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Today's Features

  • St. Pius Catholic church held its first Holy Communion recently.

    Accepting the Eucharist for the first time were, front row from left, Maggie Davis, Boston Schulte, Evan Luecke and Gracie Zuelly.

    In the back row are the Rev. Sengole Thomas Gnanaraj and Tyler Neuman.

  • FUMC Date Night Saturday
    TELL CITY –Date Night Challenge 2014, a night out for couples, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.  Saturday, May 17, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    May 16

  • PERRY COUNTY – Emily Davis, daughter of Tim and Darlene Davis and a junior at Perry Central High School, was elected Lincoln Division lieutenant governor of the Indiana District Key Club.

    She was sworn into her position April 6 in Indianapolis at the 62nd annual Indiana District Key Club Convention.

    Emily is the first lieutenant governor from Perry Central.

    Her one-year term will consist of being responsible for seven different key clubs in southern Indiana, communicating regularly with everyone in the Kiwanis family and serving others.

  • By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Writer

    When it comes to opening a restaurant that will feature its own microbrewery and 36 beers on tap within its pub, it’s about more than just suds and good food to the owners.

    According to Pour Haus co-owner Derek Cronin, 42, the development is meant to be a unifying establishment for a community rich in history.

  • Brianna Crockett of Bristow and Michael Jarboe of Derby announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Kim Crockett of Bristow and the future groom is the son of Mike and Kathy Jarboe of Derby.

    The afternoon ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at St. Isidore Catholic Church near Bristow. A reception will follow at Schergens Center in Tell City and formal invitations have been issued.

  • Mr. and Mrs. John Bradley of Poole, Ky., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Paula Carver, to Logan Wooldridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Wooldridge of Tell City. The future bride is also the daughter of the late Paul Carver.

    Ms. Carver is a 2005 graduate of Webster County High School and is a 2009 graduate of Brescia University. She is a seventh-grade teacher at Henderson South Middle School.

  • Jim and Susie York of Tell City will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with a renewal of their wedding vows June 7, 2014.

    Mr. York married the former Susie Stephens June 6, 1964, at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The couple has two children, Stacey (York) Wedding and her husband, Steve, of Hawesville and Steven York and his wife, Christine, of Kernersville, N.C.

  • TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary recently released names of students recognized for academic achievement. Students in grades second through sixth who received all A’s were named to the distinguished honor roll. Students achieving A’s and B’s earned an honor roll distinction. For the academic year’s third nine-weeks, the 3rd 9 weeks, students are:

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School March students of the month are, from the left, Josh Kimbril, Rebecca Phillips, Kassidy Lynch and Amity Lain.

    The students were nominated and chosen by teachers.

    Each received a T-shirt, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Café and a $10 Walmart gift card.