Today's Features

  • Pannell, Taylor to appear at Our Father’s House of Worship
    TROY – Brother Roy Pannell with Outreach Ministry-The Way in Loogootee will give a spiritual message and Sister Cheri Taylor, a gospel singer from Lamar, will sing for the congregation today at Our Father’s House of Worship, LLC at 630 Walnut Street in Troy.
    Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the service will begin at 6 p.m.
    For more information, contact Donna J. Lynam at (812) 480-6877.

    Domino party hosted by Hilldale Relay team

  • PERRY COUNTY – Daughters of the American Revolution member Molly Hall was awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Appreciation Medal and certificate during a ceremony held March 2.

    The SAR medal of appreciation was authorized in 1960 and may be presented by the National Society or chapter to a member of the DAR in good standing in recognition of and in appreciation for outstanding services rendered to the SAR.
    Hall is the vice regent of the Lafayette Spring Chapter and a member of the Ohio Valley Sons of the American Revolution Auxiliary.

  • PERRY COUNTY – A fun run-walk will be held at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day, May 12 to raise funds for the Perry County Leadership Class of 2013 project. The event will begin in front of the new Tell City event center.
    The first 100 participants to sign up will receive T-shirts and gift bags. In order to receive the shirt, registration must be made by May 1. Cost is $20.
    Also, those who run will be listed in a special ad that will be published in the Perry County News after the event.

  • Steven and Jenna LeClere of Austin, Texas, announce the birth of their son, Brooks Jerden LeClere, Monday, March 18, 2013, at Seton Medical Center in Austin.  
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 201/2 inches long.  
    Mrs. LeClere is the former Jenna Jerden.  
    Grandparents are Joe and Leanne LeClere of Tell City and Darrell and Pam Jerden of Bloomington. Great-grandparents are Earl and Gloria LeClere of Tell City and Lee and Nancy Ringeman of Santa Claus.

  • Dawn and Dave Behm of Elmhurst, Ill., announce the birth of their daughter, Aleah Louise Behm, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, Ill.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Behm is the former Dawn DuPont. Aleah has three older brothers, Landon, age 41/2, Owen, age 21/2 and Colin, age 11/2.

  • Ron and Tracey Coyle and Rich and Kim Woznicki announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Tory Coyle of West Lafayette and Joe Woznicki of Lafayette.

    The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School.
    She is attending Purdue University and is expected to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in May 2013.

  • COLUMBUS, Ga. – Army National Guard Pvt. Logan W. Wheatley has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.
    During the nine weeks of training, Wheatley received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

  • Pictured in a photo recently brought to the News office by Mollie P. Miles are students in a one-room school in Branchville during the 1932-33 school year.

  • Tinley, 9, Trista, 6, and Tila Jones, 4, cut and donated their hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. This is Tinley’s second donation. The girls are the daughters of Tim and Tabitha Jones of Rome  and all attend Perry Central Elementary.

  •  INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Richard D. Young (D-Milltown) hosted a page from Branchville during the 2013 legislative session.

    Perry Central Junior-Senior High School student Sydney Goffinet, 16, served as a Senate page for Young Feb. 12. Goffinet met Young and gained a first-hand look at how the legislative process works during her time at the Statehouse.