Today's News

  • Property-tax bills hitting mailboxes soon


    TELL CITY – As if leaves bursting onto trees and the hum of lawnmowers weren’t proof enough, Perry Countians will soon experience another sure sign of spring: property-tax bills.

    The first installment of property taxes will be due on the traditional date of May 10 with bills scheduled to be mailed today, County Treasurer Judy Pund said. It could be a few days, however, before they begin hitting mailboxes.

  • Troy sets town spring cleanup for April 19, 20

    TROY – The town of Troy will hold its annual spring cleanup April 19 and 20. This is a chance for all property owners to clean up before letters are sent from the town attorney enforcing an ordinance on property maintenance.
    All items must be at the curbside by 7 a.m. April 19. The regular trash route will be followed. No batteries, items with Freon, tires or regular household trash will be accepted. Paint cans left out must be empty.

  • Community events, April 2

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    K of C Lenten dinners
    TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus will host their annual Lenten fish dinners every Friday through Lent. Serving will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the K of C.

  • Reunions, April 2

    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.

  • Volunteers to be honored April 12

    TELL CITY – Golden Living Center – Lincoln Hills, 402 19th St., in Tell City will host a volunteer-recognition event April 12.
    Festivities will kick off at 2 p.m. and refreshments will be served after the program. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

  • Twilight Towers Tenant Council meeting news

    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.

  • North Perry Head Start to host open house; taking applications

    LEOPOLD – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2012-13 school year.
    An open house will also be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 and Head Start staff encourages any interested family or community members to attend.
    Children may be enrolled at this time or parents may simply attend to learn more about Head Start. The North Perry Head Start Center is located next to Perry Central school in Leopold.

  • Spieth – Yackle

    Kimberly J. Spieth and Jeremy W. Yackle, both of Corydon, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ray and Jo Ann Saylor of Depauw and David Spieth of High Point, N.C. She is a 2004 graduate of Corydon Central High School and a 2008 graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in recreation.
    She is the marketing and communications director at YMCA of Harrison County in Corydon.

  • PC Relay for Life team fundraisers Saturday, April 14

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Relay For Life will hold two events to raise funds for the annual walk.
    The first will be a chicken-dinner sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the corner of 12th Street and Indiana 37 in Tell City.
    The dinner will include a half chicken, creek fries and green beans. Cost will be $7. Baked items will also be on sale.
    The next event will be a euchre tourney April 14 at the Leopold Conservation Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and cost is $5 per person.
    Cash prizes and concessions will be available.

  • Education notes, April 2

    Lip-sync contest Thursday at Tell City Junior-Senior High
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance will host its fifth annual lip-sync contest Thursday. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in the auditorium.
    The public is invited to attend and enter through the front doors of the school on 12th Street.
    Cost is $3 per student and $5 per adult.
    Fourteen groups are scheduled to perform.