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Today's News

  • Daughters of Isabella offers scholarship opportunity to students

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from any high school. The applicant must have a mother or grandmother who is a member of the local D of I circle.
    The scholarship is based on financial need, academics, scholastics and extra curricular activities including church, civic or community involvement.
    For applications, contact Mary Seibert at 547-4847 or pick one up at the next D o I meeting at 7 p.m. April 3 at St. Paul Catholic Church.

  • Courthouse to receive new metal roof

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Redevelopment Commission voted March 21 to reroof the county courthouse with the metal material called for in its original design. They also opted to make repairs to the courthouse parking lot to eliminate a drainage problem, fix another problem at the building’s front door and install canopies to provide weather protection at back doors.

  • Deadline approaching for April craft show

    DALE – The Dale Park and Recreation Department will host its first April Arts and Crafts Show to coincide with its second annual Classics, Coupes, Cruisers and Cycles Show. Both events are fundraisers for the Park and Rec Department. Everyone is welcome and there is no admission charged to the general public.

  • Oakwood named Best Place to Work

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community, has been named 2012 Best Place to Work in Indiana. This marks the fourth year since 2009 that the campus and its employees have received this recognition.
    Seventy companies were named Best Places to Work list for 2012; 39 on the small-medium size business list and 31 on the large-size business list. Trilogy Health Services and its Indiana locations were named to the large-size employer list.

  • Cooper earns IU Southeast dean’s list spot

    LEOPOLD – Heather Cooper of Leopold was recently named to the current dean’s list at Indiana University Southeast.
    She is a nursing major in the school’s four-year program. Cooper is a 2010 Perry Central High School graduate and the daughter of Kurt and Carla Cooper and Paula Cooper, all of Leopold.
     

  • Church News, March 29

    Rome UMC to host song fest Sunday
    ROME – Rome United Methodist Church will host a songfest started at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    The gospel group, Truth Be Told, will perform, followed by a covered-dish supper. Meat and drinks will be provided and those attending are asked to take their favorite covered dish.
    A love offering will be taken for the group. All are welcomed to attend.

  • Perry County commissioners’ certificate sale scheduled

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Board of Commissioners will conduct a certificate sale of properties with delinquent taxes which did not sell at the 2011 Perry County tax sale. The sale will take place at 10 a.m. April 5 at the Perry County Courthouse.

  • Saturday event to raise money for county’s Little Warriors

    In a moment of prayer, Santa and Mrs. Claus gather with Tyler Zoglman and his family Tuesday at the Tell City home of his grandmother, Becky Paulin. Tyler has battled hepatocellular carcinoma, a rare liver cancer, for the past two years and has given hope to everyone he has come into contact with, Santa told the 13-year-old who is now receiving hospice care.

    “There are some things Santa can’t do, but I know you’ve been a blessing,” said Santa, who asked God for strength, not only for Tyler, but his family as well.

  • Director of community foundation fired

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Community Foundation Director Sally Houzanme was terminated from her job last week.

    Reasons for her dismissal were unclear as of Wednesday afternoon. However, Tell City Police Chief Greg Hendershot said Tuesday his department has been asked by the Evansville-based Community Foundation Alliance to initiate a criminal investigation.

    The foundation alliance serves as a fiscal agent for community foundations in southwest Indiana.

  • Ferdinand to host town-wide yard sale

    FERDINAND – The Ferdinand Merchants and Chamber of Commerce are organizing the annual Ferdinand town-wide yard sale for March 30 and 31.
    Entire neighborhoods are sifting through drawers, closets, basements and attics to find items to put on sale. Organizers said last year’s yard sales were deemed a huge success with hundreds of happy participants searching out bargains, some of them having driven hundreds of miles to attend.