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Today's News

  • Paisley Faith Tudor

    Rachel and Luke Tudor announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Faith.

    She was delivered March 30, 2015, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    Paisley weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21½ inches long.


    Mrs. Tudor is the former Rachel Thorn.

    
Maternal grandparents are Denny and Suzie Thorn of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Chris Tudor of Tell City.

    
Great-grandparents are Yvetta Capps of Custar, Ky., and Nella Tudor of Tell City.

  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming May 2-3
  • Looking Back; April 23

    70 Years Ago

    April 20, 1945

     

    • Perry Countians of all walks of life and political parties paused this week to mourn the loss of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He died April 12 in Warm Springs, Ga. He was succeeded by Harry S. Truman. At the request of Tell City Mayor Wendell Werner, businesses closed their doors for an hour Friday afternoon.

    Several local churches held special services. 

  • Saint Meinrad Archabbey honors co-workers for service

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 78 active co-workers and 62 retirees who have 25 years or more of service during the annual Service Recognition Banquet held April 15.

    “Our coworkers are a treasured resource of Saint Meinrad,” said Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB. “Some families have been associated with the work of the abbey across several generations, and as Benedictines we certainly value that kind of stability.

  • Perry Central annual health fair focuses on family wellness
  • Options bound when it comes to French green beans

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    I have loved green beans ever since I grew Tenderette in the fifth grade for my 4-H project at Simpsonville Elementary. 

    Now, I primarily grow the filet types of green beans, or what many call French beans or haricots verts (green bean in French). Why the European designation? Benjamin Watson explains, “Americans prefer those varieties of snap beans that remain stringless for a long time on the bush or remain fresh in the refrigerator for a long time after picking.

  • K of C kicks off Tootsie Roll Drive Friday
  • Menus Week of April 27 – May 1

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

     

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country-fried steak sandwich, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans and pears.

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Corn dog, baked beans and peaches.

  • Local sightseer invites fellow travelers to join in summer South Dakota trip

    TELL CITY – Area resident Pam Bolen loves taking vacations and taking friends to new places.

    “I have taken people to new destinations for many years and I love it,” she said. This summer, Bolen plans to visit by bus with Diamond Tours, Mount Rushmore, the Badlands and the Black Hills of South Dakota.

    Bolen invites others in the community to join her on these upcoming adventures, believing “the more, the merrier” is indeed true, especially where travel is concerned.

  • Cannelton American Legion selects two for Hoosier Boys State

    CANNELTON – Damon Powers and Adam Terry, both juniors at Cannelton High School, were selected by Cannelton American Legion Post 142 to attend Hoosier Boys State.

    Powers is the son of Lisa and Tally Havener and Brett Powers.

    Terry is the son Anita June Terry and Dennis Scott Terry.

    The event will be held June 14-20 on the campus of Trine University in Angola. Each year more than 500 of the finest young men in the State of Indiana attend Hoosier Boys’ State.