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Today's News

  • Lincoln drama a priority for 2016 bicentennial

    LINCOLN CITY – State officials announced the Lincoln State Park Amphitheatre will not host the drama, “A. Lincoln: Pioneer Tale,” this year as the state will contract a new management company to take over the production.

  • PC teacher named Peabody Energy Leader in Education

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School teacher Mary Jo Hagedorn didn’t know what was happening Monday when administrators wheeled a cake into her Spanish I class. She soon found the good news. She had been named a Peabody Energy Leader in Education for the 2014-15 school year. Along with the thrill, she was awarded $1,000 for her dedication and commitment to students.

  • Opening day
  • Diplomas ready for 83 Perry Central High School seniors

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    LEOPOLD – The stirring strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” will echo inside the gymnasium walls at Perry Central High School Sunday, where 83 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas during a 2 p.m. commencement ceremony.

    After the processional and national anthem, Class of 2015 President Euriah Bryant will issue a hearty welcome to classmates, family members and friends.

  • Cannelton High School seniors to receive diplomas Saturday

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

    CANNELTON – This Saturday, seniors of Cannelton High School’s Class of 2015 will reach one of life’s big milestones: they’ll walk across a stage, shake hands with administrators and teachers and accept their hard-earned high-school diplomas.

    At the helm of this group of graduates are Valedictorian Jayden Thomas Morris and Salutatorian Nakisha Lillpop. The two will address their classmates during commencement speeches at this weekend’s ceremony.

  • TCHS Class of 2015 graduating Friday

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s graduating class of 2015 will be greeted Friday with commencement addresses from Valedictorian Warren G. Jarboe and Salutatorian James. M. Waninger.

    The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    Warren Garrett Jarboe

    Jarboe, the son of Gregory and Ronica Jarboe, will speak about the process of finding one’s self and showcasing who you are as an individual.

  • Plans in place for Kenny Kellems Camp With a Cop

    PERRY COUNTY – This year’s dates have been set for the ninth annual Kenny Kellems Camp With a Cop summer youth retreat. The camp will again be held at Glenn Wood Hills in Derby.

    The format has been changed based upon comments from previous campers and have added an additional night. Kids will be dropped off Tuesday, July 14, stay Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights and will be picked up Friday, July 17. Staff members have again planned a variety of activities including scuba experience, zip lining, confidence course, fishing and swimming, just to name a few.

  • Tell City Historical Society plans art exhibit at museum during Schweizer Fest

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City Historical Society is planning an art exhibit featuring artists of the past with ties to Tell City. These would include people native to or who have lived in Tell City. It is believed that many paintings exist by persons from Tell City that may not have been displayed for many years. This is an opportunity to recognize these talented people.

  • Evelyn Adams among 2015 Golden Hoosier Award recipients

    INDIANAPOLIS – A Perry County woman was one of this year’s recipients of the 2015 Golden Hoosier Awards.

    Evelyn Adams joined Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann; Dr. John Wernert, secretary of Indiana Family & Social Services Administration and Yonda Snyder, director of the FSSA’s Division of Aging, to announce and honor recipients of the 2015 Golden Hoosier Awards.

    Adams is a retired Purdue Extension educator who is active in the community in several areas.

  • News in Brief; May 21

    Crawford County hosting District 9 Farm Bureau summer picnic

     

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Indiana Farm Bureau will host the annual District 9 summer picnic from 3 to 7 p.m. EDT Saturday, June 13, at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, located at 1095 State Road 66 in Marengo.