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Today's News

  • School guidance efforts have broad reach at PC

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – A generation ago, school guidance counselors’ biggest jobs, other than the occasional disruption in the classroom, were to get students to  apply for scholarships and to think about what college they wanted to attend. Not any more.

  • Perry Central honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High Schools has announced its honor rolls for the second quarter. The student listed earned a 3.5 grade-point average or above.

     

  • Hospital’s Williams elected regional surgery group president

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital is proud to announce Earla Williams, surgery nurse manager, has been elected as the president-elect for the Association of Operating Nurses Chapter 1507. The chapter has members from Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.

    As president-elect, Williams will represent the Chapter at the AORN Conference in New Orleans this year and the Chapter in Nashville the following year. She is also tasked with assisting the president with any duties she currently holds. She will officially take the president’s position fall of 2018.

  • Coutlas earns CPAFI scholarship

    BRANCHVILLE – Warden Kathy Alvey of the Branchville Correctional Facility would like to congratulate Ms. Jessica Coultas, daughter of employee Jennifer Coultas, on her recent Scholarship. 

  • Community Events; Jan. 25

    St. Pius euchre Saturday

     

    TROY – St. Pius Church’s Conference of Catholic Women will host a euchre party Saturday, Jan. 27, starting at 7 p.m. in the parish hall. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Doris Jean Krutz at (812) 719-8318.

     

    Soup supper Saturday

     

  • Commodore royalty
  • Monk professes first vows at Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – Novice Joseph Wagner professed his temporary vows as a Benedictine monk in a ceremony Saturday at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He has completed his novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, he chose a religious name. Novice Joseph is now Brother Stanley.

  • Two friends share special Christmas with successful kidney transplant

    “There is nothing better

    and more enjoyable than

    friendship in this world.”

     

    Cicero

     

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    editor@spencercountyjournal.com

     

    For two Spencer County friends, Philip Abshier and Ryan Dilger, the Christmas of 2017 will be filled with unforgettable memories.

  • Musician Cheri Taylor at Community Christian Church Sunday

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church, located in the former Newman-May School at 821 10th St. in Tell City, will welcome well-known vocalist Cheri Taylor to the church this Sunday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m.

    For the last 40 years, Taylor has faithfully followed the path God has set for her in ministry. Blessed with a dynamic singing voice and an exciting stage presence, she has won three gospel talent searches and had national radio airplay.

  • Cannelton homecoming crowning Friday

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School 2018 Basketball Homecoming will take place on Friday, Jan. 26, between the boys’ JV and varsity basketball game against Springs Valley at the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen Candidates

     

    Stephanie E. Hall is the daughter of Amanda A. Kennedy and Robert B. Kennedy. Stephanie has been apart of Renaissance and Pep Club. Her future plans after graduation are to attend college for mortuary science.