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Today's Features

  • Deer Creek Baptist to host gospel quartet
    TELL CITY – The Southern Harmony Quartet will be the special guests Sunday for the church’s Thanksgiving service.
    The quartet have been singing southern gospel music style since 1997. The community is invited to at-tend and hear them as they worship through music and use their talents to serve God.
    There will also be a fellowship meal after the morning service. There will be no Sunday school and the morning service begins at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend the event.

  • St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City celebrated confirmations Sunday, Oct. 10 with Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB of St. Meinrad Archabbey presiding. Eighteen students of St. Paul were confirmed. They are Ryan Hackbarth, Jordan Heck, Christopher Kohnert, Lehn Fischer, Blake Alvey, Trent Nelson, Courtney Blinzinger, Amanda Wagner, Sarah Goffinet, Darian Allen, Samantha Widmer, Jessica Ballman, Klyne Waninger, Hana Reed, Whitney Zellers, Jamie Holman and Taylor Howe.

  • Confirmation was held Oct. 10 for members of St. Mark Catholic Church at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. Pictured are the Concelbrants, the Revs. Barnabas Gillespie OSB and Dennis Duvelius, Levi Hilgenhold, Ashley Aders, Logan Harding, Greg Coultas and RT. Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, Archabbot of St. Meinrad.

  • Thursday November 18
    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.

  • Hank Paul Hagedorn
    Jonathan and Holly Hagedorn of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Hank Paul Hagedorn, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Hagedorn is the former Holly Weigand. Hank has two older siblings, Jolene, 5, and Waylon, 3.
    Grandparents are Kenneth and Linda Weigand of Evanston and John and Betty Hagedorn 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.
    November 19

  • Clyde and Eula Smith of Tell City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 19 with a family dinner.
    Mr. Smith married the former Eula Malone Nov. 19, 1950, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.
    The couple have two children, Mary Lock and her husband, Raymond, of Tell City and Becky Yadack and her husband, Steve, of Ow-ensboro, Ky.
    They also have three grandchildren, Ray Lock, Rachel Fortwendel and her husband, Joey, and Melissa Evans and her husband, Jer-emy, and two great-grandchildren, Ben Fortwendel and Ethan Evans.

  • Monday November 15
    AA New Hope Group meeting 7 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, information call 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Bingo at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City, doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.
    TOPS IN1148 Tell City meeting at Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 23rd and Tell streets, Tell City, weigh-in 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m., information call 843-5044.

  • 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 – Mu Gamma will hold a Christmas auction Tuesday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 6:30. Items will include holiday crafts and baked goods.
    Refreshments will be served.
    Those attending will also be able to taste and order Christmas Old English and holiday cheeseballs.