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Today's News

  • Lenten prayer coffees ends Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will conclude this Saturday at Tell City United Methodist Church. The session will be held from 9 to 10 a.m.
    The Coffees will have light refreshments. A love offering will be taken at each coffee. Those attending the last session will determine what local agency will receive the offering.
    All women and girls of the community are invited to take part.  There will be a short program at each session.

  • Austin earns 2011 IU John R. Endwright Distinguished Alumni Service Award

    BLOOMINGTON – Dr. David Austin was named one of the 2011 recipients of Indiana University’s John R. Endwright Distinguished Alumni Service Award during a ceremony held in Bloomington Sept. 23.

  • Buswell Energy’s CEO to speak at Magnetics 2012

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. – Magnetics 2012, a forum on magnetic applications, technologies and materials, has announced its eighth annual event will take place March 13-14 in Orlando, Fla.
    This two-day conference is focused on the latest economic developments and technical advancements in magnetics markets and technologies bringing together worldwide magnetics experts.
    The industry-leading line up of speakers will include Buswell Energy’s chief executive officer, Harrie Buswell. Buswell, of Cloverport, Ky., attends Tell City United Methodist Church.

  • Community events, Feb. 9

    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.

    Beta Sigma Phi meeting today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Patio for its annual Valentine’s party.
    Hostesses will be the special-events committee.

  • Cannelton pride card party

    Cannelton elementary schools held their second-nine-week Pride Card Party recently.

    More than 50 percent of the student body in kindergarten through fifth grade earned their pride cards by having good grades, citizenship and attendance. Shown are students making Valentine’s Day cards for the elderly. Michelle Coleman and the CES student council sponsor these events.

  • Ragan named to Oakland City’s dean’s list

    OAKLAND CITY – Saffron J. Ragan of Troy was recently named to the dean’s list at Oakland City University.
    This is the fourth time Ragan has been named to the dean’s list. She is a sophomore majoring in business administration and expects to graduate in May.

  • Goffinet named to Kentucky Wesleyan’s president’s, dean’s lists

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a junior social-studies and secondary-education major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has been named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2011 semester.
    The president’s list honors superior academic achievement by students carrying at least 12 hours who have attained a grade-point average of 4.0. 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 carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Freshmen orientation at Tell City Monday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold its freshmen orientation for the 2012-13 school year at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the high-school auditorium. All current eighth-grade students and their parents need to attend. High-school students will be on hand to give useful tips and information.

  • Girl Scouts announce cookie booth sale dates

    TELL CITY – Local Girl Scouts are delivering cookies now through March 12. Customers can also purchase boxes of cookies for $3.50 each at cookie booth sales through out the county, while supplies last.
    Sales for Perry County this year were down about 59 cases, with a total sale of 1,268 cases for the area.
    Booth sales in Perry County are as follows:
    From 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 at Noble’s IGA.
    From 9 a.m. to sell out Feb. 18 at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.

  • Birth announcment, Feb. 9

    Alexis Marie Blanchard
    Alicia and Paul Blanchard of Little Rock, Ark., announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Marie Blanchard, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Baptist Hospital of Little Rock.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Blanchard is the former Alicia Schaefer.
    Grandparents are Al and Vickie Schaefer of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Norma Jean Brinksneader and Jeanette Schaefer, both of Tell City.