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Today's News

  • Tri Kappa to sell historic prints Saturday

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa has added eight new prints this year to its collection of historic landmarks in Perry County. The prints will be sold at the farmers market Saturday, Aug. 9, weather permitting. Most prints were drawn by residents of the Purposeful Living Units Service program at the Branchville Correctional Facility.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School schedules, book rental online or in person today

    TELL CITY – All students who will be in grades seven through 12 will need to access all necessary information online through Harmony or go to the high school for schedules and textbook rental Thursday, Aug. 7 (today).

    The building will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. today for those who do not choose the online option. Book store hours will also be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7.

    The building will be closed Friday, Aug. 8 and the bookstore and building will not be open to students Monday, Aug. 11, due to staff orientation.

  • William Tell Elementary to offer free On-Target

    TELL CITY – Parents and guardians of children in kindergarten through grade six may pay book rental fees and update student information either online or from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday (today).

    Textbook rental fees will vary according to grade level. A complete list of book rental fees, supply lists and bus routes appeared in the Monday, Aug. 4 edition of the News and online at www.perrycountynews.com and at the school website at www.tellcity.kl2.in.us.

  • Cannelton schools in session Monday

    CANNELTON – Students in grades six through 12 can register from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Cannelton Junior-Senior High School building. A parent or guardian is required to accompany any student registering. Students do not need to be present to register.

    Monday, Aug. 11, will be the first full day of school. Preschool will begin the same day. All registering families are eligible to fill out a state textbook application form.

  • Edelweiss Ball

    Saturday’s Edelweiss Ball returned Tell City to the 1950s for a few hours. The fundraiser for the Perry County Museum was held at the Schergens Center and included dinner and dancing. Above, guests cut a rug.

  • Students can earn stamp to transfer 30 college credits

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – High-school students will now be able to get a stamp on their transcripts that guarantee 30 hours’ worth of advanced courses will be accepted by any state college.

    “Colleges have to take it,” said Sherri Flynn, director of the Ivy Tech Community College Tell City campus. She explained students taking dual-credit courses, those that count toward high-school and college completion, can get the stamp if they earn certain credits comprising a general-education core of classes.

  • CURRENT POLL QUESTION: How do you feel about sobriety checkpoints, such as one state police plan to have in Perry County Friday?

    We invite readers to participate in our online poll by clicking the link at the top of the page, scrolling to the bottom or clicking into the opinion section.

    Other features of the site that allow you to express your opinions include an "Add new comment" invitation at the end of most stories and a community forum, also found in the opinion section.

    Don't hold back; express yourself!

  • Cannelton schools have room for 161 more pupils

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton school board members approved at a regular meeting July 17 a resolution declaring the capacity of the district to accept transfer students.

  • Cannelton has its own Friday-after-five event

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – This month’s Cannelcade of Music will begin at 5 p.m. Friday at Hargis Hafele Park in Cannelton, according to organizer Ralph Terry.

    People interested in singing can sign up on arrival to perform on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Depending on the number of participants, they may go into a rotation to perform more than once.

  • Miss Schweizer Fest 2014

    Sara Hagedorn was crowned the 2014 Miss Schweizer Fest Sunday afternoon at Community Christian Church in Tell City. She will serve in several roles this week and tossed out the first ball of Tuesday’s Old Timer’s Baseball Game.