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Today's News

  • Kleeman to retire from Lincoln Hills Development Corp. at year’s end

     

    TELL CITY – The longtime director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. will retire at the end of this year.

    Larry K. Kleeman will be leave his position as executive director and chief executive officer, Clayton Jefford, president of the community action agency’s board of directors announced.

  • Social News; March 23

    THE MU GAMMA CHAPTER of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in the fellowship hall. Hostesses for the evening will be Rosie Boling, Trena Claise, Lee Ann Riley and George Ann Franchville.

     

    WANDA KEMP entertained her euchre club Tuesday, March 17, at her home in Apalona. Winners were Annette Underhill, Rosetta Roberts, Juanita Kunkler and Deanna  Rudolph.

     

  • Church News; March 23

    Youth night at First Baptist

     

    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a Youth Refuge Game Night beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the church at 325 N Fourth Street in Cannelton. Youth in grades three through twelve are invited to attend for pizza, air hockey, ping pong, basketball, other games and a craft. All denominations are welcome.

     

    Quilting group at Church of Nazarene

     

  • The Day of the Century: A great day for Pi

    LEOPOLD – It’s likely not found marked on many calendars, but for many teachers, educators and mathematicians, Pi Day, or March 14, is a pretty big deal.

    The date is special because of its numeric significance – 3.14 – pi’s common representation.

    It represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference –  or distance around the outside – to its diameter, or length across. Pi’s full decimal is said to exceed more than 13 trillion digits.

  • Fitness walk to benefit Catholic Charities

    TELL CITY – Children and adults are invited to walk a 2-mile route as a way to support Catholic Charities Tell City and recognize walking as a form of exercise.

    Catholic Charities Tell City provides food assistance at Martin’s Cloak Food Pantry and Table of Blessings. Financial assistance is provided in the form of emergency assistance, Lifeline for Families, Early Years Store and budget basics classes.

  • Registration open for Small Steps to Wellness

    LEOPOLD – The Small Steps to Wellness second-annual fun run-walk, hosted by Stepping Stones Preschool, will be held Saturday, April 18.

    Organizers invite the community to participate in this family-friendly event. All money raised will support our Small Steps to Wellness program with a portion going the Perry Central High School Baseball Team. This event directly benefits youth and their families in rural Perry County.

    The race will begin and end at Stepping Stones Preschool, 18020 Lafayette Street in Leopold. 

  • Tell City Students of the month
  • Area students cooperate in robotics event
  • As spring arrives, befriend the honeybees

    The crocus and daffodils are blooming, maple trees are producing pollen and nectar and other plants are making an appearance.

    All these activities encourage the honey bees to forage for something to eat after spending a long cold winter in the hollow trees, old building, houses and bee hives, said Bill and Glenda Gibson, two local beekeepers who are extending an invitation to county residents who may soon come across swarming bees.

  • Nearly a century before fears of Ebola surfaced, Perry County faced an often fatal enemy: the Death Angel of 1918

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    The sound in Troy was alarming that Sunday morning, echoing in the ears of the few citizens out-and-about and spurring them to hurry home. Their town was in danger and the enemy could be anywhere.