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Today's News

  • Tell City, port authority swap land

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Port Authority adopted a resolution at a special meeting June 22 outlining exchanges of land with the city of Tell City.

  • PCMH to offer CPR classes

    TELL CITY – The Family and Friends CPR classes will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
    This program is designed for the lay person, 10 years and older, to learn CPR and choking-rescue skills. Children 10 and 11 years old may participate in the class with an older sibling or adult. No testing or performance evaluation required. Fee is $10 for the two-hour class.

  • VFW officers installed
  • Community Events, July 16

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Generations

    Four generations of Shirley Schaefer’s family gathered recently for a picture. Pictured from the left are Chad Nugent, father of baby Laine Nugent, who is being held by great-grandmother Shirely Schaefer, and grandfather Lloyd Nugent.

  • Cronin earns dean’s list spot at Manchester

    NORTH MANCHESTER – An area resident was named to the fall 2011 dean’s list at Manchester College.
    Dana Cronin of Tell City, a senior psychology and sociology major, earn-ed a spot on the list. Cronin is a graduate of Perry Central High School.
    To achieve the dean’s-list distinction, students must earn a semester grade point of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours. 
    For more about Manchester College, visit www.manchester.edu.

  • Kohnert earns degree from Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Joseph Kohnert graduated from Purdue University’s College of Engineering May 11. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

    While at Purdue, Kohnert earned Purdue’s Presidential Scholarship all four years. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
    Following his junior year, Kohnert completed an internship at Delphi Electronics and Safety in Kokomo and later accepted a position there. His employment began June 5.

  • Hall awarded two scholarships

    TELL CITY – Devin Hall, a 2012 graduate of Perry Central High School, was recently awarded two scholarships.

    The first was a $500 Neil Mulzer Memorial Scholarship to be used for tuition, book or lab fees. The second scholarship Hall earn-ed was the Indiana Association of Pediatric Hermatology-Oncology Nurses scholarship totaling $500. To receive this scholarship, Hall was asked to write an essay on his disease, histiocytosis.

  • Memorial service at Oakwood

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus and Vista Care Hospice will hold a memorial service at 3 p.m. Thursday.
    The service will be in remembrance of the friends and loved ones they have lost this past year.
    Any family members and friends are invited to attend.

  • Dog walk set for Thursday in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The newly formed Humane Society of Perry County Youth Group will host a dog walk Thursday.
    Registration will be at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in City Hall Park in Tell City. The walk will begin at 7 p.m. and head to the river walkway at Sunset Park.
    Water will be provided for pets. Owners are asked to take their own animal waste disposal bags.