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.

  • 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.

  • CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools will celebrate Veterans Day beginning at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
    All veterans and the public are invited to the event at the Cannelton Community Center. Special seating will be available for veterans who attend.
    Guest speaker will be 1st Lt. Wendy Freeman.
    Students from preschool through 12th grades will have presentations for the public to enjoy.
    For more information, contact Margie Weatherholt at 547-4126 or by e-mail at mweatherholt@cannelton.k12.in.us.

  • Kenny and Terri Hasty and William and Tammy Scherer, all of Grandview, announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Lindsey Hasty and Rick Scherer, both of Grandview.
    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of South Spencer High School. She works at Harpenau Insurance.
    Mr. Scherer is a 2003 graduate of South Spencer High School. He works at Waupaca Foundry in Tell City.
    The wedding is planned for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, in Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Park in Lincoln City.

  • Christine Weber of Dale and Luke Himsel of Dubois were united in marriage during a ceremony held June 19, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.
    The bride is the daughter of Frederick and Diane Weber of Dale. Mr. Himsel is the son of Lois Recker and Harvey Himsel of Dubois.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the ceremony officiated by the Rev. John Brosmer.

  • 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.
    November 5

  • Max Derek Bruggeman
    Chad and Jamie Bruggeman of New Albany announce the birth of their son, Max Derek Bruggeman, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Bruggeman is the former Jamie Lindblom. Max has one older sibling, Morgan Bruggeman, 2.
    Grandparents are Mark and Debbie Bruggeman of Tell City and Ron and Mary Anne Lindblom of New Albany.

  • Memorial Mass at St. Pius Nov. 9
    TROY – An annual memorial Mass will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy.
    The Mass will be for all deceased members of the Knights of Columbus, especially those that died within the last year.
    The public is invited to attend.

  • SPENCER COUNTY – Heritage Hills High School freshman Brenna Arnold has been selected as the co-host of a new teen faith-based radio show called Got Gat Radio.
    According to a press release, Got Gat Radio will blend talk radio with social media, offering a wide variety of teen interviews with sports figures, best-selling authors and media personalities who are impacting today’s youth culture. Arnold and her co-host, Garrett Godsey, will talk current trends.