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Today's News

  • Clarification

    TELL CITY – The News reported Thursday the Perry County Recycling Management District will sell roofing shingles it has begun accepting. That was the intent in early discussions about adding the service were conducted last September.

    District Director Ken Smith has said since then fees for the service will only cover the costs of processing, which include getting a sample from each load to send to state environmental officials for inspection.

  • Democratic candidate meet-and-greet Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Democratic Party will host a “Meet the Candidates” event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Perry County Democratic Headquarters at 12th and Rubens streets in Tell City.

    Candidates for Congress, State senate, state representative and county offices will be available.

    The event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Coming events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    4-H Council to meet Tuesday

  • COLUMN: To kill the cricket (or not)

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    I have a cricket in my house but I’m not sure whether to feel grateful or resentful.

  • COLUMN: Newspaper degrades itself, students in Cannelton coverage

    By ROGER FISHER
    Guest Columnist

    I am on my third year as principal in Cannelton City Schools and I have worked in three schools prior to coming to Cannelton, at Mitchell, Paoli and Springs Valley.

  • Girl Scout registration and sign-up Thursday

    TELL CITY – Girl Scout registration will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 at William Tell Elementary.

    All girls who would like to join Girl Scouts may attend and sign up.

    Registration fee is $15. Scholarships are available if needed.

    For more information, call Sam Hess at (812) 547-6832 or send email to samhess@sbcglobal.net.

  • ‘Daughters’ to meet Sept. 6

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host its first meeting for the 2014-15 year at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library.

    The program topic will be NSDAR and the Penny Pines in the Hoosier National Forest, which began in Perry County.

    Presenting the program will be guest speaker Rita Dunlap, past regent of the Capt. Henry Vanderburgh Chapter in Evansville.

    The public is invited.

  • Benefits for Dakota Boeglin Sept. 13 and 20

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Biker Buds will host benefits for Dakota Boeglin Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20.

    Dakota, 2, was diagnosed with hairy congenital nevi, which must be surgically removed due to a risk of cancer. Dakota’s family anticipates a minimum of 16 additional surgeries.

  • Faulkenburg–Newton reunion planned for Sept. 21

    BIRDSEYE – Descendants of James C. and Hannah (Newton-Enlow) Faulkenburg are invited to a family reunion beginning at noon Sunday, Sept. 21, at Patoka Lake Shelter House No. 1.

    The children of James and Hannah include Ida, James, Leora Enlow, Mack, Ella, Charles Edward, Minnie and Essie Faulkenburg.

    Everyone is asked to take a covered dish and drinks. Lunch will begin at noon.

  • 3-D Discount employee reunion set for Sept. 18

    TELL CITY – Former employees of Danner 3-D Discount Store are invited to a reunion from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit at 1527 11th Street in Tell City.

    Spouses and family members of former employees are welcome to attend. Food will be available.

    For more information or to RSVP, call Melba Ayer at (812) 547-4521.