• Local IU Southeast student recognized at art showcase

    NEW ALBANY – Perry County native, Carly Jarboe, will showcase a series of her paintings called “the One Who Breaks the Darkness” at the Barr Gallery on the campus of Indiana University Southeast, New Albany on March 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. EST. Carly states that within this series she discovered the light in her personal darkness. This moment can be seen both literally and figuratively in all her works through the use of saturated color and dramatic light. It is her greatest desire that the viewer finds a peaceful moment amid the storm just as she has.

  • Cannelton Schools wants off financial watch list


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – It took years to crawl out of debt, and now Cannelton City Schools are hoping its done enough. The School Corporation is expecting an audit by the Indiana State Board of Accounts, which could result in removal from a watch list of failing financial institutions. Cannelton schools have been on the list since 2012. Schools at risk to fail and close down are put on watch list status.

  • Community foundation profile: William J. Schergens Music Scholarship Fund

    This is one of an occasional series of articles provided by the Perry County Community Foundation on funds established with the foundation. 


    Life often has something in store for you that dramatically changes the course of your future forever. The Schergens family planted its roots in Tell City in the mid 1800s. My father, William John Schergens, or Bill as he was called by everyone except his mother, was the second of two sons of Mari and William Schergens.

  • Perry Central students take gold and silver at state


    Feature Writer


    LEOPOLD – It was an early morning for a group of six dedicated band members from Perry Central High School Saturday, Feb. 23. They took the long drive to Indianapolis to impress the judges and crowds with solo performances at the Indiana State School Music Educator solo and ensemble contest. And they did impress, netting three gold and four silver honors.

  • Spring Break youth programs registration deadline March 14

    PERRY COUNTY – Purdue Extension-Perry County is hosting programs for youth seeking fun, low-cost activities during Spring Break. Interested youth are encouraged to sign up for the Animal Science Day Camp and Adulting 101 programs to be held March 20-21. Registration must be completed no later than Thursday, March 14.

  • Ivy Tech students earn nursing aide certificates

    TELL CITY – Congratulations are extended to the following local Ivy Tech certified nursing aides:

    Amanda Connor of Tell City, Austin Crowe of Tell City, Kerstie Enlow of Tell City, Kimberly Larsen of Cannelton, Krisstina Little of Cannelton, Heather Mitchell of Cannelton, Tashia Osborne of Tell City, Gracie Staggs of Tell City and Brittany Richardt of Tell City.

  • Art landscaping at Tell City High School
  • Sprinkle earns dean’s list at Trevecca Nazarene University

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Perry Central graduate Jordan Sprinkle has been named to Trevecca Nazarene University’s dean’s list.  To be named to the dean’s list, undergraduates must attain a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4 grading scale. Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian university in the heart of Nashville focused on preparing students for lives of leadership and service.

  • Four named to OCTC dean’s list

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Owensboro Community and Technical College dean’s list recognizes the academic excellence of students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher in courses numbered 100 or above. Names to the dean’s list for the fall semester were:

    • Troy Cronin of Leopold

    • Nicole Harris of Cannelton

    • Alexander Scheer of Tell City

    • Dalton Snyder of Tell City

  • Cannelton crowns homecoming royalty