Today's Features

  • TROY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host its annual recognition event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at the Fulton Hill Community Center in Troy. The event is held to honor the Perry County RSVP volunteers who contribute many hours for the betterment of the community.
    The event will feature food and prizes. All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend.

  • TELL CITY – Mu Gamma will hold a Christmas auction Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    Door open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 6:30. Items will include holiday crafts and baked goods.
    Refreshments will be served. Those attending will also be able to taste and order Christmas Old English and holiday cheeseballs.

  • TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Electric Sun at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12 to celebrate their new business. An open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Ryan and Paige Werner are the owners of Electric Sun, located at 114 E. Indiana 66, in Tell City (near the movie theater). Electric Sun has tanning beds, a spray-tanning booth and tanning lotions and products. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Paige Werner serves as store manager.

  • Mike and Donna McGrew of Chrisney announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth McGrew, to Phillip John Schwartz of Troy, the son of Richard and Brenda Schwartz of Troy.
    The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2010 graduate from the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is employed at Jasper Obstetrics and Gynecology in Jasper.

  • Christina Marie Weedman and Anthony Dennis Richardt of Branchville announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Eugene and Delores Welp of Siberia.
    Mr. Richardt is the son of Ambrose “Bud” and Joyce Richardt of Tell City.
    The ceremony is planned for Jan. 1, 2011, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad. A reception will follow at the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Rachel Turner and Jared Sabelhaus were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Christ United Methodist Church in Washington.
    The bride is the daughter of Bill and Carolyn Turner of Washington. Mr. Sabelhaus is the son of Steve Sabelhaus and Mary Jo Sabelhaus, both of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her parents in the ceremony officiated by the Rev. Lennie Lawrence.

  • Monday November 8
    AA New Hope Group meeting 7 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, information call 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Bingo at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City, doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.
    TOPS IN1148 Tell City meeting at Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 23rd and Tell streets, Tell City, weigh-in 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m., information call 843-5044.

  • 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.

  • ST. MEINRAD – A benefit event for David VanHoosier will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the St. Meinrad Community Center. Chili, hamburgers, hot dogs, pulled-pork sandwiches, chips, desserts and drinks will be served. A raffle will be held at 6 p.m. Tickets will be sold in advance and the day of the benefit. Winners need not be present to win.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host a chili cook-off Sunday, Nov. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.
    Participating businesses are asked to cook their best pot of chili and serve the public as they stroll Main Street during “A Christmas Celebration.”
    The cost of each station is $10. The money will go toward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating merchants.