• United Way prepares to pass leadership torch




    TELL CITY – During her 17 years as executive director of Perry County’s United Way, Rebecca Fenn has been a blessing to many: the families in need of a helping hand, nonprofit groups seeking funding to further their mission and community minded men and women who served as United Way trustees and campaign chairs. 

    But in her heart, Fenn says she has been blessed ... by the same families, organizations and people who have helped her and their hometowns.

  • Oakwood to participate in Hope for the Holidays fundraiser

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City invites community members to make a difference in the lives of others this holiday season by participating in their Hope for the Holidays fundraising campaign.

    Now through Dec. 15, community members can choose a stocking from one of Oakwood’s three Giving Trees, located at each of the campus’ entrances.

  • Newspaper staffers claim press awards

    TELL CITY – Newspapers covering Perry and Spencer County continued long traditions of journalism excellence, with writers in each establishment earning awards during the recent Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper contest. The announcements were presented during HSPA’s event Dec. 3.

  • Funds would help build Christmas-themed train depot in Santa Claus

    SANTA CLAUS – The Santa Claus Town Council threw its support behind a $250,000 Destination Grant from the Indiana Office of Tourism to help build a train depot for the Scenic Lincoln Way rail network. Should the grant pull through, it could go along way toward expediting the construction of a Santa Claus hub for the up-and-coming non-profit organization, and will eventually be joined by the construction of a similar depot in historic Lincoln City.

  • North EMS Station dedicated
  • SIRS’ Oser retiring after 39 years

    BOONVILLE – Patty Oser is retiring as Southern Indiana Resource Solutions’ vice president of community services after 39 years championing the rights of people with developmental disabilities. She officially retires Dec. 17.

    SIRS Management extends warm wishes on her retirement and deep appreciation for her passion and guidance toward full inclusion.

  • Inking an Enterprise


    Staff Writer


    With a customer comfortably situated in an adjustable chair, artist Zach Kalin’s supplies are neatly laid out on a tray within easy reach. Head down, hard at work, Kalin has already drawn out the concept. The only thing left is application.

  • Ken Mulzer Jr. joins German

    JASPER – German American announces that Ken Mulzer Jr., president of Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc., has joined Peter Ariens, Zach Bawel, Matt Eckert and corporate board member, Ray Snowden, to serve on the company’s Region Advisory Board for the Dubois, Perry and Spencer County markets.

    German American’s Region Advisory Board provides general business counsel to the local corporate management of the German American team. 

  • Patterning a legacy of design; Interiors business changes owners


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – With a flair for design and an emphasis on quality, the husband-and-wife duo of Suzy and Kevin Nugent plan to transform the look of homes in Perry County one kitchen bath at a time. Inheriting a strong tradition 40 years in the making, the Nugents recently took over operations of Kessner Interiors at 411 Main St.

  • A golden grand