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Today's News

  • Church News, Jan. 13

    Coats, blankets available to local residents through Catholic Charities
    TELL CITY – Catholic Charities has a large assortment of coats to be given away to anyone who needs one. Coats are available in sizes from toddlers to adults and everything in between. Each person in a family can have one coat. There are also a limited number of blankets available. These are limited to one blanket per family
    There is no charge for any of these items. Call Joan Hess at Catholic Charities at 547-0903 for hours of operation and more information.

  • St. Isidore confirmation

    Confirmation for St. Isidore was held Oct. 10 at St. Meinrad Parish in Saint Meinrad.
    Pictured in front from left are Noah Gatwood, Ashley Gengelbach, Heather Hendricks, Lauren Davis, Jennifer Kemp, Lynsay Gof-finet and Logan Troesch. In the second row are Adam Kleaving, Tanner Cassidy, Nathan Dauby, Cole Smith, Colten Hedinger, Logan Dauby and Samantha Schwindel. In the back are Aaron Boehm, the Rev. Guy Mansini, OSB, Pastor of St. Isidore, Archabbot Justin Duvall, OSB, deacon Dustin Boehm and Maria Boehm.
     

  • Community News, Jan. 13

    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.

  • Arts grant information sessions scheduled

  • Benefit planned for Tell City resident

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Kathy Tsantis is planned for Jan. 15 at the Tell City Knights of Columbus. Food will be available at 6 p.m. with an open cash bar. Music will be provide by Bob and Tom from 9 p.m. to midnight.
    A live auction is planned with Hawhee’s Auc-tion Service on hand to sell items. Proceeds will go toward Tsantis’ medical bills. She is a retired Tell City Police Department dispatcher.
    Tickets are $15 per couple or $10 for singles.
    For more information or to donate items for the Jan. 15 auction, call 547-8641 or 719-7164.

  • A fun day of bowling

    Perry County Girl Scouts, pictured above, spent the day Nov. 21 bowling at Tell City Bowling Center.
     

  • Community foundation to host trivia night

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will host a trivia night Jan. 29 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    Teams, with a maximum number of eight players, will compete in a night of fun to see who knows more about various trivia topics. The registration fee for each team is $200.
    Teams are encouraged to show their team spirit by taking their own decorations and decorating their tables in whatever theme they choose.

  • Legion Auxiliary meeting to be held Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Due to inclement weather, Tell City American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213 canceled their annual Christmas party last month. The party has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post in Tell City.
    Those attending are asked to take finger foods for the party.
    There will be a $5 gift exchange for those wishing to participate. Members are asked to also take nonperishable food items to be distributed locally.
    Brenda Powers, president, encourages all members to attend for an evening of fun and fellowship.
     

  • Financial aid workshop Wednesday at TCHS

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial-aid workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday 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.

  • Hanks graduates Oakland City University

    OAKLAND CITY – Kelsey Nicole Hanks, formerly of Tell City, has graduated from Oakland City University Dec. 17 and has been named to the dean’s list.
    Hanks majored in elementary education and graduated magna cum laude. She was named to the university’s dean list for seven semesters.
    Hanks resides in Hanahan, S.C., with her husband, Randall Hanks. She is the daughter of Julie Poole of Tell City.