Today's News

  • St. Paul 2011 Confirmation class

    St. Paul Catholic Church celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation, which was administered to 19 students, Oct. 16 during the 12:30 p.m. Mass by Bishop Christopher Coyne, pictured in the front row on the right, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. 

  • JA program to encourage local girls to be entrepreneurial

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to the Perry County Women for Women Fund, Perry Central Community Schools and the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. are partnering with Junior Achievement of Perry County to offer the Empowering Girls to Be Entrepreneurial after school program.
    This program is designed to educate girls about entrepreneurship – starting your own business in hope of earning a profit – and the skills and characteristics needed to be a successful entrepreneur.

  • 40 & 8 plans bingo benefit

    TELL CITY — Tell City American Legion Post 213’s Forty and Eight veterans organization will raise money for nurses in training through bingo games beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13
    The event will be held at the Legion and jackpots will include hams and turkeys. Players must be 18 years or older.
    All proceeds will go to nurses training.

  • Cub Scouts field trips
  • Community News, Nov. 3

    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.

  • Humane Society meeting, elections Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    Election of officers will also be held. For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138.
    The Humane Society will also give away free straw for doghouses from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 12 at Orcheln’s Farm and Home Supply Store in Tell City.

  • Birth announcements, Nov. 3

    Dominic Caden Stewart
    Ashley and John Paul Stewart of Sellersburg announce the birth of their son, Dominic Caden Stewart, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Stewart is the former Ashley Coultas. Dominic has one older sister, Charlee, 3.
    Grandparents are Kevin and Markita Coultas of Hardinsburg, Ky., and Dale and Mary Stewart of Lanesville.

  • Gunn and Hagedorn

    Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gunn and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Hagedorn of Fulda will celebrate their respective wedding anniversaries Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011.

    Sixty years ago, Carl and Helen (Collignon) Gunn were united in marriage Nov. 6, 1951, in the St. Paul Catholic Church Rectory in Tell City.
    Twenty-five years later, Nov. 6, 1976, their daughter, Polly, married Maurice Hagedorn in the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda.

  • Blunk may report on record

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Krista Blunk set several records at Tell City High School and will likely get to report on an NCAA record Saturday.
    Blunk will be the sideline reporter for CBSSports telecast of the University of Houston at Alabama-Birmingham football game.
    Houston quarterback Case Keenum has already set NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career records for touchdown passes, total offense and total touchdowns accounted for and is likely to break the career record for most passing yards Saturday.

  • Dixon’s son recalls dad’s coaching days

    The coach of Tell City’s first boys basketball sectional championship team won’t be able to attend the team’s alumni game Nov. 26. But his son is thinking about attending and called from his home in Seattle Monday to reminisce about his dad’s career.
    Napoleon Dixon, who coached the 1923-24 Tell City squad to an undefeated regular season and the sectional title, died in 1988 at age 94.