Category: Tourism

Bird Tour to be Held This Week at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge

Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge along with the Oak Heritage Conservancy will host a birding tour on April 21st at 7:00am. Meet at the Big Oaks office to join biologists for an opportunity to possibly see some rare migratory birds of Indiana. Cost is $3.00 per person after viewing the safety briefing video. Big Oaks…

Madison Main Street Announces their New Executive Director

The Madison Main Street Program board of directors is pleased to announce that Victoria Perry has accepted an offer of employment to fill the Executive Director position and will begin working for the organization on April 24, 2017. Victoria is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Tourism Conventions and…

Theatre in Vevay to Show Movies Again Starting with Film Shot There

Hoosier Theater in Vevay, IN will reopen this month featuring the only film to be shot in the Switzerland County area: A Girl Named Sooner. This film was never released on tape. President of the theater Adele Snook said that they have been toward reopening for two years. Snook said she assumes some people that…

US 421 to get a New Pipe Lining, Also Cause Delays this Spring

The Indiana Department of Transportation officials met yesterday February 9th in their Seymour District offices with its contractor for a $189,336 small structure project scheduled for this spring on U.S. Highway 421 in Jefferson County. T & T Pipe Renovations is charged with pipe lining at the drainage structure carrying a tributary of Indian-Kentuck Creek…

INDOT Announces 30 Day Closures in Spring for State Road 7

State Road 7 over Bear Creek The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to remove and replace two structures on State Road 7 in Lancaster Township of Jefferson County this spring, each requiring closures of the north-south highway for up to 30 days. INDOT officials recently met with its contractor to discuss the $594,856 project which…

Freezing Rain Predicted Throughout Indiana this Weekend

Forecasts are predicting a variety of weather conditions across the state through this weekend, including the possibility of freezing rain and ice. Ice accumulation could be as much as a tenth of an inch in some areas, creating hazardous driving conditions. A few degrees can mean the difference between rain or snow, so freezing rain…