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Today's News

  • CHS to host Holocaust remembrance event

    CANNELTON – The freshmen English and world history classes of Cannelton High School invite the Perry County community to “A Holocaust Day of Remembrance, as part of the National Days of Remembrance.”
    “Justice and Accountability in the Face of Genocide: What Have We Learned?” will be presented in the Cannelton Community Center at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 as part of the event. The community is invited to attend and remember the victims, survivors and liberators of The Holocaust, and work to stop the ongoing threat of genocide in the world.

  • Tots Lots visits county animal clinic

  • Cannelton students spruce up grounds

    Cannelton elementary students Noah Morrow, Isaac Corley, Samantha Clair and Cassie Bishop spruce up their school grounds. Perry County Community Foundation’s Learning to Give program endorses giving back to the community. All students in preschool through fifth grade helped with the project. Plants and mulch were purchased through the grant.
     

  • Community events, April 28

    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.

  • Story Mania at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library

    TELL CITY – On April 19, the Tell City-Perry County Public Library Young Adult Department hosted its second Story Mania Read-Aloud featuring the winners of the Story Mania short story writing contest.

    Guidelines were taken to all area junior and senior high schools at the beginning of January and teens in seventh through 12th grades were invited to write short stories for the contest.

  • Legion gives park new flag pole to display

    Tell City American Legion Post 213 donated a new flag pole to be placed in Sunset Park in Tell City. The pole was raised April 4. Mulzers Crushed Stone donated the concrete needed to secure the pole and the Tell City Street Department donated time and labor to hoist the pole with the American Flag.

  • Annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run to kick off Saturday

    TELL CITY – The fourth annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run is set for Saturday, with Braunie’s Bar in Tell City hosting the event.
    All bikes are due out by 11 a.m. and due in by 4:30 p.m. All vehicles are welcome.
    Entry is $10 per hand or $15 per double. There will be door prizes, half pot and food. All proceeds will go to Schreiber Family Charities and Shriners Hospital for Children.
    For more information call 547-7917 or 547-8803. In case of rain, the poker run will be held Sunday.
     

  • Celebrating national children’s book week at the library

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library is celebrating National Children’s Book Week, Monday through Saturday, May 7. National Children’s Book Week is a special opportunity for libraries all across the country to promote the joy of reading to kids.

  • Reminiscing...

    This is a Cannelton High School basketball team from the early 1930s. Team members are (front row, from left) Carl Danhauer, George Kays, Bob Cummings, Earl Danhauer and James Mullen. Back row: Coach Clarence McSwain, Maurice Mason, Joe Lasher, Thompson, Willard Walls and Russell Wagner.
     

  • Cannelton church to host annual homecoming May 7, 8

    CANNELTON – Freewill Baptist Church, 117 Second St., Cannelton will have its 43rd annual homecoming weekend, Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8.

    Singing will be the The Epley Family from Mount Pleasant, Iowa and the Pearly Gateman Quartet Reunion.
    Singing will begin Saturday night at 7 p.m. Sunday school will be dismissed and Sunday services will begin at 10 a.m. with The Epley Family and the Pearly Gateman Quartet.
    Following morning worship, there will be a carry-in basket lunch served in the fellowship hall.