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Today's News

  • 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.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS
    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

    By LAURA BERRY
    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.

  • Fundraiser Oct. 13 for local charities

    TELL CITY – “Guaranteed gut-busting laughs and great music are in store for you to help raise money for Catholic Charities in Tell City.” 

    That’s how organizers of an upcoming fundraiser bill the Oct. 13 appearance of Tell City native Scott Saalman and his Will Read (and sing) For Food players. Based in Dubois County, the group will perform a public show at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 13 at the Tell City High School auditorium. The show offers a unique blend of humor essays and live music, organizers said.

  • County jail will be served by Muncie medical firm

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Sheriff Lee Chestnut recommended and the county commissioners approved in a regular meeting Sept. 17 a change in medical-services providers for the jail.

  • Indiana 237 to be restricted at bridge

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be aware of temporary lane restrictions on Indiana 237 in Perry County.  

    Beginning Monday, bridge inspections will be conducted on the Cannelton-Hawesville bridge over the Ohio River.

    The restrictions will be daylight hours each day through Oct. 15, weather permitting. Flaggers will be used to control traffic on the bridge and motorists should anticipate minor delays.