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Today's News

  • Women’s Travel Club learns about Cannelton teacher’s Alaska trip

    CANNELTON – The Women’s Travel Club held its annual dinner meeting at the Patio April 18.

    Seven members plus four guests, Larry Schank, Jim Mason, Dan Goble and Tom Busam, gathered to hear Margaret Schank’s guest speaker, Joan Goble, tell the group about her March 2011 trip to Alaska to attend a teachers’ conference.
    The focus of her presentation was the Iditarod. Goble showed slides of scenery taken en route to the opening ceremonies and slides and videos of the ceremonies and the start of the race.

  • Farewell party to honor the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie

    TELL CITY – A farewell party will be given in honor of the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie, OSB, who will retire from parish ministry and return to St. Meinrad Archabbey.
    The gathering will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. May 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hal, 11th and Tell streets in Tell City.
    Gillespie’s parishioners, confreres, family and friends from other parishes in the Deanery and from other faith traditions are welcome to attend.

  • Community events, May 10

    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.

  • Tots Lots visits William Tell Elementary

    Tots Lots Preschool took a tour recently of William Tell Elementary, including the kindergarten classrooms. They also met the kindergarten teachers helping in the transition from preschool into kindergarten.

  • Church News, May 10

    Monte Cassino pilgrimages continue
    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.
    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession.
    The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    Sunday – The Rev. Harry Hagan OSB, “Madonna and Child: Imagining the Mother of God”

  • Head Start in outer space!

    During the month of February, the children at North Perry Head Start enjoyed activities that taught them about the solar system.

  • Girl Scouts day camp set

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – The summer Girl Scout day camp, “Twilight Camp,” will be held from July 18 to July 20 at Vastwood Park in Hawesville.
    The camp will be held every day from 3 to 9 p.m. and all girls entering kindergarten through 12th grades are eligible to attend.
    Day campers will enjoy activities in an outdoor setting, a “beginning” camping experience, camaraderie with friends and meeting new friends, learn to work in a group and develop teamwork skills, games, crafts, songs, swimming and more.

  • American Legion sets dates for poppy sales

    TELL CITY – The red crepe paper poppy will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 May 17, May 18 and May 19 at Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Savers.

    This is a reminder of the sacrifice of thousands in all wars and is an annual event sponsored by members of Unit 213, Tell City. Serving locally as the 2012 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Day is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • Tell City honors program set for Monday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold its annual honors program for students in seventh through 12th grades at 7 p.m. Monday in the school auditorium.
    Among the students who will be recognized are those who achieved honor roll for the first three grading periods this school year.

  • Annual Tootsie Roll drive Friday, Saturday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will accept donations for its Tootsie Roll drive for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County Friday and Saturday.
    Councilman Bob Hackle and Terry Schaefer are co-chairing the event and encourage the public to donate at one of four locations: Tell City Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Noble’s IGA, Fifth Third and CVS.
    All money raised stays in Perry County.