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Today's News

  • River Sweep set for June 16 along Ohio

    PERRY COUNTY – It’s time for the annual cleaning of the Ohio River and your help is needed. Volunteers are needed for River Sweep 2012 scheduled for June 16, along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries.
    River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris. This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states.

  • Cannelton students honor volunteers

  • Stepping Stones speckled frogs

    Stepping Stones Preschool held its graduation May 7. Eight speckled frogs were a part of the festivities. They are, from left, AJ Daum, Molly Goffinet, Gracie Brown, Teyah Mullis, Addison Sommer, Phoebe Angerer, Naomie Schultz and Hunter Kellems. Kellems was also rewarded during the event for reading the most books during the school year.
     

  • Lincoln Boyhood announces 50th anniversary events

    LINCOLN CITY – This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. In honor of this historic event, the National Park Service has a full calendar of celebratory events.

  • Doolittle Mills cemetery fund released

    DOOLITTLE MILLS — The 2011 Doo-little Mills Cemetery fund report has been released.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2011 were:
    Steve and Barb Wright, $20; Shirley Mitchell $50; Frances Wells, $75; Edythe Hassett, $10; Norma Lee Thompson, $200; Francis Belcher, $25; Marjorie Underhill, $50; Edna DuPont, $50; Kathy Huff, $20; Eva Underhill (CD), $12; Lucille Goldman, $60; Roger Ball, $100; Nova Sturgeon, $100.

  • St. Pius celebrates first communions
  • PCMH to host CPR class Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer a Heartsaver CPR with AED class from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday.
    The American Heart Association class teaches the adult, child and pediatric CPR and choking rescue skills and also the use of an AED. This class is recommended for teachers, student teachers, security guards, day care employees and others who have a duty to respond because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. There will be a skills test, no written exam.

  • Church News, May 24

    Final Monte Cassino pilgrimage Sunday
    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine will conclude Sunday.
    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession.
    The service ends with the Lit-any of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. The final speaker and topic Sunday will be Brother Anushka Fonseka OSB, “Mary: A Perfect Response to God’s Invitation.”

  • St. Paul Catholic seniors honored

    St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City honored graduating seniors during the 11:30 a.m. Mass May 13.

  • Head Start students learn about Lincoln

    The students of South Perry County Head Start visited Lincoln State Park in April. They learned about Abraham Lincoln when he was a young boy and how life was for him and others. Above, students listen to a park employee as he talks about Lincoln’s family and cabin.