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Today's News

  • Rudolph’s Family Christmas Weekends at Lake Rudolph

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort has launched Rudolph’s Family Christmas Weekends Friday and Saturday nights from Nov. 23 through Dec. 15. These new Christmas packages, which include a two-night stay in Rudolph’s Christmas Cabins, are a $400 value for only $250.

  • Saint Meinrad Archabbey monk earns three awards

    SAINT MEINRAD – Father Cyprian Davis OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, has been named the recipient of three honors.
    The National Black Catholic Congress gave its Lifetime Achievement Servant of Christ Award to Davis July 21, during its conference in Indianapolis. Also receiving the award were Beverly A. Carroll of Baltimore, Md., and Jacqueline Wilson of Washington, D.C.
    The Servant of Christ Award is a new award developed by the leadership of the congress to recognize those who personify Christian servant leadership in the African-American community.

  • Christmas parade to ring in holiday season

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion and Auxiliary Post 142 will sponsor the annual Cannelton Christmas Parade Friday. 

  • Church News, Nov. 22

    Special singers at Life Tabernacle Church Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 402 Ninth Street in Tell City, will host special guests Dave and Bonita Petersen from Indianapolis at 2 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    EUCC Thanksgiving dinner

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will its annual Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall.
    Donations will be accepted, but are not necessary to attend.

  • Troy’s growth plan OK with TC council

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • Community Events, Nov. 22

    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.

    Blood drive in Chrisney Monday

  • Raise the Lid Award

    The Raise the Lid Award is given to a faculty or staff member who goes above and beyond their call of duty.

    The winner is voted on by students and chosen by the Renaissance Leadership Class. The winner this semester is John Smitson for his hard and dedicated work to the school.

  • COLUMN: Elected officials’ ideas fine

    By EDDY HUFF
    Guest Columnist

    This is in opposition to the article in the News that was written by guest  columnist Don Swaney.

    My first question is to Vince Luecke, the editor: Why would you as editor have such an uninformed person writing an article for your paper?

  • COLUMN: Congress refuses to address vital issues

    By LEE HAMILTON
    Center on Congress

    With the elections over, Congress faces a full plate of tough issues when it reconvenes. There will be a lot of talk about fiscal matters, “grand bargains,” and sorting out party caucuses. But there’s one vitally important question we’re certain to hear nothing about.

  • EDITORIAL: Unifying county will help us move forward

    As noted in a story printed in the Nov. 15 issue of the Perry County News, the Perry County commissioners voted and accepted a new logo to represent all of the county.

    The picture – that of a sun rising over a hilly landscape with the words “Perry County Indiana” and “life is better” – is a part of a joint effort by three county entities to market the county as a whole.