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Today's News

  • Floodwall gates to be closed off

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – During the Tell City Works and Safety Board Tuesday, members heard from Floodwall Committee member Mack Cail and Kenny Simpson of Engineering Associates about closing two floodgates and filling in pipes that run underneath the wall to improve the wall ahead of the upcoming floodwall certification process.

  • Pappano urges more discussion on jail funds

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part report on an update to plans for a new jail provided to county leaders.

    TELL CITY – Tell City resident Tony Pappano said Jan. 4 he’s 100 percent behind efforts to build a new county jail, but expressed some concerns he has about a plan discussed that day with county commissioners and councilmen.

  • Community Events, Jan. 23

    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.

  • Education Notes, Jan. 23

    PC preschool, kindergarten registration information
    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. Children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.

  • Tri Kappa announces scholarship opportunities

    PERRY COUNTY – The State organization of Tri Kappa will award a variety of scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring. 
    Each state scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000. Tri Kappa has provided scholarship awards since 1914, acknowledging students on the local, province and state levels. 
    Chapters, provinces and the state organization combined currently give nearly $500,000 annually honoring academic achievement.

  • Jr. Auxiliary members earn activity patches

    Junior Auxiliary members from Tell City American Legion Post 213 Lacey Hellums, Linzie Hellums and Kendra Gehlhausen pose after receiving their patches for completing activities in the Junior Activity Patch Program.

  • Cannelton Homecoming Royalty

    Cannelton seniors Dylan Schneider and Sammie James were crowned homecoming king and queen at ceremonies held Jan. 14 at the Cannelton Community Center before the Bulldogs basketball game against Medora.

  • Perry Central to hold homecoming ceremonies Friday

    LEOPOLD – The 2011-12 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held Friday between games of the boys’ varsity and junior varsity basketball game vs. Orleans. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 p.m.
    Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high school student body will choose the queen and king.

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  • Couple adds unique photo shoot to wedding experience

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Like most who grew up in small, rural areas, Whitney Carter and Jason Neu knew each other when they were younger. But as is the case with most, they lost touch once they grew up.

    Whitney, the daughter of Mary Jo and Randall Carter, was a graduate of Perry Central and Jason, the son of Patrick Neu and the late Patricia Neu, attended Heritage Hills High School.