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Today's News

  • Reunions

    CHS 1966
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 will hold its 45th class reunion at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.
    Those planning to attend are asked to call Jane (Bennett) Snyder at 547-7832 or send e-mail to janelou66@hotmail.com

  • Community Events, Sept. 29

    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.

  • Knot a Coffee Shop ribbon-cutting set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon- cutting for the Knot a Coffee Shop at 11 a.m. Friday to celebrate the newly opened business. The Knot a Coffee Shop is located at 431 Main St. in Tell City and opened Aug. 16.
    Owners of Knot a Coffee Shop are Andrea Gaynor and Tyler Roberts.  They offer a menu that includes breakfast all day, soft pretzels, fresh-fruit smoothies, bagel burgers, pretzel burgers, chicken salad, grilled cheese and assorted fries.

  • TCHS Class of 1951

    Tell City High School Class of 1951 held their 60th reunion Aug. 12 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit.

  • Hospital auxiliary hosting Oct. 7 gathering

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual fall membership gathering at 9 a.m. Oct. 7 in the hospital cafeteria. Breakfast will be served. Members are encouraged to take any family members or friends who would be interested in hearing more about the auxiliary. If planning to attend, call one of the following board members by Monday to make reservations: Judy Meunier, 547-4928; Mickey Fischer, 547-5691; Micki Kieser, 547-5917 or Clara Kress, 547-2787.

  • Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center to offer women’s support group

    JASPER – The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center offers a support group for women who have had cancer of any type or who are currently undergoing cancer treatment.
    Sessions will be held the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance.

  • Hagan chosen to be ambassador for Down Syndrome walk

    HANCOCK COUNTY – Ashley Hagan has been chosen to be ambassador for the annual Down Syndrome awareness walk Oct. 8 at Moreland Park in Owensboro, Ky.

    Hagan will arrive at the park in a limousine, welcome all participants in the walk, recognize special volunteers and lead the walk.
    Ashley is collecting donations which will help fund educational activities, social activities, new parent outreach, hospital outreach and workshops.

  • Births, Sept. 29

    Mason Allen Grossman
    Mark and Jessica Grossman of Evansville announce the birth of a son, Mason Allen, Aug. 30, 2011, at Deaconess Gateway Women’s Hospital. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    The mother is the former Jessica DeVillez.
    Grandparents are Pam and Stanley Wright of Tell City, Scott and Sharon DeVillez of Tell City, Steve and Bobbi Grossman of Bristow and Chris and Bill Nesmich of South Carolina.

  • Hometown Competitiveness Kickoff

    Survey forms are available in .pdf format as an attachment below. Once printed and completed, they can be dropped off at The Perry County News or The Perry County Chamber of Commerce office at 601 Main St., Suite A. Surveys can be mailed to P.O. Box 82, Tell City, IN 47586.

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  • Fading slowly

    An old home near Huffman continues to defy time, its exterior fading each year but stubbornly hanging on to its identity. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)