Today's News

  • McIntire appointed to Memorial medical staff

    JASPER – Pediatrician Donald “Duck” McIntire, M.D. was recently appointed to the medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. 

    McIntire received his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He has worked in the Indianapolis area since 1992.

  • Getting their hands dirty

    Children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about nature during April and May.

    Students participated in an activity from the socialization included investigating how plants grow. They were also able to explore different seeds and soils. Pictured from the left, Christian Holmes, Kenzie Litherland and Jillian Post explore different plant and soils as they investigate how plants grow. For more information about Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Gnanaraj to lead local parishes

    PERRY COUNTY – The Rev. Sengole Thomas Gnanaraj (na-na-raaj) will arrive in Perry County in July to guide the parishes of St. Michael and St. Pius Catholic churches.
    Born in Karuthapillaiyur, India, Gnanaraj regularly attended mass and other church activities at St. Anthony Catholic Church in his village.

    He became the sacristan for six months at the church when he was in the 10th grade and said his mother was a great motivator and encouraged him to be involved in parish ministry.

  • Church News, June 21

    VBS at Hawesville Church of Christ starts Sunday
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Children to seniors and everyone in between are invited to a free vacation Bible school at the Hawesville Church of Christ, 2535 Highway 60 West.
    The event will be at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday at the church. For more information, contact new minister George Jensen at (270) 927-9701.

  • Hefty cabbage

    Gage Jennings holds heads of cabbage weighing between 8 and 10 pounds he grew at his family’s home on Troy Ridge Road.

    The early spring has helped local gardens thrive. Gage said he’s also growing zucchini, squash, tomatoes, brussels sprouts and other vegetables. Much of what his family doesn’t use goes to local farmers markets.

  • A day at the museum

    Students of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about the community during June.

    They took a field trip to the Owensboro Museum and were able to examine exhibits such as a mammoth skeleton and an underground coal mine.
    For more information about Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Community Events, June 21

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Reunions, June 21 issue

    TCHS 1972
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1972 is planning its 40-year reunion. Addresses are needed for the following classmates: Kay LaGrange, Debbie Davis, Ronnie Dyer, Patty Miller and Matt Brakora.
    If anyone has information on these classmates, call Terri Greulich at (812) 661-9279.

  • Oakwood kicks off annual food drive

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services Community and a Tell City provider of senior health and living services, has officially kicked off their annual company-wide “Independence from Hunger” food drive.
    The campus’ business office will collect nonperishable food items and monetary donations from now until July 3. All proceeds will benefit Perry County Food Coalition.

  • Two immunization clinics canceled

    PERRY COUNTY – The Monday immunization clinic held at Indiana 37 and French Ridge Road and sponsored by the Perry County Health Department will be canceled June 25 and July 23 due to staffing.