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Today's News

  • Reunions

    • Tell City Class of 2004 will host its 10-year class reunion at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the Knights of Columbus. Tickets will be available at the door for $30 per person and will include drinks and dinner catered by New Boston Tavern. For more information, email tellcityclassof2004@gmail.com or call Zac at (812) 547-8630.

    • Tell City Class of 1964 will hold its 50th reunion Friday, Aug. 8, at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City. Guests may arrive beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person.

  • Social News

    THE CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, Aug. 14, at The Patio restaurant.

    THE ST. MICHAEL CHURCH ST. ANN SOCIETY will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 in Father Marendt Hall. Hostesses will be Margaret Shank, Mary Jo Shellenberg, Pauline Thorn and Helen Wittman.

    Refreshments will be served and the meeting will be followed by bingo.
    THE BRISTOW COMMUNITY CENTER holds euchre games at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

  • Snippets of history from Tell City’s founding

    Mark Oberhausen shared his presentation in June to the Tell City Historical Society. In the spirit of celebrating Tell City’s history during Schweizer Fest, we are sharing portions of his work.

    • The Swiss Colonization Society was organized in Cincinnati in November, 1856, with the goal of acquiring land for a new city for its members. The society wanted to purchase 10,000 acres on a river and in a free state.

  • ‘Widder’s Landing’ author Eddie Price to sign books at Blue Heron

    ROCKY POINT – Blue Heron Farm will play host to a book signing and evening of musical memories from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8.

  • Indiana State Police plan sobriety checkpoint Friday in Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – Troopers from the Indiana State Police Jasper Post will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Perry County Friday night. Drivers passing through the checkpoint area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers, and will only be detained briefly while troopers determine whether further investigation is necessary, state police said in a press release.

  • ‘Guardians’ funniest superhero group, may be weirdest

    By ERIC HARRIS
    Movie Reviewer

    And you thought “Thor” was the weirdest part of the Marvel movie franchise. As superhero movies have branched out beyond Earth in recent years with the “Thor” and “The Avengers” films, I wondered how far mainstream audiences would go with Marvel into deep sci-fi territory.

  • Old-timers and a Schweizer Fest queen

    The 40th annual Schweizer Fest Old-Timers Game drew baseball fans of all ages to Frank Clemens Field Tuesday evening.   Above right, Schweizer Fest Queen Sara Hagedorn throws out the ceremonial first pitch.

  • 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.