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Haley Amador, Ethan Wright Crowned 2015 Owen County Fair Little Miss, Mister Saturday Evening

With the stage adorned with toy tractors and other objects depicting farm life and the 2015 Owen County Fair theme of ‘Down of the Farm,’ the Owen County Fair Little Miss and Mister were crowned Saturday evening. More...

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Government - Free Access

Your Government At Work...

Connecting You To Local Government & Schools

The Owen County Board of Commissioners and the Owen County Council will hold a joint work session Monday, June 29, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Room, located on the second floor of the Owen County Courthouse. More...

Farm News

$300 Million In Indiana Crops’ Value Lost To Flooding So Far

Torrential rains and resulting flooding have destroyed as much as five percent of Indiana’s corn and soybean crops and already cost the state’s agricultural economy about $300 million since the beginning of June, Purdue Extension economis More...


The Super Handyman

Here’s A Simple, Handy Paper Towel Holder

We needed a couple of paper towel holders and didn’t want to spend a lot of money on them. I just made some simple ones from a scrap of wood and a dowel rod. More...


Katie Is An Incredible Young Lady

Cherise Gruber first learned about this column through her mother, Tommi McLaughlin, who I featured months ago and who has multiple sclerosis. Gruber then joined my “Disabilities by Daniel J. More...

Community Calendar

THE OWEN COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKET WILL HOLD A PLANNING MEETING FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL FARM TO TABLE DINNER on Monday, June 29, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Farm Bureau office, located on East Franklin Street in Spencer. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Seth Thomas Bernitt, 18

Seth Thomas Bernitt, age 18, of Spencer, passed away at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at IU Health-Bloomington Hospital. More...

Laura Mae (Brinson) Tucker

Laura Mae (Brinson) Tucker, 83, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Mill Pond Rehabilitation in Greencastle. More...

Breaking News - 5:51 PM

Spencer Police Seek Persons Of Interest - Free Access

While responding to a domestic call for assistance last Thursday afternoon (June 25th), an officer with the Spencer Police Depar More...

Morgan Schafer Is Crowned 2015 Owen County Fair Queen; Emily Montenegro First Runner-Up

2015 Fair Is July 4-11; SEW Fair Edition To Be Published July 2

Five lovely young ladies graced the stage of the Owen Valley High School auditorium Saturday evening, competing in the 2015 Miss Owen County Fair Queen Pageant. More...

2014 CHS Graduate Awarded America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship

Heather Goss, a 2014 graduate of Cloverdale High School, has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, a new program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Goss is studying agricultural education at Purdue University. More...


Vacation Bible School

SPENCER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH… is planning a fantastic Vacation Bible School again this year! More...

Participants Sought For Vespers Service

The Owen County Christian Men’s Fellowship will again host the Vespers Service at the Owen County Fair. The service is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. in the covered show arena on Sunday, July 5. More...

Police Notes

(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...


Owen Valley High School Open Gym Schedules

VolleyballMondays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.Girls’ BasketballMondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noonBoys’ BasketballTuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer More...

Spencer Conservation Club

Thursday, June 25th

The Spencer Conservation Club hosts a clay target shoot every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. and every Saturday at 3:00 p.m. All shoots are open to the public. Call 812-821-0831 for more information. More...

OVMS Volleyball Open Gyms And Football Workouts

Volleyball open gym and football workouts are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. All interested Owen Valley Middle School (OVMS) athletes are encouraged to attend. More...


Today's Meditation

Respect For Nature

Everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving. - 1 Timothy 4:4 (NIV) More...

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