Today's News

  • Church news, June 30

    Agape vacation Bible school ends Friday
    CANNELTON – The Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St. in Cannelton, will continue its “Journey to the Center of the Heart,” vacation Bible school today and Friday.
    The school is for students preschool through fifth grade. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day and will include a teaching time, crafts and a snack.
    Transportation can be provided for any child wanting to attend by calling the church at 547-2772.

  • St. Augustine children wrap up Bible school

    Children from St. Augustine Church and other local parishes participated in “Go The Distance!” Bible school June 13 through June 17.

  • Commodore scholars

    Perry Central High School seniors receiving scholarships and academic honors were recognized during a May banquet. Front row, from left, Will Birkhead, Andrew Harpenau, Kyle Troesch, Dylan Hirsch, Eric Scheiber, Garrett Miller and Adam Mosby. Back row: Ian Bashor, Noah Gatwood, Blaine Persinger, D. J. Shaw, Andrew Kimball and Brady Hill.

  • Perry Central scholarship winners

    Perry Central students honored in May for earning scholarships and other academic achievements, front row, from left, Lavina Schwartz, Brandi Eckert, Megan Hedinger, Robbi Thomas, Chelsea Eddleman, Nicole Hall, Melinda Buckler and Kara Dauby. Back row: Maverick Harlen, Katie Stout, Deidra Dickerson, Haley Lewis, Kaitlyn Poehlein, Kayla Carter, Crystal Peter, Tessa Lynch, Jennifer Simpson, Victoria Neyenhaus, Katie Schwartz, Megan Lindauer, Rosa Martinez, Brittany Overstreet and Sara Brown.

  • Education news, June 30

    Cronin named to Manchester dean’s list
    TELL CITY – An area student, Dana Cronin of Tell City, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester 2011 at Manchester College in North Manchester.
    Cronin is a psychology and sociology major. She is a graduate of Perry Central High School.
    To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours.

  • Carver – Smith

    The parents of Sarah Rae Carver and Derek Robert Smith announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Carver of Corydon. She is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2009 graduate of Indiana University.
    She works as an eighth-grade science teacher.
    Mr. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Smith of Corydon. He is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2006 graduate of Vincennes University.
    He is a welder and fabricator.

  • Birthdays, July 1 - July 7

    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.
    July 1

  • Births, June 30

    Stephen Nathanael Heeke
    Brent and Vicky Heeke of Dugger announce the birth of their son, Stephen Natha-nael Heeke, Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 181⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Heeke is the former Vicky Wood. Stephen has six brothers, John, Daniel, Benjamin, Joseph, David and Michael.
    Grandparents are David and Becky Wood of Sugar Land, Texas, and Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston.

  • Tell City to host girls tourneys

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Girls Softball League will sponsor a fastpitch tourney, the Ohio River Riot, July 9-10 at its complex on 19th Street.

    The tourney is for ages 8-and-under, 10-U, 12-U and 14-U. The 8-U and 10-U ages will be machine pitch. ASA fastpitch rules will apply for 12-U and 14-U and there will also be a live-pitch tourney for 10-U.

  • Siblings win road race

    Jessica Theis, 14, was the overall female winner in the Ferdinand Heimatfest five-kilometer run June 18, finishing 15th overall. Her brother, Jonathan, 9, won the 9-and-under division, finishing 32nd overall, and their sister, Jillian 12, won the 10-14 division and finished 31st overall.