Today's News

  • Noninsured crop-aid program deadline is March 15

    INDIANAPOLIS – Julia A. Wickard, state executive director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency, reminds producers of the March 15 deadline to apply for coverage of noninsurable crops under the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. NAP provides financial assistance to producers of noninsurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to a natural disaster.

  • OAKS Senior Center plans Washington DC trip

    PERRY COUNTY – The OAKS Senior Center is planning a Washington, D.C. trip from June 13 to June 18.
    The trip is open to the public and includes five nights lodging, eight meals – five breakfasts and three dinners – two full-day guided tours featuring the World War II memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Smithsonian Museum, the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial, the Lincoln Memorial and more.

  • Fosters mark romantic anniversary

    Cletus and Louise Foster celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary with a surprise private romantic dinner prepared by the staff of Oakwood Health Campus.

  • Cannelton trash department to pick up large items

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh has announced his department will conduct a city-wide cleanup the week of April 8.

    Items too big for regular curbside pickup will be collected. They must be at normal trash-collection locations on usual trash days, he said.

    No construction waste or materials, refrigerators, tanks, paint, chemicals or tires will be picked up. A limit of one truckload per stop will be enforced, he said.

  • Kindergarten enrollment at William Tell Thursday

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday for all children entering school for the first time.
    Parents and children should enter through the main door and follow signs. All children registering for kindergarten will be given a folder.
    To enter kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1. A child does not have to enroll in kindergarten at age 5. If parents believe the child is not ready, the child may enter at age 6.

  • Free choral, organ music to be performed at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – A music ensemble from Indiana University will present a free program of choral and organ music beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday in the archabbey church.

    The musicians will present an hour of sacred polyphony and organ music, including compositions based on chant and other pieces dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

    The concert will feature works by composers Josquin Des Prez, G. P. Palestrina, Felice Anerio, Guillaume Dufay and Flor Peeters.

  • CCC Preschool hosting open house March 14

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church preschool will open registration for the 2013-14 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. March 14.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff, and take advantage of this early enrollment. A registration fee is due at time of enrollment.

  • Art fair to feature student works

    This picture, drawn by William Tell Elementary third-grader Nicholas Deckers, will be one of many pieces of artwork on display at an art fair planned for 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school. The community is invited and encouraged to attend and see the students’ work.

  • Amphitheatre to fill eight seasonal jobs

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Amphitheatre is seeking to hire eight seasonal theatre staff members to complete its staffing needs for the 2013 season.
    Officials are seeking to hire eight seasonal front-of-the-house employees. These positions include a box-office manager, house manager, two box-office assistants and four food-service and merchandise employees.

    All applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply.

  • Bickwermert – Young

    Teresa Bickwermert and Drew Young were united in marriage during an evening ceremony Saturday, July 7, 2012, at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Whitesville, Ky.