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Today's News

  • William Tell Elementary releases back-to-school info for parents

    TELL CITY – All pre-kindergarten through sixth grade parents are asked to visit William Tell Elementary during bookstore-registration hours from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9, 10 or 11. Parents can take care of textbook rental fees, update student information and any transportation questions can be addressed at this time.
    Families of the William Tell Elementary community are invited to attend a back-to-school cookout to be held on the school grounds from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 8.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School opening, registration information

    TELL CITY – Students in seventh through 12th grades who are new to the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. are asked to come to Tell City Junior-Senior High School for enrollment purposes Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 3 and 4 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. The offices will be closed for lunch from 11:30 until 12:30 p.m. each day.

  • Cannelton Elementary announces school-supply list

    CANNELTON — Cannelton Elementary School class supply lists for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade has been announced.

    Pre-kindergarten: one backpack-large enough to hold folders, no wheels; one blanket and one mat or two blankets for quiet-time; one large box of family-sized tissues; one box of eight Crayola markers; one box of quart or gallon baggies; Expo brand only-four pack of dry erase markers; any size tip. Please get only the items on the list-all other items will be provided.

  • Cannelton high school registration ends today

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold the last day of registration today from 9 am. to noon.
    Book rental prices for sixth grade is $56 and for seventh and eighth grade, $67.
    Book rental prices for ninth through 12th grades will vary according to each student’s schedule.

  • St. Boniface picnic to kick off Aug. 7

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will hold its annual church picnic Aug. 7 at the church grounds in Fulda.
    Chicken and beef dinners with all the trimmings and dessert will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned dining hall. Carry outs will also be available.
    A grand raffle will be held at 5 p.m., along with a special quilt drawing for two beautiful handmade quilts. A country kitchen will be open throughout the day, serving homemade goodies including breads, rolls, muffins, coffee cakes, noodles, snacks, salsas, jellies, jams and more.

  • Leopold church picnic Sunday

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    Mass is set for 10:30 a.m. and parking will be available for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 60 prizes totaling $2,750.
    Family style chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

  • Church News, July 28

    Vacation Bible school continues at Nazarene church
    TELL CITY – Church of the Nazarene at 17 Lausanne Court, will continue their annual vacation Bible school today and Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
    This year’s theme will be Hometown Nazareth-Jesus as a kid for ages 3 through fifth grade.
    For more information contact the church at 547-2687, Joe Butler at 547-3847 or Lisa Peter at (812) 719-2533.

  • Community events, July 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.

  • Silly Safari to present program Aug. 10

    TELL CITY – Silly Safari’s “Amazon John” will visit the Tell City-Perry County Public Library Aug. 10 to present a patriotic show, “Yacky Doodle Dandy – All American Animals.”
    Children will enjoy the “close-up connections” with Amazon John’s unusual critters and the stories that accompany each one, library staff said.
    Parents and children are encouraged to arrive early for best seating.
    The show will begin at 6 p.m. and is being sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

  • Benefit for Jennifer Reed Saturday

    DERBY – A benefit will be at noon Saturday at the Derby Tavern for Jennifer Reed.
    Reed is currently battling Ewing’s Sarcoma, a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue.
    Activities during the event will include a cornhole tourney at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person and all those participating are asked to register by 12:30 p.m. Half-pot drawings will be held every hour and a silent auction will be held with bids closing at 8 p.m.