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Today's News

  • Paintings on display at Abbey library

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of mixed media paintings by Louisville, Ky., artist Laurie Doctor. The show will run through May 14. Doctor is an accomplished painter and calligrapher who teaches workshops in the United States and Europe.

  • Deacons ordained at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Three seminarians received the order of deacon from the Rev. Charles Thompson, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church in St. Meinrad on April 7.

    The newly ordained deacons are Timothy DeCrane and Vincent Gillmore, both of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis; and Br. Damien Evangelista OSB of Prince of Peace Abbey, Oceanside, Calif. They are students at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    Others in their class will be or have been ordained deacons in their respective dioceses.

  • Legion Auxiliary poppy day set for May 3-5

    PERRY COUNTY – Red crepe paper poppies will be available Thursday through Saturday, May 3-5, at three Tell City locations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-mart and Cash Saver. Poppy sales will begin at 8 a.m.

    The poppies are reminders of the sacrifices of the thousands of service members in all wars.

    The program is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Legion 213 Auxiliary.

    Volunteers will take part in the nation-wide program in memory of the citizen soldiers who gave their lives in the cause of freedom.

  • Partners in Pride awards resume next month

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council and Mayor Jim Adams will continue to recognize residents and businesses this summer with Partners in Pride Awards.

  • Great Day of Service returns Saturday

    TELL CITY – This year’s annual Great Day of Service will take place this Saturday. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at the City Hall gazebo.

    Pastor Dan Hopkins with First Baptist Church in Tell City said the outpouring of support from Perry Countians “show god’s love in a practical way.” Hopkins stated, “It’s an example of servant evangelism, sharing that love with one another. It’s a good way to be a blessing to someone else.” He hopes it will help people think how to be positive every day.

  • Bucshon visits Commodore Manufacturing
  • County’s 56th Dogwood tour April 21-22

    PERRY COUNTY – The 56th annual Dogwood Tour will roll through  some of Perry County’s most scenic areas April  21-22 with activities in several locations. Included in the plans are an inaugural morel mushroom festival at Tipsaw Lake and a classic car and truck show in Rome.

    Activities will begin Saturday, April 21, with the county’s first morel festival. Registration will be that morning at Tipsaw Lake and activities will include programs about morel mushroom habitat, identification and safety with staff from the U.S. Forest Service on hand.

  • Tell City Electric tops in reliability

    TELL CITY – Tell City Electric Department customers are without power less than one hour each year. That’s less than half of the average outage time across the U.S.

    In recognition of that reliability, the Tell City Electric Department has received national recognition and a certificate of excellence in reliability. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association, a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities.

  • Cannelton will seek funding for streets

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Hoping not to relive last year when it was one of the few communities that didn’t receive money from the state’s Community Crossings Grant program, Cannelton leaders are hiring outside help to ensure they get the increased road funding this fall.

  • Weather warning siren in place in Derby