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Today's News

  • Local Christmas services scheduled

    Christmas Masses scheduled for county churches
    PERRY COUNTY – Times for Christmas Masses at three county churches have been scheduled for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
    St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold will have Mass at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 and at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Day.
    Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Croix will start Christmas Eve Mass at 6 p.m. and Christmas Day at 9 a.m.
    Finally, St. Marks Catholic Church in St. Marks will host Mass at 6 p.m. and again at midnight Dec. 24.

  • Knies earns her PHR recertification

    PERRY COUNTY – Joan Eckerle Knies, Crisis Connection community education specialist, received her recertification as a Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute effective until December 2012. She received her original certification in December 1994.

  • TCHS November students of the month

    The Tell City High School Renaissance class would like to recognize the November students of the month. They were senior Greg Clayton, junior Joey Gladish, sophomore Wade Bryant and freshman Kyle Boyer. The students were treated to breakfast at Julie’s Tell Street Café, received a T-shirt and given a Wal-mart gift card.
     

  • Cops, Kids & Christmas

    Sheriff Bob Glenn helps Jeremiah Phillips prepare to slip on a pair of shoes while accompanying him through Tell City’s Wal-Mart during Sunday’s Shop with a Cop.

  • Fish need your live Christmas tree

    TELL CITY – Though many people are waiting for presents to go under their Christmas trees, the Hoosier National Forest invites residents to think ahead about turning those Christmas trees into fish habitat in area lakes and ponds.

  • DVD premier party set for Jan. 6

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers on Jan. 6, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”

    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Channel 9 Evansville at 8 p.m. and committee member would like to invite the public to join them at Caper’s to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.

    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.

  • New Year’s Day walk-run in Tell City

    TELL CITY – For the second year, walkers and runners will take to the city’s streets and walking trails for a 3-mile run-walk.

    Tony Hollinden, a member of Tell City’s Wellness Program, said the event begins at 10 a.m. at the gazebo in City Hall Park.

    “This is our second year and hopefully we will have as much fun as last year,” he said. “Two high-school boys ran without shirts and the rest of us wondered how they could do it. They did finish faster than the rest of us. Stop by if you can.”

  • Holidays closing offices, will shift trash pickup

    PERRY COUNTY – Local governmental offices will close for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, but schedules differ somewhat on when the holidays, both of which fall on Saturdays, will be observed.

    County offices at the courthouse and annex building in Cannelton will be closed Christmas Eve and Dec. 27 and again Dec. 31.

    City Hall in Tell City will be closed Friday and again Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. City Hall will be open New Year’s Eve.

  • Celebrating the Season

    Tell City Junior High Chorus students perform during a Christmas concert Tuesday that also featured the blendings of vocal and instrumental talents from sixth-graders through high-schoolers.

  • New scratch-off lottery tickets feature local pooch

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A local pooch has his mugshot on some of the newest scratch-off tickets from Hoosier Lottery and a local couple couldn’t be happier.

    Indiana’s Lucky Dog X2, the newest $2 Scratch-off from the Hoosier Lottery, features one of 20 winning dogs chosen from more than 7,500 entries.