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Today's News

  • Operation Round Up applications due next week

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Southern Indiana Power’s Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • News in Brief, Sept. 12

    Legion family picnic Sept. 15
    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will host its annual family picnic Sept. 15 at the post home in Tell City.
    Legion, auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members are invited to attend. Dinner will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Drinks, meat, potatoes and a vegetable will be furnished. Those attending are asked to take a dessert.

    Zombie parade Oct. 19

  • Local libraries to celebrate Teen Read Week

    PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.

  • Block bash in French Lick Sept. 20-22

    FRENCH LICK – The 2013 Block Bash, a chainsaw carving competition, will be held Sept. 20 through Sept. 22 in the French Lick Town Green.
    The event will feature 10 of the top carvers in the country, according to organizers. The carvers will compete for three days on eight-hour masterpiece sculptures. Activities  will be from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 and 22. All carvings will be auctioned Sept. 21 and 22 at 5 p.m.

  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic set for Sept. 19

    TROY – The Perry-Spencer Republican annual picnic will be held Sept. 19 at Mulzer Camp just west of Troy.
    Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6 and special guest speakers at 7 p.m.
    Speakers for the evening will be Secretary of State Connie Lawson and State Auditor Dwayne Sawyer.

  • Reunions, Sept. 12 issue

    CHS 1961
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1961 will have a lunch at the Patio Steakhouse at noon Thursday. All class members are invited to attend.
    For more information, call Bobbi Polster at 547-8581 or 547-4646 or Brenda Mosby at 547-7512.

    Faulkenburg – Newton

    BIRDSEYE – The descendants and families of James C. and Hannah (Newton-Enlow) Faulkenburg will have a family reunion Sept. 15 at the Patoka Lake Shelter House.

  • GOPerry Club meeting Sept. 21

    PERRY COUNTY – The GOPerry Club will sponsor a Saturday breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Ponderosa in Tell City. Nancy Rennie, a local employee of the Indiana Department of Child Services, will be the guest speaker.
    Everyone is welcome.
    The club will continue its monthly gatherings throughout the year with local speakers. For more information, call Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.
     

  • Ramsey earns bachelor’s degree in public affairs

    TELL CITY – Adam Christopher Ramsey graduated May 4 from Indiana University-Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

    He received a bachelor-of-science degree in public affairs.
    Ramsey is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School. He is the son of Chris and Karen Ramsey of Tell City and the grandson of Guy Neil and  LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles L. Paulin.
    He plans to pursue a career in development.

  • Purdue confers degrees following spring semester

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University awarded about 7,100 degrees to students following the spring semester.

  • Archery lessons at Patoka Oct. 5

    BIRDSEYE – Meet the naturalist and other certified archery instructors at the Patoka Lake Archery Range for a beginners archery lesson from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 5.
    This event is an introduction to the sport and is open to all ages 8 and up. Those wishing to participate can pre-register by calling the Patoka Lake Visitor Center at (812) 685-2447. All archery equipment will be provided.