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Today's News

  • River may crest this week

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – A steadily rising Ohio River had some county residents and local officials on alert last week as floodwater covered more state and county roads. In Tell City and Cannelton, officials installed floodwall gates as a precaution.

  • School-board member expresses anger at News

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “On Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, I was angry, really angry, and I rarely get really angry,” Dr. Gene Ress said during a regular Tell City-Troy Township School Board meeting Tuesday.

  • Community News, March 10

    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.

  • Farmers market participants to meet Monday

    TELL CITY – Mayor Barbara Ewing of Tell City has called a meeting of all growers in Perry County that are interested in the 2011 Tell City Farmers Market for 6:30 p.m. March 14. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of City Hall in Tell City. Also present for the meeting will be partnering agencies, Perry County Chamber of Commerce, Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Purdue Extension and United Way of Perry County.

  • Glamour and glitz in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Women from the county gathered at the Schergens Center in Tell City Feb. 26 for the annual Glamour, Glitz and Gourmet expo. Several booths of local vendors lined the floor, offering shoppers to browse through jewelry, tupperware, cosmetics, purses and important health information.
    The event was sponsored by the Perry County Women for Women Advisory Committee.
     

  • Oakwood Health Campus Recognized as a Best Place to Work in Indiana

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community, was recently named as one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Indiana. This makes the third consecutive year that Trilogy has been named a Best Place to Work in Indiana.
    The 2011 Best Places to Work list is made up of 34 companies in the small-medium-sized list (15-249 employees) and 36 companies in the large-sized list (250 or more employees). Trilogy is included in the large company category. All ranked companies will be featured in the May-June issue of BizVoice Magazine.

  • Glory Bees visits Fifth-Third

    In February, Glory Bees Preschool took a trip to Fifth-Third Bank. The group enjoyed the coin counting machines and finding out all about the bank. Students in attendance were, in front from left, Jordan Lindauer, Cash Schroeder, Bryce Lindauer, Grace Keown, Evalynn Voyles, Lexi Evans, Emma Osborne, August Sommer, Brook Brown, Ben Brinksneader and Carter Young. In the second row are Sarah Rhodes, Kimberly Lasher, Kaitlyn Rhodes, Grant Reisz and teacher Cortney Cail
     

  • Stepping Stones trike-athon

    During February, the students at Stepping Stones Preschool school collected donations from friends and family for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. All 30 students learned bicycle safety and practiced the skills learned in “Safety Town,” presented by the Perry County Junior Women. Logan Hall, right, and Cameron Howell were the top two fundraisers and won new bikes and helmets donated by Waupaca. The total raised by the students was $2,500. Kelli Hubert, director of Stepping Stones Preschool is pictured with the boys, who raised more than $800 combined.

  • 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.