Today's News

  • Cannelton’s Basketball Homecoming candidates announced

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School will celebrate its 2016 homecoming, “Welcome Home to the Black and Gold” Friday, Jan. 29 in the Cannelton Community Center starting at approximately 6:15 p.m.

    There are four queen candidates.

  • Perry Central Elementary School honor rolls released

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released the honor rolls for both the second quarter of the first semester and the first semester as a whole.

    Second quarter

    Grade 3 distinguished honor roll: Thomas Edwards, Clara Foertsch, Molly Goffinet, Aubreigh Gogel, Rylie Horrom, Trista Jones, Hunter Kellems, Teyah Mullis, Celena Peter, Savannah Schaad, Naomie Schultz, Kya Smith, Caleb VanWinkle, Gavin Wallace, Julia Walsh, Savannah Whistle and Cole Yeager.

  • Historical Society members chronicle family heirlooms

    TELL CITY – About two dozen members of the Tell City Historical Society gathered at the museum Monday for a round of heirloom show and tell. Members were encouraged to take items of interest and explain the significance, both historically and intrinsically.

    The displays were varied and covered nearly all aspects of Tell City History; and some even predated the city’s founding

  • Derby on the Rise




    The new Derby Community Center is fast taking shape barely a stone’s throw from the majestic Ohio River. Construction began last fall and the 2,400-square-foot structure should be done by May.

  • Krempp Gallery showcases Herald photographs

    JASPER – The Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center will present The Dubois County Herald for the month of February. The exhibition, titled “The Moment: Photojournalism of The Herald,” features award-winning photographs taken by The Herald’s nationally recognized photojournalists. The photographs, spanning 35 years, are captured moments that tell visual stories about local people and life.

  • Sisters’ program to explore Jesus’ Gospel journey

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Jesus’ Journey to Jerusalem in the Gospel of Luke,” on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9:45 a.m. EST until 3:45 p.m. in the Monastic Dining Room at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Bill would promote savings accounts for disabled Hoosiers

    Erin Houchin

    State Senator District 47


    Most financial advisers recommend saving approximately three to six months of expenses in case of unexpected emergencies. This session, I am working to advance legislation that would help disabled Hoosiers build a healthy savings account.

  • Snow brings back ice cream memories; recipes included

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales


    Winter storm Jonas, which gained the name “Snowzilla,” caused much hardship for many as it swept across the Midwest to the east coast.

    No storm is a good thing, but for some it has its perks, especially if it drops just a few inches of fresh, white stuff in your area.

  • The Way Down Wanderers to Perform at annual ‘Halfway to the Folk Fest’ event

    FERDINAND – The Way Down Wanderers are the featured act for the annual “Halfway to the Folk Fest” lineup announcement and fundraiser on March 19.  Local and regional singer-songwriter Bethany Boeglin will perform a brief opening set.

    The show will be held at Ferdinand’s American Legion in the family-friendly back hall.  Doors will open at 6 p.m., Boeglin will perform at 7:30 p.m., and The Way Down Wanderers will begin at approximately 8:15 p.m. All times are Eastern.

  • Attorney General Zoeller: File taxes now to avoid fraud

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to file their taxes as soon as possible this year to avoid fraud.

    Tax-related scams are growing in popularity, with fraudsters taking advantage of complicated tax processes and using fear tactics to victimize well-intentioned taxpayers.

    Tax Identity Theft