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Today's News

  • TC school hosts martial arts demonstration

    Jason Powers of New Directions visited Tell City Junior Senior High School and put on a martial arts demonstration for the physical education classes.

    The students participated in a warm up activities first, then practiced a few martial arts skills using a variety of equipment that he brought for the demonstration. The demonstration was made possible through the Welborn Baptist Foundation Coordinated School Health Grant awarded to the junior high school. More pictures of the event will be on the school’s Web site.

  • Church News, Dec. 20

    First Baptist Christmas Eve service
    TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church, 802 13th Street, will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24.
    The service will feature scripture readings, carol singing and a message from Dr. Clayton Jefford. The community is invited to attend and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

    Special December morning worship at Our Father’s House

  • 38th annual symphony Sunday at First Christian Church

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – The 10:30AM service at Owensboro’s First Christian Church Sunday will be the 38th Annual Symphony Sunday.  
    In addition to the talents of Sheila Ann Miller’s choir and Phyllis Newman on organ, 16 members of the Ow-ensboro Symphony Orchestra will be an integral part of the worship service.

  • Crèches on display at Archabbey Library

    ST. MEINRAD – An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library through Jan. 10.

    The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2002 in memory of Charles Patrick “Pat” Smith.

  • Perry County Head Starts accepting new preschool students

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Head Start program is accepting applications for enrollment now.
    The Head Start preschool is a federally funded preschool for children who are 3 to 5 years of age and meet the income guidelines.
    The program includes the following services: education, health, nutrition, social and emotional development and transportation.
    To obtain an application, contact the North Perry Head Start, 11180 French Ridge Road in Leopold, at 843-4800 or the South Perry Head Start, 1830 Tell Street in Tell City, at 547-8463.

  • Community Events, Dec. 20

    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.


    Legion to host New Year’s Eve dance

    TELL CITY – The Tell City American Legion Post 213 will host a New Year’s Eve dance open to the public from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31.

  • Story time at Early Head Start

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoyed a day of story telling with professional storyteller Mary Jo Huff, pictured below.

    Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education, and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.

  • Financial aid night at TC

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the high-school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial aid representative will explain step-by-step procedures for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.
    All parents of students who plan to file the FAFSA are urged to attend. The Federal Processing Office must receive the form by March 10.

  • 65th meeting of soil and water conservation district Jan. 22

    BRISTOW – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District will host its 65th annual meeting Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Bristow Community Center. The 6:30 p.m. meeting begins with dinner, followed by Joe Sullivan, warning coordination meteorologist for the U.S. National Weather Service. He will speak on recently climate history and climate change.
    Cost of the meal is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are needed by 11 a.m. Jan. 18 and can be made by calling 547-4686.

  • More Christmas Cash winners announced

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce, along with 11 participating businesses, announce more of this year’s Christmas Cash Giveaway winners.