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Today's News

  • Fischer honored at annual conference

    Rebecca Lauster, left, secretary and Sharon Watson, right, president of the South-Southwest Indiana District Employee Association, present Darlene Fischer with the Employee of the Year Award at the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts annual conference and awards banquet held Jan. 10. The South-Southwest District is composed of 11 counties, from which Fischer was nominated. She was selected for the award by an IDEA committee.

  • St. Augustine raffle tickets available

    LEOPOLD – The St. Augustine restoration raffle is under way.
    This year, a 2011 Kawasaki Mule, four by four with camo coloring, roof, windshield and trailer will be raffled off.
    Tickets are available for $10 each or three tickets for $25. This will be a limited draw with only 4,000 tickets sold. The drawing will be held Feb. 5.
    For more information or to purchase tickets, contact any parish member.

  • Church News, Jan. 19

    Choral concert Jan. 28 in St. Meinrad
    ST. MEINRAD – The Bloomington Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and musicians from Indiana University will present a free program of choral music Jan. 28, at 2:30 p.m. in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.
    The event is sponsored by the organ and choral conducting departments of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Bloomington chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

  • Residents may apply for heating assistance through LHDC

    PERRY COUNTY – Hoosiers may apply for assistance with their heating bills through a program called the Energy Assistance Program, said Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Appointments must be made and are now being accepted.

  • Sprinkle named to IU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Jason Robert Sprinkle has been named to Indiana University’s dean list for the fall semester of 2011.

    The dean’s list is reserved for students who have earned a grade-point average of 3.7 or better.
    Sprinkle is the son of Bob and Vicki Sprinkle of Tell City and is a graduate of Tell City High School. He will graduate in May with majors in English and political science, and minors in economics and public and environmental affairs. He will attend law school in the fall.

  • Birth announcments, Jan. 19

    Garynn Heath King
    Josh King and Amanda Sutton of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Garynn Heath King, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Garynn has one older sibling, Jada King, 3.
    Grandparents are Mark and Pam Morgan, Theresa King and the late Joseph “Denny” Coomes.
    Great-grandparents are Bob Sutton, Mary Sutton and the late William and Frances King.

  • Ralph and LaVerne Zuelly

    Ralph and LaVerne Zuelly celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 26 at the Patio Steakhouse in Cannelton. The event was hosted by their children.

    Mr. Zuelly married the former LaVerne Kleaving Jan. 14, 1947, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. Their attendants were Geraldine George, sister of the bride, and Charles “Chuck” Burst, a friend of the groom.

  • United Way of Perry County announces grant cycle for 2012

    PERRY COUNTY – Health and human-service organizations are invited to apply for funding from the United Way of Perry County now through March 2. Grant applications are available by contacting the United Way of Perry County at unitedwayperry@gmail.com.

    Last year, the United Way of Perry County distributed more than $50,000 in grants to area health and human service organizations.

  • Winter beef series kicks off today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Beef Production Educational Series will be offered tonight and three other evenings in February and March.

    The sessions at 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 9, Feb. 20 and March 8. All of the programs except the Feb. 20 session will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The Feb. 20 program is in conjunction with the Perry County Cattle Association annual meeting, which will be held in the Perry Central school cafeteria.

  • Sweater Day at courthouse

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