Today's News

  • Indiana State Police seeks recruits for 78th recruit academy

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 78th Recruit Academy.  Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as an Indiana State Trooper must apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm.  This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information on additional career opportunities with the Indiana State Police.

  • Small steps will save big money

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Taking care of your lawn and garden equipment can make the difference between having stuff that works and stuff that doesn’t. After you are finished preparing your plants for winter, don’t forget about your equipment and garden ornaments.

    In most of our gardens, we have more than plants. Birdbaths, decorative planters, terracotta pots, lawn furniture and hoses need the same consideration we give our plants. All of these items can be damaged during the winter if not stored properly.

  • Santa back in town for two weekend parades

    After a successful kickoff to the Christmas season in Cannelton last Friday, the parade action moves to Tell City and Leopold for a pair of weekend events. Santa is expected at both and he’ll meet with good boys and girls to hear some of their wish requests. In Tell City, Santa will host kids inside City Hall. In Leopold, youngsters can meet with the jolly elf after the parade.


    Tell City Parade Saturday

  • Image of suspect captured on film in August fire





    TROY – A serial arsonist stalking the streets of Troy at night might be responsible for a dozen or more fires in the community over the past decade. While it is not certain that one person has been responsible for all the fires, which have damaged or destroyed vacant homes and businesses in the town, they share several characteristics.

  • Solar project creating sparks




    TROY – Even before the first sun-catching panel is put in place, a proposed solar project north of Troy has some tempers close to boiling as neighbors, landlords and tenants consider sometimes opposing interests and judge the prospect of solar panels covering hundreds of acres of prime farmland.

  • Groups hammer out contract for home rehabs


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – An owner-occupied home rehabilitation program in place for more than three years in Cannelton will now be overseen by Lincoln Hill Development Corp.

    The agency, which provides numerous social services and community development work in Perry and several surrounding counties, was the lone provider to offer a contract to the city for administration of the grant-funded program.

  • We wish you a Merry Christmas; from: Cannelton

    Winning Parade Entries

    Judges gave prizes to the following entries in Friday’s Cannelton Christmas Parade.


    Civic Division

    • First place, Rolling Thunder

    • Second place, Cannelton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary

    • Third place, Veterans of Foreign Wars


    Community Division

    • First place, St. Michael’s Church

  • Church News; Nov. 30

    Lutheran bazaar Saturday


    EVANSTON – The annual Christmas Bazaar at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston, located one-half mile west of New Boston, is scheduled for Saturday Dec. 2, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Homemade candy, apple dumplings, cheeseballs, and turnip slaw will be available, as well as baked goods, including springerles. From 6 to 9 a.m., breakfast will be served. Lunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome.


  • Advent penance service, Christmas and New Year Mass schedules

    Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda, and St. Meinrad Catholic Church announce Advent Penance Service, Christmas and new Mass times.

    Wednesday, Dec. 6 – 6:30 p.m., Advent Parish Penance Service; St. Meinrad Catholic Church

    Sunday, Dec. 24 – 3:30 p.m., Mass for the Nativity of the Lord, St. Meinrad Catholic Church; 10 p.m., Mass for the Nativity of the Lord, St. Meinrad Catholic Church

    Monday, Dec. 25 – Midnight, Mass of the Nativity of the Lord (Midnight Mass), Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church

  • Rome bicentennial planning meeting Dec. 7

    ROME – The next meeting of the Rome bicentennial planning group is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Rome Courthouse. The group is working on plans for activities in 2018 to mark the 200th anniversary of the courthouse. Events and dates are expected to be finalized at the meeting. Everyone is welcome.