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  • Financing new ambulance will take creativity


    Staff Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – It may require some unorthodox financial maneuvering, but  county commissioners hope they can find a way to buy a new ambulance. The board spent a large portion of their nearly hour-long session Monday discussing how to overcome a higher-than-expected bid for the emergency medical services vehicle.

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  • Kathryn Grace Kimbril

    Anthony and Allyson Kimbril of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Kathryn Grace.

    She was delivered July 9, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Kathryn weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Mrs. Kimbril is the former Allyson Manwarren.

    Kathryn has four siblings, Joshua, 17; Corrie, 15; Caleb, 13 and Isaac, 5.

    Grandparents are Ray and Pat Mendoza of Cannelton, Perry and Danell Kimbril of Snead, Ala., and Marsha and Cisco Franks of Cullman, Ala.

  • Novice joins Benedictine community

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony in the Chapter Room, Tony Wolniakowski was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Aug. 5.

    He begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.

    Novice Tony, 28, is a native of Lansing, Mich. Most recently, he worked for the State of Michigan as an insurance complaint analyst in the Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

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  • Aug. 31 meeting will explore co-op model for town’s general store

    Derby residents, others suffer when business closes its doors




    DERBY – A healthy community needs a community store to provide food, fuel and even a sense of togetherness. For many years, Derby General Store provided that for the small Ohio River community and those living nearby.

    It also served visitors as Derby became a popular destination.

  • Luke Bawel named Jasper vice president of logistics groups

    JASPER – Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced the promotion of Luke Bawel to vice president of Jasper’s Supply Chain and Logistics Groups, which includes distribution channels, JET Transit and Jasper Innovative Solutions.

    During his seven year career with Jasper, Luke has worked in a variety of capacities, including manufacturing, quality, inside sales, customer service and outside sales.

    Most recently, he has served as the division manager of JIS.

  • Archabbey Library Gallery hosts ‘Close to Home’ exhibit

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of works on paper titled “Close to Home.”

    Three artists from the New Harmony area will be exhibiting their work in the gallery. Friends for years, they create art that is very different, not only in the choice of medium but in how they see and interpret the world around them.

  • Josie Sue Etienne

    Josh and Kristi Etienne of Leopold announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Sue Etienne.

    She was delivered at 7:53 a.m. July 23, 2015, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Josie weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Etienne is the former Kristi Katterhenry.

    Josie was welcomed home by her brother, Jax, 2, and her sister, Jaylie, 5.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Katterhenry of Tell City and the late Gary Katterhenry.

  • Derby series continues Saturday

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Sizzlin’ Summerfest, the third demolition derby event out of a points series of four, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Spencer County fairgrounds.

    Due to the warm weather conditions in August and kids being back in school, the event is held in the evening so the maximum amount of people can enjoy the festivities. A kids power wheel derby will get things started at 6 p.m. followed by the main derby event at 7 p.m.