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Today's News

  • 2018 Primary Candidate Listing

    PERRY COUNTY – A listing of candidates provided by the county clerk’s office who have filed for Indiana’s May 8 primary election.

     

    County Clerk

    Lynn Fulkerson, Republican

    Mandi  Mogan, Democrat

     

    County Assessor

    Mendy Lassaline, Democrat

     

    County Auditor

    Pamela Goffinet, Democrat

     

  • Troy prepares for cemetery mowing season

    TROY – The town of Troy would like to remind everyone that mowing season is approaching and requests that flowers not in vases or saddles be removed from monuments or the ground surrounding monuments in the town’s cemetery. 

    This includes items on monuments that are not permanently attached such as figurines.

    These items should be removed by April 1. After this date, items will be removed by the cemetery personnel.

    As posted at the cemetery, all ornaments, flowers and decorations should be attached only to headstones.

  • Perry-Spencer Crop Day to feature soil sampling and Dicamba presentations

    ST. MEINRAD – The annual Perry-Spencer Crop Day program will be held Thursday, March 8, at the St. Meinrad Community Center. Registration and sponsor displays will open at 5:15 p.m. CST with the meal beginning at 6 p.m. 

    Crop Day is a joint effort between Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation Districts in Perry and Spencer counties. The featured speaker this year is Jason Ackerson, a soil scientist with the Purdue Department of Agronomy, presenting Efficient Soil Sampling for Precision Soil Management.

  • News in Brief; Feb. 22

    VFD auxiliary selling New Boston soup March 11

     

    NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual “famous soup” sale on Sunday, March 11, at the firehouse in New Boston.

    Carry-out only will begin at 10 a.m. Cost is $14 per gallon. Please take containers. All proceeds will benefit the New Boston Volunteer Fire Department.

     

    Library has new language resource

     

  • Tell City Kiwanis to host ‘Walk of Honor’

    The Tell City Kiwanis is kicking off the year with a patriotic way to support the youth in our community. The “Walk of Honor” project will allow flags to be flown in Tell City’s City Hall Park in honor or memory of individuals or businesses. The American flags will exhibit our community’s patriotism and allow our community to memorialize or honor a loved one (can be a veteran or non-veteran) or family

  • Archabbey Library exhibits feature miters and typefaces

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting two exhibits curated by Saint Meinrad monk Fr. Harry Hagan OSB.

     Both exhibits are on display through Aug. 31.

    The first exhibit features miters and other pieces used by bishops and abbots for the celebration of a pontifical Mass. Brother Kim Malloy OSB, the Archabbey sacristan, chose these examples from the treasury of the sacristy.

  • Hospital announces women’s therapy program

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital is now offering Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Tina Crosby, PTA, has received specialized training in pelvic health physical therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association.  The course emphasized treatment interventions for pelvic floor dysfunction, including underactive muscles, incontinence, pain, and many other pelvic conditions. Pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence are not a normal part of aging. Common causes of pelvic floor dysfunction are childbirth, obesity, and pelvic surgery.

  • Seminary students receive ministries

    ST. MEINRAD – Seventeen priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, received the ministry of lector on Feb. 15, in the Seminary’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Archbishop Charles Thompson, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, installed the lectors.

     

    Seminarians receiving the ministry were:

    Kodjo (Cajetan) Agouvi (OSB) and Gbedevi (Justin) Dodzi Ayanou, Abbaye de L’Ascension de Danyi Dzogbegan

    Shawn W. Bohac, Diocese of Lexington, Ky.

    Garrett D. Braun, Diocese of Evansville.

  • Indiana State Police seeks recruits for 78th recruit academy

    INDIANAPOLIS - The deadline for application to the 78th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy, 11:59 p.m., Feb. 25, 2018 is quickly approaching.

    Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as an Indiana State Trooper must apply online at www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm.  This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information on additional career opportunities with the Indiana State Police.

    Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted for the 78th Recruit Academy.

  • Seed starting basics for spring

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    I have my orders placed for onion sets and seed potatoes along with some of my favorite summer crops that will be directly seeded in the garden once the temperatures really warm. I can barely stand the wait!

    I have just seeded out several trays of early season vegetables that like a cool start to the season.  Kale, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts are just beginning to push through the light potting mix.