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Today's News

  • Church News, June 13

    Guest speakers, singers at Freewill Baptist
    CANNELTON – Brother Steve and Bonita Epley of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, will be guest speakers and singers at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church Sunday service.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation welcome everyone to join.

    Hawesville Church of Christ VBS June 16-19

  • Daughters of the American Revolution June meeting news

    CORYDON – The Jonathan Jennings Chapter, United States Daughters of 1812 June meeting was held in Corydon. President Carol Scales opened the meeting in ritualistic form. Edith Key led the pledge to the Flag of the United States of America and Lynn Keasling led the group in the American’s Creed and acted as chaplain pro tern. Priscilla Fikes served as secretary pro tern.
    After officers and committee chairs reported, Marilyn Rhodes led a national flag discussion. She quoted George Washington’s explanation of how the flag was to be constructed.

  • Lodge offering booth space for annual summer picnic

    TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424’s Summer Fest Picnic will be held June 28-30.
    Nonprofit organizations wanting to set up booths this year can call Bill Coyle at 547-7867 or 547-6885 to reserve a spot.
    Watch the News for details on this year’s picnic.

  • Kayaking at Patoka Saturday

    PATOKA – The public is invited to take kayaks and join the naturalist for a tour on the lake at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Little Patoka Boat Ramp.
    Meet the naturalist at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center to car caravan to the ramp. The caravan will leave promptly at 8:30a.m.  
    The tour will spend the morning on the waters of Patoka, viewing the rock quarry and waterfall while looking for beaver, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way.

  • Kemp graduates IUPUI, earns research assistantship

    INDIANAPOLIS – Arika Kemp received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in math in May from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.

    She ended her undergraduate career with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.963 and graduated with highest distinction, which is recognized to be, at minimum, the top 3 percent of those graduating with Purdue engineering and technology degrees. She remained on the dean’s list with the highest honors all four years of her undergraduate career.

  • Bristow Christian welcomes new minister, deacon

    Bristow Christian Church’s congregation welcomed Brother Bill Grieser to the church May 5. Brother Jack Wilson of Anderson Valley Christian Church ordained him.

    Church member Garry Brown was also ordained as a deacon during the Sunday church services. Along with Wilson, Brother Al Madden was in charge of the services. Church elders Wayne Sturgeon and Clarence VanWinkle also assisted. Members celebrated with a dinner following worship.

  • Annual Southern Indiana Power meeting set for June 21

    TELL CITY – The community is invited to the 74th annual meeting of Southern Indiana Power June 21 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.
    Registration, a meal and activities will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 7:30. Each guest is asked to register upon arrival.

  • Sons of the American Legion scholar

    Brent Badger, commander of Sons of the American Legion Detachment 213 in Tell City, presents Laurie Dixon a scholarship.

    She is a Perry Central High School graduate and the daughter of Bryan and Diane Dixon. Laurie plans to attend the University of Southern Indiana to double major in graphic design and theater arts.

  • Community Events, June 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.


    Horlander to celebrate 100th birthday

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a 100th birthday party for Doretha Horlander at 2 p.m. today in the Transitional Care Dining Area.

  • Local student named to deans’ honor roll at Fort Hays State

    HAYS, Kan. – Izetta Dawn Davis-Roper was among the 1,096 students named to the deans’ honor roll by the deans of Fort Hays State University in Hays for the spring 2013 semester.
    The list includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade-point average of 3.60 for the semester.
    Full-time on-campus and virtual students are eligible. Davis-Roper is a senior majoring in general studies-general business.