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Today's News

  • Joe and Marlene Scarboro

    TELL CITY – Mr. and Mrs. Joe Scarboro of Tell City celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary with family and friends Saturday, June 10, at the Tell City Moose Lodge.

    Mr. Scarboro and the former Marlene Sutcliffe were married June 10, 1972, at Lilly Dale Church of Christ.

    They have two children, John Scarboro of Tell City and Cathy (Matt) Board of Leopold.

    They have six grandchildren, Katelin, Kaylee and Ashley Scarboro, Tyler and Dylan Watson and Myles Board.

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  • Adventures with Nature Field Day June 25

    TIPSAW – The 15th annual Adventures with Nature field day will be held at Tipsaw Lake, on Saturday, June 24. Activities will get underway at 9 a.m. CST and will conclude approximately 1 p.m. This event is made possible by the collaborative efforts of Perry & Spencer County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Purdue Extension Perry County and the USDA Forest Service.

  • GLC cocktail and paint party set for July 24

    TELL CITY – Golden Living Center Lincoln Hills will hold a cocktails and paint party Monday, July 24, at the Tell City Moose Lodge at 5:30 to  8:30 pm.

    All proceeds will go toward the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team. The annual Walk will be in Jasper on Sept. 30. There are 12 paint pieces to choose from and the fee ranges from $30-40 depending on choice.

  • Local painter develops family and history driven style

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Perry County native Carly Jarboe has developed an original style of painting, inspired by her family.

    Jarboe attends Indiana University Southeast in New Albany. She has been accepted into the bachelor of fine arts program, in which she will major in painting and minor in ceramics. She was awarded the Martha Stem Fine Arts Scholarship, worth $3,000, after only one year at the school.

  • Relay For Life set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County event on Saturday, June 17, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

  • Thank you, Abbey Press

    The presses at Abbey Press in St. Meinrad are silent now. The stitchers, trimmers and binders, noisy for decades, are idle and the offices and cubicles of the sprawling sandstone building fronting Indiana 545 are empty. So are the warehouses half a mile down the highway.

    Abbey Press has all but closed and an online auction will offer much of the equipment later this month.

  • Expanding Indiana’s workforce

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74

     

    Indiana’s unemployment rate is continuing to fall each month. In general, economists agree that a rate below 5 percent indicates a strong economy. Currently, our statewide unemployment rate is at 3.6 percent. This is lower than the national average of 4.4 percent, and it is lower than all four of our bordering states.

  • Progress in opioid fight

    U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon

    Guest Columnist

     

    The opioid abuse epidemic has taken a heartbreaking toll here in Indiana and across the country.

    While we still have much work to do, over the past couple of years we’ve made significant progress to bring hope to our communities and expand access to treatment for those who need it.

  • A visit to the 1940s

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    I seldom dream.

    I should say I seldom remember dreams. Everyone dreams often, sleep researchers say. But a dream Wednesday night has to go into the Top 5 ranking of my most vivid dreams. Perhaps because it woke me up and I stewed about its contents most of the morning.