Today's News

  • Promise Island adventures at Bethel Christian

    A week of vacation Bible school wrapped up Friday with a closing program at the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills.

    Students and adult helpers participated in the week of “Adventures on Promise Island” and following the week of events, Donnie and Pam Epple of Bandon held a summer gathering at their home Sunday. The couple welcomed everyone from VBS, as well as other friends, to share a carry-in meal and enjoy a hayride and a barrel train ride, wrapping up the week of vacation Bible school.

  • Church News, July 26

    Little Pigeon Baptist to host quartet Sunday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., will host the Woodsmen Quartet singers during its July 29 service at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

  • Weatherholt retires from Air Force

    INDIANAPOLIS – Master Sgt. Jerry W. Weatherholt Jr. retired March 1, 2012, after serving 24 years in the United States Air Force.

    He was born in Tell City in 1968, and graduated from Tell City High School in 1986. He entered the military in February 1988, when he reported for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon completion, he attended technical training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., where he graduated in 1989 as a B-52H electronic warfare systems apprentice.

  • Community events

    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.

  • Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit

    Pictures submitted by Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit.

  • Silly Safari headed to local library

    PERRY COUNTY – Silly Safari’s Amazon Jungle John will present his “Bless the Beasts and the Children” animal show from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    Amazon Jungle John, who once worked as a disc jockey and loves vultures, gibbons and reindeer, will be ready to entertain children with a variety of nocturnal animals, tales and legends.

  • Andrew Nicholas Berning

    Julie and Nick Berning announce the birth of their son, Andrew Nicholas Berning, Monday, July 2, 2012, at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Drew has a sister, Jordyn, 3. Mrs. Berning was the former Julia Ashby.
    Grandparents are Judy and Jim Ashby of Tell City and Mary Lou and Nick Berning of Cincinnati.
    Great grandparents are Sue and Archie Ashby of Paducah, Ky., and the late Pearl and Carl Schaefer.

  • Schaad shines in showcase

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Perry Central’s Dacota Schaad impressed college basketball coaches and scouts last weekend at the Louisville Blue Chip Early Exposure Showcase.

    Schaad played for the Evansville Hornets, who went 5-1 to place second. They lost the final game to the Rocket City Blackhawks from Huntsville, Ala., 59-56.

  • Patrick Auto shuts out Southern Indiana Power for Ripken title

    TELL CITY—Tretter Lyons and Travis Burchett each drove in three runs as Patrick Auto shut out Southern Indiana Power 10-0 to win Tell City’s age-11-12 Cal Ripken League baseball playoff tourney July 11.

    Burchett also pitched a one-hitter for the win in the four-inning game. He struck out nine and walked three.

    Cameron Kessinger pitched the first 21⁄3 innings for Southern Indiana Power to take the loss. He gave up seven runs on five hits and four walks and struck out two. Two of the runs were unearned.

  • Rockport places 2nd in Boonville sectional

    Staff Writer

    BOONVILLE—Rockport’s American Legion baseball team left the tying run at third base in the seventh and eighth innings of a 5-3 loss to Princeton in the championship game of the Boonville sectional Sunday.

    Despite the loss, Jenkins Post 254 qualified for this weekend’s regional at Joe Hargis Field, as the sectional’s top two teams advanced.

    Rockport got off to a smashing start in round one last Thursday, batting around in five of seven at-bats to rout Boonville 30-4.