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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.

    February 28

  • Carter recently recognized Master Trooper Thomas Campbell for achieving 30 years of service to the Indiana State Police.

    Campbell is a 1979 graduate of Rivet Catholic High School in Vincennes and graduated from Vincennes University in 1981 with a degree in law enforcement. Campbell joined the state police in 1983, graduating as a member of the 41st Recruit School. He was assigned to the Jasper District to patrol Spencer County.

  • JASPER – Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter promoted First Sgt. Greg Ashby to the rank of lieutenant Feb. 16 to serve as the district commander for the Jasper Post.

    Ashby is a native of Orange County and a 1988 graduate of Springs Valley High School. After high school, Ashby served his country for seven years in the United States Marines Corps, with six months served in Operation Desert Storm.

    In 1995 Ashby earned an associate’s degree in law enforcement from Vincennes University.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Abbey Press-Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s Relay for Life team will hold its third annual Trivia Night fundraiser March 1. Sign up will begin at 6:30 p.m. and play starts at 7 p.m. at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center dining room in St. Meinrad.

    The event will include an evening of matching of wits. Each team will answer the same questions and may consist of two to four players.

    Participants are invited to organize their own team or may choose to be assigned to a team. The winning team takes home $50.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Church of Christ is pleased to announce Brother Don McGee will be visiting Tell City Sunday through Thursday to hold a revival.

    Brother McGee, founder and director of Crown and Sickle Ministries, is a Vietnam War veteran and retired Louisiana state trooper.

    He was a pastor for 12 years and since 2002, has been an evangelist whose focus is exclusively on Bible prophecy.

    He and his wife Valerie live in a rural area near Amite, La. They have two grown children and three grandchildren.

  • Tim and Sandra Kratzer of Tell City will celebrate their silver anniversary Friday, Feb. 21.

    Mrs. Kratzer is the former Sandra Jane Spencer. They have two daughters, Ashley Kratzer, 24, and Laura Kratzer, 19, both of Tell City.

  • Robert and Jamie Guillaume of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Jacob Ray. He was born at 9:44 a.m. Jan. 26, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
    Mrs. Guillaume is the former Jamie Cutter. Jacob has two brothers, Carson, 7, and Gavin, 5.

    Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Fay Pierrard and Steve and Laura Cutter, all of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Ed and Beverly Guillaume of Leopold.

    Great-grandparents are Jim and Dorothy Cutter.

  • February 21

  • TROY – The Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will begin March 8 at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy. St. Paul Catholic Church will co-host. All coffees will be from 9 to 10 a.m.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, March 8.

    The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations are $3.