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Today's News

  • Fischer – Boehm

    Richard and Lahna Fischer of Tell City announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Fischer, to Jonathan Boehm, son of Randy Boehm and the late Virginia Ann Boehm of Holland.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Tell City High School and the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.  She is currently employed by Deaconess Hospital.

    Mr. Boehm is a graduate of Southridge High School and Universal Technical Institute of Texas.  He is currently employed by Peabody Energy.

  • Food Day celebration at William Tell Elementary School

     On Oct. 24, William Tell Elementary celebrated Food Day 2013. It is a nationwide movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. The movement promotes gardening, eating real and natural foods.

    This day is endorsed by many public figures and celebrities including Chef Jamie Oliver and First Lady Michelle Obama.

    On this day, students enjoyed talking about the community garden that is located at William Tell Elementary and also learning from Purdue Extension’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Sara Dzimianski.

  • Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills earns commitment to Quality Award

    TELL CITY - Golden Living Center- Lincoln Hills has been selected by the American Health Care Association-National Center for Assisted Living to receive the 2013 Bronze – Commitment to Quality National Award for the outstanding care and service it provides to its patients and residents.

    The Living Center is one of 582 skilled nursing facilities who applied for the award this year.

  • Church News

    Thanksgiving service Sunday at St. Paul’s

    TELL CITY – Local congregations will host their annual Thanksgiving ecumenical worship celebration at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Catholic Church. Each year the churches in the community come together to celebrate God’s blessings and presence.

  • Pizza with the principal

    The following Cannelton students were treated to pizza with Principal Roger Fisher for meeting or exceeding their Accelerated Reader goals for the first nine-week grading period.

    Second graders: Sam Ball, Makayla Reed, Autumn DuPont, Katrina Rainbolt, Aubrey Harpe, Carter Vogt, Danika Maffia and Jason Lawson.

    Third-graders: Dakota Baumeister and Kameah Warren.

    Fourth graders: Maggie Dawson, Jhett Garrett, Kyra Hemmings, Jon Huff, Elyjah Mills, Swan Paris, Vincent Rainbolt, Jackson Sandage, Samarah Schneider and Gavin White.

  • Keep those Santa letters coming

    TELL CITY – The News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus. Good boys and girls can send their letters for publication in our annual Holiday Greetings section, to be published this year Dec. 19, just in time for Santa to read them as he’s checking what’s in his sleigh.

    Letters can be dropped off at The News’ office at 537 Main St., mailed to P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586 or sent via e-mail to editor@perrycountynews.com. Students in area schools have been asked to write letters.

  • Community Events

    Republican Christmas open house Dec. 8
    TELL CITY – Perry County Republicans will host a Christmas open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 8. The event will be at the party’s county headquarters, 1005 Main St.

    St. John’s Christmas bazaar Dec. 7
    NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, one-half mile west of New Boston, will host its annual Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7.

  • Weekend brunches planned at Branchville Masonic Lodge

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Masonic Lodge 496, F&AM, will host brunches for hungry deer hunters and the public during November and December.

    Brunch will be served in the Branchville Lodge hall in Branchville.

    Brunches will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and again Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

    The menu will include biscuits with sausage gravy, sausage and biscuits, ham and biscuits, eggs and omelets, bean soup, corn bread, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and bratwurst.

  • Tri Kappa selling poinsettias

    Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa members have announced plans for their annual poinsettia sales fundraiser.

    Members are selling locally grown red and white potted poinsettias as well as hanging baskets with red poinsettias.

    Four-inch potted plants are $6, 6-inch pots are $10 and baskets are $20. To place an order contact any Tri-Kap-pa member or call 719-5405.

  • Thanksgiving gospel concert returns Saturday to Tell City High School

    TROY – Troy First Christian Church’s tradition of celebrating Thanksgiving will continue Saturday with its annual Gospel Thanksgiving in Song concert.

    The concert will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium. Doors will open at 5 p.m.

    The time of the concert is a change from past years.

    Featured in this year’s concert are Jeremy Calloway, the Conquerors Quartet and Union Street.