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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • NEW BOSTON – A rummage sale Thursday (today) through Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church will benefit SonShine Early Learning Ministry. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Everything is inside so the sale is a go, rain or shine.
    Everything will be half price Saturday. There will also be soup, bread and other baked goods and homemade pies for sale.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon-cutting for the JC Penney Catalog Store at 10 a.m. Monday, May 16. The ribbon-cutting will be held to celebrate the purchase and relocation of the store. The open house will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the same day. The JC Penney Catalog store is moving to the Dauby Hardware location. The owner is Debbie Ramsey.

  • BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Conservation Club house will host several events in May.
    Go-cart racing is planned for May 14. Registration begins at 3 p.m. followed by qualifying. Racing starts at 5 in the club arena. Entry fee is $25. Refreshments will be available.
    For more information, call Jerry Guillaume at 843-5885 or Judd Brown at 719-9072
    The club will host trap shooting at 2 p.m. May 15. The event starts at 2 p.m. For more information, call Mike Hess at 843-4878

  • PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities is conducting a Mother’s Day appeal to benefit its Matrix Lifeline Program.
    Matrix Lifeline assists pregnant women and women with babies. The program offers assistance with diapers, formula, baby beds and maternity and baby clothes for children up to the age of 2. Donations of formula, diapers and baby wipes will be appreciated. Items can be dropped off at Catholic Charities at 802 Ninth St. in Tell City. For more information, call JoAnn Smith at Catholic Charities at 547-0903.
     

  • Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 served its traditional soup Saturday, generating lines of fans in front of the council home on Tell Street. Just more than a kettle was left by early afternoon. Grilled-chicken dinners were also served as part of the yearly fundraiser.
     

  • CANNELTON – 2012 will mark the 175th year of Cannelton’s incorporation as a city. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Cannelton Foundation is planning an organizational meeting for anyone interested in serving on the planning committee at 6 p.m. May 17, in the Cannelton City Council chambers.
    Volunteers will help plan activities and special events for the 175th birthday of Cannelton.
    The celebration will be centered around the annual Heritage Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peter of Aloe Road, Tell City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday with a reception hosted by their children at the Perry County Fairgrounds.

    Mr. Peter and the former Marietta N. “Nellie” McCallister were wed April 29, 1961, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton.

  • Allen and Jeanne Harth of Evanston announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Danielle Harth, to Charles Bradley Hall, son of Charles Kevin and Gwen Hall of Derby.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and graduated in 2010 from the University of Southern Indiana.
    She is a respiratory therapist at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City and Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.
    The future groom is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and attends Western Kentucky University.

  • Exhibit will feature ‘Art on the Hill’
    ST. MEINRAD – A mixed-media art exhibit will be on display at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery through May 31.
    The free exhibit, “Art on the Hill,” will feature ceramics, paintings and drawings by Saint Meinrad monks and photography by seminarian Jeffrey Estacio. The ceramic pieces are the work of Brother John Mark Falkenhain OSB and Brother Elijah Luckett, OSB. Paintings by the Rev. Harry Hagan OSB, will be on display, along with drawings by Novice Timothy Wymore OSB.