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Today's News

  • Cannelton elementary schools announce preschool, kindergarten pre-registration date

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment and registration schedule for prospective pre-school and kindergarten students for the 2013-14 school year will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 17.
    A parent or guardian of any prospective or currently enrolled student should come to the office at the William Bennett Early Learning Center at 411 Washington St. in Cannelton.  
    Preschool students must be 3 years old by Aug. 1 and must be toilet trained; 4 years or 5 years old. To be eligible to enroll in kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.

  • Legion Auxiliary donation

    The Cannelton American Legion Post 142 Commander Morris “Smokey” Graves is shown accepting a donation check from Cannelton Auxiliary representative Kim Myers. The $450 check was given to help the Legion continue with its charitable projects in the county.

  • SOS Kids Parent Network program in Jasper set for March 7

    JASPER – The SOS Kids Parent Network will present the program Apps for Children with Special Needs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. EST March 7 at the Shiloh United Methodist Church, Highway 56 in Jasper. Those attending are asked to use the lower level entrance on the north side of the church.
    The program will feature the SW Regional Coordinator of the Promoting Achievement through Technology and Instruction for all Students Project, Sandy Stabenfeldt.

  • Oakwood Valentine’s royalty

    Phillip Ayers and Hazel Bryant were crowned the 2013 Valentine king and queen at Oakwood Health Campus at the annual Valentine’s Day party.

  • Church News, Feb. 28

    Lent series for adults at local Catholic center
    TELL CITY – As those of the Catholic faith celebrate 50 years of Vatican, the Catholic Ministry Center in Tell City will welcome the Rev. Jeremy King, OSB, a Benedictine monk of St. Meinrad, for a Lent series for adults.
    The talks will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays beginning today at the ministry center.

  • Community Events, Feb. 28

    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.


    Stolen Blessings fundraiser Saturday

    HUNTINGBURG – A fundraiser for Stolen Blessings will be held Saturday in Huntingburg at Reflections. A live auction will be open to the public at 7 p.m. EST.

  • St. Joseph’s Table set for March 17

    TELL CITY – Catholic Charities will host its second annual St. Joseph’s Table March 17, at the Knights of Columbus home at 11th and Tell streets in Tell City. The St. Joseph’s Table is held around the feast day of St. Joseph, which is March 19. It is a celebration of family.

  • Annual New Boston soup sale set for Sunday

    NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual soup sale Sunday at the New Boston Fire Department.
    Soup will be ready for pickup by noon and cost is $12 per gallon. All proceeds from the sale will go to the New Boston Fire Department.

  • United Way greets new board members

    PERRY COUNTY – The United Way of Perry County announced the addition of three new board members, Linda Reed, Lagina Gogel and Julie Strassell-Hauser. Each year the United Way invites individuals to serve on the board of trustees who represent the diversity of Perry County. The board members govern the work of the United Way in Perry and Crawford counties.

  • Kast earns 2013 Indiana University Founders Scholar honor

    BLOOMINGTON – Jeffrey Andrew “Andy” Kast of Tell City has been named an Indiana University Founders Scholar for 2013 in recognition of his exceptional academic work. He achieved this distinction by earning a cumulative grade-point average of 3.8 or higher, which places him in the top tier of Bloomington undergraduate students.