Today's News

  • Church News, July 18

    Guest speaker at Freewill Baptist
    CANNELTON – Brother Samuel Epley, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Bedford, Ky., will be guest speaker at Cannelton Free-will Baptist Church Sunday during morning and evening worship services.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and congregation welcome everyone to attend.

    Annual summer picnic at St. John’s UCC
    LAMAR – St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold its annual summer picnic at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the church.

  • Cannelton High School registration Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold registration for the 2013-14 school year Aug. 5 and 6.
    Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first day of school for the district will be Aug. 12.
    Book-rental prices for the school year are $43 for sixth-graders; seventh-grade books are $50 and books for eighth-graders are $50.
    Book prices for students in ninth through 12th graders will vary according to their individual schedules.

  • Cannelton cafeteria information for 2013-14 school year

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton elementary school breakfast and lunch programs will begin Aug. 12. The breakfast-lunch program is available to all children in the school and provides nutritionally balanced meals.
    Following is a price list of the various types of meals and prices available.
    Children from households that meet the Federal Income guidelines are eligible for free meals or reduced price meals for breakfast and lunch.
    To apply for free or reduced price meals, complete an application as soon as possible. Sign it and return it to the school office.

  • Cannelton Elementary class supplies list for 2013-14

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Elementary school has released its school supply list for children in grades preschool through fifth grade for the 2013-14 school year. Class for students begins Aug. 12.
    Preschool: One backpack; one box of Crayola brand markers, washable; one tub of disinfecting wipes; one folder; one supply box or bag; one box of Kleenex; one three-ring binder; one set of washable paints; construction paper; one box of quart or gallon baggies; crayons; glue sticks; one pair of Fiskars scissors for kids; one pack of Expo markers.

  • Registration for Cannelton elementary students begins Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 5 and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Registration will be held at the Myers Building Cafeteria for preschool through fifth graders. The back-to-school kids’ fest for students in preschool through fifth grade will be held in the Covered Wagon in Cannelton across the street from the Myers building from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5.
    The first full student day of school is Aug. 12. Preschool will begin the same date.

  • VU’s new agribusiness class

    VINCENNES – Area agribusiness professionals will benefit from the introduction of a new academic concentration at Vincennes University, officials said.
    “The Agribusiness Concentration within our technology baccalaureate degree program is a nice fit for those who can’t go away and get a bachelor’s degree but who need the degree to get promoted, gain job security, or to get a new job,” said Susan Brocksmith, program coordinator for the agribusiness concentration.

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling new students for 2013-14 school year

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, established in 1986, is currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year, scheduled to begin Aug. 26. 
    Glory Bees uses learning through play, teaching philosophy, and students will experience a variety of fun-filled learning adventures. Children will be introduced to Christian character development, math, science, art, music, a phonetic introduction to letters, manners and cooking. Each child will be encouraged to participate in new and challenging learning situations so they are able to master new skills.

  • Openings in 3-year-old class at Stepping Stones Preschool

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Pre-school, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement, is accepting registrations for the 2013-14 school year.
    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.

  • One heck of a 4-H Fair
  • A good ol’ time with the Red Hat Ladies

    More than 100 Red Hat Society members descended upon Tell City July 13 for a meeting at the Schergens Center. Ladies from chapters around the southern Indiana and as far north as Indianapolis gathered for shopping, music, a meal and more.

    Photos by Trista Lutgring