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Today's News

  • Annual Tri Kappa poinsettia sale

    PERRY COUNTY – The members of the Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa announce their plans for their annual poinsettia sale fundraiser.
    The group will sell red and white 4- and 6-inch potted plants for $6 and $10 each, respectively. In addition, red hanging baskets will be available for $20 each.
    To place an order, contact any Tri Kappa member or call Martha DuPre at 836-2384 or Jean Schulthise at 547-7462. Deliveries will begin Dec. 4.

  • Rome VFD raffle winners announced

    ROME — The Rome Volunteer Fire Dept. drew prizes for its raffle held during its annual hog roast. The following will be listed by donor, prize and winner.

  • Haunted Hollow makes a return

    NEW BOSTON – The Huffman Haunted Hollow returns for two nights this season.
    The Hollow, at 13352 E. Cr. 1200 N., New Boston, will open at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26 and is presented by the youth groups of St. John Chrysostom in New Boston, St. Martin in Christney and St. Bernard in Rockport.
    Admission is free, however donations will be accepted with all proceeds going to the area Christmas Angel Trees.
    Just follow the signs for a Casper trail for the young or a walk through the woods and into the cemetery, which organizers say is like no other.

  • Baby Bloomers benefit Sunday

    TELL CITY – Baby Bloomers Child Care will host a country-western hoe-down fall pageant at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dixon’s Auction House.
    Boys and girls ages birth to 18 years old will participate. Contestants will share a special talent. Prizes will be awarded to everyone who participates.
    Contestants are required to wear country-western attire. Those wishing to watch the pageant are asked to take toiletries and canned goods as donations. All proceeds from the pageant will benefit the Ronald McDonald House.

  • St. Celestine Catholic Church annual shoot

    CELESTINE – St. Celestine Catholic Church will host its annual shoot Oct. 27 on the church grounds.
    The 12-gauge ham shoot will start at 10 a.m. with the closed shoot for beef and pork choices at 2 p.m. First choice will be half a dressed beef and then beef and pork thereafter.
    Fried-chicken dinners with Celestine homemade dressing will be sold along with hamburgers, sausage, French fries and chicken noodle soup.
    Food will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and be carryout only.

  • Buffalo Trace Council announces Cub Scout Fall Field Day

    EVANSVILLE – The Buffalo Trace Council will host a field day Saturday at Eykamp Scout Center, 3501 E. Lloyd Expressway in Evansville.
    The gathering will begin at 8 a.m. with the program concluding at 5 p.m.
    Cub Scout Field Day is an all day event full of noncompetitive activities for youth. Activities will include archery, BBs, games and more.
    The Buffalo Trace Council headquartered in Evansville serves 6,000 youth in the counties of Perry, Spen-cer, Knox, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, Warrick and Vanderburgh counties in southwestern Indiana.

  • Students with Perry County attend technology conferences

    EVANSVILLE – Matthew Hafele, the 12-year-old son of Jeremy and Beth Hafele of Evansville, and Christina Muller, the 11-year-old daughter of Aaron and Gina (Ramsbottom) Muller of Evansville both participated in several technical conferences with the Oak Hill eLeaders group this summer.

  • William Tell recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness month

    William Tell Elementary recognized September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month with several activities.

    Teachers held a door-decorating contest to raise awareness and students and staff wore yellow one day to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, an effort initiated by Emma and Ryan Harding. Any student who donated $1 had his or her name placed on a balloon, which can be seen in the picture behind the two students. The $200 raised went toward the Light the Night Walk team, which includes Emma, Ryan and their mother, Lynnann.

  • Church news, Oct. 17

    Deer Creek Fall Fest Sunday
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a fall festival beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday.
    There will be fun, food and fellowship for all.
    Former church youth member Brittany Henderson will be at the church Nov. 3 to talk about her experiences from her mission trip to Uganda.
    The church will also celebrate National Day of Prayer Nov. 4.
    Church members still gather for Talk, Pray, Walk sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday. All are invited to attend.

  • TC high school Academic Kickoff

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance program will host its annual Academic Kickoff at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 24 in the high school auditorium.
    This year’s theme is “Academic Plant: Surprisingly Brilliant.” Renaissance will reward students for their academic achievement and staff for their dedication to the school.
    The public is invited to attend. Those attending are asked to sign-in in the front office and sit in the upper balcony of the auditorium.