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Today's News

  • Rural News

    Gerald
    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 —There is a line in a song that reads, “Gee Ain’t it Funny How Time Slips Away.” These days of August have slipped by so fast, I suppose it is because it is a very busy month with all the activities in the area and school beginnings.

    Congratulations to our daughter, Lori Stowe, who is now a full time teacher at the Cannelton School System, with a teachers pay, which she has been trying to get for years at Perry Central.

  • Local Alpha Phi members attend Delta Kappa Gamma convention

    TELL CITY – Susie Knox, Joan Melsheimer, and Stephanie Walsh, members of Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International, joined with women educators from around the world in Indianapolis July 28 through Aug. 1.

  • Students run at Schweizer Fest

    The William Tell Elementary students and staff members pictured supported Perry County Wellness and the Tell City Cross Country Booster Club by participating in the 2- or 6-mile run or kids run Schweizer Fest road races Aug. 9. They participated in the 2-mile or 6-mile run or some of the eight and under students the Kids Fun Run. Over 850 people overall participated in the races.

     

  • St. Augustine’s raffle winners released
  • Menus Week of Aug. 25-29

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.
    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.
    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country fried steak sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and pears.
    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Chicken patty on a bun, french fries and peaches.

  • Perry County residents capture beauty, battles of nature

    Sunset over Rocky Point
    Perry County resident Cindy Dauby captured this serene moment one evening last week near her cabin at Rocky Point. Not only did the sunset wash a warm palette of color across the sky, but across the water’s mirrored surface as well.

  • Pet of the Week

    If you are looking for a big dog, look no further. Brody is the one.
    He is an extra-large golden retriever and Labrador mix male who loves being with people and playing outdoors.

    He is 3 years old, neutered and up-to-date on vaccines. He was adopted from the shelter when he was a year old but now his family is moving and cannot take him to their new home.

    Brody does well with other dogs, knows several commands such as speak, sit and pretty beg, is housebroken and crate-trained and loves to swim. He has never injured a cat but will chase them.

  • Church News

    Sisters to offer program on Eucharist Aug. 30
    FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Eucharist: Called, Nourished, and Sent,” that will explore why the Sunday Eucharist is called the source and summit of faith.

  • Community Events

    Kidney Smart class today
    TELL CITY – There will be a free Kidney Smart Education class today from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank in the community room in Tell City.

    The class is open to anyone who has been diagnosed with kidney disease. Family members are also encouraged to attend.

    For more information, call Julie Denu RN or Travis Scifres at (812) 547-1140.
     

  • Benefits for Dakota Boeglin Sept. 13 and 20

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Biker Buds will host benefits for Dakota Boeglin Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20.

    Dakota, 2, was diagnosed with hairy congenital nevi, which must be surgically removed due to a risk of cancer. Dakota’s family anticipates a minimum of 16 additional surgeries.