Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will sponsor its annual community-wide Youth Day of Caring Nov. 3.
    Junior- and senior-high school age youth from churches, schools, Scout groups, 4-H groups, etc. are invited to assist local nonprofit organizations in the community.

  • CANNELTON – Community-service learning is one of the most enjoyable parts of teaching according to staff at Cannelton’s Myers Grade School. They add the students are able to help others and learn about real life situations as well as use the data to learn in the classroom.

    This year, Jamie Powers’ fourth-grade and Felicia Myers’ fifth-grade classes have teamed up to help support the Perry County Animal Shelter.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Tim Jarboe, a field agent for the Knights of Columbus Insurance – Clint Spaulding Agency, was recognized for his 10 years of service to the agency recently.

    His territory covers those southern Indiana councils including Tell City, Corydon, St. Meinrad, Santa Claus, Ferdinand and the newly established council in St. Anthony.

  • Logan Flannagan and Clint Waninger were crowned queen and king during homecoming ceremonies held before the Tell City varsity football game again North Posey Oct. 4.

    They were accompanied by the crown carriers Lydia Hollinden and Owen Henrickson.

  • The Tell City High School Class of 1950 gathered Sept. 7 at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City for a class reunion.

    Pictured in the front from the left are Sharon Heitkemper Caulfield, Ruth Kellems Peter, Beula Malone James, Eula Malone Smith and Mary L. Parker Poehlein. In the second row are Jennie Gramelspacher, Charles Geene, Marietta Klueh Melberg, Jean Montgomery Rust, Marvin Howell, Cecil Mallory and James Johnson.

  • Class members of the Tell City High School Class of 1968 met for their 45th reunion Aug. 10 at the Tell City Legion post.

  • St. Paul’s beer, brats, burgers and band event
    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will sponsor an outdoor party from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday in the church parking lot.
    The local band Above the Law will perform. The event is open to the public. There is no admission but donations will be accepted to help pay expenses. Beer, soft drinks, water, hamburgers, cheeseburgers,
    Brats and chips will be available for purchase. Attendees must be 21 to enter.

    Feast of Four program Saturday

  • TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 12th and Pestalozzi streets in Tell City, will hold its annual soup supper Saturday.
    Carry out soup will be available at 3 p.m. outside the church. Those buying soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers but if that is not possible containers will be available. Serving in the dining room will begin at 4:30 p.m.
    Barbecue chicken dinners, crick fried potatoes, slaw, cakes and pies will also be served.
    A bake sale and country store will be set up as well. All are welcome to attend.

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items or slightly used clothing for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Adoption Center in Indianapolis.
    This year, members are asking for baby clothing or items to be used for infants. They ask that gifts not be wrapped but have a price on each one. Boxes and baskets will be located at the three parishes – St. Paul, St. Michael and St. Pius – until Oct. 20. The items will then be taken to the center in Indianapolis.

  • Editor’s Note: The Friday Book Club will celebrate its 75th anniversary this Friday with a book review and reading at the Tell City Historical Museum. As a part of the celebration, members of the group provided this history of the club to the News.

    TELL CITY – In December 1938, 12 wo-men met to organize a book review club which would “sponsor good reading in our homes and community.” Bylaws were written and officers elected. The first meeting of the Friday Book Club took place the next month.