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Today's Features

  • LEOPOLD –The Leopold Gang 4-H Club held its first meeting of the year Tuesday, March 10, at 6 p.m. at Perry Central High School. Pizza was served along with drinks and cookies.

    The meeting began with an activity in which teams placed paper plates above their heads and drew pictures. The crowd voted on the best artwork.

    Adam Dauby called the meeting to order. For roll call members offered their favorite movies.

  • ST. MEINRAD – A group of adults and children from two local Catholic churches plan to travel to Belize this summer to build a home for a family in need. The groups are traveling under the auspices of Hand in Hand Ministries, a non-profit organization headquartered in Louisville, Ky. The organization assists people who face economic challenges in Louisville, Appalachia, Belize and Nicaragua.

  • The Perry County Quality of Life Committee asked young people to reflect on their  home communities. In the last of a series of essays,  Perry County junior-high-school students talk about what they value most.

     

    Home is where my family is

  • Community Holy Week services planned

     

    TELL CITY – Local churches in Tell City are sponsoring public Holy Week services in Tell City. Today’s Maundy Thursday service will be held at Tell City First United Methodist Church and a Good Friday service will be held at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Everyone is invited to attend as a way to enter into the spirituality of Holy Week.

     

    Tenebrea service set for Good Friday

     

  • 70 Years Ago

    April 1, 1945

     

    • Pvt. First Class Art Kleeman of Tell City has been awarded the Silver Star for exhibiting gallantry in action while fighting with the Third Infantry Division in France. His wife, Effie Kleeman, resides on Star Route Highway 66 in Tell City.

    • Tech. Sgt. Porter Miller of Tell City was awarded the Bronze Star for heroic achievement in action. Miller is a member of the 362nd Infantry Regiment of the 91st Powder River Division currently fighting in northern Italy.

  • Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Turkey season opens in a couple of weeks, so time is running short to prepare to bag a tom.

    Opening day is April 22 in Indiana, and the spring season runs through May 10. Youth-turkey-hunt weekend is April 18-19. Across the Ohio, opening day is April 18 in Kentucky, and the spring season also runs through May 10. A hunter can get lucky and take a bird almost by accident, but planning is a key to success. 

  • Community Holy Week services planned

     

    TELL CITY – Local churches in Tell City will sponsor public Holy Week services in Tell City, March 30 (today) through Friday. Each service will begin at noon and last half an hour. On Monday of Holy Week, the service will be sponsored by Tell City Church of the Nazarene. Tuesday’s service will be at Community Christian Church; Wednesday, First Baptist Church; Maundy Thursday, Tell City First United Methodist Church and Good Friday at Evangelical United Church of Christ.