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Today's News

  • Increased funding for community corrections

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47

     

    As your state senator, one of my goals is to make sure our communities stay safe. During the 2015 legislative session, the General Assembly prioritized funding for community corrections programs that emphasize rehabilitation for low-level offenders.

  • Public hearing held to discuss possible public-safety tax

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Council announced at its regular monthly meeting Thursday that a public hearing will be held Aug. 12 regarding a proposed public safety local option income tax.

    Because of state time constraints this will be the only meeting held regarding this matter. It will start at 6 p.m. at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • Local quilters to be represented in Jasper exhibit

    JASPER – The Jasper Community Arts Commission will host its summer exhibit by work of the Patoka Valley Quilters Guild Aug. 4-30 at the Krempp Gallery, located in the Jasper Arts Center.

    Quilts and pieces of fiber art representing a variety of techniques – from traditional pieces and appliquéd quilts, machine and hand-stitched works – to some cutting edge art and decorate pieces, will be on display.

    A public reception with cash bar is planned from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 6.

  • Local quilters to be represented in Jasper exhibit

    JASPER – The Jasper Community Arts Commission will host its summer exhibit by work of the Patoka Valley Quilters Guild Aug. 4-30 at the Krempp Gallery, located in the Jasper Arts Center.

    Quilts and pieces of fiber art representing a variety of techniques – from traditional pieces and appliquéd quilts, machine and hand-stitched works – to some cutting edge art and decorate pieces, will be on display.

    A public reception with cash bar is planned from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 6.

  • News in Brief

    Perry Central sports passes available

     

    LEOPOLD – All-sports passes are on sale at Perry Central in the athletic office. Tickets are available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Prices are $160 for family passes, $110 for a couple’s pass and $70 for a single pass.

    Ticket prices for varsity events are $5 per game and $3 per game for non-varsity events.

    For more information, contact Perry Central High School at (812) 843-5121.

     

     

  • TCJSHS seventh-, eighth-grade supply lists

    • Seventh grade

    100 3x5 index cards, 20 pre-sharpened pencils, black pens, 1 red pen, colored pencils or box of crayons, highlighter, 2 composition notebooks, basic calculator, 2 bottles Germ-X, 6 pocket folders, 1½-inch durable binder durable binder, 2 pkgs. page dividers (6/pkg.), 2 pkgs. loose-leaf paper, one college-ruled, 5 notebooks, one often small, 1 roll self-dispensing tape, 2 boxes of tissues.

  • WTE student supply list

    • Kindergarten: earbuds, 2 glue sticks, washable markers, bottle of white glue, 2 large pink pearl erasers, 4- pack dry-erase markers, 2 boxes 24 count Crayola crayons, 1-inch binder with clear plastic cover.

    • First grade: earbuds, bottle of white glue, composition notebook, 1-inch hard cover 3-ring binder, 4 glue sticks, 1 pair pointed Fiskar’s scissors, zipper bag – William Tell or bank type, 4 large Pink Pearl erasers, 4 boxes 24-count Crayola crayons and 4 black Expo dry- erase markers.

  • Community Events; July 30

    Maxon luncheon at 11:30 Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – All former Maxon employees and their spouses are invited to attend a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Patio Steak House in Tell City.

    Call Allen Kast at (812) 719-9849 with any questions.

     

    Special Olympics car wash Aug. 8

     

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will host its annual car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Evans Tire on Indiana 66 in Tell City.

  • Church News; July 30

    St. Boniface  picnic Sunday

     

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host its summer picnic Sunday, Aug. 2. 

  • Goofy “Ant-Man” stands out from the Marvel pack

    Eric Harris

    Movie Review