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Today's News

  • Birdseye 5K run-walk Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – The fourth annual five-kilometer run-walk is scheduled for Saturday, beginning with at 8 a.m. EDT.
    The event will begin in back of the Pentecostal church in town, north of the intersection of Indiana 64 and Indiana 145. Parking is available behind the church.
    The entry fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Proceeds will benefit the Birdseye Fire and Park Picnic Fund.
    For more information, call (812) 389-2878 or (812) 630-7962.

  • KWC announces names of dean’s, president’s list students

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of local students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists at the college.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement.
    To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Ivy Tech announces local students named to summer dean’s, president’s lists

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2013 summer semester.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.  

  • Patoka Triathlon to affect traffic at recreation area Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – On Saturday morning, motorists may experience a slight delay if traveling into the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area at Patoka Lake.
    From 8:30 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m., motorists and boat ramp users will share the road with approximately 150 bicyclists participating in the first Patoka Lake Triathlon. During this time, traffic will be halted for brief moments as bicyclers race through the property.  

  • Owensboro Health announces grant funding cycle for regional organizations

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Owensboro Health Regional Hospital awarded more than $579,000 to 39 regional organizations for 47 projects.
    Continuing a long-standing tradition of collaboration and investment in community health improvement, Owensboro Health announced another cycle of funding Aug. 16.

  • 4-H programs benefit from local John Deere dealership

    CRAWFORDSVILLE – John Deere dealers Wright Implement Company and Wright Stemle annually donate service, equipment and monetary donations to 4-H and County Fair programs across Indiana.
    This year both organizations combined contributed to 26 county 4-H programs with donations exceeding $56,000. Counties ranging from Warren and Tippecanoe down to Posey all reaped the benefits.

  • Southern Indiana Horseman’s club fun horse show Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show and benefit at 5 p.m. Saturday at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Reunions, Aug. 22 issue

    PCHS 2008
    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry Central Class of 2008 will hold its 5-year class reunion from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Tipsaw Lake Beach shelter house.
    For more details and to RSVP, call or text Danielle Esarey at 719-4835 or send email to danimarie730@gmail.com.

    Saalman family
    BRANCHVILLE – The second annual Saalman family reunion will be Aug. 31 at the Branchville Conservation Club. A pot-luck dinner will start at 12:30 p.m.

  • Marksmen shut out Pike Central

    PETERSBURG—Eli Reed scored a goal in the 67th minute of the game as Tell City beat Pike Central 1-0 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Reed scored on an assist from Grant Bolin.
    Pike Central lost despite making 23 shots on goal compared with Tell City’s seven.
    “We had some pretty good shots but we didn’t have a whole lot of them,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer. “They had a lot of shots but not very good ones.

  • River City Kennel Club dog show

    PHILPOT, Ky. – The Owensboro River City Kennel Club will hold its annual all-breed dog show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 at the Daviess County Fairgrounds, 6191 Highway 54 in Philpot.
    Vendors will be on hand offering dog-related items and jewelry. Late afternoon Aug. 24, there will be a dog show match for inexperienced dogs and new people interested in getting into showing their dogs. Contestants may enter that show that afternoon.
    For the Aug. 25 show, dogs must be entered in advance. For more information, contact Vicki Spencer at (270) 316-0051.