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Today's News

  • Community Events, Sept. 17

    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.

  • Perry County Library to celebrate 10th anniversary Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will celebrate the 10- year anniversary of the Tell City branch with an open house and party from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22.
    There will be prizes and giveaways for all attending. The Friends of the Library will host a reception with refreshments and will give the public an opportunity to meet the library’s new director, John Mundy. Past directors will also be present to celebrate the occasion.

  • School Spirit on Parade

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School students involved in sporting teams and extracurricular groups took to the street Wednesday for the annual Fall Extravaganza parade and pep rally.

    The parade route followed Main and Jefferson streets with the rally held at Legion Field.

    (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • Underwood joins Uebelhor & Sons

    JASPER – Chris Underwood has joined Uebelhor & Sons in Jasper as an Internet sales consultant. Underwood graduated from Southridge High School and now lives in Jasper with his wife and three children.
    He invites all his friends and associates to stop in so he can help them with their automotive needs. Underwood can by reached by calling (812) 482-2222 or (800) 937-8721. Customers can also send e- mail to cunderwood@uebelhorandsons.com.

  • Scheiber – Wilson

    Alexandra Lynn Scheiber and Jason Max Wilson of Terre Haute announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • City seeks to demolish Fennhaven home

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Wanted: a buyer for a long-vacant home in Tell City’s Fennhaven area. Quick sale preferred.

    A Tell City woman and city leaders share a goal of finding a new owner for the residence, located at 21 High St. The owner, Ilona Janosa, faces a pending condemnation suit from the city seeking the home’s demolition.

  • Gibson graduates from basic infantry training

    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Army Pvt. Logan A. Gibson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
    During the nine weeks of training, Gibson received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

  • McClintic – James

    The families of Laura Kay McClintic and Aaron Michael James of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Council agrees to back new-hospital financing

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Council added their stamp of approval Thursday to a lease that will permit construction of a new hospital to begin.

  • Merl and Irene Gelarden

    Merl and Irene (Hagedorn) Gelarden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Sept. 9, 2012.

    The couple were married Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1947, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. They are the parents of eight children, David Gelarden, Ella Rose Scott, Stephen Gelarden, John Gelarden, Susan Carpenter, Mary Jo Waninger, Patrick Gelarden and Philip Gelarden.
    They have 28 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.