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Today's News

  • Perry Central Class of 1985

  • Town of Ferdinand to survey area counties about Ivy Tech location

    FERDINAND – If you live in Crawford, Dubois, Perry or Spencer counties, the Town of Ferdinand wants you to take a survey.
    The Town of Ferdinand is releasing a brief Educational Needs Survey for Crawford, Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties residents.
    The survey is available on the town’s Web site, and is designed to determine the community’s interest in having an Ivy Tech Community College Instructional Center in Ferdinand.

  • Public invited to health-care-enrollment seminar Jan. 13 in Spencer County

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Spen-cer County Community Foundation will host a health coverage seminar at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Lincoln Commerce Center.
    This informal presentation will be a chance to learn about health-care options and how to get individuals enrolled.
    The goal of the program is to spread the word that everyone deserves health coverage and that healthcare is available through Indiana Medicaid.

  • Cub Scouts tour locks and dam

    Perry Central Cub Scout Pack 191 toured the Cannelton Locks and Dam in September. The Cub Scouts in the front row from left are Issac Whitaker, Bryce Halford, Connor Mullis, Joshua Rogier, Devin Moore, Avery Taylor, Ethan Halford and Taylor James. Back row: Russell Collignon, Lane Hilgenhold, Dom Harris, Joshua Dean, Garrett Ambrose and Kortlen Parker.

  • The Art of Living DVD premier party today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers on Jan. 6, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”
    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Evansville Channel 9 at 8 p.m. and committee members would like to invite the public to join them at Capers to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.
    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.
     

  • Community Foundation to host Trivia Night

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will host a Trivia Night Jan. 29 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    Teams, with a maximum number of eight players, will compete in a night of fun to see who knows more about various trivia topics. The re-gistration fee for each team is $200.
    Teams are encouraged to show their team spirit by taking their own decorations and decorating their tables in whatever theme they choose.

  • Birth announcements, Jan. 6

    Camden Daniel Axton
    Chris and Jenna Axton of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Camden Daniel Axton, Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Axton is the former Jenna Wooldridge. Camden has three siblings, Mercades, 12, Braxten, 4 and Brody, 2.
    Grandparents are Jeffery Lynn and Martha Wooldridge of Tell City, Steve and Sunny King of Cannelton and Mike Axton of Tennessee.

  • Birthdays, Jan. 6 - Jan. 13

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    January 6

  • COLUMN: ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Inception’ top Harris’ list of movie favorites

    ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    Eric Harris, who reviews films for The News, ranks last year’s offerings of dramas, comedies and science-fiction offerings. He will be back with occasional reviews in 2011.

    1. “Black Swan” – I loved nearly every aspect of this film. Darren Aronofsky has made a disturbing classic featuring the best female lead performance of the year from Natalie Portman.

  • COLUMN: Small steps can lead to health and wealth in 2011

    BRENDA HAGEDORN, Purdue Extension

    Just in time to rescue failed New Year’s resolutions to improve health and personal finances, the cooperative extension system is launching an online Small Steps to Health and Wealth Challenge called Winter 2011 SSHW Challenge.