Entries are now being accepted for the Indiana Junior Duck Stamp Contest, a fun and easy to enter “Conservation through Art” program which is administered by the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge. The Junior Duck Stamp program promotes learning about waterfowl and wetlands conservation an…

Perceptions Yoga, Mindfulness and Art announced the January 2023 artist of the month, Bernard H. Worby Jr, showing his digital artwork from January 6-27, 2023. The opening receptions will be from 5-7 p.m. at Perceptions in Vernon.

Christmas at the North American House highlights the beauty of the historic hotel as it might have been decorated in the 1850s.

All of the Jennings County Community is invited to participate in the Perceptions Yoga, Mindfulness and Art Creative Community Challenges in 2023.

The Hayden Historical Museum will host a Christmas Concert and Open House on Sunday, December 4, from 1-4 p.m. The featured entertainment will be a combined choir of former Hayden Little Hoosier Historians with the current members. The concert will take place in the pavilion beginning at 1 p…

A drizzly evening didn’t stop the masses from turning up for the Halloween festivities in North Vernon on Monday, October 31.

Join Perceptions, Yoga, Mindfulness and Art and the Jennings County Historical Society in historic Vernon on Sunday afternoon, November 6 at 2:30 p.m. for a dedication ceremony of the recently completed Jennings County Mural.

Due to the immense demand for tickets to the Jennings County Players’s Christmas show, “Elf: The Musical,” the Park Theatre has added an additional showing on Saturday, December 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets went on sale to paid members of the Jennings County Players on October 4 and the general publi…

The Jennings County High School (JCHS) Key Club is hosting the annual Key Club Talent Show for Riley Children’s Hospital on Friday, November 11 in the JCHS Pelkey Auditorium starting at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door: $3 for kids and $5 for adults.

Are you ready to get moving, improve your health and enjoy life more? Get WalkIN’ is a free e-mail-based walking program being offered through Purdue Extension in Jennings County. Participants can sign-up, walk on their own and receive e-mailed support and information. It is designed to enco…

Local Girl Scout, Zoey Stroup, a sophomore at Jennings County High School, is hosting a corn hole event on September 24 to raise money for my Girl Scout Gold Award Project. The project is to purchase handicap swings for each of the local elementary school playgrounds.

North Vernon Main Street (NVMS) is encouraging one and all to get up and “glow” at their first ever Around Our Town GLOW Race, a 5K walk/run fundraiser scheduled for the evening of Saturday, September 17. The funds will be used to purchase ambience lighting and shade elements to block the su…

Here’s your chance to paint the town during the Paint Out in Historic Vernon — a Plein Air Painting Contest on Saturday, September 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. sponsored by the Jennings County Historical Society, Friends of Historic Vernon, and Perceptions Yoga, Mindfulness and Art.

The Jennings County Economic Development Commission (EDC) is looking for innovative thinkers to share their personal and professional passions at its first-ever IgniteJC pitch competition. Originally started in Seattle, Ignite is based on an idea-sharing pitch competition now held in over 10…

Interested in being your own Sherlock Holmes, master detective? Tickets are available now for a night of dining a la murder mystery courtesy of The Dining Detectives. The Detectives will be performing at the Education and Training Center in North Vernon on Saturday, September 17.

The Jennings County Players have announced that auditions for “George Washington Slept Here” will be held at the Park Theatre Civic Center on Saturday, July 16 from 10-11 a.m. and on Monday evening, July 18, from 7-8 p.m.

The Fourth of July fanfare was in full swing Monday evening. After last year’s change of venue to the local fairgrounds, residents expressed their support of the Independence Day festivities being returned to the North Vernon City Park by showing up by the hundreds to enjoy the live music co…

The inaugural Jennings County Youth Drama Camp was a success that culminated in a final performance at the Park Theatre last Friday, June 17. This camp was a collaborative partnership between Park Theatre, Perceptions Yoga, Mindfulness & Art, and JC Players.

The annual Country Squire Lakes Fishing Tournament was held last Saturday, a tradition that is continued through the efforts of Robert and Karen Luttrell in collaboration with the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office as well as many additional local sponsors and volunteers worked together to put…

The Jennings County Historical Society announces “Spring is here” with the 60th Annual Sassafras Tea Festival and Civil War Living History. The two-day event is slated for April 23 and 24 in historic Vernon and runs 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday.

The judging for the annual Indiana Junior Duck Stamp Contest was held at the North Vernon library on April 1, 2022. There were 219 student entries in the contest this year. Faith Rowe, a 16-year-old student from Carmel, IN, won the State Best of Show award with an entry of a cinnamon teal du…

Perceptions Yoga, Mindfulness & Art has released its schedule of summer art classes for kids to be hosted this June and July in Vernon. Registration opens April 15 at www.perceptionsyoga.org.

The American Pickers TV Show is coming to Indiana this May looking for leads and would love to explore your hidden treasure. If you or someone you know has a large, private collection or accumulation of antiques that the Pickers can spend the better part of the day looking through, send us y…

The inaugural Jennings County Youth Drama Camp will take place the week of June 13 at Park Theatre and Civic Center. The camp is open to children ages 6 to 12. The cost is $20, with scholarships available upon request. Space will be limited to 30 participants.

The community favorite Sassafras Tea and Civil War Living History Festival will be celebrating a remarkable 60th anniversary this year. Always held on the last weekend in April, the two-day festival will delight with a few extra special activities in honor of the anniversary, but of course v…