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Today's News

  • Engineer sought for armory upgrades

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY –  The Perry County Redevelopment Commission could soon apply tax-increment-finance money to renovate the former armory. With about $150,000 collected annually in TIF revenue, the board discussed during their July 10 regular meeting what steps they need to take to begin construction.

  • Community Events; July 16

    Book sale at library July 22-24

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will hold a large book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage located behind the library.

     

    Sportsman club to host euchre tourney July 25

     

  • Turner completes basic Air Force training in Texas

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Trevor A. Turner recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

    Turner completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Reunions; July 16

    Esarey – Saalman reunion Aug. 9

     

    LEOPOLD – The Esarey-Saalman family will gather for a reunion following church service Sunday, Aug. 9, at Leopold Hall. The event will begin about 11:30 a.m. and run until 4 p.m.

    Attendees are asked to take pictures along and also a covered dish for lunch at 12:30 p.m.

    For more information, call Jane Flamion at (812) 843-5167 or Clark Esarey at (217) 652-0521.

     

    TCHS Class of 1960 reunion Aug. 7

     

  • United Way’s Stuff the Bus drive July 24-25

    PERRY COUNTY – Un-ited Way of Perry County will again sponsor its annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive for area students in need.

    United Way, Wal-Mart and local businesses, organizations, retailers and area volunteers are partnering to collect donations of much-needed school supplies for all Perry County school corporations, Perry County Head Start and North Spencer Schools.  Last year’s two-day event gathered more than 4,000 items valued at approximately $3,145. 

  • Hubert and Darlene Etienne

    Hubert and Darlene Etienne of Washington will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary July 24, 2015, with their family.

    Hubert and the former Darlene Thomas were married July 24, 1965, at Sacred Heart Church in Magnet.

    They are the parents of Teri (Mike) Dunlavy of Wilkinson, Brett Etienne of Washington and Leigh (Derek) Latshaw of New Harmony, and the grandparents of Brittany and Tony Backer, Justin Dunlavy and Cade and Danner Latshaw.

    Mr. and Mrs. Etienne own Etiennes Farm Market.

  • Weekend VBS set for July 24-26 at Tell City First Church of the Nazarene

    TELL CITY – The Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a weekend vacation Bible school, “Outback Rock – God is always with us,” from Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26, at the church, located at 17 Lausanne Ct. in Tell City.

  • A fair mix of hard work, food and fun
  • Old National launches ‘Tools For Schools’

    EVANSVILLE – In collaboration with area homeless-youth-education programs, Old National Bank has launched a corporate-wide annual “Tools for Schools” campaign as a community-wide collection drive of school supplies for disadvantaged youth in grades kindergarten through 12.

    This campaign will help ensure all children will have basic supplies during the upcoming school year.

    The campaign will run through Friday, July 24, and donations can be left at any of Old National’s banking centers during normal business hours.

  • Church News; July 16

    Bethel Baptist to host VBS July 20-24

     

    TELL  CITY – SonQuest Rainforest will be the theme for this year’s Vacation Bible School at Bethel Baptist Church, according to an announcement last week by the Rev. Ron Ammon.

    Bethel’s VBS will be conducted July 20 to 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. nightly for children ages 3 to 10 years old.

    Those needing transportation can call Sharon Noble at (812) 719-6234. Bethel is located at 911 Fulton St. in Tell City.