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Today's News

  • Cannelton homecoming royalty

    Brandon Cook and Taylor Lawalin were crowned king and queen at the Cannelton High School homecoming ceremonies Jan. 4 before the varsity basketball game against Crothersville.

  • Changes in Memorial Hospital leadership announced

    JASPER – E. Kyle Bennett has been named chief operating officer of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in an announcement made by Ray Snowden, the hospital’s president and chief executive officer.

  • 10,000 Maniacs to perform at Jasper Arts Center

    JASPER – The original indie rock band, 10,000 Maniacs will perform at the Jasper Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19.
    10,000 Maniacs is world-renown on the independent rock scene and is touring to promote their latest album, Music from the Motion Picture. This is the second performance in the New Directions series, which is designed to appeal to all audiences but most particularly to 25 to 45 year old patrons.

  • Church News, Jan. 10

    First Baptist to host adult Bible study
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a free non-denominational adult Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is for anyone high-school age and older.  

  • Community Events, Jan. 10

    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@perry-countynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Parent enrichment program Jan. 24

  • UMC after-holiday bazaar Saturday

    TELL CITY – The United Methodist Women will host an after-holiday bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City First Methodist Church on 10th Street.
    A chicken noodle dinner will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will include chicken noodles, green beans, salad and a brownie.
    Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10 years old and under. Proceeds from the bazaar will go toward raising funds for the UMW scholarship fund.

  • Tell City VFW to mark 79-year anniversary

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will celebrate its 79th anniversary Saturday at the VFW post in Tell City with a dinner and dance.
    The ladies and men’s auxiliary units and VFW members, along with their spouses, are invited to at-tend.
    The carry-in dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. Ev-eryone attending should take a covered dish. The post will furnish the meat.
    After the meal, there will be a short program followed by a dance around 8 p.m. The band Sweetwater will provide the entertainment.

  • Smith named to dean’s list at Harrison College

    TELL CITY – Stephanie Smith has been named to the 2012 spring and summer semester dean’s list at Harrison College.
    Smith is enrolled in the college’s online courses, studying criminal justice. Her grade-point average for the two semesters was 3.9.
    She is the daughter of Thelma Burden and David Taylor Sr. She and her husband, Jody Smith, live in Tell City with their family.

  • Benefit for Zach Taylor Jan. 26 at fairgrounds

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Zach Taylor has been set for Jan. 26 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.
    The day will include food, games, an auction and more. Chicken dinners will be available beginning at noon. An auction will start at 2 p.m. and a euchre tourney, chili supper and baked goods will be available at 6 p.m.
    Items of like-new or new condition will be accepted for the auction. Monetary donations will also be ac-cepted.

  • Free youth mentoring seminar Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College is partnering with the United Way of Perry County and Tell City and Perry Central schools to host a youth mentoring lunch seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ivy Tech.
    Guest speaker December Warren from Indiana Mentoring Partnership will speak on research and standards for youth mentoring.
    The evidence base of research for youth mentoring is growing, but with both promising and mixed findings emerging.