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Today's News

  • Cannelton Legion names cannon ‘The Pat B’

    Cannelton American Legion Post 142’s miniature cannon fired with full force on Memorial Day as the post’s veterans honored their dead brethren in cemeteries across Perry County. Among those close to many hearts and minds was one of their own, Pat Bunner, who died Dec. 22 at the age of only 43. 

  • Bristow Christian’s annual scholarship

    Alan Cassidy, a church elder of the Bristow Christian Church, presents his grandson Tanner Cassidy with the Cecil Aders Scholarship totaling $1,000. Cassidy, the son of Brian and Lori Cassidy, will attend Indiana University School of Business. He is a 2013 graduate of Perry Central High School.

  • If you liked ‘Fast 5,’ how could you not like ‘Furious 6?’

    Having recently broken my “no comedy reviews” rule, I inevitably began to think about how pointless a lot of reviews are when it comes to summer movies and sequels. I suppose it’s because I have to go from reviewing “The Hangover Part III” to “Fast & Furious 6” – simply titled “Furious 6” in the actual film. How could reviews matter when it comes to two series that have gone on this long? This could explain why I’m writing this review over a week after I watched this movie.

  • Two monks celebrate anniversaries

    SAINT MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 25-year jubilee of priesthood ordination for the Rev. Julian Peters OSB, and the 70-year jubilee of priesthood ordination and 75-year jubilee of monastic profession for resigned Archabbot Bonaventure Knaebel OSB, May 26.

    Peters is a native of Toledo, Ohio, where he attended St. Francis de Sales High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Meinrad College in 1982 and entered the monastery that year.

  • Church News, June 6

    Bristow United Pentecostal homecoming
    BRISTOW – The 60th homecoming for the Bristow United Pentecostal Church will be June 9.
    This will also be the 20th Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor and Mrs. Clarence Enmen Jr.
    Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. with a pot-luck dinner at 11:45 a.m. A special service and singing will follow the dinner.
    The Rev. Gary Ellis of Clarksville, Tenn., will be the speaker at both services.

  • St. Meinrad, St. Boniface first communions

    St. Meinrad and St. Boniface parishes recently celebrated the first communions of several young members.

    In the front row, from the left, are  Hunter Kolley, Leslie Kern, Chloe Schaefer and Shelden Smith. Second row: catechists Karen Mangum and Karen Scherzer, Jared Wagner, Tyler Scherzer and the Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB.

  • A New Set of Golden Arches
  • Owensboro Health to acquire Ohio Valley Surgical Specialists

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Owensboro Health has purchased Ohio Valley Surgical Specialists, a long-standing provider of surgical services. 

  • Community Events, June 6

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Dinners at VFW Saturday
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will sell chicken and barbecued pork plates beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

  • Ellspermann to cut ribbon at depot Friday

    By VINCE LUECKE