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Today's News

  • County’s investment in Indiana 15 pays off big

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – If only every investment paid off as handsomely as the dividend Perry County earned last year from the Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission.

    The county received grants totaling $1,541,777 during the year with money going to wastewater projects in Troy, brownfield assessment and floodwall projects in Tell City and Cannelton.  

  • Dauby files for at-large council seat in Tell City

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A Tell City native with three decades of accounting and business experiences filed last week for the at-large seat on the Tell City Common Council.

  • Women of the Heartland event Saturday, Jan. 24

    JASPER – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center announces its 2015 Women of the Heartland program.

    The event will teach attendees about important women’s health topics, such as the importance of a heart-healthy lifestyle; sleep and common sleep disorders and how to manage thyroid nodules.

    Drs. Adam Dawkins, Sohail Qadir and Jason Stubbs will share their knowledge during this morning devoted to women’s health.

  • Kentucky CPA Society seeks applicants for summer program

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants is taking applications now through Feb. 28 for its tuition-free summer business camp program for high school juniors and seniors.

    Held June 14-18 at Bellarmine University’s campus in Louisville, selected students will stay on campus and learn the basics of business and accounting in a hands-on, interactive format.

    Tuition, room and board, materials, meals, books, tours and activities at the camp are all provided free to selected participants.

  • Community Events

    Horseman’s club schedules winter euchre games
    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games throughout winter.

    The next games will be held Saturday, Jan. 24. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 at the door and 25 cents per euchre game.

    Chili, hot dogs, desserts, coffee, sodas and water will be available.
    No smoking is permitted in the building. All games are open to the public ages 16 and older.

  • Author visits Oakwood

    Residents and visitors at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City enjoyed hearing Pastor Charles Areson share his story behind writing and publishing his first children’s book, “The Bee In The Blackberry Bush” dedicated to his daughter, Elizabeth.  Pictured is Areson with Oakwood resident Alice Kiesel.

  • CPR, free quit-smoking classes, health screenings available this month

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer American Heart Association cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes this month.

    Classes are held in the Perry County Emergency Management Services building classroom.

    • Family and Friends CPR is designed for anyone 12 and older who wants to learn CPR, choking-rescue skills and automated external defibrillator use. No testing or evaluation is required.
    Class will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21. Fee is $10.

  • Orchid-growing workshop planned for Jan. 20

    PERRY COUNTY – The Purdue Master Gardeners of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties offer fun, educational events for the public. This is a program of the Purdue Extension Service. Events will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. The location will vary depending on the program.  Programs are free unless otherwise noted.

    Growing Gorgeous Orchids will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at Spencer County 4-H Center, Hwy 70 in Chrisney. Ron Giles will present the program.

  • Relay For Life season kickoff begins today

    TELL CITY – The 20th annual Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its kickoff celebrations Monday, Jan. 12, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge.

    All residents are invited to attend the celebrations.

    Games, prizes, food, fun and information will be provided. Friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers are invited – everyone knows someone who is fighting or has fought this disease.

  • Gary Burden benefit auction and dinner set for Jan. 24

    TELL CITY – Family and friends of Perry County resident Gary Burden will hold a benefit auction and dinner later this month. Burden, 65, was recently diagnosed with cancer of the lungs and liver. The community is invited to attend the benefit and show their support for Gary in his fight against cancer.

    The benefit will be held from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at the auction house at 331 Main Street in Tell City.