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Today's News

  • Parade characters

    German American Bank, whose float took on a Scooby Doo theme, won top awards in weekend Christmas parades in Cannelton and Tell City. 

  • St. John’s bazaar set for Saturday

    NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, one-half mile west of New Boston, will host a Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at the church.
    Items will include crafts, needlework, apple dumplings, homemade candies, baked goods, springerlies, jellies, produce and more.
    There will also be an early-bird breakfast consisting of sausage, gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs and fried potatoes. Food will be ready at 7 a.m.
    Soups, sandwiches and pie will be available throughout the day. “Special” soup will be sold by the gallon.

  • St. Paul chili supper, Christmas bazaar Friday, Saturday, Sunday

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City will host a chili supper and Christmas bazaar this weekend at the church.
    The chili supper will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday in the parish hall. The dinner will include all-you-can-eat chili, peanut butter sandwiches, crackers, drink and dessert for $5.
    The Christmas bazaar will kick off Friday during the supper and continue Saturday after 5:30 p.m. Mass and after the 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses Sunday.

  • Community Calendar, Dec. 2

    Thursday December 2
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Community Events, Dec. 2

    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.

    PCMH Auxiliary to meet Friday
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Board will meet at noon Friday, Dec. 3 at the Patio Steakhouse.

  • Thieves target unlocked cars

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TROY – Several unlocked vehicles were entered in Troy last week in a series of overnight break-ins that netted thieves compact discs, MP3 players and satellite radios.

  • Santa Claus Festival of Lights set for Dec. 11, 18

    SANTA CLAUS – The neighbors of Christmas Lake Village in Santa Claus will celebrate the 26th annual Festival of Lights from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18.
    The public is invited to celebrate Christmas at the festival. Admission is free but cash or canned food donations for local charitable organizations will be accepted.
    There will be more than eight tour miles, thousands of lights and decorations, animated displays and a live nativity.

  • Lack of heating funds hurts those in need

    PERRY COUNTY – Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp., announced that funds available for heating assistance for residents of Crawford, Perry and Spencer counties are nearly depleted and a waiting list has been started for the Energy Assistance Program.
    LHDC administers the heating assistance program in the three-county area and to date more than 1,300 households have been served.

  • Gymnasts earn top awards

  • Veterans Day celebrations