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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.

  • GRANDVIEW – The Garden Club of Grandview recently received a monetary donation from Waupaca Foundry, Tell City plant, for its current community project.
    The garden club is sponsoring a new park for the children of their community. The park will use town property that is unusable for residence. It will be located on the northeast side of Grandview, where there are currently no play areas.

  • Rome Masonic Lodge recently recognized Brother Charles Skinner, left, for marking 50 years of membership in Masonry. Charles Skinner accepted an Award of Gold Certificate from Gale Garner, secretary of the lodge.
     

  • Rome Masonic Lodge 133, F&AM, recently installed officers for 2011. Gathered around Worshipful Master Kenny Wright, from left, are Gale Garner, secretary; Tom Adams, junior deacon; Charles Skinner, treasurer; Mike Sheridan, senior warden; Charles Durbin, junior warden and Sean Wright, senior deacon.
     

  • CANNELTON – A meeting is scheduled for the Cannelton Republican Party at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30.
    The meeting will be held at the Perry County Republican Headquarters in Tell City. Anyone interested in supporting or participating in the 2011 election is encouraged to attend.
     

  • SANTA CLAUS – Local auditions for Holiday World’s 2011 cast of entertainers are scheduled for later this month at the park’s Holiday Theater. The 2011 musical entertainment lineup at Holiday World will include the following:
    • Real Country: Latest hits along with country classics.
    • Rejoice!: Contemporary Christian music with worship music and Christian hits.
    • Vinyl Daze: A pop musical featuring favorites from throughout the years.

  • Kidwell to speak at Freewill Baptist
    CANNELTON – The Rev. Jack Kidwell, pastor of Heartland Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, will be the special guest speaker at Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church Sunday, Jan. 30. The day’s activities will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day. Pastor Lewis Garrett and congregation invite the community to attend.

  • TELL CITY – The Church of the Nazarene, 4 Lausanne Court in Tell City on the hill across from McDonald’s, will host preaching and singing Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 at the church’s revival.
    Activities will begin Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. and a service will be held that evening at 7 p.m. Evening services will be held at 7 p.m. each night.
    The special guest speaker will be Minyoung Yoon. Yoon is the pastor of a dynamic church in Kyunggi City, South Korea.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Institute for Priests and Presbyterates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present a free lecture on Feb. 7.
    The lecture is titled “Out of Egypt: Reflections on Moses as Leader in the Book of Exodus,” and will give focus to leadership through life’s transitions as a diocesan priest. The speaker will be Fr. Vincent Tobin OSB, of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.
    The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Church Leadership Center Theater on the fourth floor of Newman Hall on the Saint Meinrad campus.