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Today's Features

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary uses Acuity and Dibels assessments to gauge student strengths and weaknesses in regards to grade-level standards and to help teachers guide classroom and individualized instruction.

    Using these assessment, along with comparing first quarter to second quarter report cards, the Perry Central Captains Club honored students who either raised scores or maintained a high level of performance, with a pizza party.

  • St. Michael’s fish dinners begin Friday

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve fish dinners the first six Fridays of Lent starting Feb. 20.

    There will be no fish dinners served Good Friday, April 3.

    Meals will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m., and will include fried fish or cheese pizza, with homemade sides of baked beans or macaroni and cheese, slaw, hush puppies, dessert and drinks. The price is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 and younger.

  • EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College Southwest recently recognized the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester.

    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.

  • MUNCIE – Ball State University has announced the names of students who graduated or were included on the dean’s list and graduate list during the fall 2014 semester.

    Earning dean’s list recognition were Brittany Overstreet from Perry County and Natalie Abell, Jayme Roos, Dana Schlachter and Kelly Weyer of Ferdinand.

  • J.R. and Beverly Dowell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Feb. 20. The couple was married Feb. 20, 1965, at Cloverport Wesleyan Church in Cloverport, Ky.

    They have two children, Lisa (Chris) Jordan and Kimberly (Tim) Harper. They have four grandchildren, Tara, Tyler, Jackie and Jake, and five great-grandchilden, Addison, Emma, Bailey, Hayden and Liam.
    The couple plans to celebrate with a trip to South Dakota in August.
     

  • Josh and Britney Clark of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Grace.

    She was delivered at 9:23 a.m. Feb. 4, 2015, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Mrs. Clark is the former Britney Hendershot.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Yvette Hendershot and paternal grandparents are Gary Clark and Vicki Clark, all of Tell City.

  • 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.
     

  • NEW ALBANY – Reese Michael Miller of Tell City was recently named to Indiana University Southeast’s dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Miller is a 2014 graduate of Tell City High School. His goal is to double major in chemistry and biology and attend medical school. He is the son of Jeff and Michelle Miller of Tell City.

  • Deer Creek Baptist Valentine’s dinner set for Sunday

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host a Valentine’s dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15.

    On Sunday, Feb. 22, Jordan Morris from Indian Creek Baptist Camp will share scripture and tell about camp opportunities for 2015.

    Following the worship service, the youth will have a pasta meal.

    Wednesday night regular services have changed slightly. Bible study and choir practice, and youth and children’s activities are all held at 6 p.m.

  • 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.