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Today's News

  • Cannelton School Board fires teacher

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members fired another teacher at a regular meeting Thursday, but for a different reason than was previously communicated to her.

    Board member Cory Faulkenberg read from a prepared motion to cancel English teacher Donna Bryan’s contract.

  • Reunions

    Lewis-Osborn(e)
    BOONVILLE – The 66th annual Lewis-Osborn(e) reunion will be Sunday at the Alcoa Clubhouse.
    A basket dinner will be shared at noon followed by games and entertainment.  All relatives and their friends are welcome to attend. For more information, call Martha Pratt at (812) 362-7938. 

  • County OKs Waupaca rezoning

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners approved Wednesday a rezoning request that sent an overflow crowd, for the third time, to meetings on the issue.

  • Community Events, July 23

    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.

  • Perry Central to host annual back-to-school cookout Aug. 2

    LEOPOLD – The annual Perry Central back-to-school cookout will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 in the school cafetorium.
    It will feature “getting ready for school” booths and activities hosted by school and community organizations and businesses.
    There will be entertainment by the Perry Central band during the cookout, bus rides for new preschoolers and the Perry Central cheerleaders will perform.

  • Back to school time again! - William Tell Elementary information

    William tell announces back-to-school information
    TELL CITY – All kindergarten through sixth-grade parents are asked to visit William Tell Elementary during bookstore-registration hours in August. Parents can also register online through Harmony.
    Book rental fees and updating student information can all be done during bookstore hours and on Harmony. Hours are as follows: from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 7; from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9.

  • Cooper named to IU Southeast dean’s list

    NEW ALBANY – Heather Nicole Cooper has earned a spot on the spring 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University Southeast. This is her fourth appearance on the IU Southeast dean’s list.

    She is a junior nursing major and a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Cooper is the daughter of Kurt and Carla Cooper of Tell City and Paula Cooper of Leopold.

  • Tri Kappa Kaffee Klatch Aug. 8

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa would like to invite the community to its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast Aug. 8 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.

  • Norman and Sharon Lange

    Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lange of Ferdinand will celebrate their silver anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Ferdinand Catholic Church. A reception will follow Mass at the Ferdinand American Legion for family members only.

    Mr. Lange and Sharon Rogier were married Aug. 22, 1987, at St. Isidore Catholic Church near Bristow by the Rev. Keith McClellan.
    Their attendants were Carol Schwoeppe, Darla Sixx, Diane Harrison, Mary Cassidy Richard, Ernest Lange and the late Alfred and John Lange.

  • Fun in the Bug Zone

    Youngsters from St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, as well as other local parishes, enjoyed a week’s worth of activities during vacation Bible school held from June 11 through June 15.

    This year’s theme was Bug Zone. Children from preschool through fifth grade participated in this event.