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Letters

  • LETTER: Legion Easter bunny had plenty of helpers

    Cannelton American Legion Post 142 and its auxiliary would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their recent donations to our Post Home and for the annual Easter-egg hunt:

    McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Dairy Queen, Charles Stillwell, Arby’s, Wall’s, Papa John’s, Keith and Joyce Hagan, Mulzer’s, Huber Funeral Home, Zeke Ransom and Dan and Jane Hayden.

  • LETTER: Orscheln Easter-egg hunt a success

    The Humane Society of Perry County would like to thank all the children who participated in Orscheln Farm and Home’s egg hunt.

    We also thank the parents for taking time from their busy schedules to provide patience and taxi service for their children.
    We hope everyone enjoyed themselves.

    Thanks to the Easter Bunny for taking time to have his picture taken with the children. Thanks to all the volunteers and Orscheln’s for making this hunt a success.

  • LETTER: Donations would help me attend six-day National Student Leadership Conference

    I have been invited to represent Tell City High School at the 2013 National Student Leadership Conference. According to its brochure, the NSLC “seeks outstanding high-school students from around the world who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership ability.” The leadership conference offers programs specific to students’ interests. The various programs are held on college campuses around the United States.

  • LETTER: See a swarm? Call a bee-tender for help

    It seems that spring is here again. The trees are budding and the flowers are starting to bloom. The honeybees are becoming active. We see them in the yard working on soft maple blooms and elm trees. They are carrying the pollen back into the hives to raise young brood for the year.

  • LETTER: Saturday is IDEM deadline for fertilizer-plant comments

    Editor's note: The following letter was received too late for Monday's edition, when the Perry County News usually publishes opinion pieces. It's posted here, however, because it contains a deadline of Saturday.

  • LETTER: Retired educator proud of basketball spirit

    The younger folks helped the older folks recently. I, being slightly handicapped and one of the older folks, was provided transportation to the local basketball sectional and regional ball games by younger folks.

    I even had a call from some fine folks who graduated from Perry Central High School and they asked me if I needed a ride to the sectional.
    It was great to see and talk to many fine Perry Central folks at the sectional and regional ball games.

  • LETTER: Celebrity dinner a festive success

    The Tell City High School Renaissance Leadership Class hosted its Celebrity Dinner and Silent Auction Feb. 23.

    We would like to thank everyone who took the time to help us as make our event such a success.

  • LETTER: Fischer looking for 1960s band stories

    I will be writing an account of the Tell City High School band trips to the New York World’s Fair in New York. They took place in 1964 and 1965. I would like to hear from band members who were in the classes of 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967.

  • LETTER: Flamion a dedicated Forest Service volunteer

    Bill Flamion was recently honored with a regional volunteer award by the Hoosier National Forest. Bill took the initiative to assist the Tell City Ranger District maintain the Saddle Lake Campground. He liked to camp there and knew that the district lost the prison crew that used to do all summer maintenance.

    The district did not have enough personnel to keep up with all the maintenance throughout the year including mowing, trimming, cleaning out grills and campsites and cleaning the restrooms.

  • LETTER: Community’s support made our lives better

    I do not really know of everyone who made our life so great. Maybe I should say thanks to our local Perry County News. It made no matter what we wanted in the newspaper, they put it in there.