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  • Tell City’s Seventh Street complex may get community center

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A new housing complex on Tell City’s Seventh Street could come with a community center that would add another gathering point for activities in the city’s downtown.

  • PC band shows confidence

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – “Bigger, faster, better and stronger” are movements in this year’s Perry Central Marching Commodores show, “The Next Best Thing,” Music Director Andrea Clark said.

    It includes “original music composed just for our group,” she explained. It has some melodies from a song by Daft Punk, a French electronic duo. “It’s got little pieces of their song, but it doesn’t sound like the exact song they do,” Clark said.

  • 200-mile run to herald bicentennial

    By DON STEEN
    Staff Writer
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY – At an Aug. 18 meeting of the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety, member and City Councilman Tony Hollinden outlined the path of a proposed 200-mile road run that will be part of a celebration of the county’s 200th anniversary.

    According to Hollinden, the event is expected to begin at 4 a.m. Friday Oct. 31 and conclude at around 1 p.m. Saturday to mark the county’s bicentennial.

  • Pet of the Week

    If you are looking for a big dog, look no further. Brody is the one.
    He is an extra-large golden retriever and Labrador mix male who loves being with people and playing outdoors.

    He is 3 years old, neutered and up-to-date on vaccines. He was adopted from the shelter when he was a year old but now his family is moving and cannot take him to their new home.

    Brody does well with other dogs, knows several commands such as speak, sit and pretty beg, is housebroken and crate-trained and loves to swim. He has never injured a cat but will chase them.

  • Perry County residents capture beauty, battles of nature

    Sunset over Rocky Point
    Perry County resident Cindy Dauby captured this serene moment one evening last week near her cabin at Rocky Point. Not only did the sunset wash a warm palette of color across the sky, but across the water’s mirrored surface as well.

  • Menus Week of Aug. 25-29

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.
    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.
    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country fried steak sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and pears.
    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Chicken patty on a bun, french fries and peaches.

  • St. Augustine’s raffle winners released
  • Students run at Schweizer Fest

    The William Tell Elementary students and staff members pictured supported Perry County Wellness and the Tell City Cross Country Booster Club by participating in the 2- or 6-mile run or kids run Schweizer Fest road races Aug. 9. They participated in the 2-mile or 6-mile run or some of the eight and under students the Kids Fun Run. Over 850 people overall participated in the races.

     

  • Local Alpha Phi members attend Delta Kappa Gamma convention

    TELL CITY – Susie Knox, Joan Melsheimer, and Stephanie Walsh, members of Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International, joined with women educators from around the world in Indianapolis July 28 through Aug. 1.

  • Rural News

    Gerald
    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 —There is a line in a song that reads, “Gee Ain’t it Funny How Time Slips Away.” These days of August have slipped by so fast, I suppose it is because it is a very busy month with all the activities in the area and school beginnings.

    Congratulations to our daughter, Lori Stowe, who is now a full time teacher at the Cannelton School System, with a teachers pay, which she has been trying to get for years at Perry Central.