Today's News

  • Perry Central routs Boonville

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central hit a season-best 61.9 percent from the field to rout Boonville 78-46 for fifth place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.
    “We got a lot of stuff going to the basket,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “And we didn’t take many bad shots.
    “I thought when we spread the floor and had good spacing, we had good dribble penetration and made some nice passes when they helped (on the penetrator).

  • Kohnert propels TC past South Spencer

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Chris Kohnert had 23 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks as Tell City beat South Spencer 63-59 for seventh place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.
    Kohnert hit 8 of 11 from the field and 7 of 8 free throws.
    Besides the shots he blocked, “he altered a lot of our shots,” noted South Spencer Coach Josh Davis. “He’s a heck of a player—he’s probably the best big guy we’ve played all year.”

  • Church News, Dec. 29

    St. Boniface to welcome Newman Singers
    FULDA – The Generations of Faith series will present the Newman Singers Jan. 6 at St. Bonifce Church’s parish center.
    Dinner will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Children’s Epiphany Celebration will be from 5 to 6 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
    Generations of Faith is sponsored by St. Boniface Catholic Church, Saint Meinrad Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 5599.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict offer 3-DVD spiritual guidebook

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand have produced a three-DVD set and guidebook, “A Transformed Life,” intended to help viewers discover the meaning and purpose of their lives.
    In six 45-minute conferences, Sister Maria Tasto OSB, guides viewers along the path of becoming who God created them to be. Using the lens of Scripture and inspired by the work of the Rev. Thomas Keating, Sister Maria shares what she has gleaned from years of walking with others on the spiritual journey and from her own path.

  • Community Events, Dec. 29

    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.

  • Noble’s expands produce section

    TELL CITY – Noble’s IGA recently expanded its produce section and now offers a larger variety of items.

  • Birth Announcements, Dec. 29

    Kaitlyn Elizabeth McWhirter

  • Stephen and Suzanne Terry

    Stephen and Suzanne Terry of Tell City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary at 4 p.m. Dec. 31, 2011, with an open house at Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church. The event will be hosted by their children.

    Mr. Terry married the former Suzanne Jewell Dec. 26, 1971, at the Elkhart Seventh-day Adventist Church in Elkhart. They have three children, Rebekah Terry, John Terry and Elizabeth Pyle, all of Tell City.

  • Weekend food backpacks serve kids at risk of hunger

    Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by Louann Oberhausen, chairwoman of a weekend backpack program serving local students.
    PERRY COUNTY – A recent news article reported that nearly one in four children lives in poverty. Even mild undernutrition experienced by young children may lead to reductions in physical growth and affect brain development.
    A local Weekend Food Back Pack Program helps fill the gaps for children who rely on free lunches during the school week.

  • Shubael Little Pioneer Village hosts candlelight tour

    Supporters of the Shubael Little Pioneer Village gathered Dec. 17 for a candlelight tour of the village. Traditional refreshments were served in each of the cabins as an Old-time Santa and strolling carolers regaled visitors.

    The event serves as a thank-you to members of the Friends of the Village group. To join the group, or to learn more about how it helps support the mission of the village, write to 7590 E. State Road 66, Cannelton or call Chuck Poehlein at 719-1401.