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Today's News

  • Dale High School Class of 1960

  • Correction

    A photo caption on the front page of Monday’s edition misidentified a young basketball player taking part in a halftime game Friday at Perry Central. The photo was of Marcus Fortwendel.

  • Ninth-grade orientation meeting Feb. 1

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central will host a ninth-grade orientation for current eighth-grade students at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, in the elementary cafeteria.

    Students and parents will learn about high-school graduation requirements, the job-market outlook and develop a flexible four-year course plan. A light supper will be served at 6 p.m. with the program starting at 6:30. An RSVP is encouraged.

    For more information, call Jody French, school guidance counselor, at 843-5121 or send e-mail to frenchj@ pccs.k12.in.us for more information.

  • Waupaca donates to Garden Club

    GRANDVIEW – The Garden Club of Grandview recently received a monetary donation from Waupaca Foundry, Tell City plant, for its current community project.
    The garden club is sponsoring a new park for the children of their community. The park will use town property that is unusable for residence. It will be located on the northeast side of Grandview, where there are currently no play areas.

  • A Mason for 50 years

    Rome Masonic Lodge recently recognized Brother Charles Skinner, left, for marking 50 years of membership in Masonry. Charles Skinner accepted an Award of Gold Certificate from Gale Garner, secretary of the lodge.
     

  • Farm marketers can hone business skills at upcoming Purdue workshops

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Farm-market vendors have the opportunity to learn about emerging consumer demand for locally grown foods at a Purdue Extension workshop and Webinar series Growing for Market.

    The three sessions, directed at farm-market vendors who want to become more effective and profitable marketers, will be offered at 21 Purdue Extension county offices and available in Webinar form for those who want to participate from home.

  • Officers installed at Rome lodge

    Rome Masonic Lodge 133, F&AM, recently installed officers for 2011. Gathered around Worshipful Master Kenny Wright, from left, are Gale Garner, secretary; Tom Adams, junior deacon; Charles Skinner, treasurer; Mike Sheridan, senior warden; Charles Durbin, junior warden and Sean Wright, senior deacon.
     

  • Cannelton Republican meeting Jan. 30

    CANNELTON – A meeting is scheduled for the Cannelton Republican Party at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30.
    The meeting will be held at the Perry County Republican Headquarters in Tell City. Anyone interested in supporting or participating in the 2011 election is encouraged to attend.
     

  • Huffman Mill Bridge to get $240,000 face-lift

    By STUART CASSIDY, Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    ROCKPORT – County Engineer Tara Lloyd told county commissioners Tuesday they will need to ask the county council there to re-appropriate funds to conduct work on Huffman Mill Bridge. Lloyd said Perry and Spencer counties are prepared to move forward with a $240,000 project to repair the more than 140-year-old structure.

  • Auditions set for Holiday World’s 2011 shows

    SANTA CLAUS – Local auditions for Holiday World’s 2011 cast of entertainers are scheduled for later this month at the park’s Holiday Theater. The 2011 musical entertainment lineup at Holiday World will include the following:
    • Real Country: Latest hits along with country classics.
    • Rejoice!: Contemporary Christian music with worship music and Christian hits.
    • Vinyl Daze: A pop musical featuring favorites from throughout the years.