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Today's News

  • Dollars for Scholars accepting fall loan award applications

    TELL CITY – The board of directors of Dollars for Scholars of Tell City-Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high school education for the fall 2011semester.
    Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.

  • COLUMN: Democrat House members trying to protect Hoosiers

    Gary Morton, Guest Columnist

  • Sewing machine sought for little girl with big dreams

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – A young girl is hoping someone in the community will help develop talents not seen often in today’s world of video games. Dee Vaal of Santa Claus coordinates a program called A Moment to Smile that helps children who have been placed in foster care. She said a local girl wants to develop her sewing talents in clothing design and hopes someone might have a sewing machine they no longer use or want.
    Vaal shared the story of the 13-year-old girl and her mother.

  • Legion marks 91st birthday

  • Junior Women geranium sales under way

    Tell City– Perry County Junior Women have kicked off their annual geranium sales, the organization’s major fundraiser for the year, with orders being taken until April 19.
    The flowers will be delivered to each purchaser’s home or place of business April 25-29.
    The 4-inch potted plants are available in dark-deep red, traditional-bright red, salmon, white, pink splash (soft pink with dark pink centers), deep pink, hot pink and violet (deep-hot pink) and are $3.25 per pot.

  • St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser planned at Chicago’s Pizza

    TELL CITY – Chicago’s Pizza continues to partner with the Perry County Junior Women and the United Way of Perry County to help support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
    Members of the public can show their support at Chicago’s Pizza March 17, St. Patrick’s Day.
    Chicago’s Pizza will donate a portion of all sales, all that day to help support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
    Delivery will be available for large orders that day by contacting Chicago’s Pizza at 547-4060.
     

  • Perry County artisans to offer their creations at April 16-17 event

    INDIANAPOLIS – Show-casing the creations of Indiana’s best artists and artisans, the Indiana Artisan Marketplace will debut at the Expo Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds April 16-17.
    Approximately 100 artisans from Indiana and an additional 70 from Kentucky will showcase art and food selected as being among the best in Indiana and Kentucky by food and art jury panels created by Indiana Artisan and Kentucky Crafted.

  • Drama club presenting ‘A Delightful Quarantine’

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Club will present “A Delightful Quarantine” Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the high-school auditorium.
    The curtain will rise at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    Tickets are $4 each for all three showings. The public is invited.
     

  • CVB’S Minto attends travel showcase

    DETROIT – Bev Minto, director of tourism for Perry County, has returned home from Detroit, Mich., where she attended Heartland Travel Showcase. The event gives tour operators and motor coach owners the opportunity to network together with Midwest business and tourism professionals all trying to attract tours to the local area.

  • Tell City Landmark Changes Hands

    Auctioneers announced Brad Newton as the high bidder for the Frostop. The landmark Tell City eatery has been closed in recent years and Kurtz Auction Co. was hired by the property’s Kentucky owner to sell it. The winning bid was $22,500 in the March 2 auction.