Today's News

  • Oakwood residents enjoy good ol’ fishing

    In June several Oakwood Health Campus residents enjoyed a fishing trip at Twin Lakes Cedar Cabins and campground in Derby.

    Nearly every resident got at least a nibble and several small bluegill and crappie were hooked and thrown back. The residents were assisted by staff baiting hooks and casting lines. Fish stories were told and cold waters were had. After a picnic lunch, the residents headed back to Oakwood. Pictured here, resident Patty Tindall reels in a catch.

  • Hilgenhold chosen as pageant finalist

    INDIANAPOLIS – Ava Nicole Hilgenhold has been selected as a state finalist for the National American Miss Pageant to be held this weekend in Indianapolis.

    She will compete in the junior pre-teen division on stage as well as act and portfolio optional categories with the opportunity to advance to the national competition to be held in California in November.

  • Family marks four generations

    Great-grandmother Betty (Dill) Goble holds her great-grandson Hunter Lee Kleeman. Also posing with them for the generations photo is Hunter’s grandmother, Kaye (Goble) Kleeman and his father, Wesley Lee Kleeman.

  • Fifteen local students mark 10 years with 4H

    PERRY COUNTY – Two high-school valedictorian and salutatorians, eight high-school National Honor Society members, 15 future college freshman, 12 student athletes, 12 high-school club participants, seven 4-H trip award winners, seven local 4-H club officers, past grand champion project winners and four Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders make up the 2011 class of 10-year 4-H members.

  • Church news, June 30

    Agape vacation Bible school ends Friday
    CANNELTON – The Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St. in Cannelton, will continue its “Journey to the Center of the Heart,” vacation Bible school today and Friday.
    The school is for students preschool through fifth grade. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day and will include a teaching time, crafts and a snack.
    Transportation can be provided for any child wanting to attend by calling the church at 547-2772.

  • St. Augustine children wrap up Bible school

    Children from St. Augustine Church and other local parishes participated in “Go The Distance!” Bible school June 13 through June 17.

  • Commodore scholars

    Perry Central High School seniors receiving scholarships and academic honors were recognized during a May banquet. Front row, from left, Will Birkhead, Andrew Harpenau, Kyle Troesch, Dylan Hirsch, Eric Scheiber, Garrett Miller and Adam Mosby. Back row: Ian Bashor, Noah Gatwood, Blaine Persinger, D. J. Shaw, Andrew Kimball and Brady Hill.

  • Perry Central scholarship winners

    Perry Central students honored in May for earning scholarships and other academic achievements, front row, from left, Lavina Schwartz, Brandi Eckert, Megan Hedinger, Robbi Thomas, Chelsea Eddleman, Nicole Hall, Melinda Buckler and Kara Dauby. Back row: Maverick Harlen, Katie Stout, Deidra Dickerson, Haley Lewis, Kaitlyn Poehlein, Kayla Carter, Crystal Peter, Tessa Lynch, Jennifer Simpson, Victoria Neyenhaus, Katie Schwartz, Megan Lindauer, Rosa Martinez, Brittany Overstreet and Sara Brown.

  • Education news, June 30

    Cronin named to Manchester dean’s list
    TELL CITY – An area student, Dana Cronin of Tell City, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester 2011 at Manchester College in North Manchester.
    Cronin is a psychology and sociology major. She is a graduate of Perry Central High School.
    To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours.

  • Carver – Smith

    The parents of Sarah Rae Carver and Derek Robert Smith announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Carver of Corydon. She is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2009 graduate of Indiana University.
    She works as an eighth-grade science teacher.
    Mr. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Smith of Corydon. He is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2006 graduate of Vincennes University.
    He is a welder and fabricator.