• TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women have begun their annual geranium sales. Four-inch pots are $3.25 and come in dark red, salmon, white-pink splash, pink and purple. Hanging baskets are $15 and come in double red, white with a pink center and dark purple.

  • TCHS 1962
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 11 at the American Legion.
    Organizers are still attempting to locate the following classmates: Michael Crook, Janette Davis, Royce Devillez, Ernest Goody, Terrel Laflin, Linda Ludwig, Joetta Reed, Kenny Vincent and Richard Wheatley.
    If anyone has any information in regard to these classmates, contact Kaye (Goble) Kleeman at 547-5875 or send e-mail to tc62classreunion@gmail.com.

  • The Perry Central Class of 1964 met for a lunch reunion March 1 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

    Pictured in the front from the left are Carolyn (Harbaville) Hanloh, Keith Gelhausen and Marilyn Taylor. In the second row are Linda (Jarboe) Goffinet, Linda (King) Hubert, Janice (Dupont) Etienne and Ada (Galey) Burns. Back row: Duane Goffinet, Douglas Galey, Larry Riddle, Justin B. Etienne and Rita (Judge) Krampe.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School seventh- and eighth-grade students planted pinwheels in front of the school for Child Abuse Prevention Month. 

    The pinwheel serves as the new national symbol for child-abuse prevention, school staff said. It is a reflection of hope, health and safety.
    When you see the pinwheels, staff and students ask you to remember all children deserve an opportunity to develop socially, emotionally and cognitively in healthy, nurturing homes, schools, neighborhoods and communities.

  • TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Twilight Towers tenant council came to order March 21 with President Joyce Richardt leading the meeting.
    March birthdays were Hazel Jennings, Sue Bullock, Vivian DuPont, Mary Dickman, Bryant Bolin, Katey Cummins, Harold Hess, William Hawhee and Denny Stephens.

  • Cannelton officials gathered Thursday to mark the grand opening of Can-Pallet and Lumber Supplies in Cannelton.

  • CANNELTON – Community officials and residents gathered at the Cannelton Public Library March 21 to celebrate an open house to mark the merger of the library with the Tell City-Perry County branch this past year.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County is home to four children battling cancer and one fighting devastating bone disease. 

    Tyler Cundiff, the 17-year-old son of Michelle Taylor, has acute lymphoblastic leukemia and has been at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis since November. Eighteen-year-old Devin Hall, son of Mike and Kim Hall, has Langerhans cell histocytosis, formerly called eosino-philiac granuloma, a rare disease which causes tumors to form on the bones and for which the only treatment available is chemotherapy.

  • The Tell City Ghost Hunters hosted a pancake breakfast March 17, with all proceeds to benefit the Perry County Museum in Cannelton.

  • Boy Scout Troop 192 held its Pinewood Derby Feb. 19. Winners were, from the left, Will Simpson, first place; Matt Aders, second place and Ethan Pruitt, third place.

  • TELL CITY – Scott and Heidi Dixon, owners of Dixon & Dixon Auction Services announce the opening of their new real estate office at 807 12th St., in Tell City.

    Dennis Graves has been hired as principal broker. Brenda Graves, Heidi Dixon and Cindy Brown will be employed as sales staff.
    Dennis Graves has 10 years experience in the real-estate business and said he is looking forward to continuing to serve his clients at the new office location.

  • TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 hosted its first chili cook-off contest March 10 at the VFW post.
    Prizes were given out for first, second and third places and also to the people’s choice.
    First place was awarded to Joe and Martha Minto, second place went to Jason Lindsey and third place was awarded to Calvin and Betty Hartz. The people’s choice award winner was Kay Northerner. The VFW would like to thank all the participants who entered the cook-off and invites everyone back again next year.

  • A March 3 three-on-three coed bbasketballtourney sponsored by Perry County Power of Youth drew 21 teams and 73 participants to Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Photos of winning teams will be in Thursday’s edition and more photos can be found on this site.

  • From daffodils to forsythia, spring has sprung in force in recent days. Weeks of warmer-than-usual temperatures have flowers and bushes blossoming ahead of schedule and greening grass has sent some homeowners powering up lawn mowers for the first time this season. Cloudy but warm conditions are expected early this week.

  • Photos and story by Trista Lutgring
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Drama Department staged an “An Evening of Theater” March 9, 10 and 11 as students took to the stage for two one-act plays, “This is a Test” and “Take Five.”

    “This is a Test” followed a main character, Alicia, who is still in school, about to take a test which will determine “her future,” as one character explains.

  • TELL CITY – Stylist Kyra Guillaume has moved to Cutting Edge hair-salon in Tell City and is now taking clients. Cutting Edge is located at 134 E. Indiana 66 in Tell City.
    Guillaume will accept clients Tuesdays through Fridays. To contact her, call 547-8995 or (270) 922-6560.

  • ROME – The family of Ruth Thomas of Rome invites friends, family and the community to help celebrate her 90th birthday.
    The celebration will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. March 24 at Rome Methodist Church. Ruth asks for no gifts, but cards are welcome.
    If you are unable to attend, but would like to send Ruth birthday wishes, mail them to Ruth Thomas, 9305 N. State Road 66, Rome, IN 47574.

  • Members of Virginia Ramsey’s family gathered recently for a picture of two sets of four generations.

    Virginia Ramsey of Tell City, great-grandmother, sits in the center of the photo. To her left, in front, are great-granddaughter Emma Dee Pierce, grandmother Lesa Pfeiffer of Derby and mother Shaylon P. Pierce of Oakland City. To Virginia’s right, in front, great-granddaughter Avery Sanders, grandmother Cheryl Sanders and mother Michelle Sanders, all of Henryville.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Kenneth Edward Barnes, a former writer for the Perry County News and published author, will be a part of a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. March 18 at the Boonville Public Library and from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. March 31 at the Lincoln Heritage Public Library in Dale.

    One of his books, “Life on Pigeon Creek,” is about Barnes’ early life in Warrick County and mentions several towns in Spencer County, including Rockport, Eureka and Dale.

  • Congratulations to Fern Ubelhor, who was February’s quilt social winner. Ubelhor is pictured with the quilt, “Anastasia’s Star.” It was pieced by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.