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Today's News

  • Halloween happenings around the area

    TELL CITY – As Halloween approaches, several area groups are planning Halloween activities for kids and adults. Below is a listing of upcoming events in Perry and Spencer counties.

    • The Troy Halloween kids party will start at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Troy Firehouse. Kids can enjoy games, treats, hay rides, inflatables and fire safety information.

  • Coming Events

    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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Humane Society wiener roast Friday

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will meet for a members-only wiener roast beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. This will be in place of the monthly Tuesday meeting.

  • Birthdays

    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.

    October 17

  • Hosler-Talbott

    Stacey L. Hosler and Jonathan Talbott, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Patricia Kleiser of Tell City. The groom-to-be is the son of Barb Cooper and Rick Talbott, both of Tell City.

    Stacey is a graduate of Tell City High School and is resident services director at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

    Jonathan is also a Tell City High School graduate.

  • Joe and Brenda Pund

    Joe and Brenda Pund of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus hall in Tell City.

    Joe and the former Brenda Flamion were married Oct. 17, 1964, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. They are the parents of a son, David (Michelle) Pund of Tell City.

    They have two grandchildren, Rosa and Eli.

    Joe retired from Carpenter’s Local 90 and Pund Construction. Brenda retired from Perry Central Community School Corp.

  • Fire damages Main Street home

    Candles left on top of a piano triggered a fire inside a Main Street home Monday.

    Assistant Tell City Fire Chief Steve Hauser said Larney and Joyce Greenwood escaped the home after noticing flames coming from the piano, which was located in a front living room.

    Fire damaged that room and smoke and water damage affected the rest of the house.

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  • Fans flock to fall tour
  • Blood moon

    In the pre-dawn hours of the morning of Oct. 8 the full moon began to pass through the Earth’s shadow. The shadowed moon took on a haunting reddish tint due to the refraction of sunlight through the atmosphere, earning it the colloquial moniker of “Blood Moon.”

  • Cabin raising

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  • Purdue director of commercial ag to speak on farm bill at extension night

    LEOPOLD – The 2014 Farm Bill has caused changes throughout agriculture. Most farmers, and even many agency representatives, still aren’t sure exactly what is in the bill or how it will affect farmers. The Farm Bill is focused on risk management and brings changes to some of the old crop insurance programs. It also introduces new programs that are confusing to many farmers. The programs in the new farm bill are not one-size-fits-all, so each farmer will need to review the programs and determine which one provides the best fit for his or her operation.