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Today's Features

  • SANTA CLAUS – Mount Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus will finish celebrating its 175th anniversary homecoming Sunday with speaker Brother Alfred Helms.
    Helms will provide the morning message and Jim Hutson of Columbus will perform special music during the service.
    Services start at 10 a.m. and Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Mount Zion Christian Church is two miles South of Santa Claus on Indiana 245.
    Helms served at Mount Zion 1969 to 1976. He and his wife, Janet, reside in Alfordsville. They have three children.

  • St. Marks annual shooting match, picnic Sunday
    TELL CITY – The St. Marks Catholic Church shooting match and picnic begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church. The ham shoot begins at 11 a.m. with a closed match at 3 p.m. The raffle drawing begins at 6 p.m. and food, games, bingo, quilts and country-store items will be available.

  • 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.

    Bulldog Booster Club to meet today in Cannelton
    CANNELTON – There will be a Bulldog Booster Club meeting at 5:15 p.m. today at the Education Center in the lower level of the old gym in Cannelton.

  • 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.
    September 24

  • A number of autumn activities are planned for the 2010 Perry County Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour. The annual celebration of fall will again draw visitors to communities across the county each weekend through mid-October.

    Fall Tour Events

    Rickenbaugh Open House Oct. 2

    The historic stone home on Celina Lake will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2, Sponsored by the Hoosier National Forest. For more information, call 547-7051.

    Rome Courthouse Day Oct. 3

  • 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.
    September 17

  • Marvin and Norma Jean Rogier of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding an-niversary, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010.
    Mr. Rogier married the former Norma Solbrig Sept. 17, 1960, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. The Rev. Raymond Moll of-ficiated.
    The couple has two children, Greg Rogier of Tell City and Marty Rogier of Leopold. They also have five grandchildren, Zachary, Ab-by, Trent and Troy Rogier and the late Amber Rogier.
    Mr. Rogier is a retired boilermaker and Mrs. Rogier is retired from the county auditor’s office.

  • Noah Thomas Shearn
    Carrie and Eric Shearn of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Noah Thomas Shearn, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Shearn in the former Carrie McCallister. Noah has one older sibling, Taylor, 9.

  • Thursday September 16
    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.

  • BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville United Methodist Church will celebrate Hiram Frakes Sunday.
    Frakes was a Methodist minister who was born in Branchville in 1888. In 1907, he married Leota Walker, also of Branchville. His call to the ministry led him to the remote area of eastern Kentucky Appalachia. There were no roads or civilized law.
    Ignorance, feuding and moonshining were prominent. Rev. Frakes established a church, post office, schools and care-giving facilities. He developed a Christian community called the Henderson Settlement.