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Today's News

  • Local students enroll at U of E

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville announces that several students have enrolled at the University this year, joining the institution’s strongest academic class ever.
    Local students are Hunter Dauby, Nathan Ramsey and Trent Wheatley, all graduates of Tell City High School; Jaci Garrett, a graduate of Cannelton High School, and Blake Kleaving, Leland Noland and Jake Schwartz, all graduates of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School

  • Head Start open house Oct. 28

    LEOPOLD – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center, located next to Perry Central School, will host an open house from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.
    The public is invited to attend and enjoy refreshments, tour the building, talk with staff about the educational program for preschool children 3 to 5 years old and obtain enrollment information.
     

  • PCJW host Halloween event

    TELL CITY – Goblins, Games and Goodies, an event sponsored by Perry County Junior Women, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.
    Families are invited to take their children for a night of games, crafts, treats and even a haunted trail. There will also be “Witchy Story Time.” Popcorn, hot chocolate, hot cider and other snacks will be available for purchase. Snack proceeds will benefit the 4-H Council. Boy Scouts Troop 192 and Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders are sponsoring the haunted trail.

  • Cannelton elementary fall fest set for Oct. 26

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 65th annual Cannelton Fall Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 at the city’s community center.
    Queen candidates for this year’s fest are kindergartner Kendall Hale, first grader Brooklyn Chenault, second-grader Mariah Rainbolt, third-grader Ashli Harlen, fourth-grader Sydnei Parrott, fifth-grader Chelsie Morrow and sixth-grader Star Bernardi.
    Cost for the event is 25 cents for those who are not in costume.

  • Diabetes presentation at PCMH Nov. 10

    TELL CITY – Alan Kott will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 Perry County Memorial Hospital to share his personal experiences with diabetes and taking insulin to help control his blood sugar.
    Kott is a member of the sanofi-aventis A1C Champions Program, which is a patient led approach to diabetes education. He has diabetes and takes insulin as part of his overall diabetes treatment plan including diet, exercise and other diabetes medications.

  • Knights of Columbus Auxiliary bazaar Nov. 13

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts, crafts and vendor Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the K of C, 11th and Tell streets.

  • Community Events, Oct. 21

    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.

  • Church News, Oct. 21

    Seminarians sharing talents Sunday
    ST. MEINRAD – Seminarians of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will give a free concert of sacred and classical music Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. The concert will be held in the Archabbey Church and is open to the public.

  • Births, Oct. 21

    Morgan Michelle Bockhold
    Clint and Amber Bockhold of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Michelle Bockhold, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Bockhold is the former Amber Jarboe.
    Grandparents are Neil and Connie Bockhold of Leopold and Mike and Kathy Jarboe of Derby.

  • Birthdays, Oct. 22 - Oct. 28

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    October 22