Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – A benefit to help Helen Jones will be held Feb. 26 at the American Legion in Tell City. Food will be served starting at 4 p.m. with an auction to begin at 5 p.m. The Good Ol’ Boys will provide music beginning at 8 p.m.
    Cover charge is $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    Jones was first diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer Sept. 5, 2010. A PET scan was done in December and found the cancer had spread to her bones and adrenal glands. Money raised from the event will go toward Jones’ medical expenses.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Evangelic United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.
    The cost of the meal is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children 12 years and younger.
    All proceeds will go to help the youth of Perry County.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold homecoming ceremonies Saturday at the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena between the varsity and junior varsity games against North Posey.

  • Union Baptist to host chili supper, auction
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Union Baptist Church, 5770 State Route 1389, will hold a chili supper and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26.
    Cost for the supper is $5 for adults and children 11 years old and older, $2 for children in kindergarten to 10 years of age and children up to preschool age eat for free. The menu will consist of homemade chili, soups, sandwiches and desserts.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Carrie Doehring, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colo., will deliver the annual Thomas Lecture on Philosophy and Theology at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.
    The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. March 24 in the Gallery. Her talk is titled “Stepping into Worlds Shaped by Trauma: The Challenges of Intercultural Spiritual Care in the Aftermath of Overwhelming Life Experiences.”

  • 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.
    February 18

  • Konner Wallace Ficker
    John and Kim Ficker of Chrisney announce the birth of their son, Konner Wallace Ficker, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 203⁄4 inches long.
    He has one older brother, Kolin.
    Grandparents are Wally and Debbie Hall of Grandview and John Ficker of Rockport and Judy Ficker of Chrisney.

  • 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.

  • The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new office of the Perry County Community Foundation, located at 817 12th Street.

    Pictured from the left are Cheri Taylor, chamber; Chris Cail; Pam Lock, board member; Wayne Casper; Sally Houzanme, director; Stephanie Walsh, board member; Pat Crawford, president; Sherri Flynn; Steve Upmeyer, board member; Brenda Graves; Mayor Barbara Ewing; Dennis Graves, board member; Naomi Mulzer; Laura Rudolph; Jim Whalen and Dot Kessner.

  • TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City will hold its annual health and resource fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
    Booths available are as follows:
    Burris-LeClere Eye Center; vision screening
    EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center; blood pressure screens and health and fitness information
    Indiana Legal Services Inc; living wills, other advance directives and legal rights regarding Medicare and Medicad discussion
    Medi Home Care; DME equipment, C-Pap machines and masks, walkers, canes, heat therapy and more on display