Today's News

  • State purchases slice of ‘heaven’


    ROME — A parcel of land former Gov. Edgar Whitcomb described as having a “heavenly” view will pass into public hands and become Perry County’s first state park.Gov. Mitch Daniels joined Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman, Department of Natural Resources Director Rob Carter and dozens of the former governor’s friends and neighbors Monday to announce the sale of the 140 acres Whitcomb purchased in the 1990s. It will become a nature park and retreat.


  • Tell City inducts new National Honor Society members during ceremony

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School announces seven juniors and seniors were inducted into the Tell City High School chapter of National Honor Society in a ceremony held Oct. 15 in the school auditorium.

  • LaGrange family reunion draws large crowd to St. Isidore church Sept. 22

    BRISTOW – The LaGrange family reunion was held Sept. 22 at St. Isidore Catholic Church parish hall in Bristow. A pitch-in meal was enjoyed by all those who attended. Those who were present were the descendants of Louis and Sally LaGrange.
    There was a memory table set up and also a crafts table for the children. Music was provided by Justin LaGrange and Tim James. The half-pot drawings were won by Rosemary LaGrange and Joe LaGrange.

  • Perry Central Physical Fitness Awards

    Students at Perry Central Elementary were recently recognized for earning physical education awards for the Presidential Physical Fitness test.

  • Darrell Evans to appear at Community Christian Church Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – Worship leader and songwriter Darrell Evans will be appearing in Tell City for a community worship event Nov. 3, at Community Christian Church, located at 821 10th Street.
    The event will begin at 7 p.m. Darrell’s projects “Let the River Flow” and “Freedom” both garnered Dove Award nominations and influenced a new wave of congregational worship. His newest project, “Nothing Less Than Everything,” wraps his joy, passion and experience in a fresh and powerful sound.

  • King family reunion held in Derby Sept. 30

    DERBY – The King family reunion was held Sept. 30 at Twin Lakes Cedar Cabins with 61 family members in attendance.
    Fish, chicken and potatoes were provided fort he meal with families taking covered dishes.
    Attending were the descendants of Lonnie Richard and Susie Clara (Sanders) King.

  • Perry Central High School Class of 1992

    The Perry Central High School Class of 1992 gathered for its 20th class reunion recently at Blue Heron Winery.

  • Church News, Oct. 25

    Harvest Carnival at St. John’s Lutheran
    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will host a Harvest Carnival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
    The event is sponsored by St. John’s church and SonShine Early Learning Ministry. There will be free food, bounce houses, games and trunk-or-treats from 3:30 to 5 p.m. All are invited to attend.

  • Winner of PC Democrat drawing

    The Perry County Democrats held a drawing for a $25 Visa card at the annual Cannelton Heritage Fest Oct. 13. Judy Muenier was the winner. Pictured at the drawing are Isaac Corley, Bill Amos and Arvina Bozarth.

  • SonShine rummage sale Nov 8 - 10

    NEW BOSTON – The SonShine Early Learning Ministry will host a rummage sale inside St. John’s Lutheran Church from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 and from 7 a.m. to noon Nov. 10.
    A free pair of shoes will be given with every purchase. Baked goods, including sugar-free pies, will be available.
    The group will have men’s, women’s, maternity, children’s and baby clothes, toys and much more, including cribs with mattresses and a barely used Intex pool. The sale will be inside, rain or shine.
    The church is located just west of New Boston.