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Today's News

  • Jeffries named Gold Star Student

    EVANSIVLLE – Davis Jeffries, son of Steve and Cindy Jeffries, was recently named a “2013 Gold Star Student” by the Evansville Courier & Press

    The annual competition honors Tri-State high school juniors for balancing and excelling in school, employment, extracurricular activities and community endeavors.

  • Runner’s Club finale run

    The Perry Central Runner’s Club, under the coaching of Holly Clark and Amber Hubert, hosted their grand finale race May 7.

  • Run for your mother . . .

    The first Run for Your Mother 5K run-walk was held Mother’s Day in Tell City. The three-mile route started at 8 a.m. in front of the new Tell City visitor’s center and ended on Sunset Park’s Greenway path. Race organizers said 256 runners participated in the event, which they hope to make an annual run. Money raised from the race went to the Perry County Leadership Class of 2013.

    Photos by Trista Lutgring

  • Annual May Monte Cassino pilgrimages continues Sunday in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May. The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. \Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    • Sunday – Novice Matthew Sprauer OSB, “Mary, Model of Hospitality”
    • May 26 – Novice Bradley Jensen OSB, “Mary, Full of Grace”

  • St. Paul first communion

    Students in second grade at St. Paul Catholic Church celebrated their first reception of Holy Communion April 28 at the 11:30 a.m. Mass with the Rev. Dennis Duvelius as presider.

  • Church News, May 16

    Youth rally Friday at Central Baptist
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Central Baptist Church, Highway 60 in Hawesville, will host a Blackford Breckinridge Baptist Associational Youth Rally at 6 p.m. Friday.
    A free pizza dinner will be served. All junior- and senior-high school youth are invited to attend.
    For questions or more information, contact the church at (270) 927-8465.

    Ministry to host free cook out June 1

  • 2012 cemetery fund for Foster Ridge released

    UNIONTOWN — The 2012 Foster Ridge Cemetery  fund report has been released.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Genola Snyder, $200; Francis Belcher, $20, Ada Pancake, $20 in memory of Joyce Pancake; Allen Family Reunion, $50.
    Contributions for 2012...$295
    Expenses......................$450

  • Community Events, May 16

    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.

    GOPerry Club breakfast Saturday
    TELL CITY – The GO-Perry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Ponderosa in Tell City.

  • Celebration of life, benefit party for Hartloff

    CHRISNEY – A celebration of life for David Hartloff and a benefit party for his family will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Chrisney Baseball Park Shelter House.

    A live band, food, raffle and silent auction, bake sale, memorial, benefit photo shoot and more will be available.
    “Come help us celebrate the life of a man who was always the life of the party. A chance for loved ones and friends to pay their last respects and help his children pay for his last expenses,” a flier for the event urges.

  • Moose International local scholarship winner announced

    TELL CITY – Haley Ward is a recipient of a 2013 Moose International R. Robert Dale Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Ward will graduate from Tell City Junior-Senior High School May 24.

    An R. Robert Dale Scholarship winners must be the child or grandchild of – or under legal guardianship of – a member of the Moose fraternal organization and must carry at least a 2.5 accumulated grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.