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Today's News

  • Saturday marks Dragging Main’s return

    TELL CITY – If weather forecasters hit the mark, Saturday evening’s Dragging Main will benefit from slightly cooler conditions as hundreds – perhaps thousands – of people descend on Tell City to cruise the streets, meet friends and celebrate a generations-old Tell City tradition on wheels

    Dragging Main began last year with a Facebook post by county resident Joe Morton, who suggested it would be nice if people would gather again to cruise Main Street. 

  • Tell City Gets Its Big Apple

    New York may be known as the Big Apple but Tell City has a sizable apple of it own, located suitably in City Hall Park.

    Hoisted atop a 45-foot pole Wednesday morning with help from Tell City Electric Department Line Foreman Bob Damin, the 6-foot tall and equally wide aluminum apple-shaped design will be on display during next month’s Schweizer Fest. It is a project of the Perry County Quality of Life Committee, which operates under the auspices of the Perry County Development Corp.

  • Murder for hire trial begins

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

    ROCKPORT – A trial in a murder-for-hire case against Tell City resident Jane Kleaving got under way Tuesday with opening statements from prosecution and defense teams in Spencer Circuit Court. 

    The defense claims Kleaving was a victim of police entrapment and the plot to murder resulted from pressure from Indiana State Police and outside agency colleagues.

  • First Church of Nazarene to host VBS

    TELL CITY – This year, the Tell City First Church of Nazarene will host Rocky Point Lighthouse vacation Bible school.
    This year’s theme will be “Where Kids Shine God’s Light.” At Rockport Point Lighthouse VBS, children will learn to shine God’s light.
    This vacation Bible school will be filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear and touch. Team building games, cool Bible songs and active Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that help faith flow into real life.

  • Victory Valley camp to start Sunday in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 40th year of Victory Valley Church camp Sunday through July 26 in Cannelton Heights for children ages 12-18.
    The church invites the youth of the area to a week of fun and learning in a Christian atmosphere. It is a full week – five days and nights – of inspiration to motivate teens to dedicate their lives to the Jesus Christ and his teachings.
    The aim of the camp is to help build character and strength in the youth.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church VBS

    Emmanuel Lutheran Church held its annual vacation Bible school in June. Forty-two children attended the Amazing Desert Journey VBS.

    The group heard five different Bible stories, made crafts and sang songs. The week ended with a closing program Friday evening.
     

  • Ball State announces honor students for spring 2012

    MUNCIE – Ball State University in Muncie released its list of graduate students and honor students for the spring 2012 semester.
    Local students named honor students for the semester were Kellie Suttle of Leopold, Kristin Truelove of St. Croix and Katelyn Bryant and Brittany Overstreet of Tell City.

  • Henrickson earns spot on WKU President’s Scholar list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eric Henrickson was named to the President’s Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the spring 2012 semester. 

    To be selected for this honor, one must compile an academic standing of 3.8 or better out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. 
    Henrickson is the son of Brad and Sandy Henrickson. He is entering his senior year at WKU and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in teaching-health.

  • Church News, July 19

    St. John’s Lutheran VBS starts Sunday
    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will sponsor “Amazing Desert Journey,” a vacation Bible school program set to start Sunday and run through July 26. Activities will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each evening. A meal will also be provided at 5 p.m.
    On the “Amazing Desert Journey,” children ages 3 to 12 years old will learn about Jesus our Savior, meet new friends, complete fun activities, sing great songs, make crafts, play games, eat snacks and more.

  • Back to school time again! - Cannelton Schools information

    Cannelton cafeteria information for 2012-13 school year
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton elementary school breakfast and lunch programs will begin Aug. 13. The breakfast-lunch program is available to all children in the school and provides nutritionally balanced meals.
    A price list of the various types of meals and prices was featured in the July 12 issue of the Perry County News.