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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.
    April 15

  • Ethan Thomas Greulich
    Adam and Sarah Greulich announce the birth of their son, Ethan Thomas Greulich, March 7, 2011, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Ethan has one older brother, Nolan.
    Grandparents are Alan and Theresa Lance of Uniondale, Kermit Greulich of Ferdinand and the late Ramona Walker and Debbie Greulich.

  • Holy Week, Easter schedule at Archabbey
    ST. MEINRAD – The Holy Week and Easter services for Saint Meinrad Archabbey has been scheduled. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church. All times are Central.
    Palm Sunday, April 17: 9:15 a.m., Blessing and procession with palms, followed by Mass; 5 p.m., Vespers.
    Holy Thursday, April 21: 5 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper; no Vespers.
    Good Friday, April 22: 3 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church in Cannelton will host several activities next week leading up to Easter.
    Open communion and feet washing for anyone of the Christian faith will be held Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.

  • TELL CITY – A two-hour session has been planed from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday to explain ways to neither minimize nor maximize the loss of a loved one, but to see it as a journey and grief as a process.
    The event, sponsored by Huber Funeral Home and Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, will be held at the Catholic Ministry Center, Room 10, located on Jefferson St., in Tell City.
    Sister Katheryn Huber, OSB will be presenting the program.
    The public is invited to attend and coffee, juice and doughnuts will be served.
     

  • Sydney Goffinet of Branchville served as a page for Sen. Richard Young March 29.

    Goffinet, 14 met Young, and gained a firsthand look at how the legislative process works during her time at the Statehouse. Students ages 12-18 are eligible to serve for one day assisting with various legislative activities including running errands within the Statehouse, delivering messages and helping with a variety of other tasks.
     

  • FERDINAND – The annual Ferdinand Herb and Garden Days will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday with various activities throughout the days.
    Shops throughout town will have herbs, perennials, hanging baskets, annuals, ferns, landscape and bedding plants, primitives, antiques, home and garden décor, patio, gardening seminars, arts and crafts markets and food available.

  • LEOPOLD – Jon Suhrheinrich and Andy Connor of Boy Scout Troop 191 received their Eagle Scout awards Sunday March 27, at the St. Augustine Church in Leopold.

    Suhrheinrich is the son of Brian and Kathy Suhrheinrich of St Croix. Connor is the son of Rick and Arleela Connor of Leopold.
    Connor’s Eagle Scout leadership project was to erect a flagpole and perform landscaping and maintenance at the Leopold Park.

  • Students of North Perry Head Start visited Oakwood Health Campus April 7 to perform plays and sing songs for residents. Children acted out well-known stories about a farmer and the turnip, the three little pigs and the big bad wolf and the three billy goats gruff. After their performances, students visited with residents and shared punch and cookies.
     

  • TCHS 1971
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1971 are in need of help in finding information for classmates. If you know an address of any of the names below, contact Janet Damin at 547-3266 during the day or at 547-7451 during the evening.
    Information on these classmates is needed: Jonell (Sprinkle) Schepers, Tim Fischer, Donna Scheidegger, Ronnie Knight, Pat Hauser, Dan Graves and Jim Wells.