Coming Events

  • Pond management workshop Feb. 23

    PERRY COUNTY – Nearly every farm in Perry County has a pond. Pond management calls come frequently, often dealing with duckweed and planktonic algae.

    Managing fish populations can also be a challenge. Keeping a pond healthy is important for the appearance of the pond and its function.

  • Community Events; Feb. 4

    Benefit for Raymond Pfeifer Feb. 27


    LEOPOLD – A “beat cancer” benefit for Raymond Pfeifer will be held at the Leopold Conservation Clubhouse on Saturday, Feb. 27.

    Grilled pork chop or chicken dinners with creek fried potatoes with green beans at a cost of $8 per meal will be served, beginning 11 a.m. A silent auction will also start at 11 a.m. Live music, provided by Overdrive, Carl Sommers and Ryan Pfeifer, will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight.

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    Fish fry dinners to be served at St. Michael


    CANNELTON – fish fry dinners will be served by members of St. Michael Catholic Church on the first 6 Fridays of Lent. There will be no dinners served on Good Friday, March 25.

    Meals will begin on Friday, Feb. 12, at 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and continue on the next five Fridays. The meal will include fried fish fillets or cheese pizza, baked beans or mac and cheese, slaw, cornbread, dessert and drink. The price is $8 for adults and $5 for children, six and under.

  • Community Events; Jan. 28

    VFW breakfast buffet Saturday


    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 at the post home.

    Scrambled eggs or made to order. The cost is $7 (price includes tax). Carry-outs are available and the public is invited. 


    Cancer support meeting Tuesday


  • Lt. Governor Launches 2016 Hoosier Women Artists Contest

    INDIANAPOLIS – Recently, Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann announced details for the 2016 Hoosier Women Artists Contest. The annual competition was established to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting talented female artists throughout Indiana.

    The contest celebrates a wide variety of graphic arts including drawing, painting and photography. Past entries have included, but are not limited to portraits, landscapes, still lifes, animals, buildings, interdisciplinary arts and abstracts.

  • Krempp Gallery showcases Herald photographs

    JASPER – The Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center will present The Dubois County Herald for the month of February. The exhibition, titled “The Moment: Photojournalism of The Herald,” features award-winning photographs taken by The Herald’s nationally recognized photojournalists. The photographs, spanning 35 years, are captured moments that tell visual stories about local people and life.

  • The Way Down Wanderers to Perform at annual ‘Halfway to the Folk Fest’ event

    FERDINAND – The Way Down Wanderers are the featured act for the annual “Halfway to the Folk Fest” lineup announcement and fundraiser on March 19.  Local and regional singer-songwriter Bethany Boeglin will perform a brief opening set.

    The show will be held at Ferdinand’s American Legion in the family-friendly back hall.  Doors will open at 6 p.m., Boeglin will perform at 7:30 p.m., and The Way Down Wanderers will begin at approximately 8:15 p.m. All times are Eastern.

  • Photo contest celebrates historic resources

    Help celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial this year by participating in the Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology’s annual photo contest to recognize Historic Preservation Month in May.

  • Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann to be speaker at 2016 Lincoln Day program

    LINCOLN CITY – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will be the featured speaker at the annual Lincoln Day program on Sunday, Feb. 7.

    The program will begin at 2 p.m. CST and will be held in the Abraham Lincoln Hall of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City.

    The 2016 Lincoln Day program will include presentation of the colors by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, special music, and other ceremonial activities to honor the memory of Abraham Lincoln and his family. There are several new exhibits in the visitor center as well.

  • Benefit for Sherry Curtis Feb. 19 at the Tell City Moose Lodge

    TELL CITY – A benefit event for Sherry Casper Curtis will be held Friday, Feb. 19, at the Tell City Moose Lodge. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and a benefit auction will start at 5:30.

    Dixon & Dixon Auctioneers will donate their services. The cover charge for the evening will be $4.

    Music by Stan LaGrange and Kelly Clark will follow the auction. Drinks, food and desserts will be available.

    Sherry has been diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer in her throat and lymph nodes.