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Today's News

  • Valentine’s Day Preparations

    Les’a Fischer, owner of Flowers by Les’a, arranges one of many rose bouquets destined for someone’s sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.

    The Main Street florist, along with other flower shops in the area, will be busy designing and delivering bouquets over the next few days.

    According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, 37.8 percent of Americans will buy flowers for Valentine’s Day this year, spending a total of $2.1 billion.

  • Pet of the week

    VEGA is a 10-month-old brown tabby with white who is neutered, feline leukemia negative, fully vaccinated and ready to go to his forever home.

    Vega is very sweet and does well with other animals and children. He was found abandoned in the PCAS parking lot.

    To meet or sponsor Vega or another dog or cat awaiting a new home, call the Perry County Animal Shelter at (812) 547-6381, send email to perrycountyanimalshelter@gmail.com or stop by 200 Herzeele St. in Cannelton.

  • Fire in the sky

    A brilliant sunset seemed to set the sky afire Saturday evening over the Ohio River in Perry County.

  • National Players to perform three plays at Saint Meinrad Archabbey theater

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will once again host the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays Feb. 26, 27 and 28.

    On Thursday, Feb. 26, the actors will perform “The Tempest,” William Shakespeare’s final play.

    On Friday, Feb. 27, the performance will be Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” The third play will be Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Saturday, February 28.

  • Miller earns IU dean’s list honor

    NEW ALBANY – Reese Michael Miller of Tell City was recently named to Indiana University Southeast’s dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Miller is a 2014 graduate of Tell City High School. His goal is to double major in chemistry and biology and attend medical school. He is the son of Jeff and Michelle Miller of Tell City.

  • Church News

    Deer Creek Baptist Valentine’s dinner set for Sunday

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host a Valentine’s dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15.

    On Sunday, Feb. 22, Jordan Morris from Indian Creek Baptist Camp will share scripture and tell about camp opportunities for 2015.

    Following the worship service, the youth will have a pasta meal.

    Wednesday night regular services have changed slightly. Bible study and choir practice, and youth and children’s activities are all held at 6 p.m.

  • School Menus

    Week of Feb. 16 – 20

  • German Ridge releases cemetery report

    ORIOLE – The German Ridge Cemetery report for 2014 had been released.

    Contributions received during 2014 were from Thelma Givson, in memory of Velma Knieriem, $50; Susan Eastridge, in memory of Claire and Brandy Brandsasse, $100; and Murl and Maggie Sandage, in memory of Pearl Harbaville, $20. Total donations were $170.

    The beginning balance as of Jan. 1, 2014 was $4,193.48 Income from donations was $170 and interest on Certificates of Deposit was $105.03 for a total income of

  • Rural News

    Gerald
    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Eva Mitchell, who was laid to rest after a visitation and funeral at the Denbo Funeral Home in English Tuesday, Feb. 10. May she rest in peace.

    Terry, Noah and Reece Seibert spent Sunday with Charlie and Herbie Seibert at their home in Gerald.

    Kenny and Pam Sommer were here from Madisonville, Ky. Saturday to attend the benefit for her niece’s family at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton.

  • Coming Events

    Marketplace enrollment ends soon
    TELL CITY – The federal marketplace open-enrollment period will run through Feb. 15. Southwest Indiana Regional Council on Aging has certified Indiana navigators available at the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Thursday, Feb. 12 (today) to answer questions and help with health-care enrollment. Help is available by walk-in or appointment. For more information, call Sarah Montgomery at (812) 431-3579 or (800) 253-2188.