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Today's News

  • Katterhenry to celebrate 90th birthday Nov. 16

    TELL CITY – The family of Glenn Katterhenry will host a 90th birthday celebration with a dessert reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 at the Tell City United Methodist Church basement. The family requests no gifts.

  • William and Nancy Ludwig

    William and Nancy Ludwig of Tell City celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with an evening dinner party Aug. 2, 2014, at the Patio Steak House.

    Mr. Ludwig and the former Nancy McCallister were wed Oct. 17, 1964, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

    Wedding attendants were Barbara Leistner, Ruth Ann Brumfield, Beverly Kincaid, Warren Leistner, Richard Peter and Kenneth McCallister. All attended the anniversary celebration.

  • Local businesses supporting Honor Rewards program

    Editor's note: Today's print edition includes an eight-page special section honoring local veterans. To see photos submitted by them or their families, scroll down on this page to find the e-edition link that appears as a picture of our front page. Click on it, then type 16 in the page-number box (next to "/22") and hit "Enter."

    By MARY LEE SMITH
    Perry County Recorder

  • On a wing and a prayer

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Editor's note: This story appeared as part of an eight-page special section honoring local veterans. To see photos submitted by them or their families, scroll down to find the e-edition link that appears as a picture of our front page. Click on it, then type 16 in the page-number box (next to "/22") and hit "Enter."

  • Protect yourself from the flu

    By DR. GUY SHRAKE
    Guest Columnist

    Indiana’s flu season has arrived. Flu – influenza, formally – is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. About 5 to 20 percent of U.S. residents get the flu each year, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

    The flu costs the United States more than $87 billion annually and is responsible for the loss of about 17 million workdays and substantial classroom time each flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • A history of Veterans Day

    By DONNA MASON
    Guest Columnist

    The definition of armistice is the cessation of hostilities. The most significant armistice to all Americans was signed at 5 a.m. Nov. 11, 1918, ending World War I after four years of conflict.

    This armistice was an order for all firing to cease and the laying down of all arms. All over the world there were many demonstrations, blowing of whistles and impromptu parades. Many businesses closed their doors as the world rejoiced for the ending of “the war to end all wars.”

  • EDITORIAL: Honor our military heroes

    Author James A. Autry famously said, “I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance.”

    Tomorrow is Veterans Day, the day we honor our military heroes. We recognize the men and women, living and deceased, who have given of their time and talents, risking their well-being, life and limb to preserve our freedom and way of life. It’s no small favor.

  • News gathering letters to Santa

    TELL CITY – Now that Halloween has passed, the News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus.

    Good boys and girls can send their letters for publication in our annual Holiday Greetings section, to be published this year Dec. 18.

    Letters can be addressed in care of the News and mailed to P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Letters can also be dropped off at The News’ office at 537 Main St. or sent via e-mail to editor@perrycountynews.com.

  • Port officials happy about logistics-summit attendance

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Alvin Evans said a Perry County Port Authority presence at a recent marketing and logistics summit was very beneficial and he recommended doing it again.

  • Local veterans need drivers

    PERRY COUNTY – Volunteers are greatly needed to drive a Disabled American Veterans van “one or two times per month or as available and willing,” according to Wayne Hubert.

    The county’s veterans services officer said drivers are needed to take people to appointments Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at a New Albany clinic and a hospital in Louisville, Ky. The time for each trip normally doesn’t exceed six hours.

    No chauffeur’s license is required but volunteers must pass a Veterans Affairs physical, Hubert added.