2018-02-14 / Front Page
COUNTY COUNCIL

Several thousand residences in Owen County could have high-speed internet within the next four years if the plans from South Central Indiana REMC come to fruition.  More...

2018-02-12 / Front Page

While Thursday night’s Spencer-Owen Community School’s Board of School Trustees meeting had much to celebrate in regard to recent student success, there was also a lot to mourn as tragedy struck the district over the last week.  More...

2018-02-15 / Sports

Tyce Jackson, a senior at Cloverdale High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play collegiate football for the DePauw University Tigers. More...

2018-02-12 / Front Page

A deer risked causing havoc Thursday night on State Road 46 near the Owen and Monroe County line.  More...

2018-02-12 / Front Page

The deadline for candidates to file for the upcoming 2018 local election season was noon on Friday, Feb. 9. Here are the candidates to have filed in the last week. More...

2018-02-14 / Front Page

Corbin Lee Farley, age 18 of Poland, was sentenced on Tuesday morning in the Owen Circuit Court I after pleading guilty as charged to burglary while armed with a deadly weapon, a level 2 felony. More...

2018-02-12 / Front Page

The Owen Valley Lady Patriots earned a hard-fought regional semi-final win over the Benton Central Lady Bison Saturday morning, but ultimately fell in the regional final to host Danville.  More...

2018-02-16 / Front Page

When looking at the Demil property, the east side is no longer filled with scrap metal from spare Humvee parts, but much of the large pile on the west side still remains.  More...

2018-02-15 / Front Page
Council considers helping town join Zuercher radio system

A ll of the case files at the Spencer Police Department are kept on paper, and before the Zuercher system was installed for the Owen County Sheriff’s Department about two years ago, they did the same.  More...

2018-02-12 / Front Page

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced intention of replacing a bridge in west Owen County, with construction most likely beginning next year.  The bridge in question is located in Marion Township on SR-246 between Rentschler Roa More...

2018-02-14 / Front Page
Sammy L. Davis to receive top Hoosier honor

One of Owen County’s own will be honored with the State of Indiana’s highest honor next month. Governor Eric J. Holcomb will present Vietnam veteran and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Sammy L. More...

2018-02-15 / Front Page

Residents of Indian Hills, near Gosport, reported a blast coming from a nearby proposed quarry owned by J.W. Jones on Monday morning.  One of the homeowners affected, Brandon Arnett, said the blast shook his home. More...

2018-02-16 / Columns

ARREST REPORT  2-14   Dustin Knight, 34, Poland, preliminary charge of driving while suspended prior. More...

2018-02-13 / Front Page

Gas prices have been on a roller-coaster as of late, as after seeming to spike last week, this week they have fallen a great deal. As of the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 12, the price of a gallon of gas in Spencer ranged between $2.49 and $2.51. More...

2018-02-14 / Columns

ARREST REPORT  2-12   Matthew Ellington, 26, Cloverdale, preliminary charge of dealing in methamphetamine. Arrested by Owen County Sheriff’s Deputy James Deckard.  More...

2018-02-13 / Front Page
ELECTION 2018

The petition filing period for the Owen County 2018 election season ended on Friday, Feb. 9 at noon. Primary elections will take place on Tuesday, May 8, and general elections will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. More...

2018-02-12 / Columns

ARREST REPORT  2-8   Dillion Bailey, 25, Danville, preliminary charges of probation violation and driving while suspended prior. Arrested by Owen County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Matthew Miller.  INCIDENT REPORT   More...

2018-02-13 / Front Page

It’s no secret that this year has been a bad year for the flu. More...

2018-02-15 / Columns

ARREST REPORT  2-13   Richard Sleeth, 53, Indianapolis, preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering a person. Arrested by Owen County Sheriff Leonard ‘Sam’ Hobbs.  More...

2018-02-13 / Front Page

If you feel like you’ve seen a lot of different road construction photos of late, that’s because there is a lot of it going on in different parts of Spencer and the county.  More...

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