Today's News

  • Cannelton students of November
  • Rounding up the cash
  • Deanery Epiphany Celebration
  • Cannelton Junior-Senior High School releases honor rolls

    Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released its final honor rolls for the first grading period of the 2016-17 school year.


    Grade 6 high honor roll:Kendall Hale, Cody Kempf and Gavin Melton.

    Grade 6 honor roll: Haylee Sturgeon.

    Grade 6 honorable mention:Elayna Blair, Daniel Fletcher and Logan Larsen.

    Grade 7 high honor roll:Jhett Garrett, Janessa Sturgeon and Austin Wiseman.

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High School releases second quarter honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the second quarter of the first semester.

  • Ferdinand oblates to meet Sunday

    FERDINAND – The Oblates of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will hold their first meeting of the year on Sunday, Jan. 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. EST in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The meeting topic will be “Silence” from the Holy Rule of St. Benedict,” to be presented by Sister Mary Ann Verkamp OSB. Oblates are Christian women and men from all walks of life who associate themselves with a specific Benedictine monastery, such as the monastery in Ferdinand.

  • Troy Utilities to look into purchasing new truck


    Feature Writer


    TROY – The Troy Utilities Department will soon hunt for a new pickup truck to replace the oldest one in the fleet.

    Bernard “Pudder” Linne told board members at the regular board meeting Wednesday, the 1997 Dodge currently used by Troy Utilities Department is in need of service. The tires are “shot,” as Linne put it, and it is in need of an engine tune up.

  • Dobberstein-Rogier

    The parents of Chelsie Dobberstein and Zachary Rogier of Huntertown, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Karina and Dave Dobberstein of Grabill. The future husband is the son of Sue and Kevin Rogier of Branchville.

    The bride-to-be graduated from Leo Junior-Senior High School in 2010. She also graduated from Ball State University in 2014 with a degree in education. She is employed as a special education teacher at Dekalb Central School district in Waterloo.

  • Southern Indiana Power now taking grant applications

    PERRY COUNTY – Southern Indiana Power announces that its Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Feb. 15, with disbursement in March.  Applications are available in the Southern Indiana Power office and on their website at www.sinpwr.com.  Click on the “Forms” tab and then the “Operation Round Up” application link.  Due to the possible volume there will be no blank applications mailed. 

  • Budgeting for Indiana’s bright future

    Lloyd Arnold

    House of Representatives Dist. 74


    Indiana House Republicans recently laid out our legislative priorities for the 2017 session. We aim to keep our state on the right track by addressing both current and future challenges to Indiana. In addition to passing a balanced budget this session, we are focused on maintaining our prudent reserves and AAA credit rating, both of which make our state a destination for job creators.