Today's News

  • William Tell conferences set for Oct. 24

    TELL CITY – The afternoon and evening of Oct. 24 are the designated times for William Tell Elementary School’s parent-teacher conferences.
    Three meeting times will be available Oct. 23 as well if needed.
    There will be no school Oct. 25 and Oct. 28 as the students will be on fall break.
    Parents will be notified of their scheduled time by Oct. 21. If parents need to make any changes with their appointment, they are asked to contact their child’s teacher at 547-9727.

  • Parent-teacher conferences Oct. 24 at Tell City Junior-Senior High School

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School will receive grade cards and parent-teacher conference information Thursday.
    Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Oct. 24. School will not be in session Oct. 25 and Oct. 28 due to fall break.
    Appointments will not be scheduled, and conferences will be held on a first-come basis. However, it is important that teachers know which parents are planning to attend so they can be prepared for the conferences.

  • Dutch-oven cook-off Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to take their Dutch oven cookware, supplies, ingredients and setup for a friendly competition at Patoka’s Autumn Getaway 11th annual Dutch oven cook-off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Registration will begin at noon and cooking will start 12:30 p.m. and dishes will be judged upon completion. All culinary skill levels are welcome. Winners will be announced in the cooking area at 4:30 p.m. in the Patoka Lake modern campgrounds.

  • 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.