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Today's News

  • News to be honored at Schweizer Fest dinner

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the annual Schweizer Fest Testimonial Dinner to honor Perry County News on Thursday, Aug. 11. The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus where the social hour will begin at 5:30 pm and dinner at 6:30 pm.

  • TC Pretzel joins Indiana Home Grown

    TELL CITY – Tell City Pretzel has been recognized by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown initiative. Through its Indiana Grown membership, Tell City Pretzel will expand its reach to both consumers and retail partners, taking advantage of additional marketing support, event opportunities and more.

  • Defunding the terror front

    SEN. DAN COATS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Terrorist violence against civilians in Israel has been accelerating in recent years, amounting to what is now called the “Silent Intifada.” Perhaps it is called silent, because we are not paying enough attention.



  • Mysterious Ark Encounter

    Jake Bethel

    Feature Writer

    lifestyles@perry countynews.com

     

    Secluded in the middle of a vast clearing in Grant County, Ky., stands a rather conspicuously majestic structure. The Ark Encounter was built to be a historically and Biblically accurate replica of Noah’s Ark, in case you’ve missed the headlines regarding the financial aspects and hiring practices of the project.

  • 911 callers, stick to the facts

    With much banter about protocols for police officers, citizens can do a lot to help reduce stressors. A main point would come from accurate reporting of possible dangerous or criminal activity.

    For example, last Monday, July 18, an autistic client of an assisted living facility in North Miami, Fla. escaped the safety of the facility. An employee, Charles Kinsey, pursued the 23-year-old client in an attempt to return him to the home. 911 was called, and dispatchers were told a man was in the middle of the street with a gun, threatening suicide.

  • Kicking it into drive
  • Relay for Life wrap-up Aug. 8

    PERRY COUNTY – The Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its wrap-up celebrations on Monday, Aug. 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge. Committee, Leadership, team captains, participants, survivors, sponsors, and anyone wanting to help with Relay 2017 are invited to attend.

    RSVP to Teri James, (812) 499-9476 or teresa.james@cancer.org by Aug. 5. There will be a free pasta bar provided for those attending, take a favorite side dish or dessert. Drinks can be purchased at the bar.

  • Lilly Dale revival Aug. 3

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lilly Dale Church of Christ will be holding a Revival meeting beginning Sunday July 31, and ending Wednesday, Aug. 3. 

    Brother Sonny Childs will be the guest speaker. Brother Sonny’s message will be “Facing the Storms of Life” from Mark 14. The Sunday morning services will include Sunday school at 9 a.m. and a worship service at 10 a.m. The evening services will begin at 7 p.m. each night. There will be a homecoming dinner following the Sunday morning service.

  • Perry Central back-to-school cookout set for Aug. 1

    LEOPOLD – The annual Perry Central back-to-school cookout will be held Monday, Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. 

    Families are invited to meet student’s new teachers and visit the many school readiness booths in the school cafetorium sponsored by school and community groups. 

    There will also be lots of fun activities, like a Commodore picture stand and dress up selfie booth, free hot dogs, drinks and sno-cones.

  • Peirce-Hedinger

    Jeri Brianne Peirce and James Hedinger of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Elaine Peirce and the late James Peirce of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Sherrie and Charlie Davis and the late Todd Hedinger of Cannelton.

    The ceremony will take place on Aug. 20, 2016, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton at 2 p.m. The reception will follow, at the 4-H Fairgrounds.