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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.

  • TROY – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class will be available beginning Jan. 18. The course will be a 13-week program designed to teach individuals and families how to take control of their finances and become debt free. Every possible spending and saving situation will be addressed in the program.
    Financial Peace University lays out a saving, spending and investing plan. For complete details, check the United Methodist Church Web site at www.perrycountumc.org. Click on “Home” and go to “7 Step Financial Peace Program.”

  • Denny and Lesa Lasher of Bristow announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Crystal Lasher, to Eric Eubank, son of Randy and Donna Eubank of Paoli.
    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2003 graduate of Oakland City University with a degree in elementary education.
    She is employed at Throop Elementary School as a reading recovery teacher.
    Mr. Eubank is a 2000 graduate of Paoli High School and a 2005 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in wildlife biology.

  • Joni Diane Barrett and James Edward Stafford of Spurgeon announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Donald and Sharon Barrett of Coe.
    She is employed by National Office Furniture as a sales operations manager.
    Mr. Stafford is the son of Donald and Veronica Stafford of Topeka, Kan.
    He works at National Office Furniture as a product engineering specialist team leader.
    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Jan. 1, 2011, at the North Friendship General Baptist Church in Lynnville.

  • Alicia Klueh and David Conner were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held July 3, 2010, at The Ranch in French Lick.
    The bride is the daughter of Brenda and Mike Lange and the late Mike Klueh. Mr. Conner is the son of Laurinda VanConey and Miller VanConey.
    Brother Mike Hawkins officiated the double-ring ceremony.
    Michelle Kieper of Ferdinand was chosen as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jill Deel of Birdseye and Brittany Henke of Ferdinand, sisters of the bride, Amy Reed of Tell City and Lisa Havener of Cannelton.

  • Chestnut Grove to host Jack Compton
    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church in Tell City will host Evangelist Jack Compton (Gifts of the Spirit) of Riley, Miss.
    The community is invited to attend any of the four dates Compton will speak, Dec. 9, 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 12 at 6 p.m.
    For more information, contact Pastor Harold Nix at 547-5109.

  • DUBOIS COUNTY – The Celebration Singers Community Choir will present three public concerts in Dubois County during December.
    The first concert will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 in the recently remodeled Cabby O’Neill Gymnasium in Jasper. The program is being presented in connection with the community’s O’Tannenbaum Days Celebration.
    The choir will present the program again at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

  • NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, one-half mile west of New Boston, will host a Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at the church.
    Items will include crafts, needlework, apple dumplings, homemade candies, baked goods, springerlies, jellies, produce and more.
    There will also be an early-bird breakfast consisting of sausage, gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs and fried potatoes. Food will be ready at 7 a.m.
    Soups, sandwiches and pie will be available throughout the day. “Special” soup will be sold by the gallon.

  • TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City will host a chili supper and Christmas bazaar this weekend at the church.
    The chili supper will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday in the parish hall. The dinner will include all-you-can-eat chili, peanut butter sandwiches, crackers, drink and dessert for $5.
    The Christmas bazaar will kick off Friday during the supper and continue Saturday after 5:30 p.m. Mass and after the 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses Sunday.

  • Thursday December 2
    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.