Today's News

  • 4-H enrollment opens for 2015

    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana 4-H enrollment is open in Perry County through Jan. 15. 4-H is a premier source of enjoyable, educational programs to help young people reach their full potential. Plus, new for 2015, enrollment is easier than ever with the 4-H online system, https://in.4honline.com.

    Indiana 4-H is the state’s largest youth development program for grades 3-12, reaching over 200,000 youth in all 92 counties. 4-H youth development educators in each Purdue Extension county office coordinate local activities.

  • Life Tabernacle United returns to winter service schedule

    TELL CITY – Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, located at 402 Ninth Street in Tell City, has returned to its winter schedule of services.

    Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday now through March 29. No services will be held Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. Contact Pastor Orville Harmon at 547-5727 for transportation or more information. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Deer Creek Baptist schedules Christmas programs

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host youth and adult Christmas programs beginning Sunday, Dec. 14.

    At 6 p.m., the congregation’s children will present “Meet Me at the Manger,” followed by a youth creative expression of “Oh Holy Night” and a “Nativity Scene Shadow Play.”

    On Sunday, Dec. 21, at 10:30 a.m., the adult choir will perform the cantata, “Bethlehem Morning.” Christmas caroling will begin at 6 p.m.

  • LaGrange – Rottet

    Lindsey N. LaGrange and Kurt L. Rottet were married Oct. 25, 2014, at Harvest Moon Bed and Breakfast in Ferdinand with Dan Smith officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus and the granddaughter of Carroll and Brenda Goffinet of Tell City and Gene and Ann LaGrange of Mariah Hill.

    The groom is the son of Terry and Patty Rottet of Jasper and the grandson of Shirley Rottet of Jasper. The couple honeymooned in Nashville, Tenn., and resides in Ireland.

  • Cannelton student council shines in parade

    The Cannelton Elementary Student Council participated in the Cannelton Christmas Parade and earned first place in the civic division.

    The students and sponsors created a “Slam Dunking Christmas” float for the parade.

  • 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.

    United Pentecostal taking candy orders

  • Cannelton library to observe new hours beginning Jan. 2

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton branch of the Perry County Public Library will begin new hours of operation Friday, Jan. 2. Hours will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 1-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

  • Library to close Dec. 24-27 for holidays, computer upgrades

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City and Cannelton branches of the Perry County Public Library will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday, and Friday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 27, for computer system upgrades.

    Libraries will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 31 and Thursday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s.

  • Set the holiday table for feathered friends

    Feature Writer

    When planning your holiday menu and composing a shopping list, you may want to consider penning in some goodies for the winged among us. During winter’s coldest and dreariest days, they’ll be happy for the extra food sources and you’ll be glad to have these entertaining, colorful guests visit your home.

  • Donation with a challenge

    The Rev. Lee Shepherd presents a $200 donation to Randy Roccia, Salvation Army kettle coordinator, at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The church’s missions committee raised the money through a variety of fundraisers, including monthly children’s penny offerings.

    Roccia issued a challenge to other churches, businesses and organizations to match or beat the donated amount.