Today's News

  • Brittany, Grab Your Gun!

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  • Drugs, syringes to be collected Saturday

    TELL CITY – Local organizations will again partner from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday to help county residents clean out their medicine cabinets.

    People can take outdated or unneeded prescription or nonprescription drugs and used syringes to the fire station in Tell City or the family practice clinic off of Indiana 37 near Leopold.

    A flyer provided by Ken Smith, director of the Perry County Recycling Management District, lists reasons people should take advantage of the collection:

  • Hotel owner agrees to drop appeal

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – An agreement between Tell City and the owner of the former William Tell Hotel should mean a faster cleanup of the site next year. That was the hope Mayor Barbara Ewing expressed Oct. 17 during a discussion of the ongoing lawsuit between the city and Rebarr Restoration LLC.

  • Community News, Oct. 24

    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.

    Friends of Library to meet
    TELL CITY – The Friends of the Tell City-Perry County Library will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the library. All members are encouraged to attend.

  • Fischer named employee of the year

    Ann Ice, left, regional director with the Indiana District Employees Association, presents Darlene Fischer the South-Southwest Region Employee of the Year Star Award for 2011.

    She was recognized for 15 years of service as coordinator for the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District. The South-Southwest Region covers 11 counties.
    Fischer will be recognized at the IASWCD annual conference in January.

  • TC Water Dept. host retirement party for Perryman Thursday

    TELL CITY – A retirement party for Lester Perryman will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, in the west hallway on the first floor of the building.
    Perryman has worked for the Tell City Water Department for more than 14 years and the staff are gathering to show appreciation for his services.
    A presentation from Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing and Water Department Superintendent Dale Poole will take place at 11:15 a.m.
    A light lunch will be available.
    The community is invited to attend and wish Perryman a happy retirement.

  • PCMH annual bazaar set for Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. This year, the group will hold a silent auction instead of a raffle.

    Several items are up for bid and include a decorated wreath, quilt rack, decorated sled, St. Andrews Scotland golf basket, a basket full of Christmas ornaments, a small Christmas tree and a Longaberger bowl with a pillar candle holder.

  • Five generations

    Five generations of John Noble Sr.’s family gathered recently for a picture. In the front with Noble is his great-great-granddaughter, Brailyn Froehlich. In the back are Brailyn’s grandfather, Kraig Kast, her great-grandmother, Barbara “Oma” Kast, and her mother Kayleigh Chain. Noble celebrated his 95th birthday in April.

  • Education Notes

    Adult-ed classes begin Wednesday at Ivy Tech
    TELL CITY – Thinking about your future? What about getting that GED or heading to college or a new job?
    Adult education classes begin today Ivy Tech Community College in Tell City and will run until Dec. 15.
    Classes will improve students’ math and English skills, add a GED to students’ resumes, help them prepare for post-secondary training and increase their wage-earning potential.
    Classes are free and will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

  • Nominations sought for Evelyn Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2011 Evelyn R. Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award.
    A committee formed from the Perry County Power of Youth Council will select the recipient from the nominations.
    The 2011 Evelyn R. Adams Lifetime Philanthropist Award will be presented to the recipient at the December Grant Award Ceremony.
    You can submit your nominations online at www.perrycommunityfoundation.org/lifetime-philanthrop ist-award or by mail to PCCF, PO Box 13, Tell City, IN 47586.