.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Community Events, July 30

    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.

  • COLUMN: Leaders know how to compromise

    DR. GENE RESS
    Guest Columnist

    I am apolitical. I have never cast a straight ballot. I do not happen to believe all those running as a rooster or a donkey or an elephant or a whatever are all of the best choices, especially locally. Yet I consider Dean Boerste and Tom McCart very good friends of mine.

  • COLUMN: Bingo: Like life and death

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Forrest Gump’s mother compared life to a box of chocolates. “You never know what you’re gonna get,” she concluded, likely from experience.

    After a recent church picnic, I have a different analogy. Life is a lot like a game of bingo. You never know when the number you’re looking for  – or not looking for  – is going to be called.

  • EDITORIAL: Joining together to make a more beautiful Tell City

    Friday morning, the Tell City Comprehensive Plan Committee organized a cleanup of the downtown area of the city from Guttenberg to Tell streets. With Schweizer Fest approaching fast, committee members asked residents and businesses to come together to “spruce up” before the tents go up in City Hall Park for the yearly summer fest.

  • Bus route information for Tell City-Troy Township students

    Editor’s Note: The following information was provided to the News by the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.

  • Generations

    Five generations of Bob and Ruby Brimm’s family met over the Fourth of July holiday.

    Posing in the front from the left are Ruby Brimm, great-great-grandmother; mother Jacquelyn holding baby Lalya, and great-great-grandfather Bob Brimm. In the back are grandfather Bryan Davis and great grandmother Bev Minto.

  • Tots Lot Preschool open house, enrollment info

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool is still accepting enrollment for their 2012-13 school year. For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday session of Tots Lots, the child must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. This session will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
    For a child to be eligible to enroll in the Monday-Tuesday session, they must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This class is in session from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Cannelton Junior- Senior High School registrations in August

    CANNELTON – Students attending Cannelton Junior-Senior High School for the 2012-13 school year can register for classes and pay for books from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7 and Aug. 8.
    Parents should take or send with their children current immunization records when registering.
    Supplies needed for sixth- , seventh- and eighth-grade students are pencils, notebooks and paper, pens, a pocket folder, calculator and a box of tissues for the classroom.
    The first day of school for students is Aug. 13.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School orientation

    TELL CITY – All incoming seventh-grade students and any student new to the school in the eighth grade should attend orientation at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 in the auditorium. 
    Principal Brad Ramsey and Assistant Principal Chris Hollinden will be there to welcome students and parents. It is important for parents to attend and door prizes will be awarded. 
    There will be important information shared and an opportunity for students to receive locker assignments and combinations. 

  • Franchville named district deputy for Knights of Columbus

    TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus state deputy Lawrence Fluhr has appointed and approval has been received from the supreme knight Carl Anderson, naming Clarence V. Franchville district deputy for district 36.

    Franchville will direct and report to the state council all activities of the councils in his district, Tell City Council 1172, Newburgh Council 8746, Boonville Council 10257 and Evansville Council 14192.
    He is responsible for the direct link between those councils to the state and supreme council.