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Today's News

  • McCoy earns president’s volunteer service award

    PERRY COUNTY – Bethany McCoy, 9, earned the president’s volunteer service award for volunteering 50 hours in the community.

    She helped at local food pantries, The Clothing Closet and The Table of Blessings as well as nine hours working at the Little Warriors benefit in March.  

    She is the only Girl Scout in Perry County to receive this honor, one of only a few in the Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana Council region and the only one in her age group.  

  • Free adult-ed classes begin Friday

    TELL CITY – Free adult-education classes offered by WorkOne Southwest will begin Friday at the Ivy Tech Campus in Tell City.

    Those participating in the classes will be able to improve math and English skills, add a GED to their resumes, prepare for post-secondary training, pursue WorkIn certification in locally in-demand fields and increase wage earning potential.

  • Tell City High School parent- teacher conferences Thursday

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School will receive grade cards and parent-teacher conference information today.

    Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4 until 7:45 p.m. Thursday, which will be a full day of school for students. School will not be in session Friday or Oct. 29 due to fall break.

    Appointments will not be scheduled, and conferences will be held on a first-come basis; however, it is important the teachers know which parents plan to attend so they can be prepared for the conferences.

  • Veterans Day celebration at Tell City school Nov. 12

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a celebration to honor local veterans at 8 a.m. Nov. 12.

    A free breakfast will be offered to all veterans. Parking will be available in the Fulton Street parking lot. Those attending are asked to RSVP by Nov. 5 by calling 547-3131.

  • Schreiber family donates to anti-bullying program

    Schreiber Family Charities recently donated $1,000 in memory of Charlie Tuggle to the William Tell Anti-Bullying program. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • Lewis – Trimm

    Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lewis of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Haley Lewis, to Aaron Trimm of Edmonton, Ky., son of Ron and Debbie Trimm of Paragould, Ark.

    The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Perry Central High School and attended Crowley’s Ridge College in Paragould.

    Mr. Trimm is a graduate of Crowley’s Ridge College with a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies. He is the minister at the South Edmonton Church of Christ in Edmonton.

  • Edwards – Schroeder

    Kyla Edwards and Isaac Schroeder were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Gail Edwards of Leopold. Mr. Schroeder is the son of Duane and Tracy Schroeder of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Community Events, Oct. 22

    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.

    Youth Refuge Harvest Festival
    CANNELTON – The Youth Refuge will host a harvest festival from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at Cannelton Cotton Mill Apartments.

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  • COLUMN: Privileged to see city’s heritage

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    Being at the young age of 26, as my co-workers like to point out from time to time, there are some events I’ve missed here in Perry County. However, after the past few weeks, I can say I’m very happy and feel privileged to have been here for Cannelton’s 175th anniversary celebration.