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Today's News

  • Cannelton considers rate hikes

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The $4.59 paid by a Cannelton resident to have 1,000 gallons of sewage treated each month would rise to $5.83 this year under an ordinance city officials are considering. 

    City-council members introduced the ordinance at a March 11 meeting and scheduled a public hearing for 6:50 p.m. April 8 at City Hall to discuss it.

  • Meeting Notes: Twin Lakes 4-H Club

    ST. MEINRAD – The Twin Lakes 4-H Club held its second meeting of the year Feb. 3 at the co-op in St. Meinrad.
    The meeting was called to order with pledges led by President Taylor Elmer and Vice-President Amber Lindauer. The minutes were read by the Secretary Matthew Schlachter. The treasurer’s report was given by Johnathon Davis and he stated that a cash award was received from the 4-H Council for the club winning third place in the window display contest. A health and safety report on winter weather was given by  

  • Documentary to screen at the Tell City Event Center April 6

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host a private screenings of the documentary, “They Wore the Red Suit,” at 7 p.m. April 6 at the Tell City Event Center located downtown.
    Tickets are $15 in advance. Seating is limited to 100 so be sure to purchase tickets early. Tickets can be purchase at the Perry County Chamber office, online at http://santamovietellcity.bpt.me or by calling 547-2833. Depending on availability, tickets may be purchased at the door for $20.

  • Cannelton students helping the needy

    Cannelton Elementary’s first through fifth grade students have been collecting cans for a food drive.

  • Russian National Ballet to perform Swan Lake at Jasper Arts Center

    JASPER – The Russian National Ballet will perform Swan Lake at the Jasper Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    The Russian National Ballet Theatre was founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s.  Many of the top dancers from across Russia, dedicated to the timeless tradition of classical Russian Ballet, joined the company. Today, the Russian National Ballet Theatre is its own institution, with more than 50 dancers of singular instruction and vast experience.

  • Church News, March 21

    Tell City UMC announces Easter services
    TELL CITY – Easter worship services at Tell City First United Methodist Church have been set.
    Services will be held at 8 and 10:15 a.m. with a breakfast at 9 a.m. in the church social hall. These special times will enable families to worship together at a time that works best for them. A nursery will be provided. A handicap lift is also available. 

  • Oakwood residents learn about Krispy Kreme

    Residents and staff visited Krispy Kreme Doughnut Shop in Evansville on a recent outing to observe the production of making their doughnut.

    They each received a free warm doughnut to sample. The group also had lunch out before returning to the campus. Pictured enjoying the day are residents Ralph Malone and Sis Ingle.

  • Community Events, March 21

    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.

    Fish fry at St. Meinrad K of C Friday

  • Pi Day at Perry Central
  • Werner named DAR’s Woman of the Year

    PERRY COUNTY – Be-ginning this year, the La-fayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announce the group will honor a woman of the community. The criteria for the away is a woman in the community who ex-emplifies either all or merely one of the many areas the DAR supports.