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Today's News

  • Rural News

    Gerald - BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Please keep all our family and friends who have been sick or have had surgery in your prayers in your prayers for a speedy recovery.

    One of our former neighbors is now at Oakwood Health Campus. Mac Roberts is recuperating from a stroke at this time, along with several other of our friends there, and also at the Golden Living Center.

  • Silly Safaris live animals at Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church is sponsoring the appearance of Silly Safaris at this year’s Schweizer Fest.

    The live-animal show is a blend of entertainment and information and provides over 3,000 conservation-themed animal shows each year throughout the U.S. The show will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, during Schweizer Fest on Main Street in Tell City. Silly Safaris is based in Indianapolis.

  • Community Events

    K of C chicken dinners Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will have chicken dinners available beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, in the parking lot behind the K of C building.

    VFW breakfast buffet Saturday
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will have a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the post home in Tell City. Price is $6.50 plus tax and everyone is welcome.

    Masons to hold fellow craft degree Saturday

  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program to benefit Tell City schools

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. announced a new addition to its family of programs. Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, William Tell Elementary will offer a free afterschool program through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program.

  • Tell City’s Yuen earns honors distinction

    TELL CITY – Victoria Yuen of Tell City was recognized for her outstanding academic performance during spring semester at Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

    Yuen’s high grade-point-average earned her a place on the executive dean’s list, which is reserved for students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester while earning at least a 3.7.

    Students earning this distinction have their names posted on the university’s website.

  • Daughters of 1812 learn of ghosts of Washington, D.C.

    SALEM – The Indiana Society of the United States Daughters of 1812 gathered Saturday, July 12, at Christie’s on the Square in Salem. The meeting was opened in ritual form by President Carol Scales.

    A new chapter is forming and will receive a charter Nov. 15. Virginia “Ginger” Louise Apyar, national president, will attend the ceremony.

  • Open house Saturday to celebrate Bobbi Whitehead’s 90th birthday

    ROME – An open house 90th birthday celebration for Bobbi Whitehead will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the Rome United Methodist Church in Rome. All friends are welcome to attend and wish Bobbi a happy 90th birthday.

  • Sidebottom – Hagedorn

    Laura Raye Sidebottom of Cloverport, Ky., and Raymond Joseph Hagedorn of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Ona Sidebottom of Greensburg, Ky.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Randy and Doris Hagedorn of Tell City.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Summersville Baptist Church in Summersville, Ky.

    A reception will take place at Sidebottom Farm.

  • Jerry and Joyce Hoagland

    Jerry and Joyce Hoagland of Tell City will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Saturday, July 26, 2014.

    Jerry Hoagland and the former Joyce K. Buntin were married July 26, 1964, in Palestine, Ill.

    They are the parents of Dr. Greg Hoagland of Huntingburg and Ginger Peter of Tell City.

    They have six grandchildren, Crystal, Cathryn, Jessie, Caylyn, Caleb and Josie.

    Mr. Hoagland is a self-employed accountant in Tell City and Mrs. Hoagland is employed at The Animal Hospital Inc. in Huntingburg.
     

  • Birthdays

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    July 25