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Today's News

  • Schweizer Fest showcases local talent

    Winners from the youth and adult divisions take the stage at the conclusion of Thursday evening’s Schweizer Fest talent show. The first place winner in the youth category was seven-year-old Lily Lindauer who took the prize for her hip-hop dance routine.

  • Fire guts Tell City family’s home

    TELL CITY – A Saturday fire left a Tell City family working to pick up the pieces. The fire at Sam and Tara Throgmorton’s home at 1419 Fulton St. broke out Saturday afternoon and was likely caused by an extension cord running to a window air-conditioning unit, Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne said.

    The family was not at home at the time and no one was injured. However, much of the home was heavily damaged.

  • Church News

    Little Pigeon Baptist gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church near Lamar will hold a meal and gospel sing Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church.
    A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and singing by “The Montgomery Family” will begin at 7 p.m.
    All are invited and welcome.

    Ice cream social at Trinity United Aug. 24

  • Local roller derby team makes playoffs

    Tell City’s Ramsey and Demolition City Roller Derby to compete
    AUSTIN, Texas – Demolition City Roller Derby, based in Evansville, has qualified for the 2014 Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Playoffs in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 22-24.

    “Qualifying for the WFTDA Playoffs is absolutely a dream come true for us” said DCRD All-Star co-captain Sam Ramsey.

  • MENUS

    Week of Aug. 18 to Aug. 22
    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.
    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Country fried steak sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and pears.
    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Corn dog, baked beans and peaches.

  • Community Events

    Relay For Life golf scramble set for Saturday
    ROCKPORT – Spencer County Relay For Life teams Happy and Winkler Walkers for Debbie will host a golf scramble Saturday, Aug. 16 at Rustic Country Club in Rockport.

    A shotgun start will take place at 8 a.m.

    A donation of $50 per single player or $200 per team of four players is requested.

    Donations will cover greens fees, cart rental, a welcome gift, box lunch and attendance prize drawings.

  • Cannelton students, teachers prepare for back-to-school

    Students and their families gathered at the William Bennett Early Learning Center in Cannelton Aug. 5 for a back-to-school kids’ fest. Several community organizations were on hand to distribute information and supplies.
     

  • 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.
     

  • It’s a Girl Thing set for Aug. 23

    TELL CITY – All Perry County girls, grades K-12, are invited to attend a pizza party and participate in “It’s A Girl Thing!” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Camp Koch in Cannelton.    

    This event will feature dancing, cheering, crafts, on-land water games, an informational tour of Camp Koch and cookie decorating. Girls should dress in jeans or knee-length shorts, T-shirts and shoes and socks for hiking. They should wear swimsuits under jeans or shorts for water games and take a towel to dry off with.

  • Vaal – Ubelhor

    Tiffani L. Vaal of St. Meinrad and Jared W. Ubelhor of Birdseye announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and Toni Vaal of St. Meinrad.

    The future groom is the son of Don and Jane Ubelhor of Birdseye.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia.

    A reception will take place at the Ferdinand Community Center.