0 Years Ago
May 11, 1945
• Perry Countians celebrated news that German Forces had unconditionally surrendered on May 7, marking the end of hostilities in Europe. May 8 was marked as Victory in Europe Day.
The long war, however, continues to rage in the Pacific. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Loney of Tell City received word Sunday from the War Department that their son, Pfc. John Hargis Loney, 21, was killed in battle April 20, in Luzon.
• Tell City High School will graduate 72 seniors during commencement exercises Friday evening.