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Today's News

  • City leaders amend street, trash ordinances

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members approved amendments to city ordinances Monday to designate some streets one-way and redefine “standard containers” used for trash collection.

    The city’s board of public works and safety will put the street redesignations into effect when made necessary by construction along Indiana 66. Eighth Street will become one way from southeast to northwest between its intersections with Hoskinson and Washington streets.

  • Ferdinand Folk Festival Committee makes final vendor push

    FERDINAND – The Ferdinand Folk Festival planning committee is making its final push for vendors for the Sept. 15 festival.  The third annual Folk Festival will be free and held at Ferdinand’s 18th Street Park.
    Vendor applications are still being accepted for art, environmental-education and food. More vendor information, including a downloadable PDF application, can be found at www.ferdinandfolkfestival.com/ vendors/vendor-application.

  • Annual astronomy star party at Patoka Lake Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – Enjoy a special presentation by members of the Louisville AND Evansville Astronomical Societies and the Stonebelt Stargazers of Bedford as they share their knowledge of the sky above from 6 to 10 p.m. or later Saturday at the Patoka Lake Beach.
    There will be kid’s activities from 6 to 8 p.m., along with solar observing. Two special astronomy programs will be held at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. under the tent on the beach.
    From 8 p.m. on there will be telescopes set up for observations of Saturn and Mars as darkness falls.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran honors high school grads

    Members of Emmanuel Lutheran Church honored their high school seniors with an open house reception before a recent Sunday worship service. Pictured in the front from the left are Joe Gladish, Rachel Braun, Allison Scheer and Hunter Greubel. In the back are Ian Jarboe and Pastor Daniel Gadbaw.

  • Victory Valley camp announces dates

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 40th year of Victory Valley Church camp July 22-26 in Cannelton Heights for children ages 12-18.
    The church invites the youth of the area to a week of fun and learning in a Christian atmosphere. It is a full week – five days and nights – of inspiration to motivate teens to dedicate their lives to the Jesus Christ and his teachings. The aim of the camp is to help build character and strength in the youth.

  • St. Paul mission trip group returns

    St. Paul Catholic Church’s mission trip 2012 traveled to St. Louis, Mo., in July for a week of helping those in need.

  • Church News, July 12

    Lilly Dale revival begins Sunday
    TELL CITY – A revival will be held at Lilly Dale Church of Christ July 15 through July 18.
    Guest speaker will be Brother Sam Marsh, who was preacher at Lilly Dale in the 1980s and 90s. Marsh and his wife, Joan, live in Cynthiana, Ky. They have 2 sons, Ben and Adam, and a daughter Ginna.
    The public is invited to join the congregation for Sunday school at 9 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10 a.m.

  • New officers for TC American Legion Auxiliary

    Tell City American Legion Auxiliary Post 213 installed new officers for the 2012-13 year.

    Seated from the left are second vice president Margie Devillez; President Charlotte Lindauer and first vice president Becky Hagedorn. In the back are parliamentarian Louise Foster; secretary Barbara Devillez; chaplain Brenda Powers; historian Shelly Howland and sergeant-at-arms Shirley Lagrange. Absent from the picture was treasurer Patricia Thomas.

  • PCMH to offer CPR classes

    TELL CITY – Family and Friends CPR classes will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and July 19.
    This program is designed for the lay person, 10 years and older, to learn CPR and choking-rescue skills. Children 10 and 11 years old may participate in the class with an older sibling or adult. No testing or performance evaluation required. Fee is $10 for the two hour class.

  • Community Events, July 12

    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.