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Today's News

  • Chamber seeking nominations for annual business awards

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has announced a call for nominations for the 2015 Chamber Award Dinner.

    Awards are given in four categories:

    • Large business – 25 or more full-time employees.

    • Small business, fewer than 25 full time employees.

    • Entrepreneurship – someone who has started or is currently running a small business that fills a need in our community.

  • Seven ordained deacons at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Seven seminarians received the order of deacon from the Most Rev. Joseph Tobin, CSsR, archbishop of Indianapolis, in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Saturday.

    The newly ordained deacons are Nicolás Ajpacajá, James Brockmeier, Anthony Hollowell, Douglas Hunter Jr., Kyle Rodden and Matthew Tucci, all of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis; and Jude Meril Sahayam, Diocese of Palayamkottai, India.

    Ajpacajá, Brockmeier, Hunter, Rodden and Sahayam are students at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

  • Holocaust survivor Eva Kor shares history with students

    TELL CITY – On April 6, Tell City Junior Senior High School students and staff, along with some guests, had the unique experience of listening to Eva Kor, a Holocaust survivor, speak. Kor, who now resides in Terre Haute, was taken to Auschwitz at the age of 10. As her family stepped off the cattle car and into the concentration camp, the Nazi soldiers recognized that Eva and her sister Miriam were twins.

  • Community Events; April 23

    PCMH Auxiliary to hold yard sale Friday, Saturday

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939. Hours will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Auxiliary members can bring items in Thursday, April 23 for pricing from 1-5 p.m.

     

    Leopold yard sales this weekend

     

  • Little Pigeon gospel sing Saturday

    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church near Lamar will hold a meal and gospel sing Saturday, April 25, at the church.

    A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and singing by “The Wilson Family” will begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited and welcome.

  • Rural News; April 23: GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Jo Ella Evrard, who passed away Friday, April 10, 2015, at Oakwood Health Campus.

    Also, our condolences to the family of Al Bruggeman, who passed from this life Saturday, April 1; Stella Scales, who passed away Sunday, April 12; James “Jim” Basham, who passed away April 15, and Charlie Kuntz, who passed from this life April 16 after an automobile accident.

  • D of I scholarship deadline Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 will award a $500 scholarship.

    The scholarship will be awarded to a high-school senior from any high school as long as his or her mother or grandmother is a member of the circle.

  • Social News; April 23

    THE WOMEN’S GUILD OF EVANGELICAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, April 27, 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.

     

    ROSETTA ROBERTS entertained her euchre club at her home in Tell City Tuesday, April 14. Winners were Judy Schultz, Wanda Kemp, Linda Curtner and Deanna Rudolph.

     

  • Marksmen beauty pageant returns Friday, May 1

    TELL CITY – The second-annual Marching Marksmen Beauty Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Tell City Junior Senior High School auditorium. Guests will have an opportunity to see some of Tell City’s finest gentlemen transform into beauty queens. Attendees are encouraged to take money to vote for their favorite contestant. Pageant contestants will be Chris Hollinden, Christopher Edmonson, Bryan Taylor, Nick Sauer and the 2014 reigning queen, Greg Jarboe, will return to defend his title.

  • Spring has sprung at William Tell Elementary