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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Five area students were recipients of scholarships awarded by Best Chairs Foundation Inc. The students are dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings and were selected by the Dubois County Community Foundation.  

    Four $4,000 scholarships were awarded for a four-year degree and one $2,000 scholarship was awarded for a two- year degree.  

  • OWENSBORO – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the spring 2014 president’s and dean’s lists.

    To be eligible for the president’s list for superior academic achievement, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • TELL CITY – As published in the June 30 edition of the News, the Tell City Junior Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month, recognizing 169 students for academic achievement. Below is a complete listing of award recipients.

    Principal’s Awards for Academic Excellence recipients were those students in grades seven through eleven who were the top students with the highest grade-point average for the year.

  • LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the church. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m.

    There will be parking available for disabled guests. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, a silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for all ages, baked goods and a grand raffle of 75 prizes totaling $3,000.  

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites children to attend vacation Bible school from July 14 through July 18.

    The theme this year is “Weird Animals.” Throughout the week, kids will discover that Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind.

    Kids will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible memory buddies and make crafts.

  • CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19.

    The theme will be “God’s Team.” Morning lessons will be followed by a provided lunch and an afternoon of fun and games.  

    This event is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade.

    Parents may drop children off beginning at 9:30 a.m. and all children must be picked up by 3:30 p.m.

  • DOOLITTLE MILLS –   Doolittle Mills Bethel Christian church vacation Bible school will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 7 through 11.

    This year’s theme is “Jungle Safari.” Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

  • CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church of Cannelton’s youth refuge will hold its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday  in the community room at the Cotton Mill.

    The meeting’s theme will be “Thank You to Our Troops.” 

    Meetings are open to anyone in grade three and up. Attendees should use the Adams Street entrance.
     

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a food pantry Sunday July 6 at the church.

    Contributors may make offerings during communion and also take boxed or canned items to support Jasper’s Food Pantry in Cannelton.

    Food pantries need help all year long and the congregation can make a difference by supporting Jasper’s Food Pantry every month.

    Items needed are shaving cream, shampoo, conditioner, bath and bar soap, deodorant, toothpaste and single packs of toothbrushes.

  • 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.