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Today's News

  • Grady Michael Gogel

    Randi Lynn and Adam Gogel of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Grady Michael Gogel, on April 21, 2016.

    He was delivered at 8:05 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He weighed 4 pounds and 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. He was welcomed home by his siblings, Aubreigh, 9, and Koyie, 5.

    Maternal grandparents are Linda and Randy Weiss of Troy. Paternal grandparents are Glenda and Jerry Gogel of Tell City.

  • Community Events; June 27

    Free kidney class next week

     

    TELL CITY – There will be a Free Kidney Smart Education class Tuesday, July 5, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank Community Room in Tell City.

    The class is free and open to anyone that’s been diagnosed with kidney disease and family members are encouraged to attend with patients. For more information or to enroll in the class, contact DaVita Tell City Dialysis Center at (812) 547-1140.

     

  • Stepping Stones preschool registration open

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the lower level of St. Augustine Parish Hall in Leopold, is currently enrolling for the 2016-17 school year, with just a few openings left to fill.

    The staff seeks to provide a positive educational experience for children ages 3-to-5-years-old and prepare them for elementary school. Stepping Stones uses a combination of Zoo-Phonics, a multisensory language arts program, thematic units and project approach, and also implements a data driven math curriculum based on common core standards, called Engage NY. 

  • Leopold Church Picnic set for July 31

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic Sunday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. There will be parking for the handicapped available.

    There will be quilts, quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 70 prizes totaling $3,000.

  • Offices closed for holiday

    PERRY COUNTY – Governmental offices will be closed next Monday in observance of Independence Day.

    City, county and federal offices will be closed for the day. There will be a one-day delay in trash pickup in Tell City and Cannelton during the week.

    Meetings of the Tell City Common Council and Board of Public Works and Safety, normally held on the first Monday of the month, will be pushed back until Tuesday.

  • Fireworks laws Hoosiers need to know

    INDIANAPOLIS – Fireworks season has arrived, and the State Fire Marshal is reminding all Hoosiers to be mindful of fireworks laws when celebrating this summer.

    “Fireworks can be very entertaining to watch, but there are laws in place that are often overlooked when it comes to their usage,” said State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson. “We want for everyone to enjoy their summer, but we also want them to do so responsibly.”

    Hoosiers should remember the following laws when setting off fireworks:

  • Chinn to receive ISU fellowship

    TELL CITY – Indiana State University’s inaugural cohort has accepted Andy Chinn, a Dubois Middle School science teacher, for the Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership.

    Focusing on a combination of business and education skills is the aim of the MBA in Education Leadership. These skills are to prepare a new generation of leaders to improve Indiana’s education system. Leadership, finance, human resources and organizational change are all education-focused topics within the curriculum.

  • Student with Perry County ties graduates medical school

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Dr. Kathryn Elizabeth Howa graduated, with honor, from the Des Moines, Iowa Medical School Saturday, May 21, 2016.

    She will intern at the National Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, beginning June 24. Dr. Howa is the daughter of Adib and Randa Wahl Howa of Newburgh and the granddaughter of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton.

  • Ministry in Belize builds up houses and spirits
  • Community Events; June 23

    Lunch and Learn event today

     

    TELL CITY – The Villas will host a Lunch and Learn session Thursday, June 23, at noon at the Villa Club House. Adaptive Healthcare representatives will discuss services Adaptive delivers in comprehensive home care solutions for the community.

    Adaptive will also hold a free blood-pressure clinic from 9 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the Lunch and Learn.