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Today's News

  • Postcard Pretty

    Perry County’s natural beauty, as seen from Coalbank Road Saturday. Rows of hay bales, rolling woodland and fertile fields, all under a blue sky and cottony clouds.

  • Avenue of Flags in Tell City

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939’s Avenue of Flags honored the spirit of Independence Day in an open area of Greenwood Cemetery this week. The white crosses, topped with U.S. flags, carry the names of service members killed in action in the nation’s wars.

  • Tell City High School scholars
  • Tell City to part with antique fire engine

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor
    TELL CITY – Tell City’s 1928 Peter Pirsch fire engine will soon be heading west.
    Fire Chief Greg Linne announced Monday that a check had been received for the engine, which the city had sold during an online marketplace. The buyer, who paid $5,000, is based in Mexico but owns a business in southern California.

  • County’s 4-H fair kicks off Friday

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor
    PERRY COUNTY – 4-H’ers from clubs across Perry County will show off the fruits of their work in coming days as the annual fair kicks off more than a week of activities.
    Events will begin Friday with the 4-H Queen and King Contest, fashion revue, basket auction and food action. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds.

    Saturday brings a demolition derby at 7 p.m. with classes for large and small cars and riding lawnmowers.  

  • Purdue Extension welcomes new ag agent

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer
    PERRY COUNTY – The Purdue Cooperative Extension Office, located in the courthouse annex in Cannelton, welcomed a new agriculture agent last month, Sara Dzimianski.

  • Generations

    Five generations of Oda May Terry’s family recently gathered for a picture. In the front is Oda May Terry, holding her great-great-granddaughter, Sophia Mae Goffinet, born March 4, 2013. In the back from the left are the baby’s father, Grant Goffinet; great-grandmother, Charlotte Goffinet and grandfather Kevin Goffinet.

  • Entries for annual Schweizer Fest pageant available until Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Applicants are sought for the 2013 Schweizer Fest page-ant. Applications are ready and available at Cinderella’s, 922 Main St. Tell City.
    Age groups this year are as follows: Mini Prin-cess, girls 2 to 3 years of age; Little Princess, 4 to 5 years of age Miss Prin-cess, girls 6 to 8 years of age; Mini Prince, boys 2 to 3 years of age; Little Mister, boys 4 to 5 years of age; Mister Prince, 6 to 8 years of age; Junior Miss, girls 9 to 12 years of age; Teen Miss, girls 13 to 16 years of age; Miss Queen, girls 17 to 22 years of age.

  • Ashelynn Nicole Skylar Harris

    Sarah Schneider and Micheal Harris of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Ashelynn Nicole Skylar Harris, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and was 16 3⁄4 inches long.
    Ashelynn has two older siblings, MaKayla Schneider, 4, and Gabriel Christian, 9.
    Grandparents are Barbara and Orlando Telles of Albuquerque, N.M.; Richard Schneider of Cincinnati, Ohio; Dottie Camp of Cloverport, Ky., and the late Al Darrel Harris.

  • Hadley Teresa Hartz

    Philip and Lauren Hartz of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Hadley Teresa Hartz, Monday, June 24, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Hartz is the former Lauren Ramsey.
    Grandparents are Chris and Karen Ramsey and Jon and Teri Hartz, all of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles Paulin, Dr. James and Maureen Wood and Jim and Bernice Hartz.