Today's News

  • Perry Central boys, girls place second in regionals

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Freshman Aaron Pierrard placed fifth to lead Perry Central to second place in the 10-team IHSAA boys cross country regional Saturday.

  • Trista’s Team takes top honors

    Trista’s Team, consisting of March of Dimes ambassador family Timothy and Tabitha Jones and their daughters, Trista, Tinley and Tila, was the first place March of Dimes Team this year.

    The group raised $3,347 for the March for Babies Walk held Oct. 2. Pictured in front from the left are Emma Underhill, Ava Board, Tinley Jones, Tila Jones and Kirstin Linne. In the second row are Whitney Richard, Tim and Tabitha Jones, March of Dimes Ambassador Trista Jones, Monica Richard and Monica Deom. In the back are Diana Jones, Daniel Richard, Charlie Richard and Sam Deom.

  • Deer Creek Baptist to host fall fest Sunday

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host a Fall Fest at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    Activities for children will include pumpkin decorating, a cupcake walk, face painting, ring toss, bowling, bean bag toss and a bon fire. There will be hot dogs, drinks, chips and desserts available. Everyone is invited to attend the event.
    The church is located on Indiana 37, across from the airport.

  • Gospel Tabernacle to hold revival services in November

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will hold special revival services Nov. 4,5 and 6 at the church.
    Special guest will be the Rev. James McMikin of Jasper, Ala. McMikin will present a special music ministry as well as teachings and preaching.
    Services will begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 and at 1 p.m. Nov. 6.

  • Church News, Oct. 20

    Grandview UMC homecoming Sunday
    GRANDVIEW – The Grandview United Methodist Church will hold a homecoming service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. All are invited, especially if you have some history with the church.
    Former Pastor Karen Devaisher will be the guest preacher and the service will be highlighted with special music from George and the Country Boys, The Rejoice Singers, Susie Webb and her autoharp and Emma Mundy.

  • Community News, Oct. 20

    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.

  • Annual Cannelton Fall Fest Thursday

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 66th annual Cannelton Fall Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen Candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Autumn DuPont, first-grader Michelle Davis, second-grader Kyra Hemmings, third-grader Cassidy Miller, fourth-grader Samantha Clair and fifth-grader Mackenzie Reed.

  • Glory Bees enjoy story time

    Glory Bees Preschool students recently enjoyed a visit from Susan Jordan of the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. Jordan visited the school to present a story hour, where she read three books, watched a movie with the children and helped them with a fun craft. Jordan also taught the students some silly songs.

  • Country club to host wine tasting

    TELL CITY – The Hoosier Heights Country Club will host a wine tasting event from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 5 in the dining room of the club.
    Admission to the tasting only is $10 while cost of dinner and the tasting is $25 per person. A wine glass is included in the tasting event.
    Three local wineries, Blue Heron, Monkey Hallow and Winzerwald, will be present. Leo Gronquist will play during the event. For more information, contact Lynette Young at 547-8921. The public is invited to attend.

  • Midgett graduates basic training

    GREAT LAKES, Ill. – Steven Midgett has recently completed Navy basic training from Great Lakes.

    He is the son of Tonia Kling and Tim Kling, both of Tell City, and the grandson of Connie and Phil Kling of Tell City and Robert and Mary Walker of Radcliff, Ky.
    Midgett is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School. He is currently stationed in Meridian Miss., attending A School and will train to become a Navy Seal.