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Today's News

  • Entries for annual Schweizer Fest pageant available until Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Applicants are sought for the 2013 Schweizer Fest page-ant. Applications are ready and available at Cinderella’s, 922 Main St. Tell City.
    Age groups this year are as follows: Mini Prin-cess, girls 2 to 3 years of age; Little Princess, 4 to 5 years of age Miss Prin-cess, girls 6 to 8 years of age; Mini Prince, boys 2 to 3 years of age; Little Mister, boys 4 to 5 years of age; Mister Prince, 6 to 8 years of age; Junior Miss, girls 9 to 12 years of age; Teen Miss, girls 13 to 16 years of age; Miss Queen, girls 17 to 22 years of age.

  • Ashelynn Nicole Skylar Harris

    Sarah Schneider and Micheal Harris of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Ashelynn Nicole Skylar Harris, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and was 16 3⁄4 inches long.
    Ashelynn has two older siblings, MaKayla Schneider, 4, and Gabriel Christian, 9.
    Grandparents are Barbara and Orlando Telles of Albuquerque, N.M.; Richard Schneider of Cincinnati, Ohio; Dottie Camp of Cloverport, Ky., and the late Al Darrel Harris.

  • Hadley Teresa Hartz

    Philip and Lauren Hartz of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Hadley Teresa Hartz, Monday, June 24, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Hartz is the former Lauren Ramsey.
    Grandparents are Chris and Karen Ramsey and Jon and Teri Hartz, all of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles Paulin, Dr. James and Maureen Wood and Jim and Bernice Hartz.
     

  • Anna Elizabeth Vaal

    Chad and Sara E. Vaal of St. Meinrad announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Elizabeth Vaal, Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Vaal is the former Sara Schaefer. Anna has one older brother, Lane, 2.
    Grandparents are Randall and Doris Schaefer and Marvin and Mary Jo Vaal, all of St. Meinrad.
    Great-grandparents are Eileen Schaefer of St. Meinrad, Rita Mulzer of New Boston, Anna Vaal and Jerome and Frances Brinkman, all of Ferdinand.

  • St. Marks Homemakers meeting news

    ST. MARKS – St. Mark Homemakers met June 18 at St. Mark Parish House. Pledge to the Flag, homemakers Creed and devotions were recited.
    Six members answered roll call by naming their father’s favorite hobby.
    Treasurer, Norma, has sent the membership dues. Coins for Friendship, and Nickels for Leadership to county treasurer.
    Marlene collected the IGA receipts.
    Four club members at-tended Achievement Day in May.

  • PCMH to offer various CPR classes to public

    TELL CITY – CPR classes for Heartsaver AED, basic life support for health-care providers, family and friends and first-aid classes will be held at the Perry County EMS - Rescue building, located near Perry County Memorial Hospital.
    The Heartsaver CPR with AED certification class is scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 18. Class content includes adult, child and infant CPR,  automated external defibrillation and choking rescue skills.  Participants must be able to pass a skills performance evaluation. Class fee is $40.

  • Community Events, July 4

    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.

    Parks and Rec meeting Wednesday
    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

  • Legion gets needed gravel for parking lot

    A truckload of gravel picked up, delivered and spread by Charles Stillwell, pictured above, was donated by Mulzer Crushed Stone of Tell City during the spring. A previous load was also donated by Zeke Ransom. These individuals and companies donated the gravel to help out the Cannelton American Legion and auxiliary maintain the parking lot of the post home.

  • Mitchell earns First Responders Hero Award

    EVANSVILLE – Dave Mitchell of Schnellville was recently awarded the American Red Cross First Responders Hero Award during the Heroes Awards Banquet held in Evansville. This award honors local heroes that have gone above and beyond to help those in need across the community.

  • Weekend VBS at Tell City First Church of the Nazarene starts July 19

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a weekend vacation Bible school, “Hay Day—Growing in Friendship with Jesus,” from July 19 through July 21 at the church.  
    This VBS is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences where kids will see, hear and touch. Team-building games, Bible songs and multi-sensory Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that participating kids will enjoy, organizers said.