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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers on Jan. 6, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”
    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Evansville Channel 9 at 8 p.m. and committee members would like to invite the public to join them at Capers to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.
    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will host a Trivia Night Jan. 29 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    Teams, with a maximum number of eight players, will compete in a night of fun to see who knows more about various trivia topics. The re-gistration fee for each team is $200.
    Teams are encouraged to show their team spirit by taking their own decorations and decorating their tables in whatever theme they choose.

  • Camden Daniel Axton
    Chris and Jenna Axton of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Camden Daniel Axton, Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Axton is the former Jenna Wooldridge. Camden has three siblings, Mercades, 12, Braxten, 4 and Brody, 2.
    Grandparents are Jeffery Lynn and Martha Wooldridge of Tell City, Steve and Sunny King of Cannelton and Mike Axton of Tennessee.

  • 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.
    January 6

  • 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.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Extension Office is collecting old holiday cards to recycle and use as new holiday cards for community service projects next year. It is requested that names be cut off the cards and only fronts are donated.
    Donations can be made to the extension office during their normal business hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. They are closed from noon to 1 p.m. but donations can be left outside the office.
    They are located in the Courthouse Annex in Cannelton, 125 S. Eighth Street. They are on the second floor.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters are accepting donations for the annual Tell City Band Booster Auction to be held Feb. 12 at Tell City High School.
    Boosters are contacting area businesses seeking donated items for the auction and would welcome public donations such as gently used furniture, appliances, household items as well as large items such as a vehicle or recreational vehicle.
    The organization is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) group and large donations could be tax-deductible.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers Thursday, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”
    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Channel 9 Evansville at 8 p.m. and committee members would like to invite the public to join them at Capers to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.
    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.
     

  • Lee Chestnut, right, is congratulated by retiring Perry County Sheriff Bob Glenn during a brief courthouse ceremony Thursday in which Chestnut was sworn in as the county’s new sheriff. County Clerk Jean Schulthise also swore in County Prosecutor Rod Acchiardo and Coroner Charlie Baumeister. All three men will take part in another ceremony Monday morning in which other officeholders will take their oaths of office.