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Today's News

  • William Tell’s wax museum

    Third graders in Beth Lasher’s class presented a wax museum of famous people recently. Students researched a person of interest and prepared a speech to read at the museum. They also dressed as their famous person.

  • Education news, May 17

    Ragan graduates OCU
    OAKLAND CITY – Safforn Ragan of Troy graduated from Oakland University May 5 with an associate’s degree in business administration.
    She also appeared on the school’s dean list for the fifth time during her time at OCU.

  • Camp with a Cop offering three days of fun, learning in June for kids

  • St. Paul members tend to Joe Schaeffer Park

    About 35 St. Paul Catholic Church members volunteered Saturday to spread a tractor-trailer of mulch at Joe Schaeffer Park and the Kids Kreation Playground. The event was to celebrate Earth Day. Two semi-truck loads of mulch was available to the group, who spread the mulch and cleaned up the park.

  • Forms for annual Relay for Life luminaria now available

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is asking the community to help light the way to a cure for cancer and honor families and friends who have or had cancer. During the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life candle lighting ceremony, hundreds of luminaries will be lit, displaying the names of those honored.
    The luminary ceremony will be held at 9 p.m. June 9 at Perry Central High School in Leopold.

  • St. Augustine’s first communion

    St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold held its first communion April 22. Pictured in the front from the right are Braeden Songer, Trista James, Amaya Zarate and Cole Granderson. In the second row are Alex Stillwell and Andy Bishop. Standing in the back are Marty Williams, Martha Thomas, the Rev. Brian Esary and Shannon Labhart.

  • Church news, May 17

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of Highway 231 on 1250 N., will host a gospel sing May 26.
    Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7. Guest singers will be Grace Harmony.
    All are welcome to attend.

  • Healthy Head Start students

    Children at Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about health and exercise in March. They took a field trip to Pump It Up and were able to use their gross motor skills to climb and explore different physical movements.

    Kyla Lowe, left, and Ben Eberle, right, are pictured here trying out the ball launchers. For more information about Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Community Events, May 17

    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.

  • Math team participates in state competition

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School participated in the regional competition for the Academic Super Bowl April 17.

    The main topic covered was the colonial time period, including the Revolutionary War.
    The math team composed of Tyler Sims, Chelsey Skeen, Stephen Jones, Rachel Woznicki and Jackie Niswonger and coached by David Alvey placed first at this competition and was one of the top seven teams in the state, qualifying them for state competition.