Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – A group of adults and children from two local Catholic churches plan to travel to Belize next summer to build a home for a family in need. The groups are traveling under the auspices of Hand in Hand Ministries, a non-profit organization headquartered in Louisville, Ky. The organization assists people who face economic challenges in Louisville, Appalachia, Belize and Nicaragua.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    February 6

  • Sean and Myra Stumler of Magnet announce the birth of their son, Blake Matthew. He was delivered at 2:13 p.m. Aug. 12, 2014, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.

    Blake weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21½ inches long.
    Mrs. Stumler is the former Myra Feltner.

    Blake was welcomed home by his brother, Luke, 6, and his sister, Brooke, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Dan and Lana Feltner of Derby. Paternal grandparents are Paul and Diane Stumler of Magnet.

  • Alex and Amber Gillians of Cannelton welcomed their son, Xavier Christian, Dec. 29, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Xavier has a brother, Kolton Joshua Gillians, 3.

    Mrs. Gillians is the former Amber Dartt.

    Grandparents are David Dartt and Cherish Moore of Cannelton; Rebecca Wilson and Charlie Snyder of Lewisport, Ky.; Christina Gillians of Cloverport, Ky., and Gregory Gillians of Hancock County, Ky.

  • Lucas and Jennifer Bryant of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Connor Alexander. He was delivered at 2:23 p.m. Dec. 21, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

    Connor weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Bryant is the former Jennifer Simpson.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Dorothy Simpson of Tell City.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Greta Bryant of Tell City.

  • Jared and Stacy Feltner of Santa Claus announce the birth of their son, Tanner William. He was delivered at 7:22 a.m. Dec. 4, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

    Tanner weighed 8 pounds and was 21½ inches long.

    Mrs. Feltner is the former Stacy Hagedorn.

    Tanner was welcomed home by his brother, Parker, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Maurice and Polly Hagedorn of Fulda.

    Paternal grandparents are Dan and Lana Feltner of Derby. Great-grandparents are Carl and Helen Gunn.

  • Randall and Kelsey Hanks of Berwick, Maine, welcomed a son, Camden Nicolas, at 8:25 p.m. Dec. 26, 2014.

    He was born at Wentworth-Douglas Hospital in Dover, N.H.

    Camden weighed 7 pounds, 14½ ounces and was 20¼ inches long.
    Mrs. Hanks is the former Kelsey Coyle.

    Camden has a sister, Luci Hanks, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Julie Poole of Hawesville, Ky., Jeffery Coyle of Cannelton and Shawn Bland of Owensboro, Ky.

  • LEOPOLD – Additional sixth-grade students were submitted to the News after press time. Sixth-grade students earning second-quarter honorable mention include Breeana Noland, Clay Mitchell and Lauren Harpenau.

    Sixth-grade students earning first-semester honor roll include Lauren Harpenau and Stella Hubert. Receiving honorable mention were Chloe Collin and Clay Mitchell.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Several undergraduate students of the University of Southern Indiana who hail from Perry County were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievement.

  • LEOPOLD -- Perry Central High School has released names of students in grades seven through 12 earning honor roll distinction for the second nine weeks of the academic year. Students earning grade-point averages of 3.5 and above are: