Local News

  • SWCD Awarded Clean Water Indiana Grant for 2015

    SWCD Awarded Clean Water Indiana Grant for 2015
    The Perry, Crawford and Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation Districts were jointly awarded a competitive Clean Water Indiana (CWI) Grant for $75,000 for livestock facilities.

  • SWCD Annual Meeting to be held Feb. 3

    The 67th annual meeting of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will be held on Tuesday, February 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. CST at the Bristow Community Center in Bristow.  

  • What is the Soil and Water Conservation District?

    What is the SWCD?

  • Etienne named Conservationist of the Year

    The Perry County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors has selected Fred Etienne Farms as the 2014 Conservationist of the Year. Each year the SWCD Board selects a conservationist based on their accomplishments and dedication to enhance our natural resources.  Fred Etienne Farms (Fred Etienne) has been chosen as the Conservationist of the Year for his lifetime dedication of improving water quality and conserving soil.

  • Tour the University of Evansville’s Harlaxton College and London, Paris

    EVANSVILLE – A tour of Harlaxton College, the University of Evansville’s British campus and the cities of London and Paris is being planned by the Harlaxton Society and UE’s Office of Alumni and Parent Relations. This unique trip is open to both UE alumni and the general public.

  • LHDC accepting applications for Energy Assistance Program

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. is continuing to accept applications for the Energy Assistance Program.
    The program is designed to assist income-eligible households with the high costs of home energy through partial payment of utility and fuel bills.
    To date, LHDC has served 1,035 households in a three-county area with an average benefit of nearly $400.
    Interested persons should call (812) 547-3435, Exts. 231 or 229 or (800) 467--1435, Exts. 231 or 229 for a program packet.

  • St. Boniface to host 150th celebration

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will celebrate 150 years with an evening of cards, painting and wine beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the parish center.
    The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a euchre tourney and play will begin at 7:30. There will be six 20-minute games. Cost is $15 per player. There will be door prizes and half-pot drawings. Finger foods and drinks will be furnished. All are welcome.

  • Perry Central to offer continuing education classes

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community Schools has released the schedule of continuing education classes to begin at the end of January.
    There will be a variety of classes being offered. The schedule and description of classes may be viewed online at www.pccs.k12.in.us.
    Registration forms may be picked up in the elementary or high school offices. Some classes have a $20 fee to enroll.
    Fitness courses are funded by Perry Central School Corp. and a Welborn Baptist HEROES grant and are free to participants.

  • Orchid growing workshop planned for Jan. 20

    PERRY COUNTY – The Purdue Master Gardeners of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties offer fun, educational events for the public. This is a program of the Purdue Extension Service.
    Events will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. The location will vary depending on the program.  Programs are free unless otherwise noted.
    Growing Gorgeous Orchids will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at Spencer County 4-H Center, Hwy 70 in Chrisney.

  • School menues for the week of Jan. 19-23

    Week of January 19-23
    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.
    Monday: No school
    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Taco salad, salsa, corn and peaches
    Wednesday: BREAKFAST -  French toast sticks LUNCH -  Hamburger on a bun, baked potato half, cole slaw and pineapple.