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Today's News

  • Officials sign memo on brownfields assessment

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A representative of the Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission told the Perry County commissioners at their regular meeting Sept. 17 they would be asked to help in selecting consultants for a brownfields assessment.

  • Ground broken for county’s new hospital

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 117,000-square-foot facility Friday with applause, thank yous and a long line of shovels.

    Site work along Indiana 237 has been under way for several weeks but hospital officials decided to wait until there was plenty of parking before holding a ceremony. The hospital will be funded through a loan from the United States Department of Agriculture and will be repaid through hospital operations, not tax money.

  • Omission, Sept. 30

    The name of a brother was omitted from the obituary of Terry Marchard, which appeared in Thursday’s issue. Terry was preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Marchand.

  • March of Dimes baby contest winners

    TELL CITY – The seventh annual March of Dimes baby contest was conducted July 13 in conjunction with the Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • Community Events, Sept. 30

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Bicentennial meeting planned for Oct. 8

  • Call for vendors for annual Cannelton Heritage Festival 

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.
    The committee is accepting food-booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • News in Brief, Sept. 30

    Flu-shot clinic next week
    TELL CITY – The offices of Drs. Marcrum, Bailey and Kleeman, 421 Seventh St. in Tell City, will host a flu-shot clinic Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, Oct. 7 through Oct. 9.
    Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the office closed from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. daily for lunch. Cost is $35. For more information, call 547-9663, Ext. 1.

    Evanston kickball tourney Oct. 12

    EVANSTON – The annual Evanston kickball tourney is set for 9 a.m. Oct. 12.

  • Wellness activities at Tell City High School

    TELL CITY – The following wellness activities are available free of charge, through October from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. on the listed days at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.
    These programs are available through the Welborn Heros grant. Those attending these activities are asked to sign in at the school office.
    The classes are listed by date, activity and area where the class will be held:
    Tuesday, pilates, auxiliary gym
    Wednesday, step aerobics, Bryan Taylor Arena
    Thursday, lap swimming, TCJSHS pool

  • Annual EUCC fall bazaar set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will host its annual fall bazaar Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m.
    A breakfast consisting of homemade biscuits, gravy and fried potatoes with side orders of eggs, sausage, coffee and juice will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    A country store with baked items, homemade candies and jams will be open. This year will feature some local vendors with floral arrangements, wreaths, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and hats, and some woodworking items.
    All are invited and encouraged to attend.

  • Upcoming activities at the Perry County Library-Tell City branch

    Memoir-writing class Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch will host a memoir-writing class at noon Saturday.
    The class is designed for anyone who wants to write family stories or memories to preserve and share history. The workshop will be facilitated by local writer Kristine Adams and include writing suggestions to begin the process, resources, tips and more.