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  • Camp with a Cop offers three days of fun, learning at Glenn Wood Hills

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2012 annual Kenny Kellems Camp With a Cop police youth camp has been scheduled for July 18-20.

    Due to the growth of the camp, the location has been changed and this year will be held at the Glen Wood Hills Camp in Derby. Youngsters entering sixth through ninth grades can attend.

    Due to the location of the camp, bus transportation will be offered from Myers Grade School in Cannelton to the camp in Derby July 18.

    Parents are welcome to drop their children off in person at the camp if they so choose.

  • Giving to others

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  • A different kind of justice

    Managing Editor

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a multi-part series.

    TELL CITY – Ten people gather around a table in a jury room at the county courthouse each Tuesday morning. They include the county judge and prosecutor and a police chief, representing the community’s punishment agencies. Others represent agencies whose main functions are to help.

    This is part of Perry County’s substance-abuse court, known to most as drug court.

  • Leopold still has its post office


    Home to a church, grocery store and popular restaurant, the central Perry County community of Leopold still has its post office – and will for the foreseeable future.

  • Moose Summer Fest kicks off Friday

    TELL CITY – Moose Lodge 1424’s annual Summer Fest marking the Independence Day holiday will kick off Friday with rides, games, food and, if conditions allow, a big fireworks show Sunday night.

    Activities will swing into gear Friday at Zoercher-Bettinger Park on Tell City’s north side.

    Lodge members will serve barbecued-chicken and pork-chop dinners Friday with help from Ladies of the Moose. Serving will begin at 4 p.m.

  • Officials table monofill request

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners granted the wishes of several people Wednesday when they tabled a request from ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Foundry to rezone property in the heart of the county to accommodate a landfill.

  • Knights of Columbus Scholarships
  • Reunions, June 25

    TCHS 1967
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1967 will celebrate its 45-year reunion Aug. 11 at the Hoosier Heights County Club.
    The reunion committee has not been able to locate the following classmates: Susan Adams, Boise Macon, Rosemary Anderson, Eugene Marcilliat, Don Appel, Phyllis Masterson, Stan Backer, Sherri McLain, Judy Bateman, Sharon Niven, Roger Bess, Theresa Palm, Dennis Fulkerson, Linda Probus, Jerry Gray, Bill Sandage, Faye Harlen, Evelyn Scott, Nina Kreisle, Dean Thompson, Maurice Little and Vicki Trent.  

  • Horlander celebrates 99th birthday

    TELL CITY – Doretha Horlander recently celebrated her 99th birthday with family members.

  • Community Events, June 25

    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.

    Go-cart race at Branchville
    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Conservation Club will host a go-cart race at 5 p.m. Saturday.
    The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 843-4878 or 843-5885.