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Today's News

  • Derby may get recycling drop-off site

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Residents of Derby have asked the Perry County Recycling Management District to establish a collection point for recyclable materials there, according to a report from the district’s advisory board.

    Presented by Marlow Smethurst, who chairs the advisory board, the report noted a petition containing approximately 200 signatures asked the district “to establish a recycling site for this growing area.”

  • Community Events, March 11

    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.

    PC football families to meet
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central football families will gather for a meeting at 6 p.m. today in the high-school study hall.

    PCSAC accepting grant requests

  • Occupation Month in Cannelton
  • Works board OKs CVB lease proposal

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety voted last Monday to accept an offer by the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau to lease the city’s new visitors and event center.

  • Roads identified for $500,000 improvements

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Council members approved a half-million dollars’ worth of road improvements in a regular meeting Feb. 28. In a reversal of the normal order, the county commissioners approved March 4 an update to the county’s economic-development income-tax plan that specifies which roads will undergo work.

  • Roberts completes Army basic

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Army Pvt. Zachary W. Roberts has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
    During the nine weeks of training, Roberts studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Public invited to DAR program, meeting

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announced Kandie Atkinson, administrative specialist with the Kentucky Land Office Branch, will speak at the group’s monthly meeting Wednesday.
    This meeting will be open to the public and begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    This program will be beneficial to anyone doing family research using land records. It is important to note that many first families in Perry County made their way here by route of Kentucky.

  • CCC Preschool hosting open house Thursday

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church preschool will open registration for the 2013-14 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff, and take advantage of this early enrollment. A registration fee is due at time of enrollment.

  • Clean teeth at Head Start

    During February, the children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry County Head Start Center enjoyed activities that dealt with dental health. Rachel Metzger, a dental associate with Butler Family Dentistry, visited with information about the importance of caring for teeth.

  • Student accomplishments at Cannelton Elementary

    This article is another in a series provided to the News by Cannelton schools recognizing the accomplishments of students.
    CANNELTON – Below are some of the recent accomplishments of students at Cannelton elementary schools. The staff of the schools congratulate the students on their work and believe they deserve this recognition.
    Makayla Hulse is a kindergartner who does an outstanding job of getting along with her friends. She helps them and always tries to do the right thing.