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Today's News

  • Church News and Lenten Events

     

    St. Michael’s fish dinner Friday

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve fish dinners the first six Fridays of Lent. There will be no fish dinners served Good Friday, April 3.

    Meals will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m., and will include fried fish or cheese pizza, with homemade sides of baked beans or macaroni and cheese, slaw, hush puppies, dessert and drinks. The price is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 and younger.

  • Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort job fair Saturday

     

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus will host a job fair Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Lake Rudolph office at 78 North Holiday Blvd.

    The job fair will take place from 9 a.m. to noon CST. Those interested in seasonal work this summer are invited to attend anytime during this period.

  • Rome Cemetery releases financial report for 2014
  • Rural News

    Gerald

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — First things first, I need to apologize to my faithful readers for not having an article in the rural news section last week. I had some people asking what happened. The fact is, with a touch of the stomach virus all afternoon I didn’t feel very well, so I passed on it.

    Our sympathy to the family of David C. Hermann who died Feb. 3. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Joseph Sr. and Dorothy (Glidden) Hermann. May he rest in peace.

  • Community Events

    Relay For Life trivia night at Archabbey Saturday

    TELL CITY – Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Abbey Press’ Relay For Life annual trivia night will be held Saturday, Feb. 28.

    Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. CST and trivia will begin at 7 at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center dining room.

    Snacks and soft drinks will be provided.

  • DAR events to include guest speakers, awards

     

    TELL CITY – The veterans project of the Lafayette Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has become massive and they are in need of help.

    The chapter will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library to discuss what needs to be done and how others can help. Currently, more than 750 Perry County veterans forms have been turned in. 

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  • Tell City police charge man employed by pest control company with stealing drugs from inside home

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – A man employed by a pest control company was apparently looking for more than bugs, according to Tell City police officers, who arrested him Wednesday for allegedly taking prescription medication from a residence.

    Torrey L. Hanke, 32, of 7069 E. County Road 1930 N., Dale, faces one count each of theft and illegal possession of a controlled substance. Both are Class A misdemeanors.

  • Five win titles at Gibson Southern

    FORT BRANCH—Five Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles in the Remax Midwest Folkstyle Open at Gibson Southern Feb. 15.
    Coy Hammack pinned all four of his opponents as he won the novice 65-pound weight class.
    Max Fortwendel went 5-0 with two pins as he won the bantam 50-pound division.
    Landon Terry went 3-0 with three pins to win the intermediate 70-pound weight class.
    Ethan Schraner and Bobby Robinson each had two pins as they won weight classes in the bantam division - Schraner at 65-70 and Robinson at 90-105.

  • Friday, Saturday basketball games postponed

    LEOPOLD AND LINCOLN CITY—Perry Central and Tell City’s Friday boys basketball games were postponed due to inclement weather.
    Perry Central’s home game with Paoli has been rescheduled for this Tuesday, Feb. 24, with the JV starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Tell City’s game at Heritage Hills has been postponed to Saturday, Feb. 28, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.