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Today's News

  • Council appoints rep to animal control board

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Kristy Sodrel will represent Cannelton on a county animal welfare, control and education board being formed to meet a requirement in a similarly named ordinance.

  • Community Events, Feb. 27

    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.

    Beard Cemetery trustee needed
    BRISTOW – Anyone who wishes to serve as trustee of the Beard Cemetery is asked to submit their name by April 1 to Beard Cemetery Trustee, 22998 Blue Ridge Road, Bristow, IN 47575-9502.

  • Council imposes half-percent income tax

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – “We’ve cussed and discussed this for three years,” County Councilman Alan Cassidy said at a regular meeting Thursday. That body adopted a resolution to use a half-percent income-tax increase to fund construction of a new county jail.

  • Local Tri Kappa members attend convention in Mount Vernon

    TELL CITY – A Tri Kappa Province I convention was held last fall at Mount Vernon General Baptist Church. It was hosted by Province I Officer Kenda Hartmann and members of the active and associate Chapters from Mount Vernon.
    Officers and members attending from the Epsilon Omega Chapter were: president, Stephanie Walsh; vice president, Jody Robinson; recording secretary, Jean Schulthise; adviser Betty Cash and Kathy Kinnett, treasurer Lucy Alvey attended from the associate chapter.

  • Signs of Glory seminar kicks off Friday

    TELL CITY – A Signs of Glory prophecy seminar will be held beginning Friday at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    The seminar is presented as a “community service to all people,” a brochure of the event stated. The first meeting will be at 7 p.m. Friday with an opening program titled “History is His Story.”
    “Strange Man of Mud and Metal,” will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, “Sleeping Through the Sirens” will be at 7 p.m. Sunday and the final presentation, “Why So Much Suffering?” will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Boy Scouts fish fry Friday at St. Paul’s

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Boy Scout Troop 192 will hold their annual fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Parish Hall, 824 Jefferson St., in Tell City.
    The menu of the all-you-can-eat meal will consist of fish, green beans, slaw, chips, bread, drink and dessert. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 years and younger. Carry out will also be available.
    Proceeds from the fish fry will help the troop attend their summer camp, which will be at Camp McKee near Lexington, Ky., this year. The scouts invite the community out to support them.

  • UE to host engineering, computer science workshop for girls March 10

    EVANSVILLE – The newly formed Tri-State Women in Computing and Engineering program is currently accepting registration for The Beauty of Engineering, a half-day workshop for girls in fourth through eighth grade.
    The workshop will take place March 10 on the University of Evansville campus. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the south lobby of the Koch Center for Engineering and Science, and the event will end at approximately 11:15 a.m. The cost is $6 per participant, and registration is open to individuals and organizations that wish to bring a group.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan to host open house

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. 
    Students will have the chance to experience college life at Kentucky Wesleyan.  The open house includes tours of the campus and opportunities to meet with faculty, staff and current students.
    Students and their families can get information on financial aid, student life at KWC, college athletics and more.

  • Indiana Artisan Marketplace to showcase locally made art, food

    INDIANAPOLIS – Showcasing the creations of Indiana’s best artisans and foodists, the Indiana Artisan Marketplace returns to the Expo Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds March 31-April 1.
    The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 31 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1. Admission is $10 and children 7 years and under get in for free.

  • Big T’s Trade Day set for March 10

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will play host to the annual Big T’s Trade Day at noon, March 10. The public is invited to participate in the event.
    In the past, the event has seen some unique trading goods, organizers said, such as tools, furniture, fencing supplies, household appliances, chicken, ducks and other animals, and horse tack and supplies.
    The event will be held on the club’s property at 9455 Summer Road, Tell City. For more information or directions, call 836-2244 or 836-2127.