Today's News

  • Bible school at First Baptist set for July 19

    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19.

    The theme will be “God’s Team.” Morning lessons will be followed by a provided lunch and an afternoon of fun and games.  

    This event is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade.

    Parents may drop children off beginning at 9:30 a.m. and all children must be picked up by 3:30 p.m.

  • Bethel Christian Bible school July 7-11

    DOOLITTLE MILLS –   Doolittle Mills Bethel Christian church vacation Bible school will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 7 through 11.

    This year’s theme is “Jungle Safari.” Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

  • First Baptist youth refuge to meet Tuesday

    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church of Cannelton’s youth refuge will hold its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday  in the community room at the Cotton Mill.

    The meeting’s theme will be “Thank You to Our Troops.” 

    Meetings are open to anyone in grade three and up. Attendees should use the Adams Street entrance.

  • First United Methodist accepting food donations Sunday

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a food pantry Sunday July 6 at the church.

    Contributors may make offerings during communion and also take boxed or canned items to support Jasper’s Food Pantry in Cannelton.

    Food pantries need help all year long and the congregation can make a difference by supporting Jasper’s Food Pantry every month.

    Items needed are shaving cream, shampoo, conditioner, bath and bar soap, deodorant, toothpaste and single packs of toothbrushes.

  • Immaculate Conception picnic Jul 12

    HAWESVILLE – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hawesville will host its annual barbecue picnic and flea market Saturday, July 12 at 115 Main Street in Hawesville.

    Flea market opens at 7 a.m. Pork, mutton, chicken and burgoo Sandwiches and dinners will be available and serving and carryout begins at noon. Picnic booths open at 3:30 p.m.


    Doolittle Mills
    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 — Vacation Bible school begins at the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills this coming Monday evening, July 7 and will continue through Friday, July 11. This year’s theme is “Jungle Safari” and will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening.

    Heather Underhill, daughter of David and Teresa Underhill of Doolittle Mills, became the bride of Ben Messmer this past Saturday afternoon. The outdoor wedding took place at the 18th Street Park in Ferdinand.


    • The Lautner family reunion will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston. Everyone is asked to take a dish to share. Organizers say relatives from Iowa plan to attend again this year.

  • Community 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.

    First Baptist clothing giveaway Saturday

  • 4-H member Hubert elected to state Jr. Leader Council

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hillary Hubert of Tell City was elected to the 2015 State 4-H Junior Leader Council at a recent state 4-H junior leader conference at the University of Indianapolis.

    Each year, representatives from the current conference are elected by their peers to serve on the council. The council will be responsible for planning and implementing the 2015 state 4-H junior leader conference.

  • 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.