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Today's News

  • Perry County native dies from injuries after collision with semi

    Gentryville – A Perry County native died Thanksgiving Day from injuries he sustained that morning in a collision with a tractor-trailer near Gentryville.

    The Indiana State Police Post in Jasper received a report of a two-vehicle crash with injury at Indiana 162 east of U.S. 231 in Spencer County.

  • St. Nick plans return visit for Leopold parade

    LEOPOLD – The annual Christmas parade in Leopold is set for 1 p.m. Sunday with Santa Claus making a return visit for the event. Lineup gets under way at 12:30 p.m. in the three staging areas. Floats will line up at Perry Central School with tractors and horse units assembling at the Leopold Conservation Club. Military entries and Perry Central’s Marching Commodores will gather on the edge of town.

  • Drama club to host talent show

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Club and JAG Career Association will sponsor a “You Got Talent?” show.
    The event will take place Friday at the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium and is for junior and senior-high students.
    Tickets are $3 at the door.
     

  • Church News, Dec. 2

    Chestnut Grove to host Jack Compton
    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church in Tell City will host Evangelist Jack Compton (Gifts of the Spirit) of Riley, Miss.
    The community is invited to attend any of the four dates Compton will speak, Dec. 9, 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 12 at 6 p.m.
    For more information, contact Pastor Harold Nix at 547-5109.

  • Cannelton school finances improve despite state cuts

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Al Chapman isn’t hearing as much negative news about state funding for schools as he had a year before, he said Nov. 18, but he added, “I won’t be comfortable until I see the budget come out.”

    He has heard funding will be returned to a previous level, but “I haven’t heard anybody say if that’s the original number before … or after (recent) cuts,” he told school-board members at a regular meeting.

  • Celebration singers announce concert dates for December

    DUBOIS COUNTY – The Celebration Singers Community Choir will present three public concerts in Dubois County during December.
    The first concert will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 in the recently remodeled Cabby O’Neill Gymnasium in Jasper. The program is being presented in connection with the community’s O’Tannenbaum Days Celebration.
    The choir will present the program again at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

  • Parade characters

    German American Bank, whose float took on a Scooby Doo theme, won top awards in weekend Christmas parades in Cannelton and Tell City. 

  • St. John’s bazaar set for Saturday

    NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, one-half mile west of New Boston, will host a Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at the church.
    Items will include crafts, needlework, apple dumplings, homemade candies, baked goods, springerlies, jellies, produce and more.
    There will also be an early-bird breakfast consisting of sausage, gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs and fried potatoes. Food will be ready at 7 a.m.
    Soups, sandwiches and pie will be available throughout the day. “Special” soup will be sold by the gallon.

  • St. Paul chili supper, Christmas bazaar Friday, Saturday, Sunday

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City will host a chili supper and Christmas bazaar this weekend at the church.
    The chili supper will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday in the parish hall. The dinner will include all-you-can-eat chili, peanut butter sandwiches, crackers, drink and dessert for $5.
    The Christmas bazaar will kick off Friday during the supper and continue Saturday after 5:30 p.m. Mass and after the 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses Sunday.

  • Community Calendar, Dec. 2

    Thursday December 2
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.