Today's News

  • Archabbey Library Gallery to host exhibit of icons

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery will host an exhibit of icons through June 23.

    The tradition of icon painting is still vibrant. An essential element within the architecture of the Eastern Orthodox Church, icons depict a world of saints, biblical narratives, the Virgin and Christ.

    This exhibit showcases the work of four contemporary icon painters working in a variety of media, including egg tempera on board enhanced with gold leaf, and painting on glass and with acrylics.

  • Girl Scout summer day camp set for June 3-5

    PERRY COUNTY – All girls entering kindergarten through fifth-grade this fall are invited to attend Girl Scout Perry County day camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3-5.

    This year’s day camp will use popular fairy-tale themes to engage girls in active outdoor activities.

    Girls will join Anna and Elsa from Frozen for some sister fun and Pocahontas, Mulan, Red Riding Hood and Robin Hood for tracking and archery. 

  • Stepping Into Art
  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; May 7

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — There will be a garage sale beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, May 9, in St. Croix, at the home of Jeff and Peggy Eckert, located on Indiana 62 one mile west of Indiana 37. It will be held rain or shine.

    Items include baby items and clothes size newborn to 18-months, adult clothes, purses, shoes, prom dresses and Longaberger baskets.

    There will be a mother-daughter-friend banquet Friday, May 8, at Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m., followed by a program.

  • Community Events; May 7

    SonShine rummage, bake sale today


    EVANSTON – SonShine Early Learning Ministry, located inside St. John’s Lutheran Church, will hold a fundraiser rummage and bake sale Thursday, May 7, and Friday, May 8, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, from 7 a.m. to noon. The event will be held rain or shine.


    Twilight Towers yard sale May 16


  • Rural News: BRISTOW; May 7

    By CINDY CULBERTSON, News Correspondent, Phone, 843-5547 — M is for the many things she gave me. O is only that she’s growing old. T is for the tears she shed to save me. H is for her heart as pure as gold. E is for her eyes with lovelight shining. R is right and right she’ll always be. Put them all together they spell “mother.” The one that means the world to me.

  • Collision closes Indiana 66 Monday afternoon
  • INDOT proposes J-turn intersections on crash-prone 231


    Staff Writer


    LINCOLN CITY – Two deadly intersections along U.S. 231 just outside of Dale will receive some not-so-common upgrades to improve safety. The Indiana Department of Transportation unveiled during an April 30 public hearing plans to create “J-turns” along the highway at crossings with Indianas 62 and 68.

  • Social News; May 7

    THE DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA will host a mother-daughter-friend carry-in dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in the St. Paul Catholic Church parish hall. The circle will furnish the meat and drinks and the committee for refreshments will be in charge of desserts. Committee members are Dorothy Steen, Carol Smith, Colleen Smith, Jean Schulthise and Mary Seibert.


    THE PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Auxiliary Board will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, May 8, in Conference Room C at the hospital.


  • Cannelton students raise money for county museum