Today's News

  • Deer Creek Cemetery items should be removed

    TELL CITY – To prepare for mowing, the Deer Creek Baptist Church cemetery committee will remove floral arrangements in the cemetery Saturday, May 2. Items to be kept should be removed before that date. To aid with mowing, trimming and safety, the committee requests new flowers or figurines be securely fastened to the memorial stone above ground level or attached to a shepherd’s hook. New items placed at ground level will be removed before the cemetery is mowed.

  • DAR to meet Wednesday to plan veterans project


    TELL CITY – Members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will gather Wednesday, April 29 to discuss progress and plans for their Perry County veterans project.

    The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library’s main branch in Tell City in the genealogy room.

  • St. Boniface fundraiser 5K set for Sunday, May 17

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a fundraiser 5K run-walk Sunday, May 17. 

    The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the St. Boniface Parish Center. Pre-registration is $15 per person now through May 16 and $20 per person on race day. Registration forms are available online at www.sbfulda.org.

    For more information, call Kasey Wagner at (812) 719-1471. Proceeds will support the ongoing care and preservation of historic St. Boniface Catholic Church, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Lost and found in the Hoosier National Forest

    Vicki Gullang-Harris

    Hoosier National Forest


    Spring is a wonderful time to spend outdoors. Unfortunately, for some adventurous folks who venture off trail, a day of fun exploration could turn to fear as they realize they have become lost.

    With a bit of preparation, becoming lost can be avoided. Proper planning helps ensure your safety. It will also increase your ability to deal with unexpected situations should they arise. 

  • Galloway honored for OWI efforts

    JASPER – Two Troopers from the Jasper District were recently honored at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center.

    Trooper Michael Allen and Trooper Jeremy Galloway were presented awards for their service to the State of Indiana.

  • Hancock County Chamberfest Saturday at Vastwood Park

    HANCOCK COUNTY – The Hancock County Chamber will host its first Chamberfest event Saturday , April 25, at Vastwood Park in Hawesville.

    Several events are planned during the day with food and fun for the entire family.

    At the boat dock, there will be free fishing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the kids.

    There will be free food served at 11 a.m. At noon there will be an Art In The Park exhibit that is free to all painters and craft vendors who would like to provide their own table to display artwork.

  • Rural News; April 23: ST. CROIX

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will have a mother-daughter-friend banquet at the church Friday evening, May 8. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m., followed by a program afterward.

    Sunday school is held at the church each Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., followed by church services at 9:30. Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict’s musically talented students on stage Saturday, May 9

    FERDINAND – Music students of the Sisters of St. Benedict will showcase their talents in a pair of recitals Saturday, May 9 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. EDT in the St. Gertrude Hall of Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    Sisters Helen Maurer, Mary Karen Hill and Rose Wildeman, teach students piano, guitar and violin, as well as voice lessons and various band instruments.

    Lessons on other instruments may also be available upon request.

  • PC girls scoreless at Jasper

    JASPER—Perry Central was shut out in all three games of Jasper’s softball tourney last weekend.
    The Commodores lost 14-0 to Castle, 8-0 to Corydon, and 12-0 to Jasper. They had only seven hits for the tourney.
    They had just one hit against Corydon. Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber noted, “It is a team we played earlier (April 8), same pitcher, and we had eight hits and scored 10 runs. So it shows the potential this team has if they want to put forth the effort.”

  • Braves’ big blows bop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Shelby Beard hit a three-run triple in a seven-run second inning that propelled Tecumseh past Cannelton 13-2 in baseball Saturday.
    The Beards combined for the majority of Tecumseh’s five extra-base hits, as Shelby Beard also hit a double and Aaron Beard hit a three-run homer.
    Freshman Ethan Melton pitched the first two innings for Cannelton to take the loss, though all seven runs he allowed were unearned. He gave up two hits and five walks and struck out one.