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Today's News

  • See anyone familiar? 

    Shirley and Doyle Trenary are looking for the community’s help. Recently, the couple found several photos among the belongings of Slyvia Blum, Doyle’s aunt, who was formerly of Tell City. Blum was a previous owner of the bowling alley with her husband, Ed. The pictures, seen above, are from the 1930s or around that time and have very little to no information written on the back.

  • ‘Spotty’ service prompts change

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Quartet in hunt for next October

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Current version of GED test to expire in 2013

    PERRY COUNTY – The GED Testing Service would like to inform test-takers who need to finish the GED test by the end of 2013 some critical facts. The current version of the test – the 2002 Series GED Test – will expire at the end of 2013, along with incomplete test scores.

  • Church News, March 28

    Annual Good Friday bake sale
    TELL CITY – The United Pentecostal Church will hold its annual bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in front of Wal-Mart in Tell City.
    Pies, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, bunny cakes, fudge, peanut butter balls, hard boiled colored eggs will be among the items for sale.

    Sunrise service at Tell City Church of Christ
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Church of Christ would like to invite the community to come to its annual Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m.

  • Bank workers, police foil bad-check scam attempt
  • Easter fun for all ages

    Chestnut Grove to host egg hunt Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Chestnut Grove Church welcomes the public to an Easter-egg hunt Saturday on the church grounds.
    The hunt will be held from noon to 1 p.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.

    Legion egg hunt in Cannelton Saturday
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Post 142 and its auxiliary unit will sponsor their annual Easter-egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cannelton Legion Field.

  • Do you have cash you don’t know about?

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County News and other media outlets routinely receive news releases from the Indiana attorney general’s office advertising the state’s unclaimed-property service. 

    A release announced Friday more than $18 million was recently recovered through agreements with some of the nation’s largest life-insurance providers.

  • Community Events, March 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.

    Dessert auction at LHDC

  • Birthday event for Rutherford

    TELL CITY – Friends, family and the public are invited to celebrate Mary Rutherford’s 80th birthday Wednesday.
    The event will be held from noon until 4 p.m. at the Tell City Community Center at 16th and Franklin streets. There will be a light lunch and dessert served. The celebration will be in an open-house style and all are welcome to attend.