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Today's News

  • Cannelton revitalization begins

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – City leaders in Cannelton want ideas from the public as they begin contributing to a plan to revitalize the downtown area.

  • Pressley to feature Jasper Engines logos in race

    JASPER – Coleman Pressley, the 24-year-old son of former Jasper Engines NASCAR Cup driver Robert Pressley, will display the company’s logos on the car he is running in the inaugural UNOH Battle At The Beach race today at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan to host spring open house, scholarship weekend

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College will hold a spring open house from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    Students will have the chance to experience the excitement of college life at Kentucky Wesleyan. The open house includes tours of the campus and opportunities for students and their families to get information on the more than 40 academic and pre-professional programs available, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, student life at KWC, NCAA college athletics and more.

  • Community events, Feb. 18

    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-mail-ed to lifestyles@perrycoun-tynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Yoga class at TCJSHS Wednesday
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a yoga class from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the auxiliary gym.

  • Public invited to DAR program, meeting March 13 at library

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announces Kandie Atkinson, administrative specialist with the Kentucky Land Office Branch, will speak at the group’s monthly meeting March 13.
    This meeting will be open to the public and begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.

  • Peter graduates Marine Corps recruit training at Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps Pvt. Justin T. Peter, son of Sarah Peter-Reid and John Reid of Tell City, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island.
    For 13 weeks, Peter stayed committed during some of the world’s most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

  • Homemakers News: Huff Township

    EVANSTON – The Huff Township Homemakers met Jan. 16 at the home of Sharon Myers. President Sharon Heltzel called the meeting to order with the Pledge to the Flag and the Homemaker’s Creed said in unison. She also read the hint-tip and words to live by. Heltzel led the song of the month, “Frosty the Snowman.”
    Reflection was “A Time for Everything,” read by Myers.

  • Girl Scouts booth sales

    PERRY COUNTY – Local Girl Scouts will hold the following cookie booth sales:
    Today – from 5 to 5:30 p.m. at Papa John’s Pizza in Tell City.
    Feb. 23 – from 1 to 3 p.m. at Orscheln’s Farm and Home Store.
    Cookie customers can use special Girl Scout cookie apps, available for Apple and Android cell-phone systems, to find where they can purchase cookies in their area. Links to these apps are on the Web site, www.girlscouts-gssi.org. Click on “Cookies.”

  • Edwards named Miss Teen Indiana International

    Rikki Lynn Edwards of Lyons, pictured in the center, was named Miss Indiana Teen International Feb. 10 in Columbus.

    Edwards is a senior at Dugger High School in Dugger, where she was also named homecoming queen 2013. She also holds the titles of Coal Festival Queen 2012 and Coal Festival Princess 2011. She will attend Vincennes University in fall to study broadcast communications. Edwards is the daughter of the late Rick Edwards and Lori Ransom Edwards, formerly of Cannelton. She is the granddaughter of Zeke and Toddy Ransom of Cannelton.

  • Chinn – Weyer

    Katherine Elizabeth Chinn and Nicholas Ryan Weyer were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Sarah Chinn of Tell City. Mr. Weyer is the son of Ron and Lou Ann Weyer of Ferdinand and grandson of Cyrine Haas of Schnellville.
    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and Deacon James King officiated the ceremony.