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Today's News

  • Candidate meet-and-greet

    Perry County Republican candidates gathered at party headquarters Monday evening to greet the public. Pictured from the left are Patrick Rich and Bernie Bower, candidates for county council at-large, and Brian Steen, candidate for District 1 commissioner. Republican candidate for county surveyor, David Lynch, was traveling and could not be present. 

  • Friday-night pursuit
  • Ohio Technical College Partners with Jasper Engines & Transmissions

    JASPER – Ohio Technical College, a provider of specialized technical training in a wide variety of transportation fields, recently announced it has formed a partnership with Jasper Engines and Transmissions to use its products in the school’s Automotive and Auto-Diesel programs.

  • Cornhole tournament Sept. 15 at Immaculate Conception picnic

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic Sept. 15.
    There will be a cornhole tournament beginning at 3 p.m. behind the old Hancock County Courthouse in Hawesville.
    Cash prizes will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place winners. The cost to participate is $30 per team. Everyone is invited to play.
    Those interested in competing should call (270) 927-6021 to pre-register to be ensured a place in the tournament. Leave a message with a name and number if there is no answer.

  • St. Augustine Church gearing up for 175-year celebration

    LEOPOLD – Plans are taking shape for the 175th anniversary celebration of St. Augustine Catholic Church Sept. 15-16. A weekend of activities will mark the church’s milestone as well as the 50th anniversary of the Central Perry Fire Department. 

    A special Mass will be celebrated Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. with a meal following in the parish hall and shelter. Organizers are asking for a donation of $8 per person. 

  • Retired archbishop of Strasbourg to lecture at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Archbishop Joseph Doré, SS, retired archbishop of Strasbourg, France, will give the Dolle Lecture on Church Art and Architecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.
    His topic is “The Beautiful, the Cathedrals and the Christian Faith.” He will talk about the relationship between Christian art and faith.
    The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the conference room on the fifth floor of St. Bede Hall, on the Saint Meinrad campus.

  • Church News, Aug. 30

    St. Pius fall festival Sept. 9
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sept. 9.
    The menu for the day will include the church’s “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon. Those wishing to purchase soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers.

  • Wisdom Day Oct. 1 to feature Mark Ginter

    HUNTINGBURG – Theologian Mark Ginter Ph. D will be a featured speaker at the Jasper Deanery’s annual Wisdom Day Oct. 1 at the Huntingburg Event Center.
    Ginter and his wife, Diane, reside in Ferdinand and are the parents of seven children. He is president of St. Joseph’s Holy Family, Inc., an apostolate headquartered in Bristow, with the mission of renewing family life.
    He has taught at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology; Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wis., and John Paul the Great Catholic High School.

  • Incumbents file for re-election on Perry Central School Board

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    LEOPOLD – Kevin Etienne and Tim Edwards will return to the Perry Central Community School Board for another four years. The two men were the only candidates to file for seats during a filing period that ended Friday. 

  • Community Events, Aug. 30

    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.