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Today's News

  • Perry Central winter homecoming 2017 candidates

    PERRY CENTRAL – The 2016-17 Perry Central Basketball Homecoming Ceremony will be held between games of the boys’ varsity/junior varsity basketball game vs. Southridge this Friday evening, Jan. 13. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 p.m. Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high school student body chose the queen and king.

    The queen candidates are as follows:

  • Indiana’s tax base dwindles

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist

     

    By many accounts, Indiana’s two most vexing legislative matters in this session involve the financing of highways and pre-K education.

    While there are many important questions about both issues, the real problem is Indiana’s shrinking tax base. This challenge will only worsen with time, so it is useful to understand what the trouble is, and how it may be remedied.

  • Calligraphy workshop offered in May

    ST. MEINRAD – A five-day calligraphy workshop, titled “Deepening Your Art through Daily Practice I,” will be offered on May 1-5 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad.

    The workshop instructor will be Laurie Doctor, who has taught calligraphy on the university level for more than 25 years. She is an international exhibitor and instructor. Although this is a workshop concentrating on calligraphy, Laurie conducts her classes in a retreat-like atmosphere of reflective silence.

  • About the Civil War Soldiers Buried at Cliff Cemetery

    By David Hoesli

    Guest Columnist
     

    Last November, a story was printed in the Perry County News about the four New Hampshire and New York Civil War soldiers buried at Cliff Cemetery in Cannelton. It was a fitting recognition of these soldiers who for no reason of their own accord, ended up on Indiana soil hundreds of miles from their native states.

  • Ivy Tech to offer free class on online job applications

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College’s Tell City site is offering a lunch-time session to help individuals apply for jobs online, on Monday, Jan. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

    In this free class, individuals will learn how to attach a file of a resume, copy and paste an entire resume and enter work history in an online application. 

    If time allows, tips for building a resume may also be discussed.

  • Soil and water conservation district set for Feb. 7

    BRISTOW – The 69th annual meeting of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District will host its annual meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Bristow Community Center. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner. A presentation will be given by John Scott Foster, executive director of the Wesselman Nature Society. Perry Central FFA members will present a report of their activities and there will be an election of a supervisor.

  • Five generations
  • Everly-Jay

    Hannah L. Jay of Haubstadt and Logan N. Everly of Evansville were united in marriage in a 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony Oct. 29, 2016, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt, where Rev. Tony Ernst officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Rick and Carmen Jay of Haubstadt. The groom is the son of Jeff and Shari Everly of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    The matron of honor was cousin of the bride, Anna Luigs of Evansville.

  • Superior Ag breaks ground for new feed mill

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

  • Early learning a public education success

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Adding funding to expand preschool programs in public schools is a hot topic for legislators as they begin work in the general assembly. While fully funded programs may not be in the cards for the immediate future, the discussion does give opportunity to look at a few key components of what’s being asked.