Today's News

  • Commodores stop West Washington

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central stopped West Washington’s last drive to preserve a 14-10 PLAC football win Friday.
    The Senators took possession at their 32-yard line with 2:06 left.
    They used the run and pass to advance to the Commodore 42.
    The Senators threw an incomplete pass but were flagged because it hit an ineligible receiver downfield. The penalty moved the ball back to the Senators’ 49 and included a loss of down.

  • Sabelhaus-Nugent

    Tiffany Sabelhaus and John Nugent Jr. were married in 3 p.m. double-ring ceremony May 20, 2017, in Cannelton. The wedding was officiated by Karen A. Werner.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents, David and Diana Sabelhaus of Bristow. Matron of honor was Shelby Aldridge and best man was Derek Little.

    A reception followed at Schergens Center in Tell City, before the couple honeymooned in Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes Employees of the Quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility has named its employees of the quarter. Non-custody Employee of the Quarter is Angela Howland.  She works as a human resource associate at the facility.  She began her career at Branchville in 1993 as a switchboard operator.  She also served as a personnel technician before being promoted to her current position. 

    Contractual Employee of the Quarter is Saundra Kvant. She is employed by Knowledge Services and she works as a secretary for Unit Team. She began her career at Branchville in 2017.

  • Bishop among Commended Students in National Merit Scholarship Program

    LEOPOLD – Principal Jody  French, of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has announced that Luke Bishop has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. 

    A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, has been presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior.

  • Rowe-Arnold

    Andyn Rowe and Brian Arnold announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Jason and Rachael Rowe of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and graduated in 2016 from Western Kentucky University. She is a registered nurse at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Williams-Franchville

    Scott and Alyson Williams of Magnet and Scott and Kim Franchville of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Alyssa Williams and Tyler Franchville.

    The couple will be united in marriage in a 2 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at St. Augustine Church in Leopold. A reception will follow at the Bristow Community Center.

    Formal invitations have been issues.

  • Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour ramps up with weekend events

    PERRY COUNTY – Even with temperatures dipping into the 90s last week, and warmer days expected in the coming days, fall is here. But as the leaves just begin to show their changing hues, if you need more proof of autumn’s arrival, look to the seasonal upcoming festivities.

    There’s no shortage of things to do this autumn in Perry County. The county’s convention and visitors bureau has released details of upcoming events, including the Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour in October.

  • Lt. Gov. visits River Pointe
  • Archabbey honors co-workers

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 39 co-workers and 40 retirees during the annual Service Recognition Banquet Thursday evening.

    Archabbot Kurt Stasiak OSB offered appreciation on behalf of the monastic community. “Tonight we make a special effort to count our blessings, and we thank you, our co-workers, for being a blessing to us. In many ways, you have benefited us; you have done Saint Meinrad good.”

    Janet Ann Werne of St. Henry was honored for 50 years of service. She received a framed print of the Archabbey Church.

  • Exercising our right of free speech

    State Rep. Ron Bacon

    District 75


    The Brookings Institute recently released a survey with alarming results. A large fraction of college students in the U.S. “. . . believe it is acceptable to act – including resorting to violence – to shut down expression they consider offensive.”