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Today's News

  • Back-to-school info
  • COLUMN: Looking back, Tell City was a great place to grow up

    JOE MORTON
    GUEST COLUMNIST
    Growing up in Tell City was, what I think most people would agree, the ideal small town experience. We lived in a town that was safe enough to give kids  freedom to roam around on their own, yet being a small town, your parents knew plenty of people who would tell them if you were seen breaking their rules.
    I came into my own as a preteenager in the early 1980s.

  • COLUMN: Enjoy the big week ahead

    Vince Luecke, Editor
    editor@perrycountynews.com

    For me, Schweizer Fest is a lot like some holidays. There is lots of extra work, so much in fact that finding time to enjoy the actual festivities can be a challenge.  

  • EDITORIAL: Grab your Schweizer running (or walking) shoes

    Schweizer Fest has always been a celebration of Tell City, its rich past, its exciting present and the promise of an even brighter future. This  week, we invite everyone to make fitness a meaningful part of their festivities. There are more opportunities than ever to include a good workout – or at least some exercise – into the merriment of the week.

  • Apalona blaze

    A June 22 fire destroyed a barn, trucks and farm equipment at an Apalona area farm. Central Perry firefighters were called to the Ray Flamion farm just after 1:30 p.m. and found the barn fully engulfed.

    Anderson Township Fire Department members were later called and they were able to limit the spread of the fire. The Perry County chapter of the American Red Cross provided water at the scene. The fire was believed to have been electrical in nature.

  • 2013 Schweizer Fest entertainment lineup

    After a ceremonial welcome address Wednesday by Mayor Barbara Ewing, the Tell City High School band will once again provide the traditional opening for this year for the 55th annual Schweizer Fest, with a concert on the Musik Halle Stage at 6 p.m.

    As difficult as it is to prepare a concert before the school year even begins, the Marksmen band, under the direction of Natasha Edmondson, is sure to delight the crowd with patriotic favorites and a small sneak preview of this year’s marching show music.

  • COLUMN: Local wineries help capture summer in a bottle

    BY Andy Hedinger

  • Church news, Aug. 5

    Open Bible study starts Tuesday
    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church of Cannelton will host non-denominational Bible study in three locations throughout Cannelton during the month of August. All meetings start at 6:30 p.m.
    The first meeting will be Aug. 6 in the Cotton Mill Community Room, which can be accessed through the Adams Street entrance. The meeting Aug. 20 will be at the Cando Apartments Community Room and a meeting Aug. 27 will be in the kitchen at the Golden Years Apartments.

  • Reunions, Aug. 5

    TCHS 1983
    TELL CITY – With regret, the Tell City High School Class of 1983 is cancelling the 30th class reunion due to not receiving enough responses.
    All classmates who sent in checks or money will get their money returned in the mail.
    Classmates are asked to mark their calendars for the 35th class reunion to be held at the Moose Lodge during Schweizer Fest 2018.
    The class motto is “The class of 1983 will not follow where the path may lead, but will go where there is no path and leave a trail.”

  • Historical Society new DVD available

    TELL CITY – During Schweizer Fest, a new DVD will be shown at the Historical Society Museum at 10th and Franklin streets.
    Showings will be at 2 and 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. DVDs will be available for purchase.
    Anyone who wishes to see a sample of the DVD can visit http://youtu.be/U8tIOPjxV-g or visit the group’s Facebook page.