Today's Features

  • Perry Central High School students voted Megan Hedinger and Ian Bashor their homecoming queen and king before the home basketball game against Crawford County Jan. 28.

  • Jennifer Dartt was crowned queen and Charles Northener voted homecoming king Jan. 28 at Cannelton High School’s homecoming ceremony held between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games in Cannelton.


  • Cub Scout Pack 191 held its Raingutter Regatta boat race Sunday, Jan. 16 at Perry Central schools. Each Cub Scout assembled and decorated a sailboat for the race.

  • During the month of January, the children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start enjoyed activities that dealt with numbers and letters.


  • Thursday February 3
    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.

  • 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 4

  • Samantha Pedone and Travis Schaefer of Indianapolis were united in marriage during a ceremony held Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at Ross-Ade Pavilion on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette.

    The bride is the daughter of Gerry and Pat Pedone of Kokomo. Mr. Schaefer is the son of Al and Vickie Schaefer of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Matthew Skiles.

  • George and Rose Parr Jr. of Tell City will celebrate their 50-year wedding anniversary Feb. 10, 2011.

    A celebration held in their honor will be hosted by their children at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City.
    Mr. Parr married the former Rose Smith Feb. 10, 1961, in Shawnee Town, Ill.

  • 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 life-styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • ROME – The Southern Indiana Squirrel Club of Bristow will hold a shooting match Sunday, Jan. 30 at the club.
    An open match will start at 11 a.m. with the closed match set for 2 p.m. This will be a money match shoot.
    Proceeds will be donated to the old Perry County Courthouse in Rome for cost of repairs to the building.
    Concessions will also be available.