Today's News

  • City increases size of police force

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s Board of Public Works and Safety voted in a regular meeting May 13 to add three officers to the city’s police force and approved charges for fire protection.

    Mayor Mary Snyder told the board Police Chief Lee Hall provided some options for reserves and part-time help.

  • Farmers market opens Saturday


    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County’s 2013 farmers market will launch a fresh season Saturday in a new location and there will be more than fruits and vegetables to interest shoppers.

    This year’s markets, held Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings, will be conducted outside the Tell City Depot at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City. The market will open at 2 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m. Saturdays with sales continuing until items are sold out or as long as vendors wish to stay.

  • Reunions, May 30

    Elder School
    LEOPOLD – Anyone who has ever attending the Elder school is invited to a reunion June 2. A pitch in dinner will begin at 1 p.m. at Leopold Park. Classmates are invited to attend for games, cornhole, fellowship and more. Anyone may take a game for the group to play.
    For more information, contact Linda Satterfield at (812) 572-2402.

    Cook – York family

  • Round Up scholarship recipients

    PERRY COUNTY – Southern Indiana Power awarded Operation Round Up grants once again. Members allow Southern Indiana Power to round up their electric bill to the next whole dollar.

  • Drug, Alcohol Awareness poster contest student winners announced

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Prosecutor’s Office announces the winners of the 2013 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. The contest was open to all Perry County students in kindergarten through seventh grades, and ran from April 17 through May 17.

    A panel consisting of a member of the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee, a member of the local Fraternal Order of Police, the Victims Advocate and the Perry County Prosecutor judged each poster that was submitted.

  • End-of-the-year fun at Stepping Stones
  • Church News, May 30

    Bible school at New Hope Baptist
    NEWTONVILLE – Area children are invited to New Hope Baptist’s summer vacation Bible school, “Colossal Coaster World,” June 10 through June 13.
    Activities will be held each evening from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the church, 6511 E. Indiana 70 in Newtonville.
    For more information, contact the church at (812) 362-8284.

    Bristow United Pentecostal homecoming

    BRISTOW – The 60th homecoming for the Bristow United Pentecostal Church will be June 9.

  • Cornerstone Christian to honor high-school grads Saturday

    CANNELTON – Cornerstone Christian School, affiliated with Freewill Baptist Church in Cannelton, announces their commencement exercises to honor church high-school seniors at 2 p.m. Saturday.

  • Senior graduation celebration at St. Paul
  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary 2013-14 officers

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 Ladies Auxiliary Unit elected officers for the 2013-14 year recently. From the left are Nelda Gray, trustee; Darlene Schneider, treasurer; Betty Sweeney, chaplin; Sharon Shreve, secretary; Doris Turner, senior vice president, and Kimberly Patrick, president. Absent from the picture is Terry Winkler, guard.