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Today's News

  • Registration for Cannelton elementary students begins Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 5 and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Registration will be held at the Myers Building Cafeteria for preschool through fifth graders. The back-to-school kids’ fest for students in preschool through fifth grade will be held in the Covered Wagon in Cannelton across the street from the Myers building from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5.
    The first full student day of school is Aug. 12. Preschool will begin the same date.

  • VU’s new agribusiness class

    VINCENNES – Area agribusiness professionals will benefit from the introduction of a new academic concentration at Vincennes University, officials said.
    “The Agribusiness Concentration within our technology baccalaureate degree program is a nice fit for those who can’t go away and get a bachelor’s degree but who need the degree to get promoted, gain job security, or to get a new job,” said Susan Brocksmith, program coordinator for the agribusiness concentration.

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling new students for 2013-14 school year

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, established in 1986, is currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year, scheduled to begin Aug. 26. 
    Glory Bees uses learning through play, teaching philosophy, and students will experience a variety of fun-filled learning adventures. Children will be introduced to Christian character development, math, science, art, music, a phonetic introduction to letters, manners and cooking. Each child will be encouraged to participate in new and challenging learning situations so they are able to master new skills.

  • Openings in 3-year-old class at Stepping Stones Preschool

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Pre-school, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement, is accepting registrations for the 2013-14 school year.
    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.

  • One heck of a 4-H Fair
  • A good ol’ time with the Red Hat Ladies

    More than 100 Red Hat Society members descended upon Tell City July 13 for a meeting at the Schergens Center. Ladies from chapters around the southern Indiana and as far north as Indianapolis gathered for shopping, music, a meal and more.

    Photos by Trista Lutgring
     

  • ‘Animals Underground’ event for children at Tell City library Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library would like to invite everyone to attend “Animals Underground” at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Tell City branch, presented by Animal Tales LLC.
    The theme for summer reading has been “Dig into Reading” for younger children and “Beneath the Surface” for preteens and teens. “Animals Underground” will provide a fun, educational, interactive and safe learning experience that will feature live animals from across the globe, organizers said.

  • New Directions to host fitness games

    TELL CITY – New Directions Health and Wellness will host a Perry County fitness games event Aug. 9 through Aug. 11.
    Participants will compete in six different events over three days to test their overall fitness. Anyone can enter and the top three men and women will be selected after the games. Those entering are asked to be familiar with main lifts, such as bench, squat, deadlift and clean lifts.

  • Community Events, July 18

    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 e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Fundraiser cookout Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Epic All Stars Cheerleaders will host a dinner fundraiser Sunday at Zoercher-Bettinger Park in Tell City.

  • No signs on utility poles

    TELL CITY – The city statute has been in place for years but Tell City residents still forget that it is against city rules to place yard-sale and other signs on utility poles. Police officers regularly remove the signs and city council members have been known to visit yard sales to remind homeowners of the rule. While citations have been rare, violators face possible fines. City leaders asked the News to issue another reminder.