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Today's News

  • 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.

  • American Legion sets dates for poppy sales

    TELL CITY – Red crepe-paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at three Tell City lo-cations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.
    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of thousands of service members in all wars. Their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Le-gion Post 213.
    Serving locally as the 2011 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • Cannelton teachers pampered

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Cannelton elementary’s Parent-Teacher Organization treated their certified staff to chair massages. Shown in the chair is first-grade teacher Mikki Garrett. Morgan Hale, who gave the massages, is a certified massage therapist and works at Tell City Therapeutic Massage LLC inside of Modern Reflections at 813 12th Street in Tell City.
     

  • Cannelton falls thrice

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit two home runs and had its fourth highest run total of the season but lost to Wood Memorial 18-7 in baseball Monday.
    Hunter Herzog went 2 for 3 with a solo homer and Larry Holman added a two-run homer.
    Wood Memorial had 13 hits, though, including four doubles and two triples.
    Holman pitched the first four innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up 11 hits and one walk and struck out four.
    Cannelton had twice as many errors as hits (six to three) in a 13-2 loss to Crothersville, Ill., Saturday.

  • Perry Central wins match on second tie-breaker

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s sixth man proved pivotal as the Commodores won a boys golf match with Tell City and Crawford County Tuesday.
    Perry Central and Crawford County each shot 191 and Tell City shot 201.
    Perry Central and Crawford County’s fifth men also tied, so the tie was broken by their sixth men, where Nathan Bashor’s 56 gave the Commodores the edge.
    Andrew Huber led the Commodores with 45. Other Perry Central players were Brad Douglas 47, Trevor Carter 48, James Rogier 51, and Dylan Hirsch 56.

  • Schools to offer food service

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools plans to sponsor a free summer food service for individuals less than 18 years of age.
    The service will be held in the Cannelton High School cafeteria and will run from June 6 to July 22. The service will not be held July 4. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be from 11 a.m. to noon.