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Today's News

  • Planting with a Master

    Master Gardner Lynn Rice instructed Cannelton city schools Healthy Minds-Healthy After School Program.

    Rice was assisted by personnel from the Purdue Extension Agency. They planted bib and butter lettuce, radishes, onion sets and broccoli. Students were instructed on soil preparation, proper watering and planting procedures, growing times and climate zones. Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies is sponsored by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee through a grant.
     

  • Junior Achievement of Perry County wins economic-education grant

    PERRY COUNTY – Junior Achievement of Perry County announced that it has received a grant to empower area high-school students to acquire skills that will enable them to determine their future economic success, thanks to a sponsorship of MetLife Foundation.
    Junior Achievement of Perry County is one of only 16 JA operations worldwide to receive this year’s MetLife Foundation grant to support the implementation of JA Exploring Economics.

  • Community Events, April 18

    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.

  • COLUMN: Sheriff offers department update

    By LEE CHESTNUT, Guest Columnist

    I wanted to take this time to let you know how things are going within the sheriff’s department. A transition period is always the busiest and several changes are being made and the staff is working extremely hard.

    I would like to provide you with an update of how things are going with the jail. There have been a few changes made to provide for better security and safety for the public, the jail staff and the inmates.

  • COLUMN: Advice for grandparents

    By DICK HEDRICK, By the Side of the Road

    Here’s the deal, grandparents. Your grandchildren are planning to spend a weekend with you.  This normally happens when their parents have been invited to do something with other grownups and having little kids around would be a liability.  

  • Boy Scouts visit post office, Tell City Pretzel


     

  • Sportsman to hold craft show May 21

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host its second annual craft show at the club Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
    New events this year will be a car show and cornhole tournament. Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. until noon with prizes to be awarded in various classes. Other entertainment will be a Kiddie Tractor pull beginning at 11 a.m.
    Breakfast, barbecued chicken and pork-chop dinners, burgers and drinks will be available throughout the day.

  • Local meetings

    Cannelton Booster Club to meet today at Lawson’s
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Booster Club will hold an information meeting for all members at 3:30 p.m. today.
    The meeting will be at Lawson’s Bar & Grill in the family dining room.

  • EDITORIAL: Congress should have been consulted before military action in Libya

    The United States is the world’s greatest military power, but is it our job to be the world’s policeman and interfere in internal affairs of other sovereign nations?

    And by starting military action in Libya while we already have forces engaged in Iraq and Afghanistan, are we stretching the U.S. military, not to mention the federal government’s budget, too thin?

    Those are questions we think should have been thoroughly debated in Congress before President Obama made the decision to start military action in Libya without congressional approval.

  • Relay for Life Events

    Maurices to hold bake sale
    TELL CITY – The Maurices Relay for Life team will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the store in Tell City.