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Today's News

  • Community Events

    Perry County Professionals to meet Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Perry County Professionals will meet at noon Tuesday, March 10, at the Post in Tell City.
    Anyone interested is encouraged to attend for lunch, networking and brainstorming about the group’s future direction.

    Horseman’s club to host euchre games March 21
     

  • WTE to hold kindergarten round-up Thursday

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12, for children entering school for the first time. Attendees should enter through the main door and follow signs.  
    To enter kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.  A child does not have to enroll in kindergarten at age 5. If parents believe the child is not ready, the child may enter kindergarten at age 6.

  • BBBS fun run rescheduled for Saturday, March 28 due to weather

    TELL CITY – Mother Nature rained, or snowed, on our parade.
     The second annual Big Brothers Big Sisters 5k walk and run and kids’ dash, sponsored by EverBody’s Fun and Fitness, has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. March 28.
    The race theme this year will be March Madness. All participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite NCAA sport team’s attire.
    Registration is $25. Kids’ dash registration will cost $5. Same-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

  • USI releases fall 2014 semester dean’s list
  • Smiles erupt from hands-on learning

    Preschool students at SonShine Early Ministry in Evanston excitedly watch as a volcano they built erupts. The pre-kindergarten class spent a week studying volcanoes, reading several books to learn what causes a volcano to form and what makes them erupt. The kids made the volcano out of clay and then mixed baking soda and vinegar to produce the “lava” eruption. Pictured from the left are Courtney Moffit, Caden Lutring, teacher Michele Baker, Justin Foertsch and Hank Hagedorn.

  • Social News

    MU GAMMA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall. Hostesses will be Joanie Little, Shirley Quick, Kim Zellers and Judy Roberts.

  • Respecting religious diversity

     

    By Vince Luecke

    It’s Lent and I’ve been doing my best to follow the ages-old Christian tradition of trying to amend my life – at least a little – during the 40 days leading up to Easter.

  • Thank you, road crews

    Wintry weather is hard on lots of us but few face a more daunting task than clearing our highways and streets. Most areas of the county received 10 inches to a foot of snow Wednesday evening through Thursday morning, and while warmer temperatures promise to melt the heavy white blanket, we want to extend thanks to everyone who works to clear snow and ice.

  • County’s solid waste bills due by March 15

    Late fees will apply after Sunday; Credit, debit cards can be used

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2015 Perry County Recycling Management District fee, which is assessed to all home and business owners in Perry County, must be paid by Sunday, March 15.

    If payment is not received or postmarked by that date, it will be considered late and a late fee of $20 will be added to the original $32, making a total of $52 for each property. Past-due bills will eventually result in small-claims cases.

  • Dispatchers acclimating to new 911 equipment

    By Vince Luecke

    TELL CITY – New 911 consoles being used by Tell City Police Department dispatchers, with added features, will help them more efficiently field emergency calls from across the county.

    That was the message Police Chief Greg Hendershot presented to the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety last Monday.