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Today's News

  • Perry Central moves ahead with upgrades

     LEOPOLD – Perry Central School Board members moved ahead Monday with plans for updating portions of the school’s infrastructure, voting to approve a contract with an Indianapolis firm that will oversee the work.

  • SonShine round up, open house Feb. 27

    NEW BOSTON – The preschool class of SonShine Early Learning Ministry invites families to their pre-school round up and open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 27.

    The school is located just west of New Boston. Anyone interested in enrolling their 3 to 5 year old in the preschool program or would like to tour the daycare are asked to plan to attend this event.
    Families will hear how students enjoy their learning centers, going on field trips and learning about the Bible.

  • Indiana State Museum Lincoln exhibit now open in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS – When Lincoln is mentioned in Hollywood circles, it’s all about the film’s 12 Oscar nominations. At the Indiana State Museum, however, the Lincoln buzz is all about its newest exhibition: The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family, which premiered Feb. 9. The Indiana State Museum is the only venue for this exhibition, which will run through Aug. 4.

  • Annual crop seminar March 6

    BRETZVILLE – Purdue Extension will again host the annual Southwest Indiana Crop Seminar from 12:25 to 3 p.m. EST March 6 at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds in Bretzville.

  • Church News, Feb. 14

    Cannelton First Baptist to show movie
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton invites the public to attend a showing of “Paul the Apostle,” a documentary on Paul’s teachings to help better understand the life of Paul.
    The event will be held at 4 p.m.  Feb. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 325 South Fourth St., in Cannelton. The movie is approximately three hours long and light refreshments will be served.
    Everyone is encouraged to attend.

    Sisters plan retreat in March

  • Community Events, Feb. 14

    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.

    National Honor Society silent auction Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School National Honor Society will host a silent auction during the boys’ basketball game Saturday.

  • Brooks places in Youth America Grand Prix

    CHICAGO, Ill. – Olivia Brooks, 14, competed and placed in the top 12 of the Classical Junior Division of the Youth America Grand Prix Jan. 18, in Chicago, Ill.

    Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition held annually around the world and is open to dance students of all nationalities 9 to 19 years old.
    The 2011 documentary “First Position,” highlighted the competition as it followed six competitors to the finals in New York.

  • Brown completes basic training

    PENSACOLA, Fla. – Jessica Brown completed Navy basic training Jan. 25 and is now stationed in Pensacola.

    She is a 2011 graduate of Springs Valley High School in French Lick. She is the daughter of Kent Brown of Troy and Patricia Johnson of French Lick.
    Her grandparents are Geraldine Brown of Troy and James Brown of St. Croix.

  • Girl Scouts to deliver cookie orders, hold booth sales

    PERRY COUNTY – Local Girl Scouts will make cookie deliveries to customers through March 10. Cookies will also be available at the following booth sales:
    Friday – from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City and from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Old National Bank near McDonald’s.

  • Local businesses needed for Relay For Life

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society urges local businesses to help support the fight against cancer in their communities by becoming sponsors of Relay For Life. Cancer touches everyone, and in-volvement in Relay For Life is a great way for companies to demonstrate their commitment to help the American Cancer Society save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays, organizers said.