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Today's News

  • Novice joins Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance Aug. 5, Dane DeDecker was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.
    Novice Dane, 36, is from Geneseo, Ill. He attended Geneseo High School and studied for a year at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona. He was a member of St. Anthony Parish in Atkinson, Ill.
    For the past 12 years, he has been an over-the-road truck driver.

  • St. Augustine first communion class

    Children of St. Augustine Church in Leopold made their first communion April 14.

    In the first row are Isaac Latini, Grace Herzog, Eli Mosby and Kade Peter. In the second row are Carly Lasher, Allie Thomas, Chase Hubert, Lucas Mitchell and Emily Elmer. In the third row are Director of Religious Education Marty Williams, Cody Guillaume, Caleb Hubert, Carter James, Trenton Sprinkle and Maggie Cunningham. In the back are Religious Education instructor Jennifer Mitchell and the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Church News, Aug. 8

    Ministry cookout Saturday
    TROY – Keys to the Kingdom Outreach Ministries will host a cook out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stoplight in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for free hot dogs and drinks.
    Free items including clothes, kitchen items and furniture for local families in need will be available.

    Ring to speak at Central Baptist Sunday

  • Community events, Aug. 8

    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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.


    Historical Society’s new DVD available

  • Fieth – Brown

    David and Teresa Underhill of English announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Hope Fieth, to Jeffery Brown of Tell City, the son of Abbie and Tracy Brown of Gatchel and Clarence Wayne Horsley of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Perry Central High School. She works as a desk clerk at Sleep Inn in Jasper.
    Mr. Brown is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School. He is a supervisor for Nighthawk Security at ATTC.

  • Claise – Carrico

    Katie Claise and Jacob Carrico were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the Country Plantation House in Greenville, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Mike and Trina Claise of Hawesville, Ky.  The groom is the son of Jim and Charolette Carrico of Derby.
    The outdoor ceremony was a double-ring.
    The couple honeymooned in Disney World in Florida.
    Mr. and Mrs. Carrico will reside in Owensboro, Ky.

  • Annual Friends of Library book sale Saturday

    TELL CITY – Friends of the Perry County Public Library will hold their annual book sale at the Tell City branch, 2328 Tell St., from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. A special members-only pre-sale will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday. Membership dues are $5 per year; forms are available at the library and will be accepted at the pre-sale.

  • Alexis Roselee Kratzer

    Nick and Kristel Kratzer of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Roselee Kratzer, Friday, June 7, 2013, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 181/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Kratzer is the former Kristel Hess.
    Grandparents are Donald and Lynda Hess of Derby, Billie Faye and Jim Schwartz of Tell City and the late Albert Kratzer.
    Great-grandparents are James Rhodes of Leopold and the late Rosella Rhodes, Bill and Almada Hess, Estil and Louise Dawson and Lucy Kratzer.

  • June Ann Mieland

    Steven and Alecia Mieland of Wheaton, Ill., announce the birth of their daughter, June Ann Mieland, at 2:50 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Central DuPage Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Mieland is the former Alecia Ouellette.
    Grandparents are Dora York of Tell City and Dennis and Marsha Pender of Palos Park, Ill.
     

  • Madison Grace Hall

    David and Ashley Hall of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Grace Hall, at 7:39 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at St. Mary’s.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Hall is the former Ashley Edwards. Madison has one sister, Kylee, 1.
    Grandparents are Jeff and Carolyn Edwards of Tell City and Sheila Hall of Tell City. Great-grandp