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Today's News

  • Tell City High School parent- teacher conferences Thursday

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School will receive grade cards and parent-teacher conference information today.

    Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4 until 7:45 p.m. Thursday, which will be a full day of school for students. School will not be in session Friday or Oct. 29 due to fall break.

    Appointments will not be scheduled, and conferences will be held on a first-come basis; however, it is important the teachers know which parents plan to attend so they can be prepared for the conferences.

  • Veterans Day celebration at Tell City school Nov. 12

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a celebration to honor local veterans at 8 a.m. Nov. 12.

    A free breakfast will be offered to all veterans. Parking will be available in the Fulton Street parking lot. Those attending are asked to RSVP by Nov. 5 by calling 547-3131.

  • Schreiber family donates to anti-bullying program

    Schreiber Family Charities recently donated $1,000 in memory of Charlie Tuggle to the William Tell Anti-Bullying program. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • Lewis – Trimm

    Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lewis of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Haley Lewis, to Aaron Trimm of Edmonton, Ky., son of Ron and Debbie Trimm of Paragould, Ark.

    The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Perry Central High School and attended Crowley’s Ridge College in Paragould.

    Mr. Trimm is a graduate of Crowley’s Ridge College with a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies. He is the minister at the South Edmonton Church of Christ in Edmonton.

  • Edwards – Schroeder

    Kyla Edwards and Isaac Schroeder were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Gail Edwards of Leopold. Mr. Schroeder is the son of Duane and Tracy Schroeder of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Community Events, Oct. 22

    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.

    Youth Refuge Harvest Festival
    CANNELTON – The Youth Refuge will host a harvest festival from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at Cannelton Cotton Mill Apartments.

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  • COLUMN: Privileged to see city’s heritage

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    Being at the young age of 26, as my co-workers like to point out from time to time, there are some events I’ve missed here in Perry County. However, after the past few weeks, I can say I’m very happy and feel privileged to have been here for Cannelton’s 175th anniversary celebration.

  • EDITORIAL: All parties should take part in presidential debates

    There are a lot of stories coming out from the presidential debates between incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

  • Final audition for Nutcracker

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association and the Children’s Center for Dance Education in Evansville will bring the Nutcracker ballet to Tell City Nov. 30. Local children will have an opportunity to be part of the performance.

    The final audition will be held Saturday at William Tell Elementary. The arts association welcomes all children in Perry County ages 4-6 to audition at 10 a.m., followed by ages 7-9 at 10:30 and age 10 and older at 11 a.m. Children should arrive at the audition prepared to dance.