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Today's News

  • Sitzman – Zarfos

    Rivaye Sitzman and Justin Zarfos of Derby were united in marriage during an outdoor ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at Mulzer Park in Derby.
    The bride is the daughter of Kenny and Mona Elder of Tell City. Mr. Zarfos is the son of Zeke Zarfos of Oriole.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her step-father. Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing officiated the double-ring ceremony.
    Kristin Fischer of Evansville was chosen as maid of honor.

  • WTE to host free, 8-week family program

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will present “Making Good Families Better,” a free, eight-week program as a part of Strengthening Families.
    The program will begin Jan. 6 and be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings at the school. It is for children 6 to 11 years old and their parents and caregivers. Free family dinners will be provided during the meetings.
    A homework club and child care will be provided for attendees.

  • Dance scheduled at the Sportsman Dec. 31

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a New Year’s Eve dine and dance Dec. 31.
    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with meal served at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by Final Tour from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
    Cost is $15 per person. Proceeds to be used for upkeep and maintenance of the club. Tickets available by calling (812) 357-5202.
     

  • Community Events, Dec. 13

    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.

  • FFA students to take part in Saturday contest

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central FFA Forestry Team will compete in the State Forestry Career Development Event judging contest Saturday at Purdue University.
    Team members are Callie Poehlein, Hillary Hubert, Crystal Peter and Kaitlyn Poehlein.
    The team won this honor by placing sixth in the Area Career Development Event. Career Development Events are designed to encourage youth to learn all they can about a specific topic. They learn to identify forestry specimens. They must also complete a quiz on this topic.

  • Birth announcemnts, Dec. 9

    Ronin LaRue Thomas
    Cory Thomas and Jayna Elliott of Tell City announce the birth of their child, Ronin LaRue Thomas, born Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds and was 201⁄4 inches long.
    Grandparents are Robin Thomas and Carl Young of Tell City, John Elliot and Ruth Brown of Dale, Randy Thomas and Paula Adams of Maceo, Ky., and Gina Elliott of Cannelton.

  • Birthdays, Dec. 10 - Dec. 16

    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 10

  • Church news, Dec. 9

    Liberty Church to begin services Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Liberty Church an-nounces its first service in the newly remodeled chapel, located at 435 Main St., in Tell City.
    The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Entrance and parking will be in the rear of the building. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sundays.
    Everyone is welcome and invited to help share in the service. Elder Ray Batie is the pastor.

  • St. John’s to hold blood drive Dec. 19

    EVANSTON – St John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will host an American Red Cross Community Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 19 in the church fellowship hall.
    During the holidays, there is usually more demand for blood and fewer people take the time to donate. So consider giving blood to someone this Christmas season.
    The goal for the community is 25 blood donors. Those donating need to have identification or a Red Cross card.

  • Community Calendar, Dec. 9 - Dec. 12

    Thursday December 9
    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.