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Today's News

  • Joining veterans with employers

    State Rep. Stephen Bartels

    District 74

     

    Indiana recently created the Next Level Veterans initiative to pair veterans with Indiana’s more than 85,000 open jobs.

    More than half of the 200,000 service men and women who leave the military each year face a period of unemployment, making this initiative an important resource for our veterans and their families. Next Level Veterans is a one-stop shop focused on connecting our military personnel with these career opportunities.

  • Gun violence’s modern cause

    Stuart Cassidy

    Staff Writer

    news@perrycountynews.com

     

    Finding ways to combat youth gun violence needs a coming together of the minds, from politicians, the health sector and general public. It stems from a combination of problems: an anti-gun control preference in our nation that puts a high value on its Second Amendment rights, along with a mental-health issue that expounds from a cultural polarity that has put weapons in the mainstream and violence on a pedestal for impressionable youths.

  • Our View: Engaging young Hoosiers in civics

    Communities around Indiana are increasingly tapping into an effective way that allows for the people to whom the long-term future belongs to help plan for it.

  • Purdue Extension offering training on home-based vendor laws

    TELL CITY – Thinking of selling produce, honey, or home-baked goods at a farmer’s market or from your kitchen? Not sure what laws apply to you? Purdue Extension has answers.

    Amanda Mosiman, Purdue Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Warrick County will speak on Indiana Home-Based Vendor Laws at the Purdue Extension Office in Perry County, located at 65 Park Ave. IN Tell City on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. CST.

  • CVB, quilt guild to host winter quilt show

    TELL CITY  – The Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild to host its First Perry County Winter Quilt Show.

    This event will be held at the Tell City Depot located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City on Saturday, March 3  from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 4 from noon to 4 pm.

    Beautiful quilts from the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild members will be on display and members of the guild will he on hand for questions.

  • Flush in leadership
  • Perry Central Elementary first semester honor rolls

    First Semester Distinguished

     

    Grade 3: Mia Bishop, Hailey Brosmer, Gage Clark, Rory Craney, Eva Decker, Kaitlyn Goffinet, Wyatt Harris, Teagan Howard, Aubrie Hubert, Benjamin Hubert, Trey Hubert, Klyne Kelly, Beau Kleeman, Ava Labhart, Masen Labhart, Elise Lawalin, Zachary Mitchell, Allie Pekinpaugh, Aimee Sauer, Lyla Schultz, Josephina Sickle, Charlee Stewart, Peyton Taylor, Bryn Yeager, Jayci Zorn

    Grade 4: Summer Guillaume, Bo Johnson, Aleah Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving

  • Tobinsport cemetery meeting March 4

    TOBINSPORT – The annual meeting of the Tobinsport Cemetery Improvement & Maintenance Association will be held on Sunday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at Clayton Harris Memorial United Methodist Church in Tobinsport. Business topics will include a financial report; report on cleaning and setting of stones; selecting someone to mow cemeteries and an  election of officers and community representatives to board.

  • Tell City anticipating large crowd Friday

    John Jameson, who was a Tell City assistant basketball coach 1968-73, returned to Bryan Taylor Arena for the Marksmen’s game with Wood Memorial Jan. 26.
    Though that was the worst game the Marksmen have played in the last two months, Jameson said he enjoyed it and enjoyed visiting with his former boss, Bob Lochmueller, and two of his best players from his undefeated 1969-70 freshman team, Bob Cravens and Paul Werner.

  • Hayes, Goffinet make All-PAC in girls basketball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes and guard Katie Goffinet were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11 junior, made the 12-girl team for the second year in a row.
    She averaged 10.0 points per game and led the conference with 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 56.4 percent from the field and 73.0 percent of her free throws to lead the Marksmen in both categories.