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Today's News

  • Trash collection aids clean-city designation

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY– Tell City’s street commissioner said Jan. 22 his crews “ran the streets and picked up (trash) from curb to curb” and “picked up seven-and-a-half full pickup loads of trash, mainly fast-food containers.”

  • Bucshon talks jobs, federal spending

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – After a tour of Waupaca Foundry and Dixon’s Auction and Realty, 8th District Congressman Larry Bucshon fielded questions Wednesday from Perry County officials and residents concerned about cuts to federal programs and the need for more income from public lands in the county.

  • Alleged drug lab dismantled

    Firefighters stood by while officers from Tell City, Perry County and the Indiana State Police removed items from a trailer on Bradford Drive Friday afternoon. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • Education notes, Feb. 4

    Health fair at TCJSHS
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a school-wide, community health fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the school’s auxiliary gym.
    The community is invited to attend. There will be a variety of activities for everyone to participate in.

    Renaissance yard sale March 9
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance yard sale will be held from 6 a.m. until noon March 9 in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.  

  • Community Events, Feb. 4

    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.


    Parent program at Early Head Start Friday

  • Meeting News

    Twin Lakes 4-H Club
    ST. MEINRAD – The Twin Lakes 4-H Club held its first meeting of the year Jan. 6, at the co-op in St. Meinrad.
    The meeting was called to order at 2 p.m. and pledges were recited.

  • Kohl’s Cares scholarship accepting nominations

    PERRY COUNTY – The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes this year.
    Ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities will be selected. Nominations for kids ages 6 to 18 years old will be accepted until March 15 at kohlskids.com.

  • Annual St. Meinrad trivia night set

    ST. MEINRAD – Billed as “an evening of fun for a serious cause,” the Abbey Press and Saint Meinrad Archabbey Relay for Life team will once again hold the annual trivia night fundraiser March 2.

  • Firearms expo Feb. 16

    TELL CITY – Perry County 4-H Shooting Sports organization will host a firearms exposition from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The expo is display only and there is no cost to attend.

  • Holiday World hiring 2,100 for season; transportation from Tell City to be offered again

    SANTA CLAUS – Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari officials expect to review a record number of job applications as they prepare to fill 2,100 seasonal positions in the coming months.
    “We’re looking for friendly and energetic individuals who enjoy working with people,” said Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari President Matt Eckert. “We need ride operators, lifeguards and sweepers, plus staff for admissions, shops, games and foods. We’re like a small city – we have quite a variety of jobs available.”