Today's News

  • Perry Central papier mâché art show out of this world
  • Bexley Kay Lawalin

    Jacob and Kayla Lawalin of Gatchel announce the birth of their daughter, Bexley Kay.

    She was delivered at 8:18 a.m. March 31, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. Bexley weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Lawalin is the former Kay Miller.

    Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet and paternal grandparents are Duane and Jancy Lawalin of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Sue Miller of Tell City, Lee and Janet Goff of Owensboro, Ky., and Hermann and Virginia Epple of Tell City.

  • Bristow Christian Church awards $1,000 scholarships to four area students
  • Deer Creek Cemetery items should be removed

    TELL CITY – To prepare for mowing, the Deer Creek Baptist Church cemetery committee will remove floral arrangements in the cemetery Saturday, May 2. Items to be kept should be removed before that date. To aid with mowing, trimming and safety, the committee requests new flowers or figurines be securely fastened to the memorial stone above ground level or attached to a shepherd’s hook. New items placed at ground level will be removed before the cemetery is mowed.

  • DAR to meet Wednesday to plan veterans project


    TELL CITY – Members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will gather Wednesday, April 29 to discuss progress and plans for their Perry County veterans project.

    The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library’s main branch in Tell City in the genealogy room.

  • St. Boniface fundraiser 5K set for Sunday, May 17

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a fundraiser 5K run-walk Sunday, May 17. 

    The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the St. Boniface Parish Center. Pre-registration is $15 per person now through May 16 and $20 per person on race day. Registration forms are available online at www.sbfulda.org.

    For more information, call Kasey Wagner at (812) 719-1471. Proceeds will support the ongoing care and preservation of historic St. Boniface Catholic Church, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Lost and found in the Hoosier National Forest

    Vicki Gullang-Harris

    Hoosier National Forest


    Spring is a wonderful time to spend outdoors. Unfortunately, for some adventurous folks who venture off trail, a day of fun exploration could turn to fear as they realize they have become lost.

    With a bit of preparation, becoming lost can be avoided. Proper planning helps ensure your safety. It will also increase your ability to deal with unexpected situations should they arise. 

  • Galloway honored for OWI efforts

    JASPER – Two Troopers from the Jasper District were recently honored at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center.

    Trooper Michael Allen and Trooper Jeremy Galloway were presented awards for their service to the State of Indiana.

  • Stepping Stones events bring families together
  • Hancock County Chamberfest Saturday at Vastwood Park

    HANCOCK COUNTY – The Hancock County Chamber will host its first Chamberfest event Saturday , April 25, at Vastwood Park in Hawesville.

    Several events are planned during the day with food and fun for the entire family.

    At the boat dock, there will be free fishing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the kids.

    There will be free food served at 11 a.m. At noon there will be an Art In The Park exhibit that is free to all painters and craft vendors who would like to provide their own table to display artwork.