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Today's News

  • Raffle winner announced

    Pat Temple of St. Croix was the name drawn at the Perry County Democrat booth for the annual $50 gas card drawing at the 4-H Fair July 16 in Tell City. Sara Wenzel, right, was picked to draw the winner’s name. Tony Hollinden, left, and Chris Cail were present from the Democrat booth.

  • Community News, Aug. 4

    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.

  • Farmers Market temporary move

    TELL CITY – Due to Schweizer Fest’s usage of City Hall Park and Ninth Street, the Perry County Farmers Market will change location Wednesday and Aug. 13. The market usually takes place in the 700 block of Ninth Street, but will move to the parking lot of First United Methodist Church at 10th and Mozart streets next week. The market’s start times remain the same, noon Wednesdays and 7 a.m. Saturdays. The market will return to Ninth Street Aug. 17.

  • Birth announcements, Aug. 4

    Annabelle Jean Kilbarger
    Benjamin and Lacey Kilbarger of Carmel announce the birth of their daughter, Annabelle Jean Kilbarger, Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Kilbarger is the former Lacey Hall.
    Grandparents are Dennis and Kimberly Hall of Tell City, and Alan and Phyllis Kilbarger of Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Great-grandparents are Clara Mae Hall of Tell City, and James Rhodes of Leopold.

  • Birthdays, August 5 - August 11

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong.
    August 5
    Jane Dreyling, Theresa Seifert, Jerry Harris, Kim Parker, Lawrence Litherland, Rick LaGrange, Gary Kleeman, Pat Pund, Karen Carlson, Donna Whitehead, Aaron Ross Malone, Darlene Hagedorn, Linda Gray, Gregory Biever, Linda Holde, Parker Croghan, Toodie Parker, Crystal Rust, Joel Schwartz, Laura Kleaving, Hayden Michael Shadwick.
    August 6

  • Wilson - Litherland

    Darlene G. (Hook) Wilson and Phil E. Litherland of Tell City were united in marriage, Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of the late William “Bill” Hook and Carrie Hook of Tell City. Mr. Litherland is the son of Jim and Jean Litherland of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her mother, Carrie Hook, in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Eddie Fruehwald.

  • Schweizer Fest Scavenger Hunt

    The News' Schweizer Fest scavenger hunt is back.

    This is one of 20 landmark photos appearing in the current print edition for people to identify in attempts to win a one-year subscription to the News. Pick up a copy to see the other photos and read the rules, then show us how well you know Tell City.

    The deadline is 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.

    Happy hunting.

  • 2010 turkey hunt to air next month

    PERRY COUNTY – Campbell’s Outdoor Challenge will air its 2010 Perry County turkey hunt with two one-hour episodes next month. The first segment of the program will air on the Versus Network from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 7 and again from 6 to 7 a.m. Sept. 10.

    The second show will air at noon Sept. 14 and again at 6 a.m. Sept. 17.

    The show will include a turkey-calling contest held at Tell City High School.

  • Fire damages home in Troy

    A fire heavily damaged a Troy home Tuesday. (Click photo to enlarge and right arrow to see another.)

  • Holiday World’s expansion for 2012: Mammoth, the world’s longest water coaster

    SANTA CLAUS – The largest single-ride investment in Holiday World’s history was announced Wednesday: The World’s Longest Water Coaster will open in Splashin' Safari next May.

    “We added Wildebeest water coaster last year and it was a runaway hit,” said park President Dan Koch. “So we asked our designers for something even bigger. It’s so huge, we’re calling it Mammoth.”