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Today's News

  • Spring bazaar at fairgrounds Sunday, vendors welcome

    TELL CITY – A spring bazaar explosion of various products and gifts will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    Vendors are invited for $30, plus an item to be donated to the silent auction. Event proceeds beyond building rental fees will be split between the Perry County Animal Shelter Inc. and the family of Zander Tabor, a local child who has been diagnosed with Wilm’s tumor, a kidney cancer. Zander is on the road to recovery but still has several medical visits ahead.

  • Community Events; March 5

    Landlord Association to meet Friday

     

    TELL CITY – The south-central Indiana Landlord Association will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, March 6, at Ivy Tech in Tell City.  The meeting will include a guest speaker. Call or text (262) 458-4782 with any questions.

     

    Renaissance class plans yard sale Saturday

     

  • DOOLITTLE MILLS news; March 5

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — The Birdseye Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual shooting match Sunday, March 8, at the Birdseye Conservation Club near Birdseye. A ham shoot will begin at 10 a.m. with a closed match at 3 p.m. There will be beef and pork choices. A variety of refreshments, including soup, sandwiches and chicken, will be available for purchase.

  • Stepping Stones now registering for fall

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the lower level of St. Augustine Catholic Church parish hall, is accepting registrations for the 2015-16 school year. 

    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3 and 4 year old children, preparing them for elementary school. Stepping Stones uses Zoo-phonics, a multisensory language arts program, and a thematic unit and project-type approach to learning. 

  • Musical duo Sundy Best to perform at Covered Wagon Friday

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Critically-acclaimed Kentucky duo, Sundy Best, will bring their unique blended sound of country, folk, rock, bluegrass and R&B to The Covered Wagon from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, March 6., along with special guests If Birds Could Fly.

    Tickets are available for $15 each online at www.sundybest.net. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8.

    All ages are welcome but must be 21 years of age or older with ID to drink alcohol. Guests must have tickets to enter.

  • Rhonda Carter earns SIRS promotion

    TROY – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc. announces the promotion of Rhonda Carter as director of community services in Perry and Spencer counties. Throughout her 11 years with SIRS, she has strived to ensure the people she serves have equal access to opportunities in the community.

    She is the daughter of Ronald and Judy Naegele and is a 1982 graduate of Perry Central High School.

    Carter is a native of Perry County, where she resides with her husband, Chris, and their three children.

  • William Tell Elementary’s student artists showcase their talents Tuesday to help celebrate Youth Art Month
  • Group to push for repairs to Obrecht home

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Exterior repairs to a landmark Tell City home will be completed this year, city officials learned this week, either by its owner or by a statewide historic preservation group that still wields power over what happens to the structure.

  • Story time registration now open at public library

    TELL CITY – Story time registration begins this week at the Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch. This year, the library will offer a first- through third-grade age-group to the program line-up, called the “Adventurer’s Club.” The club will feature books, crafts and hands-on science experiments.

    Babies and toddlers story time will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. or 10:30 to 11 a.m. Mondays.

    Preschoolers ages 3-6 story time will be from Tuesdays 6 to 7 a.m. Tuesdays or from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

  • Annexation case moving slowly

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Legal proceedings in the remonstrance brought by landowners opposed to Tell City’s planned annexation of more than 1,700 acres of land are moving forward at a snail’s pace.

    The News has found no evidence that any of the approximately 400 signatures submitted last July with a petition challenging the city’s April 2014 vote to annex their properties have been verified.