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Today's News

  • Vanderburgh Community Foundation now Indiana Arts Commission Region 10 Arts Partner

    PERRY COUNTY – The Vanderburgh Community Foundation became the Region 10 Arts Partner for the Indiana Arts Commission Jan. 1. 
    In this role, the foundation will facilitate grant and funding opportunities for area artists and arts-related nonprofit groups. Region 10 consists of all of the counties in the Community Foundation Alliance: Spencer, Perry, Daviess, Gibson, Knox, Pike, Vanderburgh and Warrick, as well as Dubois County.

  • Choral concert Jan. 28

    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.
    The 90-minute program will include compositions for both organ and chorus, as well as readings reflecting on the mystery of the Incarnation.

  • Roman Missal exhibit on display at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library

    ST. MEINRAD – The Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library is hosting an exhibit titled “The Development of the Roman Missal” that focuses on the history of the Roman Missal, the book containing the prayers and rituals of the Catholic Mass.
    The exhibit includes examples of rare and important missals from the earliest manuscript examples to the 20th century.

  • Cunningham named Journal-Democrat sports editor

    SPENCER COUNTY – Clay Cunningham, who has nearly four years’ experience working for Indiana newspapers, has been hired as sports editor of The Spencer County Journal-Democrat.

    He will also do some news reporting for the newspaper, including coverage of city and town government and school boards, as well as feature assignments.

    Cunningham, 27, comes to the Journal-Democrat from the Newton County Enterprise Reporter, where he covered a variety of sports and news events for nearly two years.

  • GREAT Kids

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Nearly 150 sixth-graders in two Perry County schools have a better idea of the dangers of gangs thanks to a grant-funded program that sent two local police officers into the classrooms.

    Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Shadwick and Tell City Patrolman Derrick Lawalin said the Gang Resistance and Education Training Program at Perry Central and William Tell elementary schools also taught important life skills.

  • Church News, Jan. 12

    Gospel Tabernacle post winter schedule
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church announces their winter schedule. Starting immediately, the church will have one service at 1 p.m. Sundays.
    Wednesday night services will be discontinued throughout winter due to bad weather conditions.
    An announcement will be made around March when Wednesday services will be held again.

  • Chamber needs community calendar dates

    PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce is in the process of establishing the 2012 Perry County Community Calendar. 
    The chamber is asking all organizations for dates of events that are planned for the 2012 calendar year. Printed calendars which will be available in area bank lobbies, in the Chamber’s newsletter and at the events will also appear on the chamber’s Web site www. perrycountychamber.com. 
    For more information call Cheri Taylor at the chamber at 547-2385, or e-mail event details to perrychamber@psci.net.

  • Cannelton High School to crown homecoming royalty Saturday

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s basketball homecoming ceremonies will be Saturday at the Cannelton Community Center during the team’s game against Medora. The junior-varisity game starts at 5 p.m. and the homecoming activities will start at approximately 6:15 p.m.

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  • Community Events, Jan. 12

    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-mail-ed 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 the Evangelical Church of Christ.
    Hostesses will be Shirley Quick, Carolyn Craddock and Mary Saylor.