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Today's Features

  • SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman 1st Class Patrick C. Little recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Little completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    He is the son of Joane Little of Tell City.

  • 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.

  • TELL CITY – On April 19, the Tell City-Perry County Public Library Young Adult Department hosted its second Story Mania Read-Aloud featuring the winners of the Story Mania short story writing contest.

    Guidelines were taken to all area junior and senior high schools at the beginning of January and teens in seventh through 12th grades were invited to write short stories for the contest.

  • Tell City American Legion Post 213 donated a new flag pole to be placed in Sunset Park in Tell City. The pole was raised April 4. Mulzers Crushed Stone donated the concrete needed to secure the pole and the Tell City Street Department donated time and labor to hoist the pole with the American Flag.

  • TELL CITY – The fourth annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run is set for Saturday, with Braunie’s Bar in Tell City hosting the event.
    All bikes are due out by 11 a.m. and due in by 4:30 p.m. All vehicles are welcome.
    Entry is $10 per hand or $15 per double. There will be door prizes, half pot and food. All proceeds will go to Schreiber Family Charities and Shriners Hospital for Children.
    For more information call 547-7917 or 547-8803. In case of rain, the poker run will be held Sunday.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library is celebrating National Children’s Book Week, Monday through Saturday, May 7. National Children’s Book Week is a special opportunity for libraries all across the country to promote the joy of reading to kids.

  • This is a Cannelton High School basketball team from the early 1930s. Team members are (front row, from left) Carl Danhauer, George Kays, Bob Cummings, Earl Danhauer and James Mullen. Back row: Coach Clarence McSwain, Maurice Mason, Joe Lasher, Thompson, Willard Walls and Russell Wagner.
     

  • CANNELTON – Freewill Baptist Church, 117 Second St., Cannelton will have its 43rd annual homecoming weekend, Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8.

    Singing will be the The Epley Family from Mount Pleasant, Iowa and the Pearly Gateman Quartet Reunion.
    Singing will begin Saturday night at 7 p.m. Sunday school will be dismissed and Sunday services will begin at 10 a.m. with The Epley Family and the Pearly Gateman Quartet.
    Following morning worship, there will be a carry-in basket lunch served in the fellowship hall.

  • Sidney Marie Bennett
    Jeremy and Laura Bennett of Owensboro, Ky., an-nounce the birth of their daughter, Sidney Marie Bennett, Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Owensboro Medical Health System.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Bennett is the former Laura Kaufman.
    Grandparents are Darrel and Cindy Kaufman of Tell City and Steve and Julie Bennett of Tell City.

  • 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.

    April 29
    Mitch Wood, Jimmy Bryant, Jennifer Ridener, Lisa Mullis, Kimberly Hess, Matthew Bruner, Greg Faucett, Megan Dykes, Samantha Wheatley, Chase Richards, Verlee Moseby, Isaac Durcholz, Olivia Jo Young.