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Today's News

  • St. Meinrad Fire Department open house Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host its annual open house Sunday. The station is located along Indiana 545.
    Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburgers, desserts and ice cream available during the day. Raffle chances will be sold during the day with a $1,000 first-place prize.
    A Life Flight helicopter will land next to the firehouse at 11 a.m. with a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Heritage Hills FFA beginning at the same time.

  • PC Homecoming royalty

    Perry Central students chose Bryce Lain and Taysia Fulkerson as their homecoming king and queen Oct. 3 during halftime of the varsity football game against West Washington.

  • Mathena achieves renewal of Certified Diabetes Educator Status

    TELL CITY – The National Certification of Diabetes Educators announced that Linda Mathena, RN, ONC, CDE of Perry County Memorial Hospital, has renewed the Certified Diabetes Educator status by successfully completing the continuing education renewal option process.
    Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to be eligible for certification. Achieving the CDE credential demonstrates to people with diabetes and employers that the health care professional possesses distinct and specialized knowledge, thereby promoting quality of care for people with diabetes.

  • Brown completes Navy basic training in Illinois

    GREAT LAKES, Ill. – Joe Brown of Tell City graduated from Navy basic training Aug. 16 at the Great Lakes Naval Station in Great Lakes, Ill.

    He spent nine weeks training at the base and is now attending A School at Corry Station Naval Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla.
    Brown is a 2012 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    He is the son of Lisa Brown and Dewayne Brown, both of Tell City.

  • 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.

  • Local vendors needed!

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival.
    The festival runs 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 also accepting food booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations, and $50 for businesses.

  • Reunions, Oct. 3

    CHS 1973
    CANNELTON – The 1973 graduating class of Cannelton High School will hold its 40th reunion at 6 p.m. Oct. 12, at the Iron Gate Pizza on Taylor Street in Cannelton.
    Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP so organizers will know how many to expect. Each person will pay for their own food and drinks.
    Be sure to share this information with any other classmate you may be in touch with to help get the word out.
    For more information or to RSVP, contact Earla Williams at 719-1012.

    CHS 1963

  • Perry Central High School Class of 1963

    The Perry Central Class of 1963 held its 50th reunion at Bill and Dave’s Sept. 21.

  • Tell City’s Moose Lodge 1424 marks 100 years of fraternity, service

    Tickets are being sold for Tell City Moose Lodge 1424’s 100-year celebration Oct. 12. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and all members are encouraged to attend. Tickets are $15 each and include dinner, program and a dance.

    The event’s program will include an address from Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing on the Moose’s community involvement, followed by the highest officer of the International Moose Association speaking on the behalf of the Moose. The organization’s governor, Jerry Malone, will also speak.  

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Testing is offered on a first-come, first serve basis Oct. 21 and Oct. 22.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency.
    The cost is $70 for the complete examination. For more information, contact GED chief examiner Susie Knox at 547-3347.