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Today's News

  • Community Events; April 27

    Historical society meeting today

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 27, at the museum, located at the corner of Ninth and Franklin streets.

    The evening’s program will be presented by Dennis Talbott of the VGS Paranormal Group. Everyone is invited to attend. Anyone interested in joining the historical society is encouraged to attend. Yearly dues of $15 may be paid that evening.

     

    Yard sale to benefit diabetes research May 1-2

  • Food pantry Sunday at First United Methodist

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City will hold a Food Pantry Sunday, May 3.

    Items needed this month are canned peaches, pears, fruit cocktail, pineapple, applesauce, 100-percent fruit juice in cans and other non perishable can items. Offerings may be made during communion or dropped off. Food donations will support Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry.

    Food Pantries need help all year long and First United Methodist Church supports Widow’s Barrel every month.

  • Poehlein – Foster

    Kelly Marie Poehlein and Thomas Clinton Foster, both of Princeton, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Vic and Leona Poehlein of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of Peggy Foster and Rick Edwards of Plainville.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, in the Tabernacle at Santa Claus Camp and Conference Center in Santa Claus. A reception will be held at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Miss Poehlein attended Tell City High School and is a homemaker.

  • Young women’s career expo sends message to reach high, excel

    Lt. Gov. Ellspermann, Johns Hopkins University engineer among speakers

    LEOPOLD – The second-annual DREAM program, for sophomore girls from Perry Central, Tell City and Cannelton high schools took place Friday, April 17, at Perry Central Community School.

    Created by the Perry County College Success Coalition, DREAM stands for dreaming, reaching high, energizing-the-future, amazing and me.

  • Young women’s career expo sends message to reach high, excel

    Lt. Gov. Ellspermann, Johns Hopkins University engineer among speakers

    LEOPOLD – The second-annual DREAM program, for sophomore girls from Perry Central, Tell City and Cannelton high schools took place Friday, April 17, at Perry Central Community School.

    Created by the Perry County College Success Coalition, DREAM stands for dreaming, reaching high, energizing-the-future, amazing and me.

  • Social News; April 27, 2015

    THE WOMEN’S GUILD OF EVANGELICAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, April 27 (today), in the fellowship hall. The nominating committee will present a slate of officers for the upcoming elections. Everyone is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.

     

  • Ohio’s ‘Little Perry County’

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    I received a nice letter recently from Don Bouillon of Fostoria, Ohio, who thanked me for an Easter column about the late Brother Rene Bouillon OSB.

    Brother Rene, a cousin to Don Bouillon, was an assistant at St. John Chrysostom Church in New Boston during my childhood and teenage years. The column was about serving Mass for Brother Rene during Holy Week.

  • Students are worth the investment

    The recovering economy is starting to make life easier for recent college graduates. A study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce recently found a surge of job opportunities for Hoosiers fresh out of academia.

  • We must embrace our history

    Don Steen

    Staff Writer

    reporter@spencercounty journal.com

     

    I recently had an opportunity to sit down and talk with Father Cyprian Davis at St. Meinrad Archabbey about his experiences in Selma, Ala., and the civil-rights movement as a whole.

  • Colors of Hope 5K Run-Walk May 30

    TELL CITY – Colors of Hope, a 5K run-walk color celebration sponsored by New Directions Health and Fitness Club, will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 30.

    The race will begin and end at New Directions. Registration fees are $20 and forms are available at the club or online at www.newdirectionsfitness.com. Make checks payable to New Directions Health and Fitness Club. Place Color Run in the check’s memo note.