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Today's News

  • Oakwood Health Campus Recognized as a Best Place to Work in Indiana

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community, was recently named as one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Indiana. This makes the third consecutive year that Trilogy has been named a Best Place to Work in Indiana.
    The 2011 Best Places to Work list is made up of 34 companies in the small-medium-sized list (15-249 employees) and 36 companies in the large-sized list (250 or more employees). Trilogy is included in the large company category. All ranked companies will be featured in the May-June issue of BizVoice Magazine.

  • Glory Bees visits Fifth-Third

    In February, Glory Bees Preschool took a trip to Fifth-Third Bank. The group enjoyed the coin counting machines and finding out all about the bank. Students in attendance were, in front from left, Jordan Lindauer, Cash Schroeder, Bryce Lindauer, Grace Keown, Evalynn Voyles, Lexi Evans, Emma Osborne, August Sommer, Brook Brown, Ben Brinksneader and Carter Young. In the second row are Sarah Rhodes, Kimberly Lasher, Kaitlyn Rhodes, Grant Reisz and teacher Cortney Cail
     

  • Stepping Stones trike-athon

    During February, the students at Stepping Stones Preschool school collected donations from friends and family for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. All 30 students learned bicycle safety and practiced the skills learned in “Safety Town,” presented by the Perry County Junior Women. Logan Hall, right, and Cameron Howell were the top two fundraisers and won new bikes and helmets donated by Waupaca. The total raised by the students was $2,500. Kelli Hubert, director of Stepping Stones Preschool is pictured with the boys, who raised more than $800 combined.

  • Cubs visit City Hall, police station
  • Tell City youth soccer league organizing

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Soccer Club is organizing a soccer league for students in third through sixth grades this spring. The season will run from the week of March 28 through the middle of May.
    The league will be limited to 36 players and players will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
    The fee is $22 for the first child in a family and $15 for an additional child. The deadline for registration is March 15.

  • Knight of Columbus to serve fiddler, frog-leg dinners Fridays

    TELL CITY – Fiddler and frog-leg dinners will be served at the Knights of Columbus building each Friday night during Lent, beginning this week and continuing through April 22.
    Fiddler and frog-leg dinners will include frog legs or two fiddlers, cole slaw, corn or green beans, roll and a dessert. Dinners will cost $8.95.
    Single fiddlers cost $3 each and frog legs will be $2 per pair.
    Dinners will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. each night and carryout will be available.
    For carryout orders, call 547-3621.
     

  • PC United Way to honor volunteer of the year

    TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will host a campaign celebration to honor volunteer of the year Larry Peter.
    During the event, grants will also be awarded, Perry County Power of Youth will be recognized and the annual meeting will be held. The celebration will begin at 5:30 p.m. March 22 at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    Light refreshments will be served.
     

  • Education Briefs, March 10

    CCC Preschool hosting open house Tuesday
    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church Preschool will open registration for the 2011-12 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff and take advantage of early enrollment.
    A registration fee is due at time of enrollment. CCC is located at 821 10th St., Tell City.

  • Dollars for Scholars accepting fall loan award applications

    TELL CITY – The board of directors of Dollars for Scholars of Tell City-Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing post-high school education for the fall 2011semester.
    Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.

  • COLUMN: Democrat House members trying to protect Hoosiers

    Gary Morton, Guest Columnist