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Today's News

  • Victory Valley camp to start Sunday in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 40th year of Victory Valley Church camp Sunday through July 26 in Cannelton Heights for children ages 12-18.
    The church invites the youth of the area to a week of fun and learning in a Christian atmosphere. It is a full week – five days and nights – of inspiration to motivate teens to dedicate their lives to the Jesus Christ and his teachings.
    The aim of the camp is to help build character and strength in the youth.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church VBS

    Emmanuel Lutheran Church held its annual vacation Bible school in June. Forty-two children attended the Amazing Desert Journey VBS.

    The group heard five different Bible stories, made crafts and sang songs. The week ended with a closing program Friday evening.
     

  • Ball State announces honor students for spring 2012

    MUNCIE – Ball State University in Muncie released its list of graduate students and honor students for the spring 2012 semester.
    Local students named honor students for the semester were Kellie Suttle of Leopold, Kristin Truelove of St. Croix and Katelyn Bryant and Brittany Overstreet of Tell City.

  • Henrickson earns spot on WKU President’s Scholar list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eric Henrickson was named to the President’s Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the spring 2012 semester. 

    To be selected for this honor, one must compile an academic standing of 3.8 or better out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. 
    Henrickson is the son of Brad and Sandy Henrickson. He is entering his senior year at WKU and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in teaching-health.

  • Church News, July 19

    St. John’s Lutheran VBS starts Sunday
    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will sponsor “Amazing Desert Journey,” a vacation Bible school program set to start Sunday and run through July 26. Activities will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each evening. A meal will also be provided at 5 p.m.
    On the “Amazing Desert Journey,” children ages 3 to 12 years old will learn about Jesus our Savior, meet new friends, complete fun activities, sing great songs, make crafts, play games, eat snacks and more.

  • Back to school time again! - Cannelton Schools information

    Cannelton cafeteria information for 2012-13 school year
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton elementary school breakfast and lunch programs will begin Aug. 13. The breakfast-lunch program is available to all children in the school and provides nutritionally balanced meals.
    A price list of the various types of meals and prices was featured in the July 12 issue of the Perry County News.

  • Reunions - July 19 issue

    Aders
    BRISTOW – The Riley and Martha (Jeffers) Aders family will hold a family reunion July 22 at St. Isidore Hall at Bristow.
    The day will begin with a basket dinner at 12:30 p.m. Family members are encouraged to take stories and family photos for scrapbooks.
    For more information, call 547-5024.

  • Family paintings

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoyed a day together painting.

    Pictured right are Tommy Robson and Nevaeh McCoskey. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

  • CCC Preschool accepting applications, introduces new kindergarten program

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church Preschool, located at 821 10th Street, has openings available for the 2012-13 school year for 3- and 4-year-olds.
    CCC Preschool uses the ABeka curriculum, which includes strong skills in phonics, manuscript, math including number concepts and formation, language development, motor skills, social skills and Biblical principles.
    The program also includes arts and crafts, special guest visitors, special programs and field trips.   

  • Community News, July 19

    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.