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Today's News

  • Perry Central takes PLAC meets

    MARENGO—Perry Central claimed the team title and the individual title in both PLAC varsity cross country meets Saturday.

  • Simpson, Tell City dominate PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Leo Simpson won with one of Tell City’s best times ever and the Marksmen had six boys make all-conference as they won the PAC boys cross country meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen also took the girls team title and turned in a perfect score in the junior high boys meet.
    Simpson, a freshman, won the varsity boys race in 15:54. The Hoosier Heights Country Club 5-kilometer course record for a runner in any grade is 5:37 by Evansville Central’s Stan Temme in 1981.

  • Pet of the week

    ASH and CHLOE were born at the shelter July 3 prior to going into foster care. Ash is a little black male kitten and his sister, Chloe, is a black and white female.

    They are awaiting their forever homes since their brother and mother were adopted a few weeks ago. To meet Ash or Chloe, contact the Perry County Animal Shelter to arrange a meet and greet.

    All cats are feline leukemia negative, have been spayed or neutered, received the full series of booster and rabies vaccines and dewormer and received flea and tick preventive.

  • Bristow Christian Church service rescheduled to 9 a.m. Sunday

    BRISTOW – Due to the Bristow Octoberfest planned for Sunday, services at Bristow Christian Church will be moved to 9 a.m.

  • First United Methodist announces new hours

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church has new office hours.

    Effective immediately, office hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

  • Blessing of the animals Saturday, Oct. 18

    CANNELTON – Cannelton United Methodist Church will host a blessing of the animals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the church parking lot at Taylor and Third streets in Cannelton.

    All animals are welcome and must be leashed or under control at all times. The public is welcome to attend.

  • New Celebrate Recovery Ministry group to meet each Sunday at First United

    TELL CITY – The Tell City First United Methodist church now offers Celebrate Recovery Ministry to the community.

    The group meets every Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. in the social hall at the church. “Celebrate Recovery is for anyone who is struggling with the bondage of alcoholic and drugs, but it is also for anyone wrestling with depression, overeating or anything that holds one hostage from the freedom and joy Christ offers us all,” said church leaders.

  • First United Methodist offers sermon series on Gospel of John

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City invites the community to join them for worship celebration Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. for a seven-week sermon series, focusing on “I am” statements in the gospel of John.

    Church leaders say “too often the world and others want to define who Jesus is, but in John’s Gospel – through the statements – Jesus defines himself.”

    The sermon series will run through Sunday, Oct. 19.

  • 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 e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Chicken, pork chop dinners Sunday

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will offer grilled-chicken and pork-chop dinners beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Leopold Park.

  • Josh Ahl benefit ride set for Saturday, Oct. 18

    ROME – A benefit ride will take place Saturday, Oct. 18, beginning at the Rocky Point Waterfront Grille. All vehicles are welcome.

    The event will raise money for Josh Ahl of Rome, a life-long resident of Perry County who is battling stage-four colon cancer.

    Registration will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes will go out at 11 a.m. and other vehicles at 11:15. All vehicles will be in at 4:30 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person.