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Today's News

  • Live nativity scene in Tell City Dec. 9

    TELL CITY – A live nativity scene next month will help share the meaning of the Christmas season to the community.

    The nativity scene will be located across from Tell City Depot on Saturday, Dec. 9.

    There will be two different times for this scene. The first event will be at 6 p.m. and the second at 7. There will be live animals, singers and guitarists. This scene is amazing for everyone to see. A group of young children and teenagers from the ages of 5 through 20 have worked together to make this happen.

  • Merry Christmas plans in place at the Santa Claus Museum

    SANTA CLAUS – Fun, festive, and family-friendly events will be happening at the Santa Claus Museum & Village this holiday season. All events are free of charge.

  • St. Paul Christmas Bazaar set for Dec. 1-3

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host its eighth annual Christmas Bazaar starting Friday, Dec. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in the parish hall. An all-you-can-eat chili supper will start at the same time and continue until 7. Cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10. Carryouts will be available.

    The bazaar will resume Saturday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 at the Catholic Ministry Center. Activities will continue Sunday before and after the 9 a.m. and noon Masses.

  • Holiday World to add eight slides, wave pool, more

    SANTA CLAUS – Christmas comes early in the town of Santa Claus as Holiday World announces a package full of goodies for their 2018 season.

    “We’re adding a fun elephant-themed water-play area for younger children,” says park president Matt Eckert. “When we discovered the Swahili word for elephant is Tembo, we named our new slide complex Tembo Falls and the junior wave pool Tembo Tides.”

    Holiday World will invest a total of $3.5 million in new attractions and other improvements for 2018, including:

  • Inspiration finds a home on the farm

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

     

  • Land of Lights opens Thanksgiving Night

    SANTA CLAUS – The ninth annual Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure opens for the season on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 23.

Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, this custom drive-through outdoor light show tells the Shining Story of Rudolph with thousands of bright, energy-efficient LEDs and dozens of storyboards.

    At 1.2 miles long, it is one of the largest holiday light shows in North America. Each vehicle receives a free photo with Rudolph.




  • Cannelton pottery experts help museum

    Local pottery collectors, Mike and Kathy Finley along with Michael Highfill, volunteered their expertise recently with the Perry County Museum. The three helped identify pottery from early makers in Cannelton and Troy from the Museum’s large collection of pottery artifacts.

  • County, Can-Clay agree to lease terms

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A lease agreement between Perry County and struggling Can-Clay Corp. has been finalized. The Perry County Redevelopment Commission unanimously voted Monday to accept the lease, whose terms have been in negotiations for the last year.

  • GriefShare holidays seminar scheduled

    SANTA CLAUS – GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. CST, or Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at Santa Claus United Methodist Church.

    The seminar features video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death and who offer practical suggestions and reassurance. These people share honestly about:

  • Big year ahead in local politics

    PERRY COUNTY – A year of rough and tumble national politics has kept reporters in the nation’s capital working overtime. But it’s been far quieter in Perry County, with no election in 2017 and little more than speculation  about who will run for local office in 2018.

    However, that’s about to change with candidates able to file in early January for May’s primary election.