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  • St. Pius Fall Fest planned for Sunday, Sept. 7

    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday, Sept. 7.

    On the menu will be the parish’s “famous soup,” sold by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie. Entertainment will include the Crosswinds band, a large yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Those wanting carry-out soup should take their own containers.

  • K of C to host soccer challenge Sept. 7

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will host a youth soccer challenge at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Ranger Station Field at 16th and Washington. Boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate.

    Entry forms will be available through the schools and on the day of the event. Shin guards and cleats are not required for this fun event.

    For more information, call John Waninger at (812) 547-2191 or (812) 719-2900.

  • Troy officials vote to allow rezoning, expansion

    By TRINA SEVERSON
    Feature Writer

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part report.

  • City council approves tax abatement

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council has given its final approval to a tax-abatement request by a local employer expanding one of its manufacturing lines.

  • 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.