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Today's News

  • Halloween events planned throughout the area

     

    TELL CITY – With Halloween just several days away, many area groups will offer Halloween activities for kids and adults. Below is an updated listing of upcoming events in Perry and Spencer counties.

    The Troy Halloween kids party will start at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Troy Firehouse. Kids can enjoy games, treats, hay rides, inflatables and fire safety information.

  • St. Mark Catholic Church shooting match winners announced

     

    TELL CITY – St. Mark Church announced winners of its shooting match.

    Organizers thank the businesses and individuals who generously donated toward their shooting match raffle held Sept. 28.

  • Cannelton schools release first quarter honor rolls

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary and high schools have released the first quarter honor rolls.

    First-grade students earning distinguished honors were Brianna Evans, Gage Garrett, Caleb Hulse, Jacie James, Brenna Smith and Rylan Snyder.

    Second-grade students earning distinguished honors were Taylor DuPont, Bria Garrett, Makayla Hulse, Brayden Puckett, Gabby Stowe, Keaton Walls, Ian White and Caine Woodrum. Earning honors were Kylie Anastasiades, Carma Rapier, Dylan Ridener, Julia Williams and Nya Burnett.

  • Church News; Oct. 23

     

    Upcoming programs at Seventh-day Adventist

    TELL CITY – Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church will offer “Bread making from scratch” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the church.

    On Wednesday, Nov. 19, everyone is invited for a culinary experience in vegetarianism from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. Both events are free and open to the public. The church is at 434 13th Street in Tell City.

     

  • Menus; Week of Oct. 27 – Oct. 31

     

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: No School - Fall Break.

    Tuesday: No School - Fall Break

    Wednesday: BREAKFAST - French toast sticks LUNCH - Hamburger on a bun, baked potato half, cole slaw and pineapple.

  • Rural News; Oct. 23

     

    GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — There didn’t seem to be as many yard sales this year on highway 66 as in previous years. Maybe because of the cold wind, but Friday it was a beautiful day and there were several so we enjoyed looking around more than we did Saturday.

  • Students asked to aim high during College Go! Week

     

    During the week of Sept. 22, schools across Indiana participated in College Go! Week. The goal of this week was to help students and families plan for college. William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior-Senior High School students participated in various activities promoting the kick-off.

  • County native part of Old Glory Coast to Coast Relay

     

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Team Red, White and Blue, a national veterans advocacy group, is organizing the Old Glory Coast to Coast Relay to raise awareness for their mission, which is to enrich the lives of returning veterans by connecting them to their communities through social and physical activity, according to Team RWB board member and relay crewmember Joanna Graham. Perry County native Emily Krueger, former captain in the Army, is involved in the Salem, Ore., chapter of RWB.

  • Second installment of property tax due Nov. 10

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The deadline for payment of the second installment of property taxes is Nov. 10. Any payments received after that date will be subject to a penalty.

  • New timber technician named for Hoosier National Forest

     

    TELL CITY – Ryan Brummer is a new forestry technician in the Tell City Office of the Hoosier National Forest. Brummer will be working with the ecosystems team on the forest.

    According to his supervisor Jason Combs, his duties involve timber sale preparation work, marking timber, and other opportunities such as wildlife habitat improvement. He is also a firefighter so will assist with prescribed burns and be available for fire duty.