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Today's News

  • 11th Street yard sale set for Friday, Saturday

    TELL CITY – The residents of 11th Street in Tell City will gather items for a street yard sale Friday and Saturday.
    Sales will be set up from one end of 11th Street to the other. Everyone is welcome to shop the sales and all 11th Street residents are welcome to participate with their own sales.
    For more information, contact Jimmy or Wanita at (270) 922-6671.

  • Past-due recycling bills need to be paid by Sept. 1

    PERRY COUNTY – A legal advertisement on Page 8C of today’s News lists the names of more than 130 people who have not paid user fees to the Perry County Recycling Management District.

    The district will soon file small-claims cases against those who have not paid. That will add approximately $90 to fees and past-due charges.

    Bills can be paid weekdays at the recycling district office in the courthouse annex in Cannelton. For more information, call the office at 547-9787.

  • Free rides Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College and Schweizer Fest Inc. will sponsor free rides Wednesday as the 53rd Schweizer Fest kicks off.

    Free rides in City Hall Park will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m.

  • Tell City history films to be shown in Sunset Park

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will show two films Monday (today) in Sunset Park. The movie titled “Ohio River Floods” will be shown at 8:30 p.m.

    The association will also debut a second film, “Building of the Floodwall.”

    Both of these movies are the property of the Tell City Historical Society.

    The public is invited to take chairs and enjoy an evening in the park.

  • Social Security benefits will be paid on time

    NEW ALBANY – Michael J. Astrue, commissioner of Social Security, has announced that Social Security payments for last month were made on time and as scheduled. Payments for Aug. 10, 17 and 24 also will be made as scheduled.

  • Treadway – Simon

    Morgan Treadway and Andy Simon announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Brad and Susan Treadway of Seymour. She is a graduate of Ball State University and works as a child-care provider.
    Mr. Simon is the son of Daniel Frank Simon and Paula Stiles. He is a graduate of Ball State University and works as a financial adviser for Lincoln Financial Group.
    The wedding is planned for 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, at Huber Winery in Starlight. A reception will follow at 8 p.m. at the winery.

  • 2011 Schweizer Fest Musik Hall entertainment lineup

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Band will once again provide the traditional opening for this year’s 53rd annual Schweizer Fest, with a concert on the Musik Halle Stage beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

    As difficult as it is to prepare a concert before the school year even begins, the Marksmen Band is sure to delight the crowd with patriotic favorites and a small sneak preview of this year’s marching show music.

  • Tell City Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana plans 30-year celebration

    TELL CITY – 2011 marks Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana’s 30th year in Perry County. The building at 1034 31st St. in Tell City has housed Ivy Tech since 1981.

    “To thank the community and commemorate 30 wonderful years of educating our citizens, we will be hosting a celebration beginning Tuesday,” said Sherri Flynn, director. All events surrounding the celebration will take place at the City Hall Park in downtown Tell City, and are open to the public.

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  • Adult education class at Ivy Tech

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College and WorkOne Southwest will partner to offer adult-education classes designed to help residents transition to higher education.

    Classes offer opportunities to strengthen math, reading and language skills, add a GED to adults’ resumes, prepare for post secondary training, and increase wage earning potential.

  • Promoting a caring community

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Rebecca Fenn didn’t grow up in Tell City or Perry County, but her commitment to helping enrich the lives of thousands of its residents has added her name to a gilded list of citizens.

    Fenn will be honored Wednesday evening with the 2011 Distinguished Citizen Award. Sponsored by the Tell City Historical Society, the annual honor will be presented during a 7 p.m. ceremony in City Hall Park. That will be followed by a reception at the historical society’s museum at Ninth and Franklin streets.