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Today's News

  • Community Events, June 27

    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.

    Pool closed for swim meet
    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will be closed Friday through Sunday for a conference swim meet.

  • South Perry Head Start’s day at the quarry

    The children of South Perry Head Start Classroom 2 discussed spring, weather and recycling in April. The students invited special role models to go on a field trip to Mulzer Tower Quarry during the month. While there, they explored a loader with tires taller than themselves.

  • Uebelhor Toyota earns president’s award

    JASPER – Tony Uebelhor of Uebelhor Toyota has announced Uebelhor Toyota has been awarded the 2012 President’s Award.
    “Thanks to our custom-ers, we’ve just received the 2012 Toyota President’s Award, for the seventh straight year,” Uebelhor said. “This is one of the highest honors for a Toyota dealership. It’s a symbol of our continuing dedication to satisfying our customers,  from the day that you buy a Toyota and for as long as you own your vehicle.”

  • Nominees sought for annual Distinguished Citizen Award

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Citizen Award.
    The following requirements are considered in determining the distinguished citizen:
    An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her community, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited the community
    Has accomplished noteworthy activities either by employment, civic organizations, volunteer service or government representation
    Unselfishly worked for the betterment of others and having an enthusiastic attitude

  • Camden Alexander Carter

    Kirstie and Christopher Carter of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Camden Alexander Carter, Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Carter is the former Kirstie Vaught. Camden has one older sister, Kylie Carter, 3.
    Grandparents are Jerry and Kathy Vaught of Cannelton and Maria Carter of Bremen, Ky.

  • Fischer – Weyer

    Julia Fischer of St. Meinrad and Bart Weyer of Ferdinand announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Daniel and Darlene Fischer of St. Meinrad. She is a 2004 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
    She is an assistant supervisor at Lake Rudolph Campground and RV resort.
    Mr. Weyer is the son of Stephen and Debbie Weyer of Ferdinand. He is a 2000 graduate of Forest Park High School.

  • Adventures with Nature

    In an annual program intended to acquaint youngsters with the natural world around them, local, state and federal agencies partnered to present the 11th annual Adventures with Nature Field Day Saturday at Tipsaw Lake.

  • Spencer County 4-H fair under way

    CHRISNEY – Spencer County’s 4-H Fair is under way through Saturday with a large number of activities. 

  • County officials pay more jail-construction invoices

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • One-pot meth labs found in home

    CANNELTON – A Cannelton man was being held this week on a  $20,000 bond after his arrest June 20 on charges that he was operating a methamphetamine lab.