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Today's News

  • North Perry Head Start celebrates Fudge Day

    During October, the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start enjoyed activities centered around F.U.D.G.E. day: fathers, uncles, dads, grandpas and more. Family members and the students enjoyed a visit to the Perry County Public Library. Several books were read to the children, and the children got to check out books.

  • Community Events, Nov. 15

    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.

    Derby cemetery meeting Nov. 29
    DERBY – An informational meeting for St. Mary’s Cemetery in Derby will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at Derby Tavern.

  • Final 2012 TNR program set for Monday

    PERRY COUNTY – County residents are asked to help the Perry County Animal Shelter in controlling stray cats in the area with a trap, neuter and release program.
    The program is for stray cats only. Residents who are willing to capture a stray may take it to the shelter at 200 Herzeele St. in Cannelton between 5:30 and 6 a.m. Monday.
    For $30 per cat, a service from Vanderburgh County will have the cats spayed or neutered.
    Cats will be ready for pickup at 10 a.m. Tuesday and then released where they were caught.

  • Daughters of Isabella to hold annual raffle

    TELL CITY – It’s time for the Daughters of Isabella Christmas raffle, which is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Fundraisers such as the raffle are necessary so the group can help other charitable and nonprofit organizations, scholarships and school functions in the area.
    D of I members will sell raffle tickets today, Friday and Saturday at Noble’s IGA and Cash Saver.

  • Little stationed at Air Force base in Louisiana

    BOSSIER CITY, La. – Patrick Little, a 2007 Tell City High School graduate, is currently serving in the United State Air Force. The son of John and Joane Little of Tell City, Little is as-signed to the 2nd Bomb Wing, located on Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City. He is a cyber transport systems technician for the second communications squadron.

  • Rudolph’s Christmas weekends at Lake Rudolph starts Nov. 23

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort has launched Rudolph’s Family Christmas Weekends Friday and Saturday nights from Nov. 23 through Dec. 15. 

  • Old National working to educate consumers during International Fraud Awareness Week

    PERRY COUNTY – Old National Bancorp is joining companies throughout the world in an effort to educate and raise awareness about fraud. International Fraud Awareness Week, held Nov. 11 through Nov. 17, comes at a time when organizations worldwide lose an estimated five percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to a study conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. 

  • St. Paul’s Ministry of Charity explains how backpack program benefits hungry youth

    PERRY COUNTY – Louann Oberhausen, on behalf of St. Paul’s Ministry of Charity, visited the Perry County Community Foundation during PCCF’s September board of trustees meeting.

  • Nurse practitioners provide more than 155,000 solutions to health-care crisis

    TELL CITY – As a health-care provider shortage continues to top national agendas, it is important the public be aware that there are more than 155,000 nurse practitioners in the United States who provide high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered care to patients across the country. 

  • Memorial to offer scholarship

    JASPER – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Medical Staff will award a $500 scholarship to an area high-school senior entering a two- to four-year educational program in a health-related field.