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Today's News

  • Derby Fall Fest line-up announced to public

    DERBY – The line up of events for the Oct. 6 Derby Fall Fest has been released.
    At 7:15 a.m. registration will begin for a 5K run-walk sponsored by Perry County Parks and Recreation Department. The run-walk will start at 8 a.m. and there will be T-shirts and prizes for all ages.
    A fishing derby at Rainbow Pay Lake will start at 8:30 a.m. It will be for ages 15 and under. Beginning at 11 a.m. and running until 3 p.m., visitors will be able to partake in food and drink booths.

  • Reunions

    Gayer–Mosby
    TROY – The Dan and Ollie (Mosby) Gayer family reunion will be held Sept. 23 at Mulzer Camp in Troy.
    The day will begin with a basket dinner at 12:30 p.m. For more information call Mary Phillips at 547-5024.

    Oil Township 1962
    TELL CITY – The Oil Township High School Class of 1962 will have its 50th class reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Patio Steak House in Tell City.
    For further information, contact Sam Hubert at 843-5525 or Catherine (Kelly) Frakes at 843-4645.

  • Cannelton High School Class of 1967

    The Cannelton High School Class of 1967 met for its 45th reunion Aug. 11.

  • Holy Family picnic to be held Sept. 23

    JASPER – Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper will host its annual church picnic Sept. 23.
    Chicken or roast beef dinners will be served starting at 10:15 a.m. in the air condition dining room. Carry-out is available. Soup will also sold by the bowl or gallon along with sandwiches.
    There will also be quilts and bingo or pull-tab bingo in the fellowship hall with elevator access is available.
    A Texas Hold 'Em tourney with begin at 1 p.m., along with a mason jar stand filled with unique and useful items for home, office or school, organizers said.

  • Church News, Sept. 13

    St. Meinrad church fall fest Sunday
    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Catholic Church Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the St. Meinrad Park and Recreation Field and the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    Live music will be provided by Shady Tree-O from 11 a.m. to noon and by Pink Sneekerz from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

  • William Tell Gold Heroes

    The Parent Advisory and Wellness Committee at William Tell Elementary School was honored with a Gold Heroes Award from Welborn Wellness Foundation for the 2011-12 school year.

    Sitting in front from the left are Gretchen Armstrong and Mary May. Standing are Jim Whalen, Brian Melton, Missy Arnold, Stacy Hosler, Principal Laura Noble and Family Outreach Coordinator Wendi Rich.

  • Marching Commodores earn third to open season

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Seventh annual River Cities coin club show in Tell City Sept. 22

    TELL CITY – The River Cities Coin Club will host its seventh annual fall coin show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at Perry County 4-H Center in Tell City.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Admission is free and free parking will be provided. Door prizes will also be drawn. Up to 30 coin and paper money dealers from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are expected to display U.S. and world coins and currency for sell and trade. Many of the club members and coin dealers will offer free coin appraisals.

  • Fall into winter story times begin soon at local library branches

    TELL CITY – Many fun-filled adventures await children this fall as the Fall Into Winter story time series, “Monkey See – Monday Do,” prepares to launch at both the Tell City Cannelton branches of the Perry County Public Library. Kids will enjoy weekly visits with a very loveable monkey, Curious George, along with monkey challenges, stories, crafts and songs that are sure to tickle the imaginations of little ones.

  • Existing hospital expensive to maintain

    TELL CITY – If the current Perry County Memorial Hospital building were to be used for the foreseeable future, hundreds of thousands of dollars might be needed to replace a boiler. Other expensive repairs would likely be necessary because existing systems are so old their parts would have to be manufactured.