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Today's News

  • Board makes teaching changes

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • FedEx driver killed in fall from truck

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    MOUNT PLEASANT – A FedEx employee known to many Perry Countians was killed Monday after she fell from a moving delivery truck east of Leopold. 

    Debra J. Harris, 54, of Velpen was pronounce dead from her injuries at Perry County Memorial Hospital, state police said. She was flown from the scene by a medical helicopter originally bound for University Hospital in Louisville, Ky. However, her condition worsened and the crew diverted to Tell City. 

  • Archives moved

    Hancock County Archives in Hawesville, Ky., has moved to the first floor of the old courthouse building, which was built in 1865 and finished in 1867.

    The archives date back to 1829, when the county was formed, and includes information about Perry County couples who traveled across the river to Hawesville. These records are priceless to those who love tracing and researching ancestry, staff of the archives said. They added moving the archives to the new location will make them more accessible to everyone.

  • Kast a member of Hoosier’s National Championship cheer team

    BLOOMINGTON – Lindsay Kast of Tell City has enjoyed a year of excitement cheering for Indiana University’s basketball, football and volleyball teams.

    In addition to cheering for the top-ranked men’s basketball team with record-breaking crowds in Assembly Hall, Kast was a member of the Crimson cheer squad that won the national championship at the 2013 UCA College National Cheer and Dance Championships Jan. 19 in Orlando, Fla.

  • Fun in the sand

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families recently enjoyed a day out together creating sand boxes.

    Pictured above is Bryleigh Gieseke having fun with her sandbox. 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 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.

  • Church News, April 11

    Pannell, Taylor to appear at Our Father’s House of Worship
    TROY – Brother Roy Pannell with Outreach Ministry-The Way in Loogootee will give a spiritual message and Sister Cheri Taylor, a gospel singer from Lamar, will sing for the congregation today at Our Father’s House of Worship, LLC at 630 Walnut Street in Troy.
    Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the service will begin at 6 p.m.
    For more information, contact Donna J. Lynam at (812) 480-6877.

    Domino party hosted by Hilldale Relay team

  • Community Events, April 11

    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.


    Karaoke at St. Meinrad American Legion

     ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad American Legion will hold karaoke from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 at the post home.

  • Hall honored by SAR

    PERRY COUNTY – Daughters of the American Revolution member Molly Hall was awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Appreciation Medal and certificate during a ceremony held March 2.

    The SAR medal of appreciation was authorized in 1960 and may be presented by the National Society or chapter to a member of the DAR in good standing in recognition of and in appreciation for outstanding services rendered to the SAR.
    Hall is the vice regent of the Lafayette Spring Chapter and a member of the Ohio Valley Sons of the American Revolution Auxiliary.

  • We the Youth food drive Sunday in Perry County

    TELL CITY – We the Youth of Perry County will sponsor a food drive from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at several locations throughout Perry County.
    Items may be dropped off at Nobels IGA, Cash Savers, Save-a-lot, Wal-Mart and Tom’s Circle S. Cash donations will also be accepted.
    All donations will be given to the Perry County Food Coalition.

  • Run For Your Mother registration under way

    PERRY COUNTY – A fun run-walk will be held at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day, May 12 to raise funds for the Perry County Leadership Class of 2013 project. The event will begin in front of the new Tell City event center.
    The first 100 participants to sign up will receive T-shirts and gift bags. In order to receive the shirt, registration must be made by May 1. Cost is $20.
    Also, those who run will be listed in a special ad that will be published in the Perry County News after the event.