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Today's News

  • New novice joins Benedictine community at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance, Matthew Scheeser was clothed in the Benedictine habit Jan. 19 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.

    A native of Sandusky, Ohio, Scheeser was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Sandusky and attended St. Mary Central Catholic High School there.

  • Church News, Jan. 26

    Tour of Israel, Jordan planned
    PERRY COUNTY – The public has an opportunity for a life-changing and never to be forgotten experience.
    Pastor Foy and Judy Back invite anyone interested to join them on a trip to the land of the Bible. Participants will find a “new dimension in your understanding of Christian history and the life of our Lord Jesus,” the Back couple said.

  • Winter Into Spring story times series at Perry County Public Library

    PERRY COUNTY – This spring, children are invited to attend Perry County Public Library’s continuing story time series, “Catch a Falling Star,” featuring the Berenstain bears and their many adventures, along with some of Papa’s misadventures.
    Story times feature weekly stories, crafts, songs, games and DVDs. The Winter Into Spring series beings the week of Feb. 21 and runs for 10 consecutive weeks, ending April 26.

  • VU Jasper Beta Sigma to sponsor chili cook-off

    JASPER – The Vincennes University Jasper Campus Beta Sigma Club will sponsor a chili cook-off fundraiser at 4:30 p.m. EST Feb. 9 at the Bistro in the Ruxer Student Center. Gift cards and trophies will be awarded for first place, second place and people’s choice.
    The competition will be open to anyone or group who wishes to compete and all types of chili are welcome. The chili will be served from the contestant’s own electric crock-pot and not prepared on site.

  • New Connect with Southern Indiana class participants announced

    PERRY COUNTY – Twenty-three people have been selected to participate in USI’s Connect with Southern Indiana Program.
    The annual regional leadership program was established through a grant from the Lilly Endowment in 2006 and is currently sponsored by USI’s Center for Human Resource Development.

  • Community Events, Jan. 26

    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.

    Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at Iron Gate. Hostesses will be Pam Krieg, Rita Lawalin and Mary Snyder.

  • Reminiscing . . .

    A picture from Cannelton grade school of students in 1915 was recently shared with the News staff.

  • Conner – Hines

    Abbey Conner of Tell City and Steve Hines of Sioux Falls, S.D., were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Indianapolis.

    The bride is the daughter of Tim and Harriet Conner of Tell City and the granddaughter of Bill and Joan Conner of Tell City. Mr. Hines is the son of Kim Hines and Tom Hines of Sioux Falls.
    The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Gerald Kirkhoff.

  • TC Hall of Fame induction to be different

    The Tell City High School Athletic Hall of Fame’s eight previous induction classes were introduced at halftime of a home basketball game on a Saturday night in February or late January.
    But all of Tell City’s remaining home boys basketball games this year are on Fridays, so the format for the induction ceremony has been changed this year.

  • Bulldogs rock Rock Creek

    CANNELTON—Cannelton made 19 steals and crushed Rock Creek Academy 63-22 in girls basketball Friday.
    Rock Creek committed 35 turnovers overall, 21 more than Cannelton.
    Allicyn Garrett scored the game’s first four points as Cannelton took an early 7-3 lead.
    “Then we went on a big run,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We pressed about the first four minutes.”
    Sarah Powers scored 25 points for Cannelton. Mikah Hemmings added 20.
    Powers made eight steals and Garrett added five. Powers had four assists.