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Today's News

  • Cannelton students participate in ACES walk

    Cannelton preschool through fifth-grade students, parents and community members participated in the annual All Children Exercising Simultaneously Walk recently. Shown are some of the faculty, staff and students at the end of their walk around the streets of Cannelton. They were treated to bottles of water at the William Bennett Early Learning Center. Refreshments were provided by Perry County Wellness Committee.
     

  • Baumeister set to graduate Kentucky Wesleyan

    TELL CITY – Cassandra Baumeister will graduate Saturday, May 14 from Kentucky Wesleyan College with a bachelor’s degree in education with an emphasis on special education K-12 and social studies.
    During her time at Kentucky Wesleyan College, she maintained a 3.40 grade average and was on the dean’s list for seven semesters.
    She was one of 38 nominees for the Oak and Ivy Award during the 2008-09 school year, of which four students received the award.
    She is currently working at Cannelton High School as a part-time teacher.

  • Community News, May 12

    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.

  • Spring chamber job fair planned

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair with area businesses May 25.
    The job fair will be held at the Schergens Center from 1 to 6 p.m.
    All interested businesses are invited to set up booths promoting employment in their companies. Booth rental for chamber members is $100 for large employers and $50 for small employers; non-members is $200 for large employers and $100 for small employers. The job fair is free to educational institutions, workforce development agencies and local government.

  • Sportsman to hold craft show May 21

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host its second annual craft show at the club from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. May 21.
    New events this year will be a car show and cornhole tournament. Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. until noon with prizes to be awarded in various classes.
    Other entertainment will be a Kiddie Tractor pull beginning at 11 a.m.
    Breakfast, barbecued chicken and pork-chop dinners, burgers and drinks will be available throughout the day.

  • Final audition set for Schweizer Fest’s ‘The King and I’

    TELL CITY – Dust off your dancing shoes and break out into song. Courtney Heberer, director for the 22nd Schweizer Fest musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” has announced the guidelines for auditions.
    Final auditions will be held at EUCC Fellowship Hall located at 10th and Jefferson Streets in Tell City, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Everyone is welcome to audition as men, women and children are needed for casting.

  • William Tell Senior Citizens to host 50s dance

    TELL CITY – The William Tell Senior Citizens will sponsor a 50s dance at 7 p.m. Friday at the center in Tell City. Everyone is invited to attend; a person need not be a member or a certain age to attend.
    50s-style hamburgers and chili dogs will be available. Music by record will be provided, compliments of Mary Sommer. Admission is $3 per person.
    For more information, call 547-2714.
     

  • Church News, May 12

    Spaghetti fundraiser in New Boston Saturday
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Church in New Boston will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti fundraiser dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday in the parish hall.
    Cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for children 10 years old and younger. The meal will include spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, breadsticks, dessert and a drink.
    All of the proceeds will go toward the cost of sending youth members on a Catholic Heart Workcamp Mission Trip in Toledo, Ohio in June.

  • EUCC to host summer family event in June

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St., Tell City, invites the community’s families to a summer family event titled “Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace” June 20 through June 23.
    Families will step back in time and explore the life of Joseph. Kids and adults can participate in a Bible-time marketplace, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, visit Joseph in prison and his palace home and collect Bible memory makers to remind them of God’s word.

  • St. Michael first communion

    St. Michael Church held First Holy Communion on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8. Pictured from the left are Violet Moskos, Father Barnabas Gillespie OSB and Isabelle Ball.