Today's News

  • SWCD offers cost sharing for pasture, hay land

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District received a Clean Water Indiana Grant in 2012 for a pasture-hay land cost share program. The purpose of this cost-share program is to provide technical and financial assistance to Perry County land-owners, for pasture-hay land planting. Fourteen landowners received cost-share funds in the fall of 2012 and the remaining cost-share funds will be available in the spring of 2013.

  • Perry County Head Starts accepting students

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Head Start program is accepting applications for enrollment now.
    The Head Start preschool is a federally funded preschool for children who are 3 to 5 years of age and meet income guidelines.
    The program includes the following services: education, health, nutrition, social and emotional development and transportation.
    To obtain an application, contact the North Perry Head Start, 11180 French Ridge Road in Leopold, at 843-4800 or the South Perry Head Start, 1830 Tell Street in Tell City, at 547-8463.

  • Glory Bees Preschool registration in progress
  • Tots Lots Preschool announces enrollment, open house set for Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool has begun enrollment for the 2013-14 school year.
    For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday session, he or she must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. The session meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m. For a child to be eligible for the Monday and Tuesday session, he or she must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This session meets from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Fast-tracked disability process now has 200 medical conditions

    NEW ALBANY – With the addition of 35 new compassionate-allowances conditions involving cancers and rare diseases, there are now a total of 200 disabling conditions that qualify for Social Security’s expedited disability process. 

  • Stepping Stones accepting new students

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Preschool, 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.

  • Perry Central plans annual roundup dates

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten students for the 2013-14 school year. Children who will be 4 years old by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years old by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.
    Preschool roundup will be held April 19. Roundup for kindergarten students who do not currently attend preschool at Perry Central will be held April 26.
    Students who currently attend Perry Central preschool will automatically be registered for kindergarten next year.

  • Owensboro hospital named one of America’s 100 best for 2013

     OWENSBORO, Ky. – Owensboro Health Regional Hospital announced this week is has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, a leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. 

  • Church News, Feb. 21

    Cannelton First Baptist to show movie
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton invites the public to attend a showing of “Paul the Apostle,” a documentary on Paul’s teachings to help better understand the life of Paul. The event will be held at 4 p.m.  Feb. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 325 South Fourth St., in Cannelton. The movie is approximately three hours long and light refreshments will be served.
    Everyone is encouraged to attend.

  • Families may be eligible for energy bill assistance

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry, Spencer and Crawford county residents may apply for assistance with their heating bills through a program called the Energy Assistance Program, Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp., said recently.