Today's News

  • Applications being accepted for Lilly Scholarship

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to Indiana high school students who will be graduating from an accredited Indiana high school by June 2020.

    Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility and selection criteria are available on the Community Foundation’s website at CommunityFoundationAlliance.org/Perry. Deadline to apply is Friday, August 30, 2019.

  • Caregiving costs are not just for the elderly


    Rural Health News

    Is the U.S. ready for a discussion about paying for caregiving, an increasingly vexing and costly problem for a growing number of Americans?

    The answer may be “yes.” It has become obvious that long-term-care insurance is not the answer to paying for nursing home and other kinds of care for the elderly. Sales for this product have been declining, the result of sky-high premiums, rate increases, and the difficulty of qualifying for a policy if you’re sick.

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  • Jordan Sprinkle named to Trevecca Nazarene University Dean’s List

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jordan Sprinkle of Bristow has been named to Trevecca Nazarene University’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester, released on July 12.

    Sprinkle is a graduate of Perry Central Junior Senior High School.

    To be named to the Dean’s List, undergraduates must attain a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 grading scale. Traditional undergraduates must be enrolled full-time, while non-traditional undergraduates must have completed 12 or more hours between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2019.

  • Cannelton H.S. enrollment schedules

    CANNELTON – Students who will be entering grades 11-12 for the upcoming school year may pick up their schedules on Monday, July 22, between the times of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the High School Guidance Office.

    Students who will be entering grades 9-10 for the upcoming school year may pick up their schedules on Tuesday, July 23, between the times of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the High School Guidance Office.

    Any changes can be made at this time. For questions, please call Bill Dickerson at (812) 719-0075.

  • Explore Perry County with Paddle Perry

    PERRY COUNTY – Paddle Perry was created to provide the community with fun and free networking opportunities in the great outdoors to remind the community of what’s in its backyard.

    The group is hosting a trash pick up challenge. The member who collects the most full bags of trash by the end of September wins a gift basket. The rules are simple: collect trash, take a picture onsite of what was collected and share with the group on the facebook page to qualify. Paddle Perry can be found at www.facebook.com/groups/paddleperry.

  • Oakwood Health Campus upcoming events

    Veterans Café at Oakwood July 30

    TELL CITY – The Veterans Café will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 9 a.m. at Oakwood Health Campus in the Assisted Living Dining area. The Café offers a breakfast buffet, door prizes and the opportunity to connect with other local Veterans. For further information, contact Polly or Whitney at (812) 547-2333.


    Schweizer Fest car show Aug. 19

  • Renew Cannelton seeking artisans and craftsmen for October’s Heritage Festival

    CANNELTON – Renew Cannelton Inc. will hold its annual heritage arts and crafts festival on Oct. 12, at 9 a.m. in historic downtown Cannelton.

    There is no charge for attendance. Artisans and craftsman display, demonstrate and sell their hand-crafted items. In addition to the arts and crafts, there will be music, games, a carved pumpkin contest, pedal tractors, free wagon rides and good food. To qualify as a vendor, items must be hand-made. For more information, go to renewcannelton.org or call Barbara Beard at (812) 719-2756.

  • Country performer Tim Atwood in concert July 28 at Dale United Methodist Church

    DALE – Country favorite Tim Atwood, known as an Entertainer’s Entertainer will be bringing his message through song to the Dale United Methodist Church during the Sunday morning worship service on Sunday, July 28.

    This multi-award-winning piano virtuoso learned from the best. With over 8,500 Grand Ole Opry performances, Tim successfully transitioned from the spotlight’s fringe where he played piano for Grammy Award winners and CMA Entertainers of the Year to the center stage where he performs his high-energy stage show for audiences all over the world.