Today's News

  • Church News, Oct. 21

    Seminarians sharing talents Sunday
    ST. MEINRAD – Seminarians of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will give a free concert of sacred and classical music Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. The concert will be held in the Archabbey Church and is open to the public.

  • Births, Oct. 21

    Morgan Michelle Bockhold
    Clint and Amber Bockhold of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Michelle Bockhold, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Bockhold is the former Amber Jarboe.
    Grandparents are Neil and Connie Bockhold of Leopold and Mike and Kathy Jarboe of Derby.

  • Birthdays, Oct. 22 - Oct. 28

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    October 22

  • Arcene and Ramona Foerster

    Arcene and Ramona Foerster of Evanston will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.
    Mr. Foerster and the former Ramona Talbott were married Oct. 23, 1960, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston.
    They are the parents of four children, Darryl Foerster, Debra Sendelweck, Angela Claiborne and Becky Boehm. The couple also has six grandchildren, Molly Foerster, Nicole and Lucas Sendelweck, Amanda Claiborne and Lee and Heather Boehm.

  • Tell City native recalls days of old

    Ninety-five-year-old Marjorie Kellems Murray visited her childhood home of Tell City recently, which conjured up many memories of the city’s past. 

    According to one of her seven daughters, Mary Kunz, Marjorie always told stories of her life growing up in Tell City.  Marjorie graduated from Tell City High School in 1933 and moved to St. Louis, where she married James L. Murray and has lived ever since.

  • History Lesson

    Hundreds of people took advantage of sunny skies to tour the Shubael Little Pioneer Village Saturday and Sunday, the final two days of Perry County’s Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour.

    A restored blacksmith shop was dedicated and volunteers dressed in period garb offered tours of restored cabins, served food and shared stories of the pioneer families who helped establish Perry County.

  • We might say ‘Social Network’ defies generations

    ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    “The Social Network,” also known as “The Facebook Movie,” seemed like a joke when I first heard about it. OK, a popular Web site that seemingly everyone uses is getting its own movie. Sounds like a gimmick. Then I read that Aaron Sorkin was writing it and David Fincher was directing it. How quickly gimmick turns into entertaining art.

  • Big crowd at St. Isidore’s

    Parishoners, neighbors and hundreds of others looking for good times converged on St. Isidore Catholic Church Sunday for its annual shooting match. 

  • High nitrate levels forages possible in drought conditions

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, is currently in a moderate drought. The drought conditions may lead to an increase in the nitrate levels of some of the plants being utilized to feed livestock. The plants of most concern include corn, sorghum, sudangrass, and the small grains crops.

  • Absentee voting continues through Nov. 1

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise reminds voters that absentee voting continues weekdays through noon Nov. 1. Voting at the courthouse will be offered 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office will also be open 8 a.m. to noon the two Saturdays before the election, this Saturday and again Oct. 30.

    Absentee voting can also be done by mail by filing an application through the clerk’s office. The deadline for absentee-by-mail applications to be received by the clerk’s office is Monday, Oct. 25.