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Today's News

  • Local poet honors veterans with words

    TELL CITY – Laurie Dinkel, an associate of the Tell City Regional Arts Association, conducted a poetry reading Nov. 9 at the Tell City Star Café on Main Street in Tell City. A few of the poems read at the meeting were written by Doris Yvonne Burst in honor of veterans and were well received, according to those attending. The next meeting will be in March; look for details in the Perry County News. Below are a few of Burst’s poems read Nov. 9.

    Tried and True

    They came from all walks of life

  • Student accomplishments at Cannelton Elementary

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of columns sent to the News by the teachers and staff of Cannelton elementary schools, recognizing students for their work inside and outside of the classroom.
    CANNELTON – It’s time for the second edition of our column hailing the accomplishments of our students here at Cannelton Elementary. We wish to recognize those students who come to school every day and do a good job, but may not be recognized as we would wish. These students are as follows.

  • Anna Lou’s strange sweet potatoes

    Anna Lou Howe of Evanston stopped by the News office recently to share some strange-shaped sweet potatoes that had grown in her garden. Some had different sized knobs on them, some were very large in size and others, like the duck-shaped one in the first picture, made interesting shapes.

    Howe said the potatoes grew in her personal garden which she tended along with tomatoes and zuccinis. She said this was the first year she had grown sweet potatoes and got the start for this batch from her newphew.

  • Land of Lights in Santa Claus opens Thanksgiving night

    SANTA CLAUS – The Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure, opens for the fourth season Thanksgiving night, today.
    Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort, this custom outdoor light show tells the Shining Story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in bright, energy-efficient LED lights.
    The Santa Claus Land of Lights is the only light show in North America that tells a story in lights and storyboards. At 1.2 miles long, it is also one of the largest holiday light shows in North America.

  • Tell City’s fall scholar athletic team

    This year’s fall Scholar Athletic Award goes to the boys’ tennis team. The award is given to a team which has the best overall combined grade-point average. Team members pictured in front from the left are Joshua Kimbril, Austin Groves, Zachary Fisher, Luke Thomas, Jake Swihart and Kevin Yeung. In the back are Assistant Coach Clarke Blackford, Jeff Yeung, Austin Paulin, Anjan Kashyab, Tyler Groves, Anthony Roberts and Coach Nick Weyer.

  • Family pumpkin painting day at Cannelton

    Children at Cannelton’s William Bennett Early Learning Center participate in an annual family pumpkin painting day Oct. 9.

    Preschool and kindergarten students went on a field trip to Reid’s Orchard Oct. 2 and each invited a family member to paint their pumpkin with them a week later. Pictured in the first picture are Gage Garrett, Allicyn Garrett, Judy Garrett, Bria Garrett and Jaci Garrett. In the second picture, Jaci Garrett watches as Bria Garrett paints her pumpkin.

  • River Sweep deadline Dec. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – There is still time for students in primary and secondary schools, both public and private in grades kindergarten through 12, to design a poster for the 24th annual River Sweep 2013.

  • Vincennes University-Jasper Campus honors CNA grads

    JASPER – Vincennes University Jasper Campus announced the following students have recently successfully completed training as certified nursing assistant.

  • Area Leathernecks collecting toys for kids

    JASPER – The Southern Indiana Leatherneck Detachment of the Marine Corps League will again conduct the Toys for Tots campaign through Dec. 15. 

  • After the elections, attitude will be key

    Lee Hamilton