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Today's News

  • Cubs visit City Hall, police station
  • Tell City youth soccer league organizing

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Soccer Club is organizing a soccer league for students in third through sixth grades this spring. The season will run from the week of March 28 through the middle of May.
    The league will be limited to 36 players and players will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
    The fee is $22 for the first child in a family and $15 for an additional child. The deadline for registration is March 15.

  • Knight of Columbus to serve fiddler, frog-leg dinners Fridays

    TELL CITY – Fiddler and frog-leg dinners will be served at the Knights of Columbus building each Friday night during Lent, beginning this week and continuing through April 22.
    Fiddler and frog-leg dinners will include frog legs or two fiddlers, cole slaw, corn or green beans, roll and a dessert. Dinners will cost $8.95.
    Single fiddlers cost $3 each and frog legs will be $2 per pair.
    Dinners will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. each night and carryout will be available.
    For carryout orders, call 547-3621.
     

  • PC United Way to honor volunteer of the year

    TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will host a campaign celebration to honor volunteer of the year Larry Peter.
    During the event, grants will also be awarded, Perry County Power of Youth will be recognized and the annual meeting will be held. The celebration will begin at 5:30 p.m. March 22 at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    Light refreshments will be served.
     

  • Education Briefs, March 10

    CCC Preschool hosting open house Tuesday
    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church Preschool will open registration for the 2011-12 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff and take advantage of early enrollment.
    A registration fee is due at time of enrollment. CCC is located at 821 10th St., Tell City.

  • Dollars for Scholars accepting fall loan award applications

    TELL CITY – The board of directors of Dollars for Scholars of Tell City-Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high school education for the fall 2011semester.
    Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.

  • COLUMN: Democrat House members trying to protect Hoosiers

    Gary Morton, Guest Columnist

  • Sewing machine sought for little girl with big dreams

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – A young girl is hoping someone in the community will help develop talents not seen often in today’s world of video games. Dee Vaal of Santa Claus coordinates a program called A Moment to Smile that helps children who have been placed in foster care. She said a local girl wants to develop her sewing talents in clothing design and hopes someone might have a sewing machine they no longer use or want.
    Vaal shared the story of the 13-year-old girl and her mother.

  • Legion marks 91st birthday

  • Junior Women geranium sales under way

    Tell City– Perry County Junior Women have kicked off their annual geranium sales, the organization’s major fundraiser for the year, with orders being taken until April 19.
    The flowers will be delivered to each purchaser’s home or place of business April 25-29.
    The 4-inch potted plants are available in dark-deep red, traditional-bright red, salmon, white, pink splash (soft pink with dark pink centers), deep pink, hot pink and violet (deep-hot pink) and are $3.25 per pot.