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Today's News

  • Annual elementary fall Fest Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 67th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Cannelton Community Center.
    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Kylie Anastasiades; first grader Katrina Rainbolt; second grader Kameah Warren; third grader Swan Paris; fourth grader Belle Ball and fifth grader Katie Fleming.

  • Community Events, Oct. 4

    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.

  • Church News, Oct. 4

    Freewill Baptist welcome guest
    CANNELTON – Pastor Ricky Cravens of James-town, Tenn., will be a guest speaker at the morning and evening worship services Sunday at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation welcome everyone to attend.

  • Mt. Zion Apple Fest Oct. 13, 14

    ROCKPORT – The 32nd annual Mt. Zion Apple Fest is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the AEP Recreational Park at Honey Creek Farm, U.S. 231 and County Road 500 North.
    Parking is $2. Those attending can enjoy arts and crafts from all over the tri-state as well as take a taste of Indiana’s largest apple pie.

  • A Rhodes family treasure: Cannelton’s Old Time Fashion Show

    The story of a red and white pioneer dress from the Rhodes family was provided to the News by Molly Hall.

    CANNELTON – In the 1960s, Nora Al-sop Rhodes made a pioneer-style dress for her great-granddaughter, Kathy Rhodes Briggeman. The dress was complete with a bonnet and bloomers for a little girl to wear. The material Nora used to make the dress was material once used for a feed sack.

  • Spencer County Fairgrounds set to host Octoberfest

    Seldom has an Octoberfest offered so much fun so close to home. This year’s annual Spencer County Fair Octoberfest is scheduled for Saturday and promises to be the biggest and best yet. 

  • Twilight tenants meet; announce quilt winners

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers monthly tenant meeting was held Sept. 19 and was chaired by President Joyce Richardt.
    The September birthdays were Hugh Judge, Cathy Robbins, Ida Mae Hafele, Helen Spencer, Doretta Mullis, Gus Kuhner, Faye Foretsch, Eulalia Flamion, Olivia Leistner, Norman Freeman and Angie Braunecker.
    The group thanks everyone who attended the Christmas bazaar Sept. 15 to make it a big success. The raffle winners were Eulalia Flamion, the big quilt; Rita Goffinet, the baby quilt, and Irene Miller, the quilt rack.

  • EUCC gears up for Saturday’s fall bazaar

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ’s annual fall bazaar will be held Saturday at the church.
    An old-fashioned breakfast of homemade biscuits, gravy, fried potatoes, sausage patties, eggs, toast and fresh jelly and jam will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. A country store featuring baked goods, fresh and canned items, candies and crafts will also be available.

  • Donate blood Friday at St. Paul in Tell City

    PERRY COUNTY – October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Red Cross re-minds eligible blood donors that organ-transplant patients often rely on donated blood. Liver-transplant patients may need 30 or more different blood products during surgery.
    In fact, two liver transplant patients at a hospital served by the Red Cross were recently treated with a combined total of 40 pints of red blood cells and 30 pints of plasma.

  • Joel Daniel DuPont

    Seth and Samantha DuPont of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Joel Daniel DuPont, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. DuPont is the former Samantha Hagedorn.
    Grandparents are Joe and Marilyn Hagedorn of rural Tell City and Daniel and Claudia DuPont of Gatchel.
    Great-grandparents are Pauline Gogel of Fulda, Raymond and Lucille Howell of Gatchel and Raphael and Vivian DuPont of Tell City.