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Today's News

  • Public invited to Archabbey Masses

    ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church. All times are Central.

    On Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.

    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 25.

  • Christmas crèches on display at Abbey

    An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library from Dec. 7 through Jan. 7.

    The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2002 in memory of Charles Patrick (“Pat”) Smith.

  • Community Events; Nov. 30

    Pearl Harbor Day breakfast Dec. 7

     

    TELL CITY – A Pearl Harbor Day breakfast for veterans will be served from 7 to 10 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 7, at American Legion Post 213. The free event, open to all veterans, is being sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary United 213.

     

    Transitional housingbenefit Saturday

     

  • DNR seeks to preserve, promote state’s forests

    Cameron Clark

    Guest Columnist

     

    If you followed media coverage of the sale at Yellowwood State Forest, you might be surprised to read that headline. The veteran foresters of the Department of Natural Resources planned and carried out the recent sale to harvest select trees from 299 acres of that forest’s back country.

  • Troy and all the trucks

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    If it’s the job of a newspaper to occasionally lend an ear and give a voice to those who feel afflicted and it falls at times on its editor to lead that effort.

    Thus this column on behalf of Troy about the many, many trucks which pass through the town every day. “Afflicted” may be too strong of a word, but I fear some Troy residents feel overrun by truck traffic and sense their quality of life is being impacted.

  • Supporting United Way helps all of us

    United Way of Perry County’s yearly campaign is in full swing and once again your help is needed to make it a success. This year’s campaign hopes to raise $125,000 for support groups that provide important services in our community.

    United Way donations have supported our young people through 4-H and Scouting, Perry Childcare, those with physical and mental challenges through Anderson Woods Camp and provided emergency care to our own through the American Red Cross when fires, storms and other disasters strike.

  • A light of hope during holiday grieving

    Christmas can be a painful time for some. It may be the first Christmas without a loved family member who has recently passed or it may be a time that has always been difficult.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Doug Galey

    Doug and Jean Galey of St. Croix celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 14, 2017, at the Derby Community Center with a dinner among friends and family. The couple was married at Branchville Methodist Church Oct. 14, 1967.

    They have three children, Richard Galey of Georgetown, Keith (Jackie) Galey of Evansville and David (April) Galey of St. Croix; and four grandchildren, Sidney, Jackson, Shelby and Vivian Galey.

    Jean’s siblings include James Knieriem, Faye Evrard, Donnie Knieriem and Joyce Tooke. Doug had a sister, the late Lavaughn Sprinkle.

  • Commodore Manufacturing:

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has announced the opening of an innovative new company, called Commodore Manufacturing. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 19 to celebrate the launch of this student-led manufacturing facility.

    “We believe Commodore Manufacturing is a perfect example of innovation that can occur when education and industry sit down in the same room.  It is a powerful way to prepare students for careers in this growing field,” principal Jody French said,

  • PC alum among IBJ ‘Women of Influence’

    INDIANAPOLIS – A 1991  Perry Central High School graduate is among six women to grace the cover to the “Indianapolis Business Journal’s” latest edition of Women of Influence.

    Jennifer Alvey, 45, who now serves as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Indiana University Health, is one of 22 women profiled in the Nov. 6 publication.

    According to “IBJ” publisher Greg Morris, the annual recognitions “highlight some of the state’s most successful business women.”