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Today's News

  • BMV offers new app

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle customers can now access services through a new app available for Apple and Android mobile devices.  
    The BMV app can be downloaded at no charge from the app store on a mobile device using “myBMV” as search words. Links for both apps are listed on the homepage of the myBMV.com Web site.

  • Traps yield no emerald ash borers in southwest Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – A survey conducted over the past seven months of the 13 southwest Indiana counties in which emerald ash borer had not been previously detected showed no signs of the invasive insect that kills ash trees.
    As part of the survey, traps were strategically located in five southwestern counties – Gibson, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick.
    “The 82 purple traps placed on the designed grid did not capture any of the beetles,” said Phil Marshall, state entomologist.

  • Arnold to serve as vice chairman

    INDIANAPOLIS — House Republican Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) has announced committee members for the Indiana House Republican caucus.
    Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth) has been selected to serve as vice chairman of the Natural Resources Committee.
    Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are selected biennially by the majority party after each election year.

  • Arnold sworn in to House seat, ready to serve district

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana legislators were sworn in Nov. 20, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were sworn in by Chief Justice Brent Dickson.

    “Just like a responsible family, we will sit together at our desks on the House floor and in the committee rooms of this building – and work through the monumental issues facing our state,” said newly re-elected Speaker of the House Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis).

  • Perry County 4-H celebrates 4-H’ers achievements

    PERRY COUNTY – More than 75 4-H’ers, family members and guests attended the 2012 4-H Celebration Nov. 11 at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

    The 4-H celebration recognized 4-H’ers for their hard work and honored 4-H volunteers based on their tenure. The 4-H’ers and their families also had the opportunity to meet with new 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator Megan Andrews.
    The following 4-H members earned pins for specific project areas:
    Rhett Baumeister: achievement, forestry and healthy living

  • Shop with a Cop

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  • Young Texas hunter bags albino deer

    Wayne Holman lives in Texas but grew up in Tell City and graduated from Tell City High School.

    He and his two sons were visiting family in Tell City and deer hunting over Thanksgiving week. His son Clayton, 14, of Port Neches, Texas, was hunting with uncles Mike and Bill Holman Nov. 21 when the teenager saw an albino doe traveling with several others. He was able to get an 80-yard shot with a muzzleloader and harvested the doe. Clayton is the grandson of Joyce Holman of Tell City.
     

  • A day at Wendy’s

    The “five-day” students at Glory Bees Preschool took a trip to Wendy’s recently.

    They toured the kitchen and enjoyed a quick trip to the freezer. The students said their favorite part of the trip was making their own Frosty desserts. Students in attendance pictured in the front from the left are Kaito Asai, Manny Avallone, Trent Wilbur, Amelia Bolton, Oliver Stutsman and Xavier Knight. In the back row are Reece Crockett, Alyvia Thompson, Bryce Lindauer, J.R. Hess, Will Smith, Ashton Williams, Manager Arika Seibert, Jaya Smith and Chloe Rudolph.

  • Community Events, Dec. 10

    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@perrycoun-tynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Parks and rec meeting Wednesday
    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

  • Foggy going

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