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Today's News

  • Perry County SWCD accepting supervisor applications

    CANNELTON – Perry Countians interested in conservation of soil, water and other related natural resources may want to consider a position with the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District.

    The district is accepting applications for an elected supervisor position. The individual would serve as an elected district supervisor for a three-year term, beginning in January 2013. Jim Fiedler’s term will expire and he has chosen not to run for supervisor.

  • Stepping Stone Preschool activities
  • Band boosters seek auction items, sell fruit

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Band Boosters are accepting donations for their annual fundraising auction set for Feb. 16.

    Boosters are contacting area businesses seeking donated items for the auction and would welcome donations from the public such as gently used furniture, appliances, household items and large items such as a vehicle, including a recreational vehicle.

    Large donations to the nonprofit organization could be tax-deductible.

    Anyone who has items to donate should call Selina Sims, auction chairwoman, at 719-7232.

  • Community Events, Nov. 12

    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.

    Tell City after-prom fundraiser Nov. 19
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School junior-student parents will hold a Schwan’s fundraiser for the after-prom.

  • A holiday favorite, 2012 Cannelton Christmas parade set for Nov. 23

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion and Auxiliary Post 142 will sponsor the annual Cannelton Christmas Parade Friday, Nov. 23. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with lineup getting under way at 4.

    The parade will start at old Indiana 237 and Seventh Street (Highway 66), will head east on Seventh Street, turn south onto Washington Street and will end at the floodwall. There will be an appearance by Santa.

  • Fenn literacy grant
  • Debbie Cronin cancer benefit set for Nov. 24 at Legion

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Debbie Cronin will be held Nov. 24 at the Tell City American Legion Post. The event will include a dinner, silent and live auctions, a dance and karaoke.

    Admission price is $10 per person and will include dinner, a door prize and entertainment. Doors will open at 4 p.m. The silent auction will run from 4 to 7 p.m. and those entering must be present to win.

  • William Tell Elementary students earn an ‘A’
  • Recyclers eye expansion; more drop-off sites sought

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The executive director of the Perry County Recycling Management District is looking into expanding the number of sites where people can drop off recyclable materials.

    Ken Smith said at an Oct. 25 meeting of the district’s board of directors he had received questions from people in outlying areas of the county such as Rome and Derby about adding to the existing sites at Cannelton and Branchville.

  • Perry County history book still available at various spots

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has autographed copies of “Perry County: Then and Now” by the late Michael Rutherford. The book is available at the chamber office, the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch, Gatherings and Celebrations.
    The Perry County history book is a standard, library-size, 288-page hardbound book with a full color cover. The book price is $50 including sales tax throughout the holiday season. For more information, contact the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at 547-2385.