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Today's News

  • New lesson plan available from Lincoln Boyhood Memorial

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial announces the National Park Service’s Teaching with Historic Places program has launched its 144th lesson plan, “Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial: Where Man and Memory Intersect.”

  • Community Events, May 30

    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.

    Block party at Cotton Mill
    CANNELTON – A block party for all Cannelton residents will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Cotton Mill Apartments.

  • Girl Scouts sleepover

    Perry County Girl Scout troops gathered for a sleepover recently. The theme of the sleepover was “Brave.” Troops 503, 126, 23, 254 and 653 participated in the event.

  • Benefit dance for Isaac Gogel Saturday

    FULDA – A benefit dance for 14-year old Isaac Gogel will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Fulda Sportsman Club.
    Admission to the event is $8 and music will be provided by the band Fire-N-Ice. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, baked goods and more. A raffle will be at 8 p.m.
    Gogel is the son of Paul and Lana Gogel of Fulda. He was diagnosed with leukemia Jan. 11.

  • Commencement 2013
  • Twilight Towers News, May 30

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers tenants held their monthly meeting May 15 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    The May birthdays are Nancy Lyons, Mary Ann Weatherholt, Justin Baysinger, Omia Linne, Mary Holpp, Mag Karney, Raymond Greathouse, Virgie Hubert, McKinley Roberts, Kathleen Ludwig, Joyce Richardt, Betty Kessans, Cheryl Tanzey, Bud Richardt and Lester Solbrig.
    The tenants would like to thank everyone who attended the Twilight Towers annual yard sale May 11. They said it was much appreciated. The quilt raffle winner was Terry Fuchs.

  • Aubrey Mae Schnell

    Kenneth Cody and Amanda Schnell of Saint Anthony announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Mae Schnell Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    The mother is the former Amanda Hasenour.
    Grandparents are Gary and Dolores Hasenour of Celestine, Keith Schnell of Louisville, Ky., and Kim Esarey of Bristow. Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Diana LaGrange and Alvina Schnell.

  • Knights’ annual Tootsie Roll drive starts Friday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will accept donations for its Tootsie Roll drive for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County Friday and Saturday.

    Bob Hackle and Terry Schaefer are co-chairing the event and encourage the public to donate at one of four locations: Tell City Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Noble’s IGA, Fifth Third and Cash Saver.
    All money raised stays in Perry County.

  • David and Bessie Werne

    David and Bessie Werne of St. Meinrad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 5 p.m. June 15, 2013, with a Mass at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. A celebration will follow the Mass for invited guests. Invitations have been sent.

    Mr. Werne married the former Bessie Phelps June 1, 1963, at St. Meinrad Cath-olic Church. Attendants were Dalene (Pekingpaugh) Arnett, Carolyn (Anderson) Etienne, Martha (Werne) Tempel, Mary Werne, Dennis Werne and the late Darrel Phelps.
    The couple has one son, Barry Werne of Evansville, and two grandsons.

  • Police canine’s nose leads to arrest

    CANNELTON – A Cannelton woman was arrested May 22 after a traffic stop led to discovery of marijuana, police said.