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Today's Features

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Ava Nicole Hilgenhold has been selected as a state finalist for the National American Miss Pageant to be held this weekend in Indianapolis.

    She will compete in the junior pre-teen division on stage as well as act and portfolio optional categories with the opportunity to advance to the national competition to be held in California in November.

  • Great-grandmother Betty (Dill) Goble holds her great-grandson Hunter Lee Kleeman. Also posing with them for the generations photo is Hunter’s grandmother, Kaye (Goble) Kleeman and his father, Wesley Lee Kleeman.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – Two high-school valedictorian and salutatorians, eight high-school National Honor Society members, 15 future college freshman, 12 student athletes, 12 high-school club participants, seven 4-H trip award winners, seven local 4-H club officers, past grand champion project winners and four Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders make up the 2011 class of 10-year 4-H members.

  • Agape vacation Bible school ends Friday
    CANNELTON – The Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St. in Cannelton, will continue its “Journey to the Center of the Heart,” vacation Bible school today and Friday.
    The school is for students preschool through fifth grade. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day and will include a teaching time, crafts and a snack.
    Transportation can be provided for any child wanting to attend by calling the church at 547-2772.

  • Children from St. Augustine Church and other local parishes participated in “Go The Distance!” Bible school June 13 through June 17.

  • The parents of Sarah Rae Carver and Derek Robert Smith announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Carver of Corydon. She is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2009 graduate of Indiana University.
    She works as an eighth-grade science teacher.
    Mr. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Smith of Corydon. He is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2006 graduate of Vincennes University.
    He is a welder and fabricator.

  • 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.
    July 1

  • Stephen Nathanael Heeke
    Brent and Vicky Heeke of Dugger announce the birth of their son, Stephen Natha-nael Heeke, Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 181⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Heeke is the former Vicky Wood. Stephen has six brothers, John, Daniel, Benjamin, Joseph, David and Michael.
    Grandparents are David and Becky Wood of Sugar Land, Texas, and Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Are you ready to help stuff a bus to help families in need? United Way of Perry County will sponsor the fifth Stuff the Bus school-supply drive July 29-30 for area students in need.
    United Way, Wal-Mart and area volunteers will once again join together to solicit donations of much needed school supplies for all Perry County and North Spencer County school corporations.