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Today's News

  • Community Events, Oct. 7

    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.

  • Indiana Horse Rescue to host fundraisers

    TELL CITY – Indiana Horse Rescue South will take rescued horses to Orscheln Farm Store from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. This fundraising event will be to help raise funds to feed the horses for the winter.
    The group will hold raffles, games, face painting and other events. Different kinds of foods will be available for purchase and a bake sale will also be set up.
    The event is for all ages. The horses will be present for everyone to see and understand the implications of animal abuse.

  • PCMH to hold annual holiday bazaar raffle

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar Raffle Nov. 4. A handcrafted solid walnut blanket chest will be raffled off during drawing at the end of the bazaar at the hospital.

  • Memory Walk walkers needed for Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Alzheimer’s Association invites the public to join the annual Tri-County Memory Walk Saturday at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will start at 9.

  • Ferdinand Primitive Days this weekend

    FERDINAND – This weekend has been set aside for Primitive Days in Ferdinand and coupon sales will kick-off the weekend at six retail locations in town Friday through Sunday.
    The first performance of the Strolling Street Theatre’s “Spirits of Ferdinand” will close out the day Friday with an 8 p.m. performance. The original play by Dean Bolin captures the spirits of legendary people from Ferdinand’s past and is presented by the Ferdinand Merchants Association.

  • Power of the Purse event returns today

    PERRY COUNTY – Are you ready to do some early Christmas shopping with local vendors, get together with friends, enjoy a free lunch, tour a beautiful health-care facility and help a local charity all in one day? Then you need attend “Power of the Purse” from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Oakwood Health Campus.

  • March for Babies

    Mild temperatures and sunny skies graced Sunday’s March of Dimes March for Babies in Tell City.

  • Communities set official trick-or-treating hours

    PERRY COUNTY – City officials in Tell City and Cannelton have set times when trick-or-treaters can roam streets in hopes of collecting goodies.

    Tell City leaders opted to set trick-or-treating hours for 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. They also approved street closings for the Perry County Chamber of Commerce’s Witches Walk Friday, Oct. 29. Ghouls will haunt Main Street and other areas of the city from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Route 66 Yard Sale, Pioneer Village Open House wrap up fall tour

    Perry County Route 66 Yard Sale Oct. 16

    An event that grows each year, the Route 66 Yard Sale offers bargains along Indiana 66 from Troy through Tell City, Cannelton, Rocky Point, Rome, Derby, Dexter, Magnet and Oriole. In addition to shopping for bargains, residents are invited to set up sale booths along the route.

    Public sites will be announced soon. For more information, call the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 547-7933.

    Shubael Little Pioneer VillageOpen House Oct. 16-17

  • Education News, Oct. 7

    Fall senior night at TCHS Friday
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Student Council will host its Fall Senior Night 2010 at Legion Field before the season’s final home football game.