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Today's News

  • Winter Marie Jean Lautner

    Olivia Renae Hurst and Bradley Dale Lautner of Tell City, announce the birth of a daughter, Winter Marie Jean Lautner.

    Winter was born Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care in Jasper, weighing 7 pounds and measuring 20 inches.

    Grandparents are Billie and Jimmy Hargis, of Dale, Joe Hurst and Lori Lyons of Dale, Mary Ann Lautner of Ferdinand and Dale Lautner of Tell City.

  • Deposit bottle nostalgia should be common practice today

    Stuart Cassidy

    Staff Writer

     

    news@perry countynews.com Oh those trips of yesteryear, when kids rode in the back of station wagons or under the protection of the windowed spaceship that was in fact the family car’s hatchback.

    On select days, such short trips to the grocery often meant playing a make-shift musical number with the glass bottles destined for the store’s deposit racks.

  • Town of Troy conducts utility-rate studies, considers increase

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

    TROY – During an Aug. 12 regular meeting of the Troy Town Council, Ted Sommer of the London Witte Group was present to discuss water and sewer rate studies his company recently conducted for the town.

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  • Menus Week of Aug. 31–4, 2015

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage Bagel LUNCH - Chicken Patty on Bun, Green Beans, Pears

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry Muffin LUNCH - Spaghetti & Meat Sauce, Breadstick, Corn, Applesauce, Cookie

    Wednesday: BREAKFAST - French Toast Sticks LUNCH - Sausage, Egg, Biscuit, Hash-brown, Gravy, Cooked Apples

  • Lee and Deanna Moseby

    Lee and Deanna Moseby of Evansville recently celebrated their silver wedding anniversary.

    Mr. Moseby married the former Deanna Heeke Aug. 4, 1990, at Tell City Church of Christ.

    They are the parents of two children, Breanne  (John) Benton of Chicago and Bryce Moseby, who lives in Washington state. Their daughter and her husband also recently celebrated their one-year anniversary and the two generations of couples celebrated together with a family gathering that included cake and punch. Lee and Deanna are also planning a Caribbean cruise.

  • Blunk graduates with nursing degree

    TELL CITY – Mark and Michelle Blunk of Tell City announce with great pride the graduation of the daughter, Breanna Blunk, from Vincennes’s University Jasper Campus. Breanna earned her associate degree in nursing on May 9.

    While enrolled at VUJC, Breanna also received her associate degree in science.

    Breanna is employed at Perry County Memorial Hospital as a medical-surgical nurse.

    She is the granddaughter of Mary and the late Garry Blunk, Dennis Hosler and Mabel Askins.

  • Chestnut will leave sheriff’s post for development role

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Perry County Sheriff Lee Chestnut will trade his gun and badge for a Main Street office this fall after announcing Monday he had accepted a position with the Perry County Development Corp. Instead of chasing criminals, Chestnut will help Perry Countians pursue the training they need to fill jobs in the community.

    Chestnut, 40, said he will formally resign as sheriff  in coming days and work with the successor county Democrats will choose to run the department and detention center. 

  • Steel Guitar jamboree Sept. 20 at Derby’s Cedar Valley Park

    DERBY – The fifth annual Southern Indiana Steel Guitar Jamboree will be held Sunday, Sept. 20, at Cedar Valley Park, located along Indiana 70 near Derby. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and will continue throughout the day. Admission is free.

    Those attending should take their own lawn chairs. Refreshments and food will be served all day.

    Some of the area’s finest musicians will perform and will also serve as a backup band, including Smoky McCoy, Hank Norton and Eddie Milan.

  • Local farmers earn statewide award for conservation practices

    Rockport – Out of 61,000 farms in the state of Indiana, one farm in Spencer stood out from the crowd last week for the work its farmers do to protect Indiana’s natural resources.

    Rich and Becky Boehm was among 48 farmers who received the River-Friendly Farmer award from the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Aug. 19 at the Indiana State Fair.