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Today's News

  • Cannelton Homecoming Royalty

    Cannelton seniors Dylan Schneider and Sammie James were crowned homecoming king and queen at ceremonies held Jan. 14 at the Cannelton Community Center before the Bulldogs basketball game against Medora.

  • Perry Central to hold homecoming ceremonies Friday

    LEOPOLD – The 2011-12 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held Friday between games of the boys’ varsity and junior varsity basketball game vs. Orleans. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 p.m.
    Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high school student body will choose the queen and king.

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  • Couple adds unique photo shoot to wedding experience

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Like most who grew up in small, rural areas, Whitney Carter and Jason Neu knew each other when they were younger. But as is the case with most, they lost touch once they grew up.

    Whitney, the daughter of Mary Jo and Randall Carter, was a graduate of Perry Central and Jason, the son of Patrick Neu and the late Patricia Neu, attended Heritage Hills High School.

  • Cannelton High School Class of 1966

    The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 recently held their 45th class reunion at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. Those attending were, sitting from left, Nancy (Carr) Clark, Linda (Rearden) Terry, Bonnie (Etienne) Reed, Linda (Goodson) Jones, Donna (Claycomb) Peter, Carol Jane (Taylor) Schipp, Nancy (Huber) May, Susie (Stephens) York and Janet (King) Ball. Standing are Nancy (Mogan) Bland, Randall Carter, Denny Ramsey, Phillip Braunecker, Richard Ball, Terry Raley, Tom May, Parvin Smith, Robert Hafele, Jerry Paris, James Seals and Jane (Bennett) Snyder.

  • Community News, Jan. 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.

  • Fischer honored at annual conference

    Rebecca Lauster, left, secretary and Sharon Watson, right, president of the South-Southwest Indiana District Employee Association, present Darlene Fischer with the Employee of the Year Award at the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts annual conference and awards banquet held Jan. 10. The South-Southwest District is composed of 11 counties, from which Fischer was nominated. She was selected for the award by an IDEA committee.

  • St. Augustine raffle tickets available

    LEOPOLD – The St. Augustine restoration raffle is under way.
    This year, a 2011 Kawasaki Mule, four by four with camo coloring, roof, windshield and trailer will be raffled off.
    Tickets are available for $10 each or three tickets for $25. This will be a limited draw with only 4,000 tickets sold. The drawing will be held Feb. 5.
    For more information or to purchase tickets, contact any parish member.

  • Church News, Jan. 19

    Choral concert Jan. 28 in St. Meinrad
    ST. MEINRAD – The Bloomington Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and musicians from Indiana University will present a free program of choral music Jan. 28, at 2:30 p.m. in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.
    The event is sponsored by the organ and choral conducting departments of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Bloomington chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

  • Residents may apply for heating assistance through LHDC

    PERRY COUNTY – Hoosiers may apply for assistance with their heating bills through a program called the Energy Assistance Program, said Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Appointments must be made and are now being accepted.