Today's News

  • Holiday Home Tours

    Despite gray skies and rain, a good crowd took part in a Holiday Season House Tour sponsored Sunday by the Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies Auxiliary.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict plans Christmas liturgies

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict invite the public to join them for Christmas celebrations.
    Christmas Eve services at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand will be held Saturday, Dec. 24, at 10 p.m. Carol service precedes the Mass, beginning at 9:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the monastery dining room immediately after Mass. Christmas morning mass on Dec. 25 will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the monastery church.

  • General surgeon to see patients at Santa Claus Family Medicine

    SANTA CLAUS – Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 13, General Surgeon Charles Tollett, Jr. M.D. will see patients at Santa Claus Family Medicine every other Tuesday afternoon from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. CST.  A physician’s referral is preferred.  
    Tollett received his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa., where he also completed a residency in general surgery.

  • Ladies attend Music City Christmas bus tour

    In the above picture, Judy Hagedorn, JoAnn Smith, Jamie Mandrell, Vicki Schneider and Jean Paulin all pose after attending the Hancock Bank and Trust Music City Christmas bus trip Nov. 19.

    The group toured the mansion at Fontanel, a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by country music hall of fame member Barbara Mandrell, Jamie’s mother. While they were there, the ladies also enjoyed a dinner and Music City Christmas holiday show at Music City on Stage.

  • Oliva represents Tell City in state queen pageant

    Darian Oliva, 2011 Schweizer Fest Queen, represented Tell City in the Indiana Festival Association Queen Pageant in November. Oliva carried a traditional William Tell bow and arrow when describing the annual Tell City festival and community. The pageant was in Indianapolis at the Wyndham Hotel.

  • Church News, Dec. 8

    Freewill Baptist Christmas program Sunday
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church, 117 S. Second St., in Cannelton, will hold its Christmas program at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    “The Gifts” and “The Birth of Jesus Christ” will be presented by church members. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Crèches on display at Archabbey Library through out December

    ST. MEINRAD – An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Dec. 8 through Jan. 9.

    The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2002 in memory of Charles Patrick (“Pat”) Smith.

  • Head Start students learn about Native Americans

    During November the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities focusing on Native Americans. Students made pattern headbands and necklaces, were able to learn how to create patterns, and dressed up in Native American inspired outfits. For further information about Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Adams joins Tell City Church of Christ family as intern minister

    TELL CITY – The elders at Tell City Church of Christ announce the recent hiring of Jon Adams as an intern minister.
    He has been filling the pulpit for most of 2011 and he and Mariah, his wife, have participated with the church’s vacation Bible school, Woodland Bible Camp and youth retreats. As an intern minister, the church elders want to involve him in the rotation of teaching Bible classes and Wednesday prayer service, and assisting in spreading the gospel in the community.

  • Community events, Dec. 8

    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.