Today's News

  • City honors local 21st Century Scholar students

    TELL CITY – Indiana started the Twenty-first Century Scholars program in 1990 to ensure that every student can afford a college education. Income-eligible seventh and eighth graders who enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship are guaranteed the cost of four years of college tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana.

  • Education News, May 10

    Senior awards program at TC
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its senior awards program at 1 p.m. May 20 in the school auditorium.
    In addition to awarding all scholarships, other honors will be presented.
    All graduates and their families, along with community members, students and staff, are invited and encouraged to attend this event.

  • Perry Central High School musical Friday, Saturday

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School will host its spring musical, “Cinderella,” Friday and Saturday in the school’s cafetorium.
    The musical will be a combination of the Walt Disney and the Roger and Hammerstein versions of the classic fairy tale to make a one hour performance time.
    The show starts at 7 p.m. both nights and tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students at the door. Children 5 years and under get in for free.
    The Perry Central band will also sell concessions during both nights.

  • Mosby named All-American Scholar

    TELL CITY – The United States Achievement Academy announced recently that Andrew Mosby of Tell City has been named an All-American Scholar.

    The USAA has established the All-American Scholar At-Large Award program to offer recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade-point average. Mosby, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, will appear in the All-American Scholar At-Large Yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Safe Sitter babysitting classes in June

    TELL CITY – Safe Sitter babysitting classes will be offered to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 1 and June 8 at the Perry County EMS building in Tell City. Attendance to only one class is needed.
    The class is designed for 11-13 year olds to learn safety techniques for sitters, basic childcare skills, how to entertain children, babysitting as a business, CPR skills and what to do if a child chokes.
    Class fee is $30 per student with partial scholarships available based on need. Registration and payment are due by May 18. Class size is limited.

  • Women’s Travel Club learns about Cannelton teacher’s Alaska trip

    CANNELTON – The Women’s Travel Club held its annual dinner meeting at the Patio April 18.

    Seven members plus four guests, Larry Schank, Jim Mason, Dan Goble and Tom Busam, gathered to hear Margaret Schank’s guest speaker, Joan Goble, tell the group about her March 2011 trip to Alaska to attend a teachers’ conference.
    The focus of her presentation was the Iditarod. Goble showed slides of scenery taken en route to the opening ceremonies and slides and videos of the ceremonies and the start of the race.

  • Farewell party to honor the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie

    TELL CITY – A farewell party will be given in honor of the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie, OSB, who will retire from parish ministry and return to St. Meinrad Archabbey.
    The gathering will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. May 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hal, 11th and Tell streets in Tell City.
    Gillespie’s parishioners, confreres, family and friends from other parishes in the Deanery and from other faith traditions are welcome to attend.

  • Community events, May 10

    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.

  • Tots Lots visits William Tell Elementary

    Tots Lots Preschool took a tour recently of William Tell Elementary, including the kindergarten classrooms. They also met the kindergarten teachers helping in the transition from preschool into kindergarten.

  • Church News, May 10

    Monte Cassino pilgrimages continue
    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.
    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession.
    The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    Sunday – The Rev. Harry Hagan OSB, “Madonna and Child: Imagining the Mother of God”