Today's News

  • 4-H holds celebration; honors youth, Leaders

    TELL CITY – Perry County 4-H members and leaders were honored Sunday, Nov. 14 during the annual Perry County 4-H Celebration in which the group enjoyed two movies, popcorn and cola floats.
    Members applied for awards and were selected based on their applications. Leaders were honored according to their tenure, said Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator Renate Jobst.
    The following were honored for specific project areas:
    Rhett Baumeister: Community Service, Forestry, Healthy Lifestyles, Leadership
    Ryan Baumeister: Forestry

  • FFA students to compete Dec. 11

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central FFA Forestry Team will compete in the State Forestry Career Development Event judging contest, Dec. 11 at Purdue University.
    Team members are Callie Poehlein, Hillary Hubert, Crystal Peter and Kaitlyn Poehlein.
    The team won this honor by placing sixth in the Area Career Development Event. Career Development Events are designed to encourage youth to learn all they can about a specific topic. They learn to identify forestry specimens. They must also complete a quiz on this topic.

  • Church News, Nov. 25

    EUCC Thanksgiving dinner today
    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner today. The meal will be served in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Anyone wishing to have meals delivered in the morning can call the church office at 547-7059.
    Meals will be delivered in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy. Anyone is invited to call the church to request a meal.

  • Benedictine Sister writes rosary book

    FERDINAND – When Sister Madonna Helmer celebrated her golden jubilee as a Sister of St. Benedict in 2006, she felt there was “something special I should do as I met that milestone in my life.” What she ended up doing, even though she never considered herself a writer, was write a book.

  • Birthdays, Nov. 26 - Dec. 2

    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 26

  • Birth announcements, Nov. 25

    Heath Scherzer and Brittany Graves announce the birth of their daughter, Savannah Joyce Scherzer, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Grandparents are Jeff and Jody Graves of Dale and Gary and Joyce Scherzer of northern Perry County. Great-grandparents are Frank and Jeanette Becher of Ferdinand, Paul and Dolores Scherzer of St. Meinrad, Dave and Karen Clark of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Joyce Graves and the late Robert Graves of Santa Rosa.

  • Community Events, Nov. 25

    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.

    Substance abuse committee to meet
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee board of directors will meet at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

  • St. Benedict music students to hold recitals for public Dec. 5

    FERDINAND – Twenty-five music students of Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will present two Christmas music recitals Dec. 5 at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.
    The recitals, which are free and open to the public, will be held at 1:30 p.m. EST and 3:30 p.m. EST in Assembly Hall at the monastery.
    Students performing at 1:30 p.m. will be Jessica Bertke, Claire Dooley, Ivy Evans, Madison Fella, Grace Gogel, Paulina Gogel, Garrett Jarboe, Madison Hammond, Audrey Keepes, Olivia Schroering, Nolan Snyder and Jenny Weinzapfel.

  • Tri Kappa selling 14 historic prints

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa is selling prints of historic landmarks in Tell City and Perry County.
    Most were drawn by offenders in the Purposeful Living Unites Serve program at Branchville Correctional Facility.

  • D of I raffle tickets on sale

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are selling raffle tickets for various prizes. There will be 28 prizes in the raffle, including a quilt and Holiday World tickets.
    Cost of tickets is $1 each or six for $5.
    Tickets may be purchased from any D of I member or by calling Dona Sweeney at 547-4794.
    Drawings will be held Dec. 7 at the D of I Christmas party.