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Today's News

  • News in Brief, Nov. 5

    Ribbon cutting for Greenhouse & Bouquets Thursday
    TELL CITY – A ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of The Greenhouse & Bouquets will be held at noon Thursday at the business’ location, 2145 N. Main Street in Tell City.
    There will also be an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will include refreshments and tours.

    Bookmobile auction ends Saturday

  • Skinsations employees meet Jane Iredale

    TELL CITY – Kelly George and Melody Hedinger of Skinsations Esthetician Salon and Boutique were recently awarded a trip to Great Barrington, Mass., to meet Jane Iredale of Jane Iredale Cosmetics. The mineral makeup promotes healthy skin and is the No. 1 recommended cosmetic by dermatologists and plastic surgeons, according to George and Hedinger.
     

  • Annual K of C vendor bazaar Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus 1172 Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts, crafts and vendor Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the K of C, 11th and Tell streets.

  • Mu Gamma holiday auction set for Nov. 13

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma will host a holiday auction Nov. 13 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the auction will start at 6:30 p.m.
    Items will include gift items and homemade treats. A door prize and refreshments will also be available. Those attending will have a chance to sample Mu Gamma members holiday and Old English cheeseballs and place orders for the holidays.

  • Catholic Charities coat drive under way

    TELL CITY – Catholic Charities, in conjunction with the Holiday Helpers United program, is once again sponsoring a winter coat giveaway.
    Coats for adults and children are currently available at the Catholic Charities office.  Please call 547-0903 for more information.
    Also, new and gently-used coats are currently being collected for this year’s supply at Wal-Mart in Tell City or can be dropped off at Catholic Charities. If your group or organization would like to conduct a coat drive, contact Catholic Charities at 547-0903.

  • William Tell’s International Walk to School Day

     William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior High School students participated in International Walk to School in the USA Day Oct. 3. The schools had more than 250 students walk this year from the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library to school. Staff and teachers welcomed family members, community members and Tell City Wellness to participate in the walk.

  • 2012-13 hike schedule announced

    PERRY COUNTY—The Perry County Parks & Recreation Department has announced the schedule for hikes it will sponsor this month through April.
    The first one will be a 2-mile hike on the Saddle Lake Trail 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.
    Bob Ramsbottom will be the trail leader and participants should meet at the lake’s boat ramp.
    The 11 hikes after that will all be held on Saturdays at 9 a.m. They are:
    Nov. 24: Tipsaw Lake trail, 6 miles
    Dec. 8: Two-Loop Trail, 8 miles
    Dec. 22: Oriole Trail East, 5 or 8 miles

  • Perry Central’s winter schedules

    Varsity - JV Basketball
    November
    17    Crawford County    T    5:00
    27    Tell City    H    6:30
    December
      7    Wood Memorial    T    6:30
      8    Evansville Mater Dei    T    3:00
    14    Springs Valley    H    5:30

  • Another look at some of Cannelton’s top teams

    Last month when we published a special section honoring Cannelton on its 175th anniversary, I dug through my files to find photos of many old Cannelton teams to accompany the story on Cannelton’s sports history.

  • Peter finishes 58th in state

    TERRE HAUTE—Perry Central senior Cathryn Peter finished 61st among 195 runners in the IHSAA girls cross country state meet Saturday.