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Today's News

  • Anthony Jason Butt

    Brittney and Troy Butt Jr. of Troy announce the birth of their son, Anthony Jason.

    He was delivered June 10, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Anthony weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21½ inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his sister, Erin, 8, and brother, Rylan, 2.

    Mrs. Butt is the former Brittney Taylor.

    Grandparents are Lester and Debbie Taylor of Tell City, Troy and Jan Butt of Evansville and Herb Piker and Cathy Pittman of Linton.

  • Etienne graduates magna cum laude, earns bachelor’s

    LEOPOLD – Nancy A. Etienne graduated with magna cum laude honors May 2, from the University of Southern Indiana, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health administration.

    She is employed at Medi Home Care as an account executive in Corydon. She resides in Leopold, with her husband, David, and her daughter, Alexandria.

    Etienne is the daughter of Doris (Durcholz) Harding and the late Robert Harding Jr.

  • Rural News; June 25: GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Betty Bowman, who passed away June 15, 2015, in Valrico, Fla. May she rest in peace.

    Also, our sympathy to the family of Lucille McFall, who passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital June 16. And sympathy to the family of Ada Burns, who passed away June 17 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky. May these and all the departed rest in peace.

  • Rural News; June 25: ST. CROIX

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Congratulations to Ben and Heather (Underhill) Messmer on the birth of their child. They became the proud parents of a daughter born Sunday, June 21, at the Memorial hospital in Jasper. She was given the name Hadley Beth and weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 22 inches long.

    Local grandparents of Hadley Beth are David and Theresa Underhill of near Doolittle Mills. Best wishes go to all.

  • USI announces spring semester dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, the University of Southern Indiana announced the 2015 spring semester dean’s list.

  • Kids can meet K9 hero Jago at library Saturday

    TELL CITY –Tell City Police Officer Derrick Lawalin and his trained K-9 partner, Jago, will make a special visit to the Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, as part of the library’s summer “Hero” reading program.

    Jago, a German shepherd dog imported to the U.S. from Czechoslovakia, joined the Tell City Police Department in April 2006, when he was just 19 months old.

    Upon arrival, Jago was paired with Lawalin, and the two have served together ever since.

  • Flannagan earns USI spring dean’s list honor

    TELL CITY – Sean Flannagan of Tell City was recently honored for his academic achievement by being named to the 2015 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Southern Indiana. He is the son of Dr. Mark and Larka Flannagan of Tell City.

  • Area students named to Indiana State spring dean’s list

    TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the spring semester of 2015.

    To be eligible for the list, students must be enrolled full time and maintain a minimum 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

    Perry County students making the dean’s list are Sydney Bruner, Tyler Hagedorn and Bryce Lain, all of Tell City; Taylor Elmer of Bristow; Hannah Harpenau of Leopold; Kindal Mohr of Cannelton; and Samantha Noble of St. Croix.

  • Archabbey Library Gallery hosts exhibit of pastels through Aug. 16

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of pastels by Henderson, Ky., artist Iris Gentry.

    Gentry works on location as much as possible, overcoming the difficulties of the constantly changing light as well as the problems of wind, bugs and traffic.

    She says the brilliant colors, smells, sounds and general sensory overload provide more inspiration than any camera could begin to record.

    Although she enjoys working in a variety of mediums, this show concentrates on her work in pastels.

  • Bristow High School reunion planned for Sunday, July 5

    BRISTOW – The Bristow High School alumni reunion will be held Sunday, July 5, at the Bristow Community Center. All former high school students are encouraged to attend. A catered meal will be served at noon. Those wishing to attend for the meal are asked to call for reservations. For more information, contact Sandy Cassidy at (812) 843-5836 or ascassidy@psci.net, Mike Franchville at (812) 836-2125 or portderby@psci.net or Tom LeClere at (812) 843-4813.