Today's News

  • Band offers money-saving coupons

    TELL CITY – The Marching Marksmen coupon-book sale is under way and will continue through Oct. 14. It has buy-one, get-one-free offers from many local businesses and is one of the band’s major fundraisers each year.
    Each book costs $10 and can be purchased from any high-school band member, at the Tell City Bowling Center or by calling the band office at 547-4456. Buyers can also call Kelli Braunecker evenings at 719-6052.

  • VFD open house Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire De-partment, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host its annual open house Sunday.
    Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburgers, desserts and ice cream available during the day. Raffle chances will be sold during the day with a $1,000 first-place prize.
    A Life Flight helicopter will land next to the firehouse at 11 a.m. with a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Heritage Hills FFA beginning at the same time.

  • Reunions

    CHS 1966
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 will hold its 45th class reunion at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.
    Those planning to attend are asked to call Jane (Bennett) Snyder at 547-7832 or send e-mail to janelou66@hotmail.com

  • Community Events, Sept. 29

    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.

  • Knot a Coffee Shop ribbon-cutting set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon- cutting for the Knot a Coffee Shop at 11 a.m. Friday to celebrate the newly opened business. The Knot a Coffee Shop is located at 431 Main St. in Tell City and opened Aug. 16.
    Owners of Knot a Coffee Shop are Andrea Gaynor and Tyler Roberts.  They offer a menu that includes breakfast all day, soft pretzels, fresh-fruit smoothies, bagel burgers, pretzel burgers, chicken salad, grilled cheese and assorted fries.

  • TCHS Class of 1951

    Tell City High School Class of 1951 held their 60th reunion Aug. 12 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit.

  • Hospital auxiliary hosting Oct. 7 gathering

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual fall membership gathering at 9 a.m. Oct. 7 in the hospital cafeteria. Breakfast will be served. Members are encouraged to take any family members or friends who would be interested in hearing more about the auxiliary. If planning to attend, call one of the following board members by Monday to make reservations: Judy Meunier, 547-4928; Mickey Fischer, 547-5691; Micki Kieser, 547-5917 or Clara Kress, 547-2787.

  • Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center to offer women’s support group

    JASPER – The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center offers a support group for women who have had cancer of any type or who are currently undergoing cancer treatment.
    Sessions will be held the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance.

  • Hagan chosen to be ambassador for Down Syndrome walk

    HANCOCK COUNTY – Ashley Hagan has been chosen to be ambassador for the annual Down Syndrome awareness walk Oct. 8 at Moreland Park in Owensboro, Ky.

    Hagan will arrive at the park in a limousine, welcome all participants in the walk, recognize special volunteers and lead the walk.
    Ashley is collecting donations which will help fund educational activities, social activities, new parent outreach, hospital outreach and workshops.

  • Births, Sept. 29

    Mason Allen Grossman
    Mark and Jessica Grossman of Evansville announce the birth of a son, Mason Allen, Aug. 30, 2011, at Deaconess Gateway Women’s Hospital. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    The mother is the former Jessica DeVillez.
    Grandparents are Pam and Stanley Wright of Tell City, Scott and Sharon DeVillez of Tell City, Steve and Bobbi Grossman of Bristow and Chris and Bill Nesmich of South Carolina.