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Today's News

  • EDITORIAL: We should fear government ‘help’ for education

    President Ronald Reagan is credited with asserting, “the most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’ ”

  • Derby Riverfest June 22

    DERBY – Derby Community Association is accepting applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest June 22 at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    Fest activities will include a flea market, community yard sales, antique tractor and gas engine show, a tractor pull for kids, free kids games, a 5K run-walk, a bowfishing tournament and live entertainment.

    Food, beverages and wine tasting will also be available. Proceeds from the event will benefit the community association.

  • German American Relay fundraisers under way

    PERRY COUNTY – German American locations in Tell City are conducting annual sales of petunias and French Ridge candles to raise funds for Perry County Relay for Life.

    Petunias are available for $5.50 each or two for $10. Candles are $6 each.

    For more information, contact Dana Haughee at 547-7025.

  • Novice ghost hunt July 20 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. July 20.

    Novice hunts are designed for individuals who are interested in paranormal activity but are not a part of an organized team. The group will have equipment for participants to use. Cost is $25 per person and only six tickets will be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

  • Humane society meeting

    PERRY COUNTY – The Humane Society of Perry County is planning a spring appreciation meeting for its members.

    For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138 or 836-4842.

  • GOPerry breakfast June 15

    TELL CITY – GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. June 15 at Ponderosa. Judge Lucy Goffinet will be the guest speaker and everyone is welcome to attend.

    The club will continue monthly presentations by local groups throughout the year.

    For more information, contact Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

  • ISU announces spring dean’s list

    TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester. Students from Perry County recognized for academic achievement include Kelsie Bland, Ryan Henrickson and Justin Sabelhaus, all of Tell City.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana State, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

  • Job fair at Schergens Center Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair with area businesses Tuesday. 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; for non-members it is $200 for large employers and $100 for small employers.

    The job fair is free to educational institutions, workforce development agencies and local government.

  • First Baptist VBS June 24-28

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites children to attend vacation Bible school from June 24 through June 28. The theme this year is “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God.”

  • Oakwood residents celebrate 1940s USO

    In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the residents of Oakwood Health Campus enjoyed a week’s worth of festivities and an evening full of patriotism May 17. (Click photo to enlarge.)