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Today's News

  • Ready for the fair

    Dalton Rennie presents his John Deere-themed project during Sunday’s community judging at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • SIRS to end child-care services

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A local provider of child-care services will close its doors in less than two months as part of a plan to cope with funding reductions and focus on its core mission.

    Bright Beginnings Child Care and Southern Indiana Resource Solutions announced this week that it will close its child-care center on 31st Street Sept. 2. The center near Ivy Tech Community College serves 40 to 50 children throughout the year.

  • Positive ISTEP scores outnumber negative

    PERRY COUNTY – In a chart of results from the latest Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress tests examined by The News, the good news about Perry County students far outweighs the bad.

    Released Tuesday by the Indiana Department of Education, the chart shows students in this county’s school systems scored higher than state averages far more often than they scored lower.

  • Cummings – Aders

    Rachel Lynn Cummings of Doolittle Mills and Kyle Lee Aders of Bristow were united in marriage during a private ceremony May 20, 2011.

    The bride is the daughter of Tim Cummings of Doolittle Mills and Tammy Jochem of Dale.
    Mr. Aders is the son of Tracy Aders of Bristow and Pheadra Fowler of Petersburg.
    The new Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Aders will reside in Eckerty.
    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Perry Central High School. She works at Indiana Furniture in Jasper.

  • Ball – Evans

    Amanda Ball and Mike Evans of Cannelton an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ronnie and JoAnn Ball of Cannelton. She is a 2006 graduate of Cannelton High School and a 2011 graduate of Owensboro Community and Technical College with a degree in early childhood education.
    She is the lead caregiver at Bright Beginnings in Tell City.
    Mr. Evans is the son of Kenny and Mary Baur of Cannelton. He is a 2003 graduate of Cannelton High School. He is a robotic technician at Webb Wheel in Tell City.

  • Cannelton high school registration July 26-28

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold registration July 26-28.
    Times are as follows:
    July 26 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    July 27 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    July 28 – 9 a.m. to noon
    Book rental prices for sixth through eighth grades are waiting on board approval, but will be sent out as soon as possible.
    Book rental prices for ninth through 12th grades will vary according to each student’s schedule.
     

  • Cannelton Elementary announces supply list

    CANNELTON — Cannelton Elementary School class supply lists for preschool through fifth grade has been announced.
    Pre-kindergarten: one backpack-large enough to hold folders, no wheels; one blanket and one mat or two blankets for quiet-time; one large box of family-sized tissues; one box of eight Crayola markers; one box of quart or gallon baggies; Expo brand only-four pack of dry erase markers; any size tip. Please get only the items on the list-all other items will be provided.

  • Cannelton elementary to register students July 25, 26 at Myers

    CANNELTON — Registration for Cannelton elementary students will be from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. July 25 and from 1 to 7 p.m. July 26. Registration will be at the Myers Grade School cafeteria for grades prekindergarten through fifth grade.
    The back-to-school Kid’s Fest will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. July 26 at the Cannelton Community Center.

  • Community Events, July 14

    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.

  • Blazing Saddles 4-H club donates to St. Jude

    The Blazing Saddles Horse and Pony 4-H Club raised $1,650.32 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital in honor of Zach Taylor.