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Today's News

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  • Schoettlin earns diploma, 2015 graduate of PCLA

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Learning Academy announced Taylor Schoettlin has completed the requirements for a high-school diploma and is a graduate of the Class of 2015. 

    PCLA is open to all current and former students who would like to pursue a diploma or credit recovery.  If interested, call (812) 547-6942.

  • Community Events; May 14

    Trinity Church rummage, bake sale this weekend

     

    FULDA – Trinity Church, located one mile south of Fulda on Indiana 545, will have a rummage and bake sale beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, May 15, and from 7 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 16.

    Many quality items will be available.

     

    Twilight Towers yard sale Saturday

     

  • TCJSHS honors award program to be held Monday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior Senior High School will hold its annual honors program for students in grades seven through at 7 p.m. Monday, May 18, in the school auditorium.

  • World War II gallantry forever tied to Edwin Patrick’s name

    Editor’s Note: The News has published several articles in recent months to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. This feature first appeared in 2004.

    Editor’s Note: The News has published several articles in recent months to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. This feature first appeared in 2004.

     

  • Army nurse served in North Africa, Middle East

    Editor’s Note: This article about the late Genevieve (Switzer) Schaefer appeared in the 2004 Schweizer Zeitung.

     

    The stories of Tell Citians’ service in the second world war aren’t all about men. Women served crucial, albeit, less-publicized roles, too. Genevieve (Switzer) Schaefer was one of them. She enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps in March 1942 and crossed the Atlantic on a British ship that carried 7,000 soldiers, doctors and nurses.

  • St. Boniface Church plans festival to celebrate 150 years

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Parish in Fulda will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its historic church building with a two-day festival in June.

    The Fulda church was established in 1847 by the Rev. Joseph Kundek. The original church was a log building, but in 1860 construction began on the current church.

    The church features a 7-foot-thick stone foundation and a limestone slab above the door with the words “St. Boniface Kirche, 1865.”

  • Church News; May 14

    Monastery to show free movie May 29

     

    FERDINAND – The next free movie Friday with the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be May 29 with the 1:30 p.m. EDT showing of “Wild” in St. Gertrude Hall at the monastery.

    Reece Witherspoon stars in “Wild” as Cheryl Strayed. After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Strayed sets out to hike more than a 1,000 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own.

    Popcorn and a beverage will be provided.

  • Seth Bolin earns Gold Star Student recognition

    EVANSVILLE – Seth Bolin, a junior at Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, recently earned the honor of being named a Gold Star Student by the Evansville Courier & Press.

    The annual awards highlight area students who excel academically and in extra-curricular activities.

    Award recipients were featured in a special section of the May 3 edition of the Courier & Press.

  • Perry Central offers Coffee and Conversation