cause affidavit prepared by Owen County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) Captain Detective Erich Teuton, on July 25th Owen County Dispatch was informed by representatives of IU Health-Bloomington Hospital that a victim was re More...

2015-07-30 / Front Page

Tragedy is no stranger to Owen County, even in the most unfortunate cases involving the loss of lives barely begun. A fun-filled sunny Sunday afternoon took a turn for the worse on July 26 in rural Freedom. More...

2015-07-31 / Front Page

The ink Mr. Monopoly tattooed on his right calf provided just the right amount of luck Spencer’s Robert Hoene needed for a lifealtering investment of sorts on June 23rd. More...

2015-07-29 / Front Page

Working in the absence of board member Amber Willen, the remaining six members of the Spencer- Owen School Board met late last week for the final time before the start of the 2015-2016 school year. More...

2015-07-27 / Front Page

For many the annual Owen County Fair 4-H Livestock Auction is not only the culmination of a year of hard work and dedication, it also provides a marketing venue for their project. More...

2015-07-30 / Front Page

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Wednesday that traffic on State Road 59 (S.R. 59) will be restricted to one 10’ lane on the Eel River Bridge beginning Friday, August 7. More...

2015-07-29 / Front Page

The need to fund a full-time juvenile public defender to represent the interests of Owen County’s children was evident to members of the county council on Monday evening. More...

2015-07-31 / Front Page

The President of Indiana’s Society of Professional Engineers is speaking out against a recommendation to deregulate licenses for 11 different jobs in the Hoosier State. Spencer resident U.S. Army Colonel (ret.) Dr. Scott S. More...

2015-07-29 / Front Page

A variety of information and resources will be available this weekend for local parents and children preparing for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. More...

2015-07-27 / Front Page

A day in the sun provided plenty of pool time fun for visitors to McCormick’s Creek State Park (MCSP) last Friday afternoon. (Staff Photo) More...

2015-07-28 / Front Page

An inspiring young man entertained the crowd last Saturday morning at the Owen County Farmers’ Market in Spencer. Born blind, 11-year-old Levi Gobin is a budding pianist. More...

2015-07-28 / Front Page

New and aspiring farmers will have an opportunity to visit a diverse group of Indiana farms, network with fellow farmers, and learn from experts in a series of workshops and tours offered as part of Purdue University’s Beginning Farmer and Ranc More...

2015-07-30 / Front Page

A total of 88 local children recently enjoyed a ‘Superhero Science’ demonstration from Professor Steve during an Owen County Public Library sponsored ‘Fantastic Friday’ event More...

2015-07-28 / General

(Note: Items selected are from the daily police logs provided by Owen County Security Center Dispatch. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police. The list below is up-to-date as of 6:00 a.m. the day prior to publication.) More...

2015-07-30 / General


2015-07-29 / General

Amanda Beckwith and Caleb Hutchison were united in marriage on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at The Fields in Bloomington. Pastor Bill Grandi officiated the service. Amanda is the daughter of David and Kimberly Beckwith. More...

2015-07-30 / General

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