What do a Confederate solider, a county judge and a state senator have in common?
Each were former owners of what would become Owen County’s only newspaper, The News-Herald.
As the nation celebrates National Newspaper Week, Oct. 4-10, we take a look back at Owen County’s long and storied newspaper history.
Owen County’s newspaper history unfolds in New Liberty in 1868, when J.M. Clark established the county’s first newspaper, The Owen News.