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Local News

  • Rural News; April 23: GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Jo Ella Evrard, who passed away Friday, April 10, 2015, at Oakwood Health Campus.

    Also, our condolences to the family of Al Bruggeman, who passed from this life Saturday, April 1; Stella Scales, who passed away Sunday, April 12; James “Jim” Basham, who passed away April 15, and Charlie Kuntz, who passed from this life April 16 after an automobile accident.

  • Rural News; April 23: ST. CROIX

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will have a mother-daughter-friend banquet at the church Friday evening, May 8. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m., followed by a program afterward.

    Sunday school is held at the church each Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., followed by church services at 9:30. Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Rural News; April 23: DOOLITTLE MILLS

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — A wedding reception was held this past Saturday at the Lynch Ole Homeplace near Doolittle Mills for Harold “Joe” and Norma Jean (Smith) Reimann, who exchanged wedding vows Friday, March 20. 

    Several friends and family members joined in the celebration with lots of food, music and visiting.

    Wedding blessings are wished for Norma Jean and Joe.

  • Rural News: GERALD; April 16

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — So sorry to say Kirstie Ann Bayer lost her battle with cancer and passed away April 6, 2015. Our prayers and sympathy are with her family during this difficult time. She was only 26 and this is an example of why insurance companies should pay for mammograms before the age of 40.

  • Rural News: BRISTOW; April 16

    By CINDY CULBERTSON, News Correspondent, Phone, 843-5547 —

    At 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, John Hays of Bristow will perform an organ recital at St. Meinrad Archabby.

    Try to be there to enjoy the music and show your support.

    Birthdays this week are Misty Board, Brother Clarence Enmen,

    Dewey Rickenbaugh, Mark Van Winkle, Aaron Van Winkle,

    Holly Xanders and Eric Hayes. May this year be filled with love, happiness and great health. God bless.

    Those celebrating anniversaries are Todd and Pam Schaefer,

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; April 16

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — On Wednesday afternoon of last week, Harold and I traveled to Evansville and went to the home of Allen and Janie Lynch for a visit. Allen is a cousin to Harold. We enjoyed a nice visit in the evening and met with them to enjoy a meal before leaving town. On our way home, we stopped for a visit at the home of Ronnie and Betty Bayer in Dale.

  • Rural News: DOOLITTLE MILLS; April 16

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 —A mother-daughter-friend banquet will be held at Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills Friday evening, May 8. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m. in the church basement, followed by a Mother’s Day program. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Perry County man killed in crash on Highway 60 in Kentucky

    MACEO, Ky. – A Perry County man has died from injuries sustained in a single-car crash Sunday on Highway 60 in Daviess County.

    According to local police sources, Scott Board, 33, was a passenger in a car that was traveling west on Highway 60 near Maceo. Police said the driver, 32-year-old Tonietta Villanueva, apparently lost control of the vehicle, which traveled off the left side of the highway, down an embankment and rolled over.

    Board was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead by the Daviess County Coroner’s Office.

  • Young women’s career expo sends message to reach high, excel

    Lt. Gov. Ellspermann, Johns Hopkins University engineer among speakers

    LEOPOLD – The second-annual DREAM program, for sophomore girls from Perry Central, Tell City and Cannelton high schools took place Friday, April 17, at Perry Central Community School.

    Created by the Perry County College Success Coalition, DREAM stands for dreaming, reaching high, energizing-the-future, amazing and me.

  • Young women’s career expo sends message to reach high, excel

    Lt. Gov. Ellspermann, Johns Hopkins University engineer among speakers

    LEOPOLD – The second-annual DREAM program, for sophomore girls from Perry Central, Tell City and Cannelton high schools took place Friday, April 17, at Perry Central Community School.

    Created by the Perry County College Success Coalition, DREAM stands for dreaming, reaching high, energizing-the-future, amazing and me.