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Today's News

  • Putting on a show at Oakwood

    Students of North Perry Head Start visited Oakwood Health Campus April 7 to perform plays and sing songs for residents. Children acted out well-known stories about a farmer and the turnip, the three little pigs and the big bad wolf and the three billy goats gruff. After their performances, students visited with residents and shared punch and cookies.
     

  • Principal’s job to be vacant again

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School will be without a principal this spring after Ryan Haas’ resignation was accepted Tuesday night by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board.

    Haas, a native of Ferdinand, took over at the beginning of the year. He has accepted the principal’s position at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Dubois County.

    Schools Superintendent Ron Etienne said he was saddened to see Haas leave but thanked him for his work.

  • Tell City UMC to host Easter egg hunt

    TELL CITY – Easter is still more than two weeks away, but the Easter bunny will get an early start Saturday as Tell City United Methodist Church hosts an egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in City Hall Park.

    More than 6,000 eggs will be hidden for children to find. Other activities include pictures with the Easter bunny, face painting, soap carvings, make-your-own necklace crafts and temporary tattoos.

    Parents should take cameras to snap photos of their children with Peter Cottontail.

  • Spring Blossoms
  • Reunions

    TCHS 1971
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1971 are in need of help in finding information for classmates. If you know an address of any of the names below, contact Janet Damin at 547-3266 during the day or at 547-7451 during the evening.
    Information on these classmates is needed: Jonell (Sprinkle) Schepers, Tim Fischer, Donna Scheidegger, Ronnie Knight, Pat Hauser, Dan Graves and Jim Wells.

  • Musicians earn medals at concert-band competitions

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School performers earned a silver rating overall, with silvers coming from two of the three judges and gold from the other, at a concert-band competition Saturday. They also earned a gold rating in a sight-reading category.

    Also called an organizational contest, the event at Castle High School was one of several conducted throughout the state by the Indiana State School Music Association.

  • Perry Central Winter Melt runners

    Over the past three months, students from Perry Central have been training during the Lights-On program and participating in Winter Meltdown running events.

  • County commissioner arrested for OWI

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – For the second time in just more than two years, Perry County Commissioner Jody Fortwendel was arrested early Sunday on a charge of drunk driving.

    Fortwendel, 59, of Avery Ridge Road, was arrested after a part-time sheriff’s deputy stopped his minivan on Indiana 37 shortly before 3 a.m. Roger Smith, a full-time Tell City patrolman who works occasionally for the sheriff’s department, was on the lookout for a possible drunk driver reported to police by another motorist.

  • Tell City-Troy School Corp. to hold late kindergarten enrollment today

    TELL CITY – Late kin-dergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held at William Tell Elementary from 9 to 11 a.m. today.
    To enter kindergarten for the 2011-12 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.
    If your child has not been signed up for kindergarten for the coming school year, it is important that you enroll your child at this time.
    Parents should bring with them the following:
    Your child’s official birth certificate; a hospital certificate will not be accepted.

  • Cannelton elementary announces preschool, kindergarten pre-registration

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment and registration schedule for prospective preschool and kindergarten students for the 2011-12 school year will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 28 for Cannelton students.
    A parent or guardian of any prospective student should go to the office at the William Bennett Early Learning Center, located at 411 Washington Street in Cannelton.