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Today's News

  • Sweet Ideas for a Homemade Holiday

    According to a recent survey, 40 percent of consumers plan to spend less this year on holiday gifts. Homemade gifts offer a solution to shrinking your budget without shrinking your gift list, and baked goods continue to be a popular choice. 

  • Gas prices fall nearly five cents

    PERRY COUNTY – Average retail gasoline prices in Indiana have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.34 per gallon, according to gasoline price Web site IndianaGasPrices.com. 

  • Eagle-viewing event set for 11 a.m. Jan. 5

    PATOKA – The 26th Annual Eagle Watch Special Event has been scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern standard time Jan. 5 at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center. 

  • Alter Society quilt winner announced

    SPENCER COUNTY – Congratulations are given to Diana Nix of Tell City, who is the winner of the Altar Society quilt raffle.
    The Rev. Chris Forler drew the winning number at the annual Christmas luncheon Dec. 5 at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.

  • Church News, Dec. 13

    Deer Creek Baptist to host Christmas program Sunday
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will hold a  candlelight service and children’s Christmas program at 6 p.m. Sunday.
    The church’s Christmas service will be at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 23. There will also be Christmas caroling at 6 p.m. Dec. 23. “Silent Night, Holy Night” will be performed by the adult choir.
    All are invited to attend.
     The church is also continuing Beth Moore’s 10-week Bible study lead by Cheri Taylor at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

  • Community Events, Dec. 13

    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.

    Former governor to host book signing
    TELL CITY – Former Indiana Governor Edgar Whitcomb will hold a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Cinderella’s in Tell City.

  • Fog can be challenging, dangerous

     Fog hovered over the lake the past three mornings, then cleared before noon, and bright sunshine finished the day. More of the same was forecast for the next day, when my brother-in-law Paul Cooper asked me if I wanted to fish in the morning.

  • Cannelton leaders discuss floodwall work, new trail

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • City street department can’t insulate building

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Resident seeks safety measure near Waupaca

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A Perry County resident addressed the county commissioners at their Nov. 21 meeting to ask for traffic-safety measures near Waupaca.

    Geoffrey Jennings told the commissioners five serious accidents occurred on the road leading into Waupaca the first six months of the year. 

    One of the victims was his grandson, he said, who had to be flown to a hospital.