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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Henrickson named President’s Scholar

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eric Henrickson has achieved the designation of President’s Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the spring 2013 semester.
    To be selected for this honor, students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.8 or better out of a possible 4.0 for the semester.
    Henrickson graduated from WKU May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, majoring in physical education and minoring in health.
    He is the son of Brad and Sandy Henrickson and is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling new students for 2013-14 school year

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, established in 1986, is currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year, scheduled to begin Aug. 26. 
    Glory Bees uses learning through play, teaching philosophy, and students will experience a variety of fun-filled learning adventures. Children will be introduced to Christian character development, math, science, art, music, a phonetic introduction to letters, manners and cooking. Each child will be encouraged to participate in new and challenging learning situations so they are able to master new skills.

  • Zumba party for Autism!

    Around 50 people gathered in the back parking lot of William Tell Elementary School in Tell City June 27 to help raise money for Austim Speaks.
    EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center hosted the event and owner Breanne Walsh said proceeds of $1,114 will benefit the charity. Local runners Blair Walsh and Tyler Rainey will run in the Chicago Marathon in October and have a goal to raise $3,000 before the race.