Today's News

  • Rome VFD set date for annual hog roast

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sept. 18 at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:45 a.m. and the meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Smoking cessation program at PCMH

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free quit-smoking classes from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 at the hospital.
    “Freshstart” is an American Cancer Society program that provides participants with effective tools to use while they work to stop smoking.
    For more information or to make a reservation, call Caryn Weiss, registered nurse, at 547-0125 or send e-mail to cweiss@pchospital.org.
    Reservations for the classes are due today.

  • Joe and Mary Daum

    Joe and Mary Daum of Tell City celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sept. 4, 2011, with a party hosted by their children.

    Mr. Daum married the former Mary Leclere Sept. 4, 1971, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.
    The couple have five children, Michelle Stahly and her husband, Neal of Tell City, Valerie Knieriem and her husband, Kyle of Tell City, Eric Daum of Tell City, Ryan Daum and his wife, Rebecca of Tell City and Michael Daum of Indianapolis.

  • Cannelton board approves contract

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A teachers contract two years in the making was approved by the Cannelton School Board Thursday.

    Joan Goble and several other teachers entered Schools Superintendent Al Chapman’s office, site of the meeting, to witness the board’s approval and express their appreciation.

  • Harth – Hall

    Danielle Leigh Harth and Charles Bradley Hall were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 11, 2011, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy.

    The bride is the daughter of Allen and Jeanne Harth of Evanston. Mr. Hall is the son of Charles Kevin and Gwen Hall of Derby.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie.

  • College 101 event at PC Sept. 28

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School will host College 101 Wednesday, Sept. 28 in the elementary cafeteria.
    The program is geared toward juniors and seniors and their parents, but any family interested can attend. This years’ program will focus on financial aid.
    Participants will learn how to use a new College Cost Estimator tool developed by the state of Indiana, along with other information on how to apply for college, scholarships, standardized tests and more. 

  • Reunions, Sept. 8

    TCHS 1972
    TELL CITY – Anyone wishing to help with the planning of the Tell City High School Class of 1972 reunion is asked to meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fiesta Grande in Tell City.
    If unable to attend, call Joan Hess or Terri Greulich. All classmates are encouraged to help plan next year’s reunion.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1961

    The Tell City High School Class of 1961 held its 50th class reunion at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Tell City Aug. 13.

  • St. Meinrad 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    ST. MEINRAD – Ten years after the terrorist attacks on America, the citizens of St. Meinrad will come together in a commemoration ceremony to honor the victims of Sept. 11, 2001. The service will take place at noon Sunday in at St. Meinrad American Legion Post.
    The commemoration ceremony honors the victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, airline flight takeovers and the American military service personnel who have died in the war against terrorism while other members of the service continue to fight.

  • Annual St. Pius fall fest Sunday

    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday, Sept. 11.
    On the menu is the parish’s “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon, fried-chicken or roast-beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie.
    Entertainment will include a live band, a giant yard sale and flea market, games for adults and children and a raffle. 
    Serving begins at 11 a.m. Take your own container for carry-out soup.