Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special Antiques at Your Library event Saturday.
    From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., several local experts will be on hand to display items in the areas of Tell City furniture, Civil War memorabilia, coins, old pictures, pottery, bottles, glassware, western statues and toys. Some of the collectors scheduled to appear are Chris Cail, Mike and Kathy Finley, Michael Highfil, J.R. Flynn, Mark Laflin and Spud and Helen Kleeman.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women annual Bunny Breakfast will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    The community is invited to share in a breakfast of doughnuts, milk and juice as well as participate in games, crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
    Picture sales will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Door prizes will also be awarded. Admission to the event is free.
    For more information, contact Stephanie Epple at 547-4999.

  • TELL CITY – Amy Blackford, a primate keeper for the Tampa Lowery Park Zoo for the past seven years, has been given a chance to be a part of Project Borneo, a documentary film and global collaborative project to halt the destruction of the world’s important rain forests and to create a permanent home for orangutans.

    The project is looking for 10 candidates to lead a global action project for five months in Borneo, a large island located in the Pacific Ocean near southeast Asia.

  • Addison Marie Barker
    Brandon Ray and Laura Jean Barker of Magnet announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Marie Barker, Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at St. Mary’s Women and Children Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Barker is the former Laura Jean Sixx.
    Grandparents are Darla and Donald Sixx, Patricia and Edward Altman and Kenny and Annette Barker.

  • 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.
    April 8

  • Katie Gilmore of Tell City and Justin Adcock of Owensboro, Ky., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bill and Bert Muenks of Tell City. She is a 2005 graduate of Tell City High School and works at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand.
    Mr. Adcock is the son of Jean Adcock of Owensboro. He is a 2003 graduate of Davis County High School and 2007 graduate of Owensboro Community and Technical College.
    He works at AK Steel in Rockport.

  • Dennis and Jackie Lueken of Birdseye announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Marie, to Michael Jon Lueken, son of Francis and Lou Ann Lueken of Ferdinand.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Forest Park High School in Ferdinand and earned her bachelor’s degree in animal sciences with a minor in biology from Purdue University in 2010. She is now attending Indiana University School of Medicine, pursuing a doctorate of medicine.

  • 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 – William Tell Elementary will hold a family health fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the school gym.
    An Air Evac Helicopter will land in the back of the building around 5:30 p.m. and many local businesses and organizations will be in attendance. They will include New Directions, Everbody’s, Perry County Memorial Hospital, Purdue Extension, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Ivy Tech, Herbs and Health Care, Omni Home Care, Golden Living Center, Oakwood Health Campus, Burris-LeClere Eye Center and Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

  • On a recent trip to Jacksonville, Fla., Janette Hearst of rural Tell City had the opportunity to participate in a five-generation photo with family members. Pictured in the photo are Janette Hearst (great-great grandmother), Carol Turner (great-grandmother), Teresa Miller (grandmother), Samantha Miller (mother) and Jocelyn Miller (child).