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Today's News

  • Marksmen, lots of them!

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School, home to the Marksmen, played host to hundreds of visiting shooting pros Saturday. An indoor archery contest that drew more than 300 people from several schools.

  • Education notes, Feb. 7

    Baker named to EKU dean’s list
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Jamie Lea Baker of Tell City is one of 2,901 Eastern Kentucky University students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2012 semester.
    She is a junior athletic training major at EKU.
    To achieve dean’s list honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

  • Grant will move historic Millstone School

     “Kids growing up today don’t have a clue what it was like for us carrying our lunch in a paper bag and having a coal stove in the middle of the room in the winter. Everybody was poor back then, only we didn’t know we were poor.”

  • Archbishop Daniel Buechlein’s book now available

    ST. MEINRAD – “Surprised by Grace: Memories and Reflections After 25 Years of Episcopal Ministry,” written by Indianapolis Archbishop Emeritus Daniel Buechlein, OSB, is available for sale.
    The book includes the archbishop’s memories and reflections, plus photos of his childhood, family and life in the ministry.
    Buechlein is a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and returned to the monastery following his retirement from the archdiocese in 2011.

  • Perry Central students honored for grade improvements

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary is using the Acuity test to assess student strengths and weaknesses in regards to the grade level standards in order to help teachers guide classroom and individualized instruction. This assessment has been given twice and the window to begin this assessment again opens Feb. 7.

  • Church news, Feb. 7

    Fish dinner at St. Boniface
    FULDA – The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites neighbors and friends to a fish dinner, and an evening of fellowship Feb. 15. Dinners will be served from 3 to 7 p.m.
    Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Meals will consist of two boneless fish fillets, bread, dessert, drink and choice of three sides: German fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans or slaw.  

  • Meeting News; Feb. 7

    Leopold Gang 4-H club

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Gang 4-H club had its first official meeting of the year Jan. 29 at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School.

  • Community Events, Feb. 7

    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.


    Cannelton Legion auxiliary to meet

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary monthly meeting will be held Tuesday at the post home in Cannelton. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

  • Early Head Start children visit with family

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out together recently participating in different activities.

    Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. Pictured enjoying time together are Melissa Tanner, Alex Gieseke, April and Samuel Applegate, Bryleigh Gieseke and Laura and Seth Schwartz. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

  • Marshal OK after crash

    TROY – Troy Town Marshal Dan Grindstaff escaped serious injury but his town-owned squad car suffered heavy damage Jan. 31 in a one-car accident on Indiana 66.

    Grindstaff requested an ambulance check him out after the crash, which took place just before 7:30 p.m. He suffered cuts to his hand and arm. 

    Police officers responding to the crash reported the highway was slick.