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Today's News

  • EUCC Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ will host its annual community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 23. Everyone is welcome to participate, and meals will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at 802 10th St.

     Delivery of meals will begin around 10:30 a.m. To request delivery, call (812) 547-7059.

    Volunteers are welcome to help prepare food, deliver meals, or clean up on Nov. 23, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

  • Community Events; Nov. 13

    Soup fundraiser Friday

     

    TELL CITY – There will be a vegetable beef Soup fundraiser in the dining room at Twilight Towers, 1648 10th St., in Tell City on Friday Nov.17. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m.. The price will be $3 a bowl, which includes drink and desert. The public is invited to attend.

     

    Ham, turkey dinners served Saturday

     

  • TC culinary, drama students’ dinner theater Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Club and Culinary Arts Program are teaming up to present a dinner theater on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Dinner will consist of salad, bread, lasagna and dessert.

  • Help others enjoy the holidays

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    With the approach of Thanksgiving, many of us are preparing to give thanks for what we have and to the chagrin of many, the Christmas season is already in full swing. From now until the New Year, most of us will all celebrate the holidays with family and friends.

    Presents will be exchanged and many meals will be served to show our appreciation. But not everyone is fortunate enough to have as much as others.

  • The challenge of tax reform

    As Congress moves through what at times can be termed the messy process of deliberations, tax overhaul looms large. Republicans are anxious for a major accomplishment before the year’s end, no doubt concerned they will be one of the few legislative sessions controlled by one party that failed to accomplish anything.

    They have an uphill battle. With a president that fails to articulate and promote a consistent agenda, and both political parties fractured by extremists on both ends, meaningful deliberation seems impossible.

  • Teaching our children to be grateful givers

    Tami Silverman

    Indiana Youth Institute

     

    It’s the time of year when many of us plan big family meals, decorate our homes and start holiday shopping. At the same time, we have all heard the phrase “it’s better to give than to receive.”

    Yet, amidst the holiday hustle and bustle, how do we teach our children to go beyond consumerism to focus on gratitude and the needs of others?

  • Honoring our Heroes
  • Group to examine impact of trauma on student learning

    PERRY COUNTY – A lunchtime gathering Wednesday will explore how schools are reaching out to students who have faced major – and often adverse – experiences  in their young lives and how those incidents of trauma affect their learning.

    Research has shown that children who live through multiple adverse experiences during their youth are at higher risk for health, learning, behavior and productivity problems throughout their lives. This can create a cycle of behavior that sets future generations up for failure.

  • Heroes honored
  • Christmas parade plans set

    Cannelton event to kick off holiday season Nov. 24

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and so are Perry County’s trio of Christmas parades. Cannelton, Tell City and Leopold have announced plans for this year’s events. As has been tradition for decades, Cannelton will kick off the season with its post-Thanksgiving parade on Friday, Nov. 24. Tell City’s parade is Saturday, Dec. 2 and Leopold’s Christmas parade is Sunday, Dec. 3.