Today's News

  • Learning about the wonders under the sea

    During the month of March the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry County Classroom 3 Head Start Center enjoyed activities that centered around the theme of “under the sea.” Students also learned about classifying sea animals. Draven Raley poses with an under-the-sea art project he created. For further information about Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt at 547-9457.

  • Education news, May 26

    Stephens graduates U of L, OCTC
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Michelle Stephens, RN and BSN, graduated May 14 from University of Louis-ville with a bachelor’s degree in nursing with cum laude honors. Stephens also graduated from Owensboro Community and Technical College May 10 with an associate’s degree in science, where she graduated with academic distinction.

  • Scarboro graduates from WKU

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Jarrod Michael Scarboro graduated from Western Kentucky University May 13 with a bachelor’s degree in science. He ma-jored in systems management.

    Scarboro is a 1999 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2008 graduate of Owensboro Community and Technical College with an associate’s degree in applied science as a machinist.
    He is currently employed with Husky Corp., in Pacific, Mo., as a machinist. He lives in Union, Mo.

  • Cannelton High School inducts new National Honor Society members

    The 2011 Cannelton National Honor Society held an induction ceremony May 9 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Cannelton. Ginger Conrad was the guest speaker. Her theme was facing adversities in your own lives. The new inductees are, from left, Dylan Schneider, Klint Ridener, Hunter Herzog, Allicyn Garrett, Larry Holman, Taylor Lawalin and Chris Troutman. National Honor Society sponsors are Janie Barnett and LIsa Grose.

  • Church News, May 26

    St. John’s chicken, ham supper June 11
    NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, located a 1/2 mile west of New Boston, will have its chicken and ham supper beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at the church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • St. Paul holds first communion

  • Birthdays, May 27 - June 2

    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.

    May 27

  • Ubelhor – Schaeffer

    Andrea Ubelhor of Bristow and Josh Schaeffer of Birdseye announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Ubelhor of Bristow and the late Clint Ubelhor. She is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School and is currently a student at Ivy Tech studying photography. She works as an independent sales adviser at Lia Sophia and Thirty-one.
    Mr. Schaeffer is son of Jeff and Ann Schaeffer of Birdseye. He is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School and works at Faulk-enberg Farm.

  • Births, May 26

    Case Ryker Dilger
    Alex and Jaime Dilger announce the birth of their son, Case Ryker Dilger, Thursday, March 17, 2011, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Dilger is the former Jaime Rickenbaugh.
    Grandparents are Dewey and Melanie Rickenbaugh of Bristow and Leon and Doris Dilger of Mariah Hill. Great-grandparents are Opal Rickenbaugh and Kenny Elverd.

  • Freeman 6th in national tourney

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Nathan Freeman finished sixth to lead Tell City to 85th among 111 teams in the National Archery in the Schools Program tourney May 13-14.