Today's News

  • Hoosier National Forest officials exceeds prescribed burn target

    Prescribed burning is used to achieve many natural-resource objectives. The process starts years in advance of the actual burn. Areas which might benefit from burning have to be identified and checked, the burn plan has to be written, and fire lines put in around the area. Then forest officials identify qualified people to implement the burn and wait for the weather to be perfect. The weather and the people turn out to be the two hardest parts of the process. 

  • Crawford reports on visit to AIC conference

    TELL CITY – County Councilman Ron Crawford reported at a regular council meeting Feb. 28 his experiences at a meeting of the Association of Indiana Counties Legislative Conference Feb. 18 and 19 in Indianapolis.

  • Cannelton seeks revitalization ideas

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    CANNELTON – Planners who met with Cannelton officials and residents said they want to come up with ideas that will spur development in the city and reflect its unique character.

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  • Perry Central Elementary students recognized for grade improvements

    Perry Central Elementary is using the mCLASS testing system in kindergarten through second grades to assess foundational skills of students as well as provide teachers with instructional suggestions based on student performance. This assessment is given at the beginning, middle and then at the end of the school year.  Perry Central teachers and testing coordinators used this data as well as first and second quarter standards based report cards to determine student growth. Students who showed improvement were then honored by the Captains Club with a pizza party Feb. 28.

  • Luau at South Perry Head Start

    During the month of January the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry County Classroom 3 Head Start Center enjoyed luau-themed activities. Pictured here are Claire Daughtery and Jillian Post in their hula skirts and leis doing a hula dance. Activities from the lesson plan included making Hawaiian leis. The students were able to learn about the leis and other Hawaiian traditions, culture and living. For more information about South Perry County Head Start, contact Yvonna Holmes at 547-9457.

  • Dale Spring craft show seeking local crafters and exhibitors

    DALE – Calling artisans and crafters of all mediums – the second annual April Arts and Crafts Bazaar is set for April 20 and 21 in Dale. Show times are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The event is held in conjunction with the third annual Dale Car Show, held April 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Register for “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” May 3-5 in West Lafayette

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Women can choose their own adventure at an outdoor sports workshop with courses ranging from shotgun shooting to fly-fishing at the 18th annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman event.
    The program will be May 3 through May 5 at Ross Camp in West Lafayette. The workshop is open to women 18 years and older and limited to 100 participants. Registration is under way at IndianaBOW.com and costs $185.
    The program is designed for women to learn outdoor skills in a relaxed, low-pressure environment.

  • Dollars for Scholars accepting fall 2013 loan award applications

    TELL CITY – The Board of Directors of Dollars for Scholars of Tell City-Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing a post-high school education for the fall 2013 semester. Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.