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Today's News

  • Benefits planned for Josh Ahl of Rome

    ROME - Josh Ahl of Rome is battling stage-four colon cancer. He has lived in Perry County his entire life. Numerous friends and family members have organized several fundraising events to help cover the costs of Josh's medical expenses.

    The community is invited to a bow-fishing tourney Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28 at the boat ramp in Magnet. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. Sept. 27.

  • Saint Meinrad Catholic Church fall festival set for Sept. 21

    ST. MEINRAD - St. Meinrad Catholic Church will host its annual fall festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21.
    Activities will be held at the St. Meinrad Park and Recreation Field.

    Attractions include a grand raffle with cash prizes, quilt wheel, special quilt raffle, the parish's "famous soup," theme basket raffle and country store.

    There will be wagon-ride tours, games, an obstacle course, alpaca wool spinning, cake walk, stylin' hat and stompin' boot contests.

  • Rome VFD annual hog roast set for Sept. 21

    ROME - The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual hog roast Sunday, Sept. 21. A church service will be on the community center grounds at 10:30 a.m.

    A hog-roast meal will begin at 11:30 a.m. The meal will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.

    Also available will be an all-day concession stand, a country store, a duck pond and novelties booth, wagon rides by Jim Krutz and door prizes and a half-pot along with a 25-item raffle.

  • Pet of the Week

    Notice from shelter staff: Sassy has been sponsored and her adoption fee has been waived for an approved home. Due to the abundance of animals in our care, we are reducing adoption fees of all dogs to $50 and all cats to $25.

    SASSY is a very sweet and friendly girl who has been overlooked and at the shelter for several months. She was brought to the shelter when her owner moved away and was unable to take her.

    Sassy walks perfectly on a leash and loves to be with people. She is kennel, crate and housebroken.

  • Coming Events

    Sweetwater at Twilight Towers Friday

    TELL CITY - Sweetwater will provide musical entertainment at Twilight Towers, 1648 10th Street in Tell City Friday, Sept. 12, starting at 6 p.m. in the dining room. The public is invited.

    K of C free dinner Saturday

  • Fall landscape program set for Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY - Purdue Master Gardeners of Perry, Spencer and Dubois counties have announced their second educational program for the public and all master gardeners.

    "Impressive Fall Landscapes" will begin at 6 p.m. Central time Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Family Roots Nursery Inc., 4871 West 1200 South in Dale. Note the special start time for this month's program.

  • Drug roundup scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27

    PERRY COUNTY - The latest in a series of drug-roundup events is scheduled for 8 a.m. until noon Sept. 27 at the Tell City Fire Station and the clinic at Indiana 37 and French Ridge Road.

    Intended to keep outdated or otherwise unneeded medications out of the wrong hands and water supplies, the events are conducted in conjunction with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and local law-enforcement and recycling-management agencies. Each event results in the collection of hundreds of tons of drugs nationally.

  • Rummage sale at Trinity United Sept. 27

    FULDA - The Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda will have a rummage sale beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

    Sale items will be fall, winter and Christmas related.

  • Rynkiewich of St. Phillips weds, Kessner attends

    TELL CITY - Dorothy Kessner of Tell City attended the wedding of her grandson, Frank Rynkiewich of St. Phillips, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Evansville, with a reception at Kokies Banquet Center in Evansville.

  • Tell City's Sharpe earns bachelor's in communication

    WHITEWATER, Wis. - Thomas Sharpe was among the 1,488 students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater who earned degrees this spring.

    Sharpe, from Tell City, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.

    Students celebrated their achievements with friends and families at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17, in UW-Whitewater's Kachel Fieldhouse.