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Today's News

  • Tell City high school yearbooks ready

    TELL CITY – The Tell City 2012 high school yearbooks are now available.
    Students may pick up their books in Brandi Aubrey’s classroom from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. Yearbooks will not be available for pickup in the school office.
    Books not picked up Tuesday will not be available again until Aug. 14.
    A special for 2013 yearbooks will run through Sept. 30. Cost will be $45 per book with a nameplate.

  • Tell City full of friends, Citizen of the Year says

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A frequent pedestrian in Tell City’s downtown, Tony Hollinden is honked at often. In larger cities that would likely signify someone being upset. Not so in Tell City.

  • Friends of the Library book sale set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Friends of the Perry County Public Library will hold their annual book sale at the Tell City branch, 2328 Tell Street, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
    A special preview sale for Friends of the Library members only will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday.
    New memberships will be accepted before and during this special sale. Applications for membership are available at the library and on the library’s Web site, www.tcpclibrary.org. Annual dues are $5 for individuals and $10 for families.

  • Somers – Peter

    Jordan McKenzie Somers and Chad Stephen Peter of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Friday, April 20, 2012, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

  • Schweizer business honor goes to Harpenaus

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    His company was featured Jan. 28, 1985 as a News business of the week, which reported Robert Harpenau bought the existing firm in 1959 after trying a couple of different jobs. One of them had him selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door for Sears, and the report noted he called it his most profitable venture.

    His current endeavor lasted much longer than the three weeks that one did, and has also been quite successful.

    It is this year’s Schweizer Fest Business of the Year.

  • Brian and Sandra Hess

    Brian and Sandra “Sam” Hess of Tell City will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 15, 2012.

    Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hess were married Aug. 15, 1987, in Lewisport, Ky.
    The couple has two children, Kelly and Jenny, both of Tell City.
    Both Mr. and Mrs. Hess are employed at Joe & Linda’s Radio Sales in Cannelton. Everyone is invited to stop in and wish them a happy 25th anniversary.

  • 54th Schweizer Fest arrives this week

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest, Tell City’s annual celebration of its Swiss-German heritage, will unfold this week with favorite activities from the past and new ones. Throw in rides, games, a Main Street beer garden and four nights of music and you have all the ingredients for a big celebration.

  • Enjoy today’s Platinum Edition of The News

    Thanks to the support of Perry County Memorial Hospital, today’s Perry County News is being mailed to all of the addresses in the county. The special two-section edition includes advertisements by the hospital.

    We hope our nonsubscribers enjoy today’s complimentary edition and will consider subscribing. To begin a new subscription or reactivate an expired one, call 547-3424.

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  • Today's News includes two special sections

    Today's edition of the Perry County News contains two special sections.

    Schweizer Zeitung is our annual look back at Tell City in celebration of the city's founding. For 2012, we profile the city's clubs and organizations, some of which reach deep into Tell City's history and some that help make it a vibrant community today.

    Also in today's edition is a special section reporting and honoring winners from the 2012 Perry County 4-H Fair.