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Today's News

  • Soldiers depart for Indy, Georgia

    TELL CITY - National Guard soldiers assigned to the Tell City armory left at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on a journey expected to take them to Indianapolis, then Georgia, then Iraq.

    The departure marked the end of a Christmas break for the soldiers assigned to Detachment 1 of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 151st Infantry Regiment. A 10-day training stint at Camp Atterbury preceded their holiday break, and more training is to come at Fort Stewart, Ga., before they deploy in March to the Middle East to provide security for convoys.

  • Red Cross offering CPR, first-aid class Jan. 19

    TELL CITY - An American Red Cross cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid class for adults will be taught Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.

    The class will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. For more information or to register, call 843-4747.

  • Group collecting new diapers

    PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County Democratic Association is collecting diapers for needy families.

    Donations can be dropped off at CVS Pharmacy, Noble's IGA, Mor-For-Less or Save-A-Lot. Donations will be accepted Jan. 6-31.

    For more information, call Arvina Bozarth at 547-6284 or Debbie Elder at 836-4240.

  • Sunday fundraiser to benefit TC band

    TELL CITY - A pizza fundraiser sponsored by Pizza Inn and the Tell City High School Band Sunday will allow hungry patrons to support the band.

    The band will receive a portion of all sales between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Band students will be waiting tables as part of the fundraiser. Dine-in, carry-out or delivery services will all apply to the fundraiser.

  • HNF accepting trees until Tuesday

    TELL CITY - The Hoosier National Forest is accepting live Christmas trees for recycling through Tuesday.

    Trees can be dropped off at the ranger station on Washington Street.

    The trees will be placed in local lakes, where they will serve as habitat for fish.

    Ornaments and tinsel should be removed from the trees before they are dropped off. Call the Forest Service at (812) 547-7051 for more information or with questions.

  • American Sign Language class planned

    TELL CITY - A beginner's American Sign Language course will be available at Tell City Junior High School beginning Monday.

    The course will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday evenings Jan. 7 to Feb. 25. Cost is $40.

    For more information and registration, contact Kristine Adams at k_adams@psci.net, 836-2588 or at P.O. Box 461, Tell City, IN 47586.

  • Gardening writer Jeneen Wiche visiting Jan. 29

    BRISTOW - Jeneen Wiche, whose gardening column appears regularly in The Perry County News, will be the guest speaker at the Jan. 29 meeting of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District.

    The 60th annual meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Bristow Community Center. Cost for the meal is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are required and must be made by Jan. 24. For more information or to make reservations call 547-4686.

  • City leaders inaugurated

    New year brings familiar, new faces to municipal government

  • TC department heads to remain in their jobs for 2008

    Rudolph, Little tapped for city's works board

    TELL CITY - In her first official act Tuesday as Tell City's new mayor, Barbara Ewing named the supervisors of utilities and various city departments who will serve during the first year of her administration.

    Ewing is retaining the city department heads who served under Mayor Gayle Strassell, many of whom have been in their jobs for several years. Ewing also announced her choices for the city's board of public works and safety and city attorney.

  • Start the new year saving money

    Looking for ways to save money in 2008? With financial markets on edge, the cost of just about everything climbing and recession worries making headlines, who couldn't use a few extra dollars at the end of each month? Here are a few ideas to ponder in the new year.