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Today's News

  • INDOT to host public meeting for SR 66 project in Spencer County

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting concerning the State Road 66 Construction project Wednesday, Feb. 8, in Grandview.

    Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting held at the Grandview Civic Center at 1301 Main Street. A formal presentation will be held at 6 p.m.

    The meeting will discuss a project scheduled on Indiana 66 from U.S. 231 to Indiana 70.

  • Skunks on the move, looking for moon-lit love

    Jeneen Wiche
    Weekend Gardener

  • Tell City students of the month of December
  • The power of commitment

    GARY GREUBEL

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a series on work ethics. It was written by Gary Greubel of Waupaca Foundry.

     

    As the New Year arrives, it is common practice for everyone to establish commitments to improve themselves, their place of employment, or provide service to their community to enrich the lives of those around them.

  • Communities continue to benefit from Hometown Collaboration

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74

     

    Facilitating the development and growth of small communities across Indiana is important in attracting job creators and a skilled workforce.  Crawford County was recently named as the next community to join Indiana’s Hometown Collaboration Initiative.

  • Prayers and candles

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

     

    editor@perry countynews.com

    Friday is the feast of St. Blaise, and I suspect a good many Perry Countians either had their throats blessed at church this past weekend or will this weekend.

    I plan to attend church, so hopefully I am among the faithful lining up to have a pair of candles placed under my double chin while a priest offered a simple prayer.

  • Don’t censor young voices

    Most of us at this paper worked for a student newspaper or publication while we were in college.

    The knowledge and lessons gained throughout were a valuable experience that none of us take for granted. More importantly, we were in a situation that allowed us to practice the techniques and intricacies of journalism and we were given true freedoms like those who work in journalism professionally.

  • Once again, violence is never the answer

    Jake Bethel

    Staff Writer

     

    Violent actions cannot be tolerated, even when they occur against those who invoke ideas of hate. A video floating around social media sites shows well-known alt-right personality Richard Spencer being struck in the face with a dissenter’s fist during a video interview with a member of the press. As it turns out, this was the second time that day he was punched in the face, though there are only photos of that instance.

  • Community Events; Jan. 30

    Free kidney education course set for Feb. 2

     

    TELL CITY – There will be a Free Kidney Smart Education class on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Tell City Dialysis Center, 1602 Main St.

    The class is free and open to anyone that’s been diagnosed with kidney disease and family members are encouraged to attend with patient’s also.

    For more information or to enroll for the class, contact Davita Tell City Dialysis Center (812) 547-1140.

     

    Landlord group to meet Feb. 17

     

  • Author to pay musical tribute to Tell City ‘CCC boys’ at Library in March

    TELL CITY – Michigan based author Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps at the Tell City Public Library on Saturday, March 25 at 1:30 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public, refreshments will be served. More than 4,000 CCC Boys were involved in rescue and clean up efforts during the Flood of 1937.  Camp William Tell opened in August of 1934, 1.5 miles north of town.