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Today's News

  • Dale High School Class of 1955
  • St. Augustine annual picnic planned for July 26

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 26.

    Mass will be held at 10 a.m. There will be parking available for guests with disabilities. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 72 prizes totaling $3,000. 

    Family-style chicken dinners will be served by a ticket-number system in the air-conditioned dining room. 

  • ‘Run For Your Mother’ 5K raises $4,407.75

    The annual Run For Your Mother 5K run-walk sponsored by American Colloid Co. in Troy raised $4,407.75 during this year’s event, which honored mothers of this year’s 239 participants. Proceeds benefit hire technology classes in Perry County high schools. The American Colloid Co. 2013 Perry County Leadership Class Career Path Fund is a designated endowment fund created by the American Colloid Co. to provide equal support to Tell City Troy Township School Corp. and Perry Central Community School District for the support of advanced manufacturing.

  • Community Events; June 29

    St. Peter’s UCC to host summer social July 11

     

  • Comedy for Canines returns Saturday, July 18

    Dinner and show will raise money for Hancock County animal shelter

    LEWISPORT – The second-annual Comedy For the Canines will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Lewisport Lions Club Community Center. This benefit for Hancock County Animal Shelter will feature stand-up comedy by Layson Brooks Jr. and Susan Janowick, both of Lewisport, and Sherri Gardner of Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Hagedorn joins Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana staff

    EVANSVILLE – The Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana has announced two new additions to its team,  Carol Hagedorn and Audrie Burkett. Hagedorn will assume the role of vice president, community development, and Burkett joins the coalition staff as executive assistant. Debbie Bennett-Stearsman will become the new director of special projects.

    Since January 2003, Hagedorn has served as vice president of economic and community development for the Perry County Economic Development Corp.

  • Lots of damage, but no serious injuries in crash
  • Derby Riverfest pageant winners
  • Young earns rank of professor at Radford University

    TELL CITY – Wesley Young, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Young of Tell City and Brenda Lee of Bowling Green, Ky., was recently promoted to the rank of professor at Radford University in Virginia.

    He has taught there for the past 15 years in the school’s Department of Theatre and Cinema. 

    A teacher, actor and director, Young is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and holds a masters in fine arts from the University of Alabama.

  • Schaefer – Mehling

    Jackie Schaefer and Steve Mehling will be married at 3 p.m. EDT Saturday, July 18, 2015, at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry.

    Parents of the couple are Pauline Schaefer of St. Meinrad and the late Harold Schaefer and Eugene and Imelda Mehling of Ferdinand.

    The future bride is employed by the Dubois Spencer Perry Exceptional Children’s Co-op as a preschool coordinator and teacher for orthopedic impairment students. 

    The future groom is employed by Jasper Engines and Transmissions as an over-the-road truck driver.