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Today's News

  • Friends past and present

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    Hubert Kleaving died April 7. His obituary appeared in Thursday’s issue. He was a longtime friend of my family and was good friends with my dad. The Kleaving farm isn’t exactly next door but lies just a few hills and valleys away.

  • Step up for children in need

    It’s often said that no one really knows what takes place behind closed doors. Smiles and laughter often shield the world from real pain hiding beneath. And when it comes to children, their strife is often the result of being caught in the cross-hairs of an adult issue.

    With April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, we encourage all who can to get involved in helping safeguard our children. There are numerous ways in this community to do so.

  • Growing up with the Web

    Don Steen

    Staff Writer

     

    reporter@spencer countyjournal.com

    My generation, the “millennial” cohort born between 1981 and 1996, are often the talk of the day among pundits. For a time, any mention was usually coupled with accusations of laziness or the cold-blooded murder of various industries, for which we apparently showed insufficient loyalty or wealth to support.

  • New police reserves
  • Workshop will showcase spring hive chores

    LEOPOLD – Want to learn how to move honeybees from a “nuc” to a full hive? Bring your bee jacket and join the Perry County Beekeepers on Thursday, April 19.

    Beekeepers are encouraged to take extra jackets and hoods for those who do not yet have protective equipment.

  • Libraries ready to ‘rock and read’ this summer

    TELL CITY – Time away from school means it’s time for Perry County Public Library Libraries ROCK! and the Summer Reading 2018 Summer Activities programs.

    Starting with Libraries ROCK!, readers of all ages will explore all things musical this summer as the library presents “Libraries Rock” during the summer activities.

    Activities may include group games, musical crafts, art projects, musical instruments, dance, learning about different musical genres, and more.

  • Masonic lodge’s annual car show May 6

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Masonic Lodge #623’s 14th annual car show will be held on Sunday, May 6. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and ends at noon. Judging begins at 11 a.m.

    Awards will be presented approximately 2 p.m. Ten top awards will be awarded for 1990 and newer cars; 25 top awards will be awarded for 1989 and older cars. Best of show GM, best of show Ford and best of show Mopar and other special trophies awarded. Concessions will be available. Good food, fun and entertainment.

  • ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ in papier-mâché
  • Historical society to highlight service stations

    TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Tell City Historical Society will be April 23 at 6 p.m. at the museum at Ninth and Franklin streets. Local ‘filling stations’ that have come and gone will be the focal reminiscent theme.

    The public is invited, and invited to take a friend, old photos and old memories. The host for the evening will be Barb Lautner.

  • Marksmen fall to Harrison 4-1

    EVANSVILLE—Claire Zellers won her match in straight sets but Tell City lost to Harrison 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Zellers defeated Jordan Stanley 6-4, 6-4 in No. 3 singles.
    Harrison prevailed in close matches in the other two singles slots.
    Hannah Jacobi defeated Caitlin Teague 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 in No. 1 and Andie Henton beat Beth Whitworth 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in No. 2.
    Harrison’s Elizabeth Roberts and Kara McKnight defeated Maddie Rogers and Hannah Rhodes 6-3, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.