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Today's News

  • Social News; April 27, 2015

    THE WOMEN’S GUILD OF EVANGELICAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, April 27 (today), in the fellowship hall. The nominating committee will present a slate of officers for the upcoming elections. Everyone is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.

     

  • Ohio’s ‘Little Perry County’

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    I received a nice letter recently from Don Bouillon of Fostoria, Ohio, who thanked me for an Easter column about the late Brother Rene Bouillon OSB.

    Brother Rene, a cousin to Don Bouillon, was an assistant at St. John Chrysostom Church in New Boston during my childhood and teenage years. The column was about serving Mass for Brother Rene during Holy Week.

  • Students are worth the investment

    The recovering economy is starting to make life easier for recent college graduates. A study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce recently found a surge of job opportunities for Hoosiers fresh out of academia.

  • We must embrace our history

    Don Steen

    Staff Writer

    reporter@spencercounty journal.com

     

    I recently had an opportunity to sit down and talk with Father Cyprian Davis at St. Meinrad Archabbey about his experiences in Selma, Ala., and the civil-rights movement as a whole.

  • Colors of Hope 5K Run-Walk May 30

    TELL CITY – Colors of Hope, a 5K run-walk color celebration sponsored by New Directions Health and Fitness Club, will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 30.

    The race will begin and end at New Directions. Registration fees are $20 and forms are available at the club or online at www.newdirectionsfitness.com. Make checks payable to New Directions Health and Fitness Club. Place Color Run in the check’s memo note.

  • Education Pays to award interest-free loans to area students, deadline June 1

    TELL CITY – The board of directors of Education Pays student loan fund of Tell City-Perry County, is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high-school education for the fall 2015 semester. 

    Applications are available in the guidance counselors offices at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1. 

  • Paisley Faith Tudor

    Rachel and Luke Tudor announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Faith.

    She was delivered March 30, 2015, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    Paisley weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21½ inches long.


    Mrs. Tudor is the former Rachel Thorn.

    
Maternal grandparents are Denny and Suzie Thorn of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Chris Tudor of Tell City.

    
Great-grandparents are Yvetta Capps of Custar, Ky., and Nella Tudor of Tell City.

  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming May 2-3
  • Looking Back; April 23

    70 Years Ago

    April 20, 1945

     

    • Perry Countians of all walks of life and political parties paused this week to mourn the loss of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He died April 12 in Warm Springs, Ga. He was succeeded by Harry S. Truman. At the request of Tell City Mayor Wendell Werner, businesses closed their doors for an hour Friday afternoon.

    Several local churches held special services. 

  • Saint Meinrad Archabbey honors co-workers for service

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 78 active co-workers and 62 retirees who have 25 years or more of service during the annual Service Recognition Banquet held April 15.

    “Our coworkers are a treasured resource of Saint Meinrad,” said Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB. “Some families have been associated with the work of the abbey across several generations, and as Benedictines we certainly value that kind of stability.