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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – Larry K. Kleeman, executive director and chief executive officer of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. announced that $200,000 of additional energy assistance funds were awarded to LHDC to serve more households in Perry, Spencer and Crawford counties with their winter heating bills.
    A few weeks ago, LHDC was forced to suspend the Energy Assistance Program after serving approximately 1,400 households in the three-county area. At that time a waiting list was established and approximately 250 households were placed on it.

  • Chester “Chet” and Linda Mathena of Troy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 17, 2010.
    They will celebrate the anniversary with family at a private dinner.
    Mr. and Mrs. Mathena were married Dec. 17, 1960, on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington.

  • 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.
    December 17

  • Gavin Neil Powers
    Ryan and Edie Powers of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Gavin Neil Powers, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Grandparents are Pamela Rogier, Renee Powers and Jeff and Vickie Lawson, all of Cannelton and the late Barry Stowe.
    Great-grandparents are Virginia Evans, Sherman Powers, Bob and Marilyn Lawson and the late Allen Evans, Donald and Edith Stowe and Marilyn Powers.

  • Christmas program Sunday at Bethel Christian
    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will present its annual Christmas program at 5 p.m. Sunday.
    This year’s play is titled “Why Christmas?” and some poems will be shared as part of the evening activities. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    The Bethel Christian Church has Sunday School each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. followed with church services at 9:30.
    Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church.
    On Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.
    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m.
    Mass is celebrated each day in the Archabbey Church, at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. However, during the Christmas season, Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 27 and Jan. 1.

  • TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church invites the public to Sunday Christmas activities at the church.
    At 10:30 a.m. the choir will present the Christmas message in music. The cantata is called, “And The Gift Goes On!” and will feature several soloists from the church.
    Michele Lynch will tell the Christmas story. Following the message in music, the Rev. Elmer Shelby will give his Christmas message to all.

  • Thursday December 16
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • 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 – A representative from the Social Security office will be available to answer questions and provide information to county residents during the coming months.
    Most Social Security business can be conducted by phone; however, if you prefer, you can meet with a representative Jan. 12, Feb. 9 or March 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall in Tell City.
    For more information, call toll free (800) 772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the Social Security Web site at www.socialsecurity.gov.