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Today's News

  • Birthdays, Dec. 17 - Dec. 23

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    December 17

  • Birth announcements, Dec. 16

    Gavin Neil Powers
    Ryan and Edie Powers of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Gavin Neil Powers, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Grandparents are Pamela Rogier, Renee Powers and Jeff and Vickie Lawson, all of Cannelton and the late Barry Stowe.
    Great-grandparents are Virginia Evans, Sherman Powers, Bob and Marilyn Lawson and the late Allen Evans, Donald and Edith Stowe and Marilyn Powers.

  • Church News, Dec. 16

    Christmas program Sunday at Bethel Christian
    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will present its annual Christmas program at 5 p.m. Sunday.
    This year’s play is titled “Why Christmas?” and some poems will be shared as part of the evening activities. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    The Bethel Christian Church has Sunday School each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. followed with church services at 9:30.
    Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Christmas schedule at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church set

    ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church.
    On Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.
    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m.
    Mass is celebrated each day in the Archabbey Church, at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. However, during the Christmas season, Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 27 and Jan. 1.

  • Deer Creek Christmas activities Sunday

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church invites the public to Sunday Christmas activities at the church.
    At 10:30 a.m. the choir will present the Christmas message in music. The cantata is called, “And The Gift Goes On!” and will feature several soloists from the church.
    Michele Lynch will tell the Christmas story. Following the message in music, the Rev. Elmer Shelby will give his Christmas message to all.

  • Community Calendar, Dec. 16

    Thursday December 16
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Community events, Dec. 16

    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.

  • Social Security reps to visit TC next year

    TELL CITY – A representative from the Social Security office will be available to answer questions and provide information to county residents during the coming months.
    Most Social Security business can be conducted by phone; however, if you prefer, you can meet with a representative Jan. 12, Feb. 9 or March 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall in Tell City.
    For more information, call toll free (800) 772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the Social Security Web site at www.socialsecurity.gov.
     

  • Holland VFD to hold annual ball Feb. 12

    HOLLAND – The Holland Volunteer Fire Department will host its 21st annual Firefighter’s Ball Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 at the Huntingburg Event Center, located at 110 E. 14th Street in Huntingburg.
    The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. EST and a meal catered by Sander Catering will be served at 6 p.m.
    Music by Fire and Ice will begin at 6 p.m. A cash bar will be provided all evening by Happy Hour Sports Bar.

  • COLUMN: Bale Oscar-worthy in ‘The Fighter’

    ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    "The Fighter” has all the elements of a boxing drama that might lead people to worry about it being a clichéd, dull retread of every boxing movie from yesteryear, but the film dashes aside the notion that a boxing drama must be 100 percent drama and ends up being a surprisingly light, effective film featuring an amazing performance from Christian Bale.