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Today's News

  • KWC open house Saturday

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Experience college life at Kentucky Wesleyan College at the fall open house Saturday. The event will kick off with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Winchester Community Center.
    From accounting to zoology, students can explore the nearly 40 academic majors and pre-professional programs available and learn how a 15:1 student-faculty ratio ensures that an education at KWC concentrates on each individual student, organizers said.

  • Library autumn story times underway in Tell City, Cannelton

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library officials announced registration is now open for the autumn story-time session.
    Autumn story times will run through Oct. 17 with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at 547-2661. Story times are as follows:

  • Friends 80 years and counting

    Bob Snyder and Bill Blinzinger have been friends for more than 80 years. Their friendship began when they were little and enjoyed driving toy cars in the dirt in preschool.

  • Fun Horse Show set for Saturday

    The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show Saturday at 5 p.m. All profits will be donated to the Perry County 4-H Horse and Pony Club.

  • Community Events, Sept. 12

    VFW selling pork-chop dinners Saturday
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a pork-chop dinner Saturday at the post home in Tell City.
    Meals will include a pork chop, baked potato and slaw. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. and cost is $7.50 each.

    Bake sale Friday at Old National
    TELL CITY – Old National Bank in Tell City will host a bake sale Friday to raise funds for the March of Dimes.
    Items will be available during normal banking hours.

  • Three join community foundation’s board

    The Perry County Community Foundation recently welcomed three new board of trustee members,  Lee Chestnut, Debbie Elder and Cheri Taylor.

  • Benefit auction, set for dance Saturday

    TELL CITY – The friends and family of Larry Taylor will host a benefit auction and dance to help raise funds for his medical  bills and expenses.
    The event will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City American Legion Post on Indiana 66.
    Admission will be $15 per person or $25 per couple.
    There will be live music by “Good Ole Boys,” food and a cash bar.
    Cash donations may be made at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City to the “Benefit of Larry Taylor” account.
    Taylor has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

  • Rome firefighters’ hog roast Sunday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sunday at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:30 a.m. and a hog roast meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Lindsey – Simpson

    Jamie Nicole Lindsey and Phillip Arthur Simpson of Hawesville, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Patrick and Dana Lindsey of Hawesville. She is a graduate of Henderson Community College and works as a registered nurse at Owensboro Health.
    Mr. Simpson is the son of William and Constance Simpson of Tell City. He is a graduate of Purdue University and works as a pharmacist at Wal-Mart in Tell City.

  • Donnelly to keynote Jefferson-Jackson dinner

    TELL CITY – U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly will be the key-note speaker for the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner hosted by the Perry County Democrat Central Committee Saturday. The event will be held at the Tell City Knights of Columbus. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7. Cost is $20 per person. The public is invited.