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Today's News

  • Reunions, April 18 issue

    TCHS Class of 1963
    TELL CITY – Tell City High School Class of 1963 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. April 25 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club. Class members and spouses are encouraged to attend.  

    Tell City National, TCB Bank reunion April 23 at Ponderosa
    PERRY COUNTY – Former employees of Tell City National Bank or TCB Bank will meet at Ponderosa Steak House in Tell City at 6 p.m. April 23. Anyone who worked at TCNB or TCB is invited, along with spouses.

  • Mosby – Barger

    Vanessa Mosby and David Barger of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Scott Mosby, Belinda Ball and Shelley Mosby, all of Tell City. Mr. Barger is the son of Tim and Jenny Miller of Tell City and the late Bennie Barger.
    The bride was given in marriage by her sons, Avery and Carter Taylor during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the church’s pastor Andy Payton.

  • Johnson – Bolin

    Mike and Natalie Johnson and Eugene and Lisa Bolin announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kailey Johnson of Troy and Nathan Bolin of Tell City.

  • CURRENT POLL QUESTION: Do you agree with our editorial position that states should determine whether gay marriage should be allowed?

    We invite readers to participate in our online poll by finding the question at the bottom of the page or clicking into the opinion section.

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  • Community Events, April 15

    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.

  • COLUMN: Can a person be ‘illegal?'

    By BRETT SANDERS
    Guest Columnist

    Editor Vince Luecke’s question, in his column in today’s paper (April 8), is why not call undocumented workers “illegal aliens.”

    He suggests that journalists, following the new Associated Press guidelines, are being drawn into taking partisan positions rather than just calling a spade a spade, as it were.

  • COLUMN: Promoting higher education

    By LLOYD ARNOLD
    District 74 State Representative

    Hoosier students are the future of our state. The next generation of leaders is in classrooms throughout the state, learning the skills necessary to keep Indiana moving forward. For each student to reach their potential, education equality is the first step.

  • EDITORIAL: Supreme Court should let states decide marriage laws

    Most think the U.S. Supreme Court will issue a ruling this spring on whether gay marriages are legal, but that may not occur. Instead the court may simply let each state decide that issue.

    Two related cases questioning the constitutionality of gay-marriage bans are currently before the Supreme Court. One involves California’s Proposition 8, in which that state’s voters banned gay marriages in November 2008.

  • Rome Dogwood Fest plans announced

    ROME – The annual Rome Dogwood Festival will kick off April 28 at the old courthouse in Rome.

    Fried-chicken dinners will be available beginning at 11 a.m. Meals will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade.

  • Spring open house at South Perry Head Start

    TELL CITY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry Head Start is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2013-14 school year. Any interested family or community member is invited to attend an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. April 25 at the Head Start Center, at the corner of 19th and Tell streets in Tell City. Parents and guardians may complete enrollment information for children during the open house, visit classrooms, talk with teachers and learn more about Head Start.