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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran youth celebrate during vacation Bible school

    Emmanuel Lutheran Church held its annual Vacation Bible School in June. Thirty-three children attended the week-long program. They learned five different Bible stories, sang songs and had craft time. The week ended with a closing program on Friday evening.

  • Church News, July 4

    Church-wide bake, yard sales
    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets in Tell City, will host a church-wide yard and bake sale.
    The sale will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11 and from 7 to 11 a.m. July 12. There will be men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; tools; jewelry; computer items; books; movies; shoes; purses; what-knots; home-grown produce; dishes; puzzles; toys; baby items and flowers.
    The community is invited to attend.

  • Reunions, July 4

    CHS 1983
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1983 will hold its 30-year reunion at 4 p.m. Saturday.
    The reunion will be at the Cannelton American Legion, 516 Knight St.
    For more information, contact Jerri Lynn Corley Harper at 547-5842.

    Aaron Criss family

    GENTRYVILLE – The Aaron Criss family will hold a reunion Sunday at the campground shelterhouse at Lincoln State Park in Gentryville.