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Today's Features

  • 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.
    May 20

  • Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 near Lamar, will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Saturday.
    Grace Harmony will be the special guests. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the public is encouraged to attend.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Two seminarians studying at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology received the order of deacon April 30 from the Rev. Christopher J. Coyne, auxiliary bishop of Indianapolis.

    The newly ordained deacons are Jerry Byrd, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, and Brother Romain Botta OSB, Monastère de l’Incarnation, Togo, West Africa.
    In the Catholic faith, a deacon can preach, baptize, witness marriages, offer Communion to the sick and aged and perform other ministerial duties.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Graduates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were awarded master’s degrees May 14. Graduates accepted their diplomas from the Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the school’s board of trustees.

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Four area teens have been named as delegates and alternates for Hoosier Girls State.

    Hoosier Girls State is a program designed to educate young women of Indiana in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. It is a week of living and learning the political system of Indiana through a mythical city, county and state.

  • TELL CITY – Red crepe-paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at three Tell City lo-cations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.
    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of thousands of service members in all wars. Their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Le-gion Post 213.
    Serving locally as the 2011 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • George and Nelba Lloyd of Fort Wayne announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Lloyd of Noblesville, to Matthew Schwartz of Noblesville, son of Jerry Schwartz and the late Pam Schwartz.

    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Wayne High School and graduated in 2007 from Brown Mackie College as a certified occupational therapist assistant.
    Mr. Schwartz is a 1999 graduate of Tell City High School and graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in computer science. He currently works for CSCI as a consultant.

  • Natalie LaGrange and Brian Block of Fort Branch announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Clifford and Joani LaGrange of Leopold. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and earned an associate’s degree in design technology from Ivy Tech in 2010.
    She is currently attending the University of Southern Indiana.

  • Michael Wayne Chenault II
    Danny and Tabatha Chenault of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Michael Wayne Chenault II, Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Chenault is the former Tabatha Whitt. Michael has four siblings, Dacoda, 12; Ethan, 8; Brooklyn, 7 and Tristan, 3.