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Today's News

  • Running for a title
  • Company in Troy starts expansion process

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Consolidated Recycling wants to add antifreeze-processing equipment that will increase its capacity and require five more employees, according to Joe Malone, controller for the Troy plant.

    He was asking the county council at their regular meeting Thursday to approve a resolution designating two lots in the Tell City Industrial Park in Troy an economic revitalization area and to consider a tax abatement for the upgrade.

  • Jail plans include capacity that might offset local costs

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A joint meeting of the county commissioners and council Wednesday was the first of several intended to educate members of those bodies and the general public about plans being considered for a new jail, county attorney Chris Goffinet said.

    He and Eric Ratts, a principal with the DLZ architectural firm of Indianapolis reminded the county leaders the process of looking at whether to replace the aging jail in Cannelton began in 2009 and sprang from one of two lawsuits about conditions there.

  • Oakwood recognized as a best place to work in Indiana

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community, was ranked No. 29 in the 2011 Best Places to Work in Indiana in the large-sized company category.
    The rankings were announced May 5 at the Indiana Chamber Awards Dinner held at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. The company was also named a Best Place to Work in Indiana in 2009 and 2010.

  • Birthdays, May 20 - May 26

    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.
    May 20

  • Church news, May 19

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 near Lamar, will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Saturday.
    Grace Harmony will be the special guests. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the public is encouraged to attend.

  • Two ordained deacons at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Two seminarians studying at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology received the order of deacon April 30 from the Rev. Christopher J. Coyne, auxiliary bishop of Indianapolis.

    The newly ordained deacons are Jerry Byrd, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, and Brother Romain Botta OSB, Monastère de l’Incarnation, Togo, West Africa.
    In the Catholic faith, a deacon can preach, baptize, witness marriages, offer Communion to the sick and aged and perform other ministerial duties.

  • Saint Meinrad Seminary, School of Theology award degrees during ceremony

    ST. MEINRAD – Graduates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were awarded master’s degrees May 14. Graduates accepted their diplomas from the Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the school’s board of trustees.

  • Community Events, May 19

    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.

  • Area Hoosier State delegates named

    PERRY COUNTY – Four area teens have been named as delegates and alternates for Hoosier Girls State.

    Hoosier Girls State is a program designed to educate young women of Indiana in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. It is a week of living and learning the political system of Indiana through a mythical city, county and state.