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Today's News

  • New Praise Service at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston

    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston has announced the church will begin a new service open to the community.
    A dedication service will be held Nov. 18 at the church, 12308 E. County Road 1160 N., just west of New Boston off Indiana 545, with a reception to follow. This service is an informal, come-as-you-are praise service to be held at 5:30 p.m. every third Sunday of the month.

  • St. Paul 2012 confirmation class

    St. Paul Catholic Church celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation which was ministered to 22 students on October 14 during 12:30 p.m. Mass by Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger of Evansville, pictured front row on the right. Bishop Gettelfinger also served as celebrant and homilist.

  • Revival Music group to perform Sunday

    Deer Creek Baptist Church will host a Thanksgiving service and meal at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, with special music provided by Revival Music. All are invited. Ordination services and a fellowship meal will be held at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 25.

  • Special singers at Life Tabernacle Church

    TELL CITY – The Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 402 Ninth Street in Tell City, will host special guests Dave and Bonita Petersen from Indianapolis at 2 p.m. Nov. 25. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Church News, Nov. 15

    St. John to hold annual Christmas bazaar
    NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, located a half-mile west of New Boston, will host their annual Christmas Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1.
    There will be crafts, homemade candy, apple dumplings, baked goods including springerlies, quilts, blankets, turnip slaw, turnip kraut and much more.

  • Fun in the fall leaves

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoyed a day outside together recently. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities.

    Pictured are Isaac Schwartz, Jeffrey Gomez, Ashley Renfrow, Devon Gomez, Seth Schwartz, Logan Rice, Gina Murphy, Samuel Applegate and Cain Whistle.  For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.

  • North Perry Head Start celebrates Fudge Day

    During October, the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start enjoyed activities centered around F.U.D.G.E. day: fathers, uncles, dads, grandpas and more. Family members and the students enjoyed a visit to the Perry County Public Library. Several books were read to the children, and the children got to check out books.

  • Community Events, Nov. 15

    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.

    Derby cemetery meeting Nov. 29
    DERBY – An informational meeting for St. Mary’s Cemetery in Derby will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at Derby Tavern.

  • Final 2012 TNR program set for Monday

    PERRY COUNTY – County residents are asked to help the Perry County Animal Shelter in controlling stray cats in the area with a trap, neuter and release program.
    The program is for stray cats only. Residents who are willing to capture a stray may take it to the shelter at 200 Herzeele St. in Cannelton between 5:30 and 6 a.m. Monday.
    For $30 per cat, a service from Vanderburgh County will have the cats spayed or neutered.
    Cats will be ready for pickup at 10 a.m. Tuesday and then released where they were caught.

  • Daughters of Isabella to hold annual raffle

    TELL CITY – It’s time for the Daughters of Isabella Christmas raffle, which is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Fundraisers such as the raffle are necessary so the group can help other charitable and nonprofit organizations, scholarships and school functions in the area.
    D of I members will sell raffle tickets today, Friday and Saturday at Noble’s IGA and Cash Saver.