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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • 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.
    December 30

  • 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 state organization of Tri Kappa will award a variety of scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring.
    Each state scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1000. Tri Kappa has provided scholarship awards since 1914 acknowledging students on the local, province and state levels. Chapters, provinces and the state organization combined, currently give nearly $500,000 annually honoring academic achievement.

  • Dance scheduled at the Sportsman Friday
    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a New Year’s Eve dine and dance Friday.
    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with a meal served at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Final Tour from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
    Cost is $15 per person. Proceeds will be used for upkeep and maintenance of the club. Tickets are available by calling (812) 357-5202.

  • BIRDSEYE – Experience the wonderful world of eagles with indoor and outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Visitor Center Saturday, Jan. 8.
    The morning session will be presented from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and an afternoon repeat session will be from noon to 3 p.m. EST.
    The event will feature a resident bald eagle and other raptors, including a great horned owl. Guest presenter Leslie Grow, Department of Natural Resources Hardy Lake interpretive naturalist, will share the story of these animals, their habits and habitat.

  • 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 Chamber of Commerce along with participating businesses announce this year’s Christmas Cash Giveaway winners. To win, shoppers must have registered at one of the participating merchants before Dec. 23. The promotion was intended to encourage local shopping over the holiday season and give local residents some extra shopping money compliments of local businesses. The total cash given away this year was more than $1,000. There was a winner from each participating location each week.

  • TELL CITY – Local volunteer Earla Williams was recognized for her hours of service to the community Dec. 12.
    Williams will be recognized for numerous activities through Modern’ Woodmen’s Hometown Heroes Program.