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Today's News

  • PC students top stock market game

    LEOPOLD – The sixth graders at Perry Central participated in the stock market game and placed first and second within the region. The students started with a virtual cash account of $100,000 and strived to create the best-performing portfolio using a live trading simulation.

    They worked together in teams, practicing leadership, organization, negotiation and cooperation as they competed for the top spot. To build a portfolio, students had to research and evaluate stocks and then make buying, selling, and trading decisions based upon what they learned.

  • Roberson: Schools do well, but need to improve

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Most of the jobs Perry County’s current students will obtain haven’t even been created yet, Mary Roberson said during a panel discussion featuring local educators Feb. 16.

  • March Music Jam at Patoka Lake

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to head out to the Patoka Lake Visitor Center for a toe-tapping good time from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
    Old time, bluegrass, country gospel and contemporary Christian music with local musicians The Fraisers, Kirby Stailey, Old Stuff music group and Bob Gibson & Marian Mitchell Family & Friends will be featured. Hear mandolins, banjos and fiddle play too. Kid’s activities will take place from 1to 3 p.m. during the music.

  • Fire destroys home near Bristow

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    BRISTOW – A fire of as-yet-unknown origin destroyed a home at the end of Clayborne Road Monday afternoon, keeping Anderson Township and Central Perry firefighters busy for several hours.

    John Taylor, Anderson Township’s fire chief, said the structure was in flames when they arrived. Firefighters pumped water from a cistern to supplement what was trucked to the scene on tankers. There were no injuries.

    Taylor said the cause of the fire hasn’t been determined and is being labeled “suspicious.”

  • Church News, March 1

    St. Boniface fish dinner Friday
    FULDA – The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites the community to a fish dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church parish center.
    Fish dinners will be served and the meal will consist of two boneless fish fillets, bread, dessert, drink and your choice of three sides: German fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans or slaw. Take out will be available and cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children.

  • Community Events, March 1

    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.

  • Head Start students learn about animal helpers

    Students at South Perry Head Start learned about community helpers during January.

  • Goffinet named to KWC fall 2011 president’s, dean’s list

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists for the fall 2011 semester.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while having at least a 12-hour class schedule. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement. To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Sisters earn spots on dean’s lists

    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Ashley and Amanda Staples, daughters of Larry and Shelia Staples and granddaughters of Don and Marge Roberts and Don and Leona Staples, have both been named to fall 2011 dean’s lists for their respective colleges.
    Ashley was named to the dean’s list at the Miami University of Cincinnati and Amanda was named to the dean’s list at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.

  • Kleemann – Buckler

    Mrs. James Kleemann of Tell City announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Natalie Kleemann of Fishers to Richard Buckler of Fishers, son of William Buckler and Karen Buckler, both of Siberia.

    The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Jim Kleemann. She is a 2000 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2004 graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing.
    She works as a registered nurse for Community Health Network Hospitals in Indianapolis.