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Today's News

  • County could be home to ‘Bison-tennial’ art display

    PERRY COUNTY – What better way to celebrate the state’s 200th birthday than with a public art project? And what better subject than the majestic bison?

    The Indiana Association of United Ways announced this week it will facilitate a “Bison-tennial Public Art Project” in partnership with the Indiana Bicentennial Commission.  This officially endorsed legacy project aims to celebrate Indiana’s rich and diverse history and unique features.

    One of the fiberglass displays could be coming to Perry County.

  • Marksmen team wins Trivia Night fundraiser

    TELL CITY – Sixteen teams competed in Perry County Community Foundation’s Sixth Annual Trivia Night Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Schergens Center. The annual fundraiser allows trivia teams to compete for a chance to grant back to their favorite charities.

  • Community Events; Feb. 4

    Benefit for Raymond Pfeifer Feb. 27

     

    LEOPOLD – A “beat cancer” benefit for Raymond Pfeifer will be held at the Leopold Conservation Clubhouse on Saturday, Feb. 27.

    Grilled pork chop or chicken dinners with creek fried potatoes with green beans at a cost of $8 per meal will be served, beginning 11 a.m. A silent auction will also start at 11 a.m. Live music, provided by Overdrive, Carl Sommers and Ryan Pfeifer, will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight.

  • Cannelton royalty crowned
  • Keeper of the legacy: Collignon reappointed as county historian

    As Indiana’s Bicentennial year gets underway, the Indiana Historical Society and the Indiana Historical Bureau are pleased to announce Tony Collignon has been reappointed as the official Perry County historian.

    Collignon is one of 92 men and women lending their talents to the County Historian Program, which was established in 1981 in an effort to improve the historical communication network across the state.

  • Hayes named to dean’s list at University of Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – McKenzie Hayes of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Memphis for the fall 2015 semester. The dean’s list is composed of students who have earned 12 or more hours in either the fall or spring semester with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for that semester.

  • United Way of Perry County welcomes new board members

    The United Way of Perry County has welcomed six new members of its board of trustees. New members joining the United Way team are Erin Emerson, Brian Fletcher, Jeff Hilgenhold, Kassandra Zellers Risse, Nicole Rogier and Karen Snyder.

    Each year, the United Way invites individuals to serve on the Board of Trustees who represent the diversity of Perry County.  These dedicated volunteers govern the work of the United Way of Perry County.

  • Cameron Pearl Young

    Jesika and Jerod Young, of Floyd Knobs, announce the birth of their daughter, Cameron Pearl Young. She was born Dec. 18, 2015, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gina and John Kuzuoka of Louisville, Ky. Paternal grandparents are Lynnette and David Young of Tell City. Great-grandparents include Sherra Lish of Louisville, Ky.

    Cameron was welcomed home by her sister, Claire, 4.

  • Jaxen Dean Emerson
  • Ellis Renee Deom

    Jayme and Wes Deom of Troy announce the birth of their daughter Ellis Renee Deom. She was born Jan. 11, 2016, at 7:03 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. 

    Maternal grandparents are Steve Poehlein of New Boston and Mary Mundy of Ferdinand. Paternal grandparents are Darla and Kenny Deom of rural Tell City.

    Ellis’ great-grandparents are the late Hugo and Juanita Mulzer, the late Paul and Margaret Deom, the late Orville and Bernie Mundy and the late Hooks and Maryann Winchell.