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Today's News

  • Legion seeks new members

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 is looking for new members who have served honorably in the armed forces, National Guard or the Reserves. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month. For more information, call Kevin Brinksneader at (812) 547-4118 or the post at (812) 547-8201.

  • Bicentennial old-time fashion show planned

    TELL CITY – To celebrate Perry County’s bicentennial, an old-time fashion show will be presented  Saturday, Nov. 1, with the help of the Lafayette Spring Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Eli Huston Murray Chapter, Daughters of the Union.

    All eras of clothing from Perry County history are welcomed. Participants must register and provide a description of the outfit to be worn.

    Call Lena Joyal at 619-0708 or Molly Hall at 547-3746 for more information or to register.

  • Goodson-Gerleve

    Steven Goodson of Lubbock, Texas, and Kelly Gerleve of Maple Grove, Minn., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Marty and Debbie Gerleve of Maple Grove, Minn.

    The future groom is the son of Steve and Kathy Goodson of Tell City.

    Miss Gerleve is a 2004 Maple Grove High School graduate and a 2008 University of Minnesota graduate.

    She is the head cheerleading coach at Bloomington-Jefferson High School in Minneapolis.

  • Wetzel – Dauby

    Kassi Dawn Wetzel and Grant Michael Dauby, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Charles Wetzel and Joyce Wetzel, both of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Mike and Cindy Dauby of Tell City.

    Miss Wetzel earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and marketing from the University of Evansville and is employed as an account representative at Abbey Press in St. Meinrad.

  • Indiana Cotton Mill provided livelihoods, stability for Cannelton, Perry County

    From the beginning of its existence, the Indiana Cotton Mill held a position in the community that provided both income and stability for our Perry County ancestors. It contributed work and housing to entire families for generations. The mill also, in some cases, rendered ways for mothers like Mary Frances “Fanny” Fishback and Mary “Molly” Yager another means of being able to keep their families together once their spouses were no longer there to provide support for the family.

  • Friday reunion to mark pool’s 50 years

    A reunion is planned for 6:10 p.m. Friday for all past workers and supporters to mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of John F. Kennedy Pool.

    The event will be held in Musik Hall in City Hall Park. The public is encouraged to take photos or other memorabilia. For more information, call Tony Hollinden at 547-3441.

  • Wine garden Saturday in City Hall Park

    The seventh annual Schweizer Fest Wine Garden in City Hall Park will feature Perry County wineries Blue Heron and Winzerwald. They will be joined by Scout Mountain Winery, Monkey Hollow Winery, Pepper’s Ridge Winery, River City Winery and Best Vineyards. There is a $10 entry fee and ID will be required. Hours are noon to 6 p.m.

  • Kids’ talents on display during street car parade

    TELL CITY – Youngsters’ creativity will be on display Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, during the Schweizer Fest Street Car Parade.

    Registration of street-car entries will begin at 6:45 p.m. in front of Hauenstein’s in the 500 block of Main Street.

    The parade will start at 7:30 p.m. from the corner of Main and Franklin streets and will advance up Main Street to City Hall Park. Prizes will be awarded to contestants in various age categories around 7:45 p.m.

  • Kaffee Klatch breakfast returns Wednesday

    Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa will host its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast for the 40th year Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    Breakfast will begin this year at 7 a.m. and continue until 10. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children 6 to 12. Younger children can eat for free. Tickets are available through Tri Kappa members and at Old National or German American banks.  For more information, call Jodi Robinson at 719-7404.

  • Schweizer Fest dinner to honor Golden Living Center

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Schweizer Fest Testimonial Dinner to honor Golden Living Center Thursday, Aug. 7. The event will be held at the Tell City Knights of Columbus building, where the social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30.

    Golden Living Center will be honored for their 50 years of service to the Perry County Community with a plaque presented by the Schweizer Fest Committee.  Golden Living Center is also sponsoring the band Above the Law for the Brau Garten stage at Schweizer Fest Thursday evening.