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Today's News

  • Annual medication roundup set for Saturday

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Medications that have expired or are otherwise no longer needed will be collected in a roundup intended to keep drugs out of children’s hands and public water sources.

    Ken Smith, executive director of the Perry County Recycling Management District, said Thursday the collections will occur from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at the Tell City Fire Department at 12th and Mozart streets and the family clinic at Leopold.

  • Exploring Egypt

    Perry Central High School art students became amateur Egyptologists over the past month, turning flour and paper into an exotic papier-mache exhibit of Nile life. Students created pharaohs and their queens, long-dead mummies, birds and other animal life. “They did another great job this year. There’s such a variety of work and so much detail,” instructor Nancy Poehlein said. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see more.)

  • What does a police officer do?

    Columbus Police Department officer Julie Quesenbery, pictured above, visited Stepping Stones Preschool recently. She taught the students about the different duties involved with her job as an officer.

  • Tell City marathoner recalls close call in Boston

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Don Knieriem’s fifth Boston Marathon might have been his last. It was certainly his most memorable.

    The 62-year-old runner from Tell City escaped injury in the explosions April 15 that killed three people and injured dozens more. Knieriem figures he crossed the finish line about 10 minutes before the blasts.

    He reflected on the race and the terrorist attack Thursday afternoon, hours before a nighttime shootout led to the death of one suspect and a day-long manhunt for his brother.

  • LHDC chief states case against sewer-rate hike

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The executive director of the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. said April 8 he understood the need for a sewer-rate increase in Cannelton, but wanted to let the city’s common council know how it will affect his operations.

  • Community Events, April 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.

    Lincoln Day dinner set for Saturday in TC

  • Reunions, April 22 issue

    Tell City National, TCB Bank reunion
     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. Tuesday. Anyone who work-ed at TCNB or TCB is invited, along with spouses.
    Everyone will be responsible for their own dinner and drinks. Those attending are invited to take along photos of their children, grandchildren and other important milestones in life.

  • Open house at South Perry Head Start Thursday

    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. Thursday 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.

  • VNA Plus relocates

    TELL CITY – VNA Plus Home Care & Hospice’s Tell City location moved recently. The nonprofit medical-service provider is now located at 314 Indiana 66 E, Tell City.
    The move will not effect any services future or current patients receive. The Tell City office can still be reached by calling (800) 743-4862 or 547-7967.

  • Ramsey joins Phi Sigma Theta

    TELL CITY – Phi Sigma Theta announces that Nathan A. Ramsey, son of Chris and Karen Ramsey of Tell City, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at the University of Kentucky.

    Phi Sigma Theta is dedicated to the recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning.
    Ramsey is a junior at University of Kentucky, majoring in civil engineering. He is the grandson of Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City and the late Charles L. Paulin.