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Today's News

  • A night in the ring

    A TSW wrestling event fundraiser was held May 18 at Perry Central High School to raise funds for Erin Owen. Owen, a 31-year-old Tell City resident has been battling with breast cancer since February.

  • Las Vegas, baby!

    The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Leadership Class held its 12th annual Academic Pep Rally May 3. The theme this year was “Las Vegas: Don’t Gamble with your grades.” Approximately 250 students were recognized for their academic achievements, good citizenship and attendance.

  • St. Michael first communion

    Three second grade students of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton celebrated their first reception of communion May 12 during the 8 p.m. Mass. Pictured from the left are Levi Smith, Catalina Moskos and Brayden Lain. In the back is the Rev. Sengole Thomas G.

  • Church News, May 23

    Tell Street Baptist Bible school June 5-7
    TELL CITY – Children of the community are invited to this year’s vacation Bible school, “God’s Backyard; Bible camp under the stars” at Tell Street Baptist Church.
    The camp will be held June 5 to June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening.
    A kick off party is planned for 5 p.m. June 1 at the church. There will be a cornhole tournament, weenie roast, a dunking booth and more.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

    Deer Creek collecting items

  • RSVP plan trip to Mackinac Island

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is presenting a Mackinac Island trip in Michigan through Toby Tours.
    During the four-day, three-night trip, guests will take a horse-drawn carriage tour of Mackinac Island, have a grand buffet lunch tat Grand Hotel and have free time to enjoy the Grand’s porch view or meander through town for some shopping and sight seeing.

  • PAD, AAA, stroke combination screening May 29, 30 in Jasper

    JASPER – To bring more awareness to cardiovascular diseases, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a combination Peripheral Artery Disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm and stroke screening May 29 and May 30 at Memorial Cardiovascular Services, 440 Scott Rolen Drive in Jasper.
    These screenings allow individuals with certain risk factors the opportunity to assess their health status.  The screening takes about an hour to complete and appointments are scheduled between 8 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. A

  • Basket weaving class June 1 at pioneer village

    ROCKPORT – The Lincoln Pioneer Village in Rockport will host a basket-weaving class from 9 a.m. to noon June 1 as a part of First Saturday events held at the village.
    Participants will be able to make 7-inch tall, wood-base baskets with a 7-inch diameter and handle. Cost for the cost is $15 per person and registration is required.
    To sign up, call the village at (812) 649-9147 by May 27. Entrance to the village is free to Spencer County residents the first Saturday of the month.

  • Learning about weather

    Children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry County Head Start Center enjoyed activities that centered around the theme of kites and weather in April.

    The students took a field trip to Vastwood Park in Hawesville, Ky., for a nature and weather walk. They examined the weather, the different types of clouds and how the weather affects nature.

  • Community Events, May 23

    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 meeting today
    TELL CITY – A farmers market meeting will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Tell City Depot.
    A conventions and visitors bureau meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.

  • Fundraising Boardstock kicks off Friday in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Boardstock, a two-day music fest, will be held Friday and Saturday at the St. Meinrad Community Center in honor of the life of Eric. W. Board.
    All proceeds from the event will be used to buy a gravestone for Board.