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Today's News

  • Cooling center opens at St. Paul

    PERRY COUNTY – With the mercury surpassing 100 today through the weekend, Catholic Charities and St. Paul Catholic Church have opened a cooler center in the parish hall. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursday (today) through Sunday. Anyone in the community needing refuge from the heat is welcome.
    Catholic Charities needs volunteers to staff the center. Anyone able to donate time can call Joan Hess at 547-0903.
     

  • Community Events, June 28

    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.

    JFK Pool holiday hours
    TELL CITY – Due to the Fourth of July holiday Wednesday, the JFK Pool in Tell City will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Accent welcomes new training class

    Accent Marketing welcomed a new training class June 12.

  • PCMH Auxiliary Gently Used sale July 11

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a “Gently Used” sale featuring books, jewelry and handbags.
    The sale will kick off at 7 a.m. July 11 and end at 4 p.m. Paperback books will be 50 cents each and hardbacks will be $1. Jewelry and handbags will be individually priced.

  • Goad earns ETSU spring 2012 dean’s list spot

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – East Tennessee State University has announced the names of students who attained a grade-point average qualifying them for inclusion in the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate coursework with a GPA of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.
    Tell City native Rachel M. Goad appeared on the list.

  • GED testing available at Perry Central in August, September

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.

  • Dylan Marie and Addie Lynn Rayburn

    Toni and Matt Rayburn of Mount Juliet, Tenn., announce the birth of their twin daughters, Dylan Marie and Addie Lynn Rayburn, Monday, May 21, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn.
    Dylan weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and Addie weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces. Both infants were 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Rayburn is the former Toni Greulich. The twins have two older siblings, Hadley Jo, 3, and Kaitlyn Marie, 11.
    Grandparents are Rick and Terri Greulich of Tell City and Tim Rayburn of Ashland City, Tenn.

  • Joseph and Beverly Keller

    Joseph and Beverly Keller of Tell City celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 2, 2012, at West Boggs Lake in Loogootee.

    Mr. Keller married the former Beverly Peters June 2, 1972, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City.
    They are the parents of Susan (Jason) Martin of Ferdinand and Joseph Keller Jr. of Tell City. Their grandchildren are Eli, Owen and Isaac Martin.
    Mr. Keller is retired from Boilermakers Local 374 and Mrs. Keller is a registered nurse employed by Vista Care Hospice.

  • Nathan and Bettye Miller

    Nathan and Bettye Miller will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary June 28, 2012, (today) with their family.

    Mr. Miller and the former Bettye Raaf were married June 28, 1947, at St. Paul’s Rectory in Tell City.
    The couple are the parents of Dan Miller (Joyce) of Minneapolis, Minn., Steve Miller (Laurie) of Bloomington, Beth Bosler (Gary) of Lebanon, Pa., Tim Miller (Karen) of Tell City, Greg Miller (Karen) of Boonville and Brad Miller (Connie) of Boonville. They have 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

  • Academy chief claims best year in graduation help

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Learning Academy has “probably experienced the best year that we’ve had in terms of keeping students on track toward graduation, maybe since we started,” said its executive director, Mike Bishop.