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Today's Features

  • For the past few years, the Perry County News has published letters from county residents who have moved here or returned after years living elsewhere. These articles are submitted through the Perry County Quality of Life Committee, which operates under the Perry County Development Corp. We are presenting two letters today, from Adrien Dannemiller and Steve Berkhouse.

     

    A warm welcome from Perry Countians

     

  • TELL CITY – Erin Emerson is a winner of the 2016 Community Builders Award by Evergreen Leadership. Fifteen leaders from across Indiana received this award based on their commitment to their communities, exemplary workplace leadership, and desire to collaborate with like-minded peers.

  • Pat Koch, was recently inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame at the Discover Santa Claus Convention in Branson, Mo. Koch, the Chief Elf and Founder of the Santa Claus Museum & Village, was honored for her commitment to perpetuating the spirit of Christmas.

    She was the guest of honor at the convention, which was attended by over 800 Santas and Mrs. Clauses.

  • Nick Stahly

    Guest Columnist

     

    The Steel City, home of the Pirates, Penguins and the Steelers; Pittsburgh has drawn much attention to itself as a tourist location. The location of the city at the intersection of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela rivers has also brought about great attention from travelers because of both the scenic views and the swimming and boating activities along these three rivers. The present day features of this sprawling city aren’t the only things that draw tourist’s eyes.

  • TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City is 150 years young this year. The congregation is celebrating and members invite the whole community to join them Sunday, Aug. 14. What better way to cap off another great Schweizer Fest than to celebrate with friends and family at EUCC?

  • Megan and Adam Younger of Greenville announce the birth of their son, Theodore Davis Younger. Theodore was born June 13, 2016, at 11:40 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    The mother is the former Megan Newton. Theodore was welcomed home by big brother, Elijah, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Lisa Newton of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are Robert Younger of Indianapolis and Mary Schiel of Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • St. John Chrysostom

    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, July 17. New Boston famous soup will be available by the bowl or gallon. Fried chicken and roast beef dinners will be served in the air-conditioned Heck Hall beginning at 10 a.m. Bingo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Also offered outside will be a food stand, grand raffle, quilt raffle, cake wheel, silent and Chine auction and a country store. Uncle Red’s balloon twisting and magic show will be in the afternoon.

  • EVANSVILLE – Trista J. Lutgring has been promoted to the position of senior writer at Tucker Publishing Group.

    She previously served as staff writer since March 2015. Prior to her affiliation with Tucker Publishing Group, Lutgring worked as a sales representative and feature writer at the Perry County News in Tell City, Indiana. In 2012, she was awarded second place in Best Sports Feature category of the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

  • Marine Cpt. Jacob Pagragan and his wife, Emily, of Lexington, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Ellis Pagragan, born on June 20, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grace was welcomed home by her brothers, James, 6, Finn, 5 and Liam, 4, and her sister Keeley, 2.

    The mother is the former Emily Henrickson of Lunenburg, Mass. Maternal grandparents are Will and Jackie Henrickson of New London, Conn. Paternal grandparents are William and Jennifer Rodgers Pagragan of Richland.