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Today's News

  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary 2013-14 officers

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 Ladies Auxiliary Unit elected officers for the 2013-14 year recently. From the left are Nelda Gray, trustee; Darlene Schneider, treasurer; Betty Sweeney, chaplin; Sharon Shreve, secretary; Doris Turner, senior vice president, and Kimberly Patrick, president. Absent from the picture is Terry Winkler, guard.

  • VFW officers 2013-14

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 elected officers for the 2013-14 year recently. From the left are, George Stowe, service officer; Emory Yaggi, house committees; Wayne Simon, senior vice commander; Kerry James, commander; Ross Riley, trustee; Ron Carlson, chaplin; Dennis Shreve, adjutant, and Mike Schneider, quarter master.

  • 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.