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Today's News

  • Binkley named All- American Scholar

    ST. CROIX – The United States Achievement Academy announced recently that Samantha Binkley of St. Croix was named an All-American Scholar.

    The USAA has established the All-American Scholar At-Large Award program to offer recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade-point average. Binkley, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, will appear in the All-American Scholar At-Large Yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Council contenders explain views

    LEOPOLD – Dianne Rudolph is well-known as a Tell City dentist and city councilwoman, and is now making a bid for a seat on the county council. Ron Crawford Sr. is well-known for the memorials business he ran for years and more recently, service on the county council he hopes to continue.

    Both joined other candidates in introducing themselves and answering questions in a forum conducted by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce and the News April 26 at Perry Central Community School.

  • Schwartz graduates from University of Southern Indiana

    EVANSVILLE – Jennifer L. Schwartz participated in the University of Southern Indiana commencement April 28 in Evansville.

    Schwartz graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She was also inducted into the National Nursing Honor Society in November 2011. She obtained a minor in nutrition.
    She is the daughter of Barb and Dave King of Santa Claus and Murl D. Schwartz of Troy. She is the granddaughter of Betty Hauser of Tell City and the late Lloyd Hauser and Leo and Margaret Schwartz.

  • Perry Central High School honors top students

    The Captains Club recently hosted a dinner and awards ceremony in the Perry Central Cafeteria honoring the top 10 freshman, sophomore and junior students. The top 10 seniors were honored earlier in April at the Patio Steakhouse.

  • Head Start students experiment with science

    During the month of February, the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities centered science.

    An activity from the socialization included a sinks or floats science experiment and children were able to use scientific inquiry to predict whether items would sink or float. Ben Eberle, left, Kenzie Litherland, center, and Madisyn Kellems, right, test items to see if they will sink or float in a science experiment. For information about Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • WTE hosts annual health, book fair

    Families at William Tell Elementary enjoyed the family health and book fairs held April 3. Many booths and vendors were set up and those attending got to explore an Air Evac helicopter and ask the pilots questions.

    Pictured below is pilot Mike Armstrong and his daughters Emma, a third grader, and Anna, a kindergartner, at William Tell. Also pictured is fifth grader Jonathan Seger was the lucky winner of a color Nook given away as part of the fairs.

  • Church News, May 3

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming services Saturday, Sunday
    CANNELTON – The 44th annual homecoming weekend at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will be observed Saturday and Sunday.
    Saturday night singing Saturday will begin at 7 p.m. with the Pearly Gatemen reunion and Steve Epley Family.
    Sunday school Sunday will be dismissed and morning service will begin at 10 a.m. A carry-in basket lunch will follow the morning worship. Afternoon singing will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday evening service will begin at 7 p.m.

  • First communion at St. John Chrysostom

    Four young members of St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston made their first communion April 14 during 4:30 p.m. Mass.

    Pictured from the left are Mary and Anna King, Jonah Schroeder and Brenden Luecke. Behind them, at left, is the Rev. Ralph Schipp and Deacon Mike Waninger.
     

  • Archabbey honors co-workers for service

    SAINT MEINRAD – During its 24th annual Service Recognition Banquet April 19, Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 74 active co-workers and 53 retirees who have 25 years or more of service.

    Saint Meinrad business manager the Rev. Adrian Burke OSB addressed those attending the banquet. 

  • A day at the railroad....

    Students of South Perry Head Start invited their special male role models to visit Hoosier Southern Railroad with them in March.

    The children learned about being safe near railroad tracks and were able to climb into the locomotive. They were amazed at the size of the train. The students were also excited to spend the afternoon with some of the special people in their lives, teachers said. For more information about South Perry Head Start, contact Beth Cassidy at 547-9464.