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Today's News

  • The hungry squirrel

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

     

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    This column was first published in 2011.

     

    The squirrel was hurtling full-throttle across the road and barely missed being squashed by my car tire September 23. I made a quick truck to the farm to grab my mail and a bite to eat and spotted the squirrel while returning to New Boston.

  • Good fences will keep roadways safer

    Good fences make good neighbors. So goes the famous adage.

    We might suggest another. Good fences make for safer driving.

    Anyone with a police scanner within ear shot knows our local police officers, most often sheriff’s deputies, get called regularly to reports of livestock on or near roadways. The animals have escaped their fenced-in enclosures and are roaming free, posing a danger to motorists and, of course, the animals themselves.

  • PCMH Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar Nov. 9

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9.

    There will also be a silent auction, where several nice items will be up for bid. There will be a minimum bid posted and a bid sheet posted with each item.

    The bazaar will include many handcrafted and baked goods for sale.

  • Hoosier politicians take thousands from pharmaceutical companies

    JON WEBB

    GUEST COLUMNIST

    Larry Bucshon is a firm fighter of Indiana’s opioid epidemic. The Eighth District congressman was in the area this week meeting with Vanderburgh County’s Substance Abuse Council and touting a drug take-back initiative at Walgreen’s. Last year, he sponsored a bill meant to widen treatment options for those battling addiction.

    But according to campaign finance records, he also received thousands of dollars from a company accused of perpetuating the very problem Bucshon’s trying to curb.

  • Gowan-Hakes

    Tosha Gowan and Matthew Hakes were married at 3 p.m. Sept. 16, 2017,  in a double-ring ceremony at Old Vanderburgh Courthouse in downtown Evansville. The ceremony was officiated by Larry Peter and the couple wrote and exchanged their own vows.

    A reception followed at the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse.

    The bride is the daughter of Kent and Rhonda Backus of Salem. The groom is the son of David and Julie Hakes of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Sabelhaus-Thompson

    Kaycie Marie Sabelhaus and Ian Robert Thompson were married July 8, 2017,  in a double-ring ceremony at Historic Locust Grove in Louisville, Ky. A reception followed at the venue.

    The bride is the daughter of Carol Sabelhaus and Lloyd and Jenny Sabelhaus, all of Tell City. She was given in marriage by her father

    The groom is the son of Bob and Cathy Thompson of Crestwood, Ky. Bob officiated the ceremony

  • Craddock-Brown

    Shelby Craddock and Cody Brown, of Nashville, Tenn., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Nov. 25, 2017, at Rolling Hills Country Club in Newburgh.

    Formal invitations will be sent.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Micki Craddock and Darryl Craddock of Evansville. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana and is currently employed by Dell.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Tracy Brown of Troy and Jackie and Neil Deom of Fulda. He is a graduate of Ivy Tech and works for AT&T.

  • Wisman-Ramsey

    Nathan Ramsey and Kelsey Wisman announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The ceremony is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 10, 2017, at Noah’s Event Venue in Louisville, Ky. A reception will follow.

    Formal invitations have been issued.

    Nathan is the son of Chris and Karen Ramsey and the grandson of Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles L. Paulin. He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky and is currently employed by Heritage Engineering in Jeffersonville.

  • Community Events

    PCMH Aux. Board to meet Friday

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Board will have its monthly meeting on Friday, Nov. 3. It will be at 8:30 a.m. in the conference room at the hospital.

     

    Winter straw for animals available

     

    TELL CITY – Free straw for dog houses will be given away by the Humane Society of Perry County Saturday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orscheln’s’ Farm Store. Fore more information, call (812) 836-4842.

  • Cannelton Fall Masquerade