Today's News

  • Students, volunteer leaders needed for JA project

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to the Perry County Women for Women Fund, Perry Central Community School and the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. are partnering with Junior Achievement of Perry County to offer the Empowering Girls to Be Entrepreneurial after-school program.   

    This program is designed to educate girls about entrepreneurship – starting your own business in hope of earning a profit – and the skills and characteristics needed to be a successful entrepreneur.

  • Council gives $3,500 back to parks board

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members voted unanimously in a regular meeting Tuesday to retain for 2012 their officers and the same meeting schedule they’ve been following, then split in a vote on an additional appropriation for the county parks department.

  • PCMH Cardiopulmonary Department to lead new COPD Support Group

    TELL CITY – Beginning Jan. 9, Perry County Memorial Hospital will host its first COPD Support Group Meeting at 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room C. The topic will be “What is COPD?”
    COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic means long-term; obstructive refers to blockage in the airways of the lung and pulmonary refers to the lungs.
    The most common obstructive lung diseases are chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis.

  • New year brings new, returning elected officials

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  • Church News, Jan. 5

    Gospel Tabernacle post winter schedule
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church announces their winter schedule. Starting immediately, the church will have one service at 1 p.m. Sundays. Wednesday night services will be discontinued throughout winter due to bad weather conditions.
    An announcement will be made around March when Wednesday services will be held again.

  • So. Indiana grazing conference Feb. 1

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District invites livestock producers in Perry County to attend the Southern Indiana Grazing Conference. It will be held from 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Simon J. Graber Building in Odon.

  • SOS Kids Parent Network meeting today

    JASPER – The Supporting Our Special Kids Parent Network will hold a meeting about “Parent to Parent Sharing,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. EST today at the Shiloh United Methodist Church, Highway 56 in Jasper.
    Guest speakers will be Phil Lueken and all SOS Kids Parent Network members. He will share his family’s story and speak about how you can be your child’s best advocate. 
    The group will also open the floor for discussion and sharing from other parents.

  • Community Event, Jan. 5

    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.

  • Man wanted for domestic battery bitten by police dog, Tasered

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A Tell City man who allegedly battered his girlfriend suffered bites from Tell City’s police dog Dec. 21 after he disobeyed officers’ commands, a sheriff’s deputy said in his report.

    Bradley Robbins, 32, of 3281 Seymour Road, faces felony charges of domestic battery and strangulation as well as a misdemeanor count of resisting law enforcement.

  • Relay committee meeting set for Wednesday in TC

    PERRY COUNTY – With the start of the new year, plans have begun for the 2012 Relay for Life.
    The first meeting of the year will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City. This will be a committee meeting.
    Anyone wishing to join the committee is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Gail Edwards, Relay 2012 chair, at (812) 608-0665 or 843-5233.