Today's News

  • Easter-egg-hunt champs win new bikes
  • Tax bills to hit mailboxes soon

    PERRY COUNTY – Property-tax bills payable in 2015 are scheduled to be mailed on April 8, Perry County Treasurer Judy Pund said.

  • Twilight Towers annual yard sale planned for Saturday, May 16

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Tenant Council gathered March 18, with President Joyce Richardt opening the meeting.

    Celebrating March birthdays are Louis Kuntz, Sue Bullock, Vivien DuPont, Evelyn Snyder, Bryant Bolin, Ed Harpenau, Elsie Flamion, Herb Hawker, Louise Hay, Debbie Howell and Dan Miller.

    A tenant-only dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, April 10. At 6 p.m., Ralph Reed will provide entertainment beginning at 6 p.m., along with a karaoke dance. The public is invited to attend the dance.

  • Rural News; BRISTOW, April 2

    By CINDY CULBERTSON, News Correspondent, Phone, 843-5547 — Happy Easter to all my family and friends.

    It is hard to believe this year is just buzzing by so quickly.

    The beautiful sunshine makes the body and soul feel oh-so-good.

    This week is full of spiritual goodness. We have Good Friday; its meaning is overwhelming. The thought of our great God giving his precious life for us is a blessing and heartache, just trying to imagine all the agony He went through for us makes me sad.

  • Farmers market organizational meeting Wednesday at Tell City Depot

    TELL CITY – Gardening season is just around the corner and that means plans are taking shape for farmers markets that will be held this year the Tell City Depot.

    An organizational meeting is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at the Depot, located at 333 Seventh Street in Tell City.

    Betty Cash, executive director of the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the meeting, similar to one held last year, will establish guidelines for vendors who want to sell items. 

  • Jeep Poker Run slated for Sunday, April 26

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda invites the community to a Jeep Poker Run Sunday, April 26.

    All vehicles are welcome, so shine up your Jeep, classic car or truck and meet at the St. Boniface Fulda Parish Center.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. CDT, with the first vehicle out at 11 a.m.

    The cost is $10 per person; 16 and under are free. There will be food and prizes. Registration forms can be found on the church website at www.sbfulda.org.

  • Golf scramble to benefit American Cancer Society

    JASPER – The fifth-annual Karen’s Angels golf scramble will be held Saturday, April 18, at Buffalo Trace Golf Course, formerly Jasper Municipal Course.

    The scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Eastern time. Costs of $50 per person to be paid the day of the event includes 18 holes of golf, cart rental and a hotdog. Drinks will be available.

    Participants must register team names by April 13. There will be prizes for first, second and last place and for longest drive, longest putt and closest to the pin.

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  • Spencer County Healthy Community Partnership to sponsor farmers markets

    SPENCER COUNTY – Spring is here and many gardeners are gearing up for another summer of growing fresh vegetables and fruits. The Spencer County Healthy Community Partnership will sponsor farmers markets again this summer. 

    Several changes have been made to make the markets even bigger and better than last year. Markets will be held from 2 to 6:30 p.m. beginning Wednesday June 3, at the city park in Rockport. 

  • Author Temple Grandin to speak April 9 at Brescia

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Brescia University William R. Young Jr. Lecture Series will present Ph.D. Temple Grandin at 7 p.m. April 9 at St. Stephen Cathedral. This event is free and open to the public.

    Grandin is an innovator, author and activist and is considered one of the most accomplished and well-known adults with autism in the world. Grandin is considered a philosophical leader of both the animal-welfare and autism-advocacy movements.