Today's News

  • Flu-shot clinic next week

    TELL CITY – The of-fices of Drs. Marcrum, Bailey and Kleeman, 421 Seventh St. in Tell City, announce it will host a flu-shot clinic Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  
    Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the office closed from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. daily for lunch. Cost is $35.
    For more information, call 547-9663, Ext. 1.

  • Buffalo Trace Council announces 2013 popcorn sales

    PERRY COUNTY – The Buffalo Trace Council began its 34th annual popcorn sale Sept. 28 to support Scouting programs.
    Seventy percent of the sale proceeds stay with the local council and Scout units, a press release stated. The popcorn supplier is Trail’s End, a company located in Van Buren which uses corn grown in Indiana and Illinois.

  • Card-making workshop at library Oct. 14

    TELL CITY – Dana Franzman, an independent consultant for Close To My Heart, will host a card-making workshop at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14.
    The cost for the workshop is $5 per person. All materials for the class will be supplied and those wishing to participate can register by calling the library at 547-2661.

  • Memoir-writing class set for Saturday at library

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library–Tell City branch will host a memoir-writing class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
    The class is designed for anyone who wants to write family stories or memories to preserve and share history. The workshop will be facilitated by local writer Kristine Adams and include writing suggestions to begin the process, resources, tips and more.

  • Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour set for Sunday

    ROME – Several activities will take place in Rome Sunday as the community celebrates the Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour. Events will be centered around the old courthouse, located in the town square.
    Fried-chicken dinners will be served at 11 a.m. and will include mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade. Serving will continue through the day.
    There will also be a country store with cakes, pies, cookies, bread, canned goods and other goodies.

  • Social news, Oct. 3

    ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • COLUMN: We should all say ‘no more’ to domestic violence

    Guest Columnist

    During a recent 12-month period, 58 people died through  acts of domestic violence in Indiana. And just a few weeks ago an abuser in Indianapolis shot and killed a police officer whose brave actions saved the life of the abuser’s girlfriend and her 10-month-old child.

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  • Venison donation program connects hunters, hungry

    PERRY COUNTY – A program that allows hunters to give deer meat to those who want venison will be available again this fall.

    GiveIN Game, Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife’s venison donation program, will be available for its third year. Hunters who are willing to donate venison and people who would like to receive venison began registering Sunday at hunting.IN.gov/ 7240.htm.

    GiveIN Game makes it easy for people to connect and set up an exchange. Selling, bartering or trading for venison is illegal.