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Today's News

  • Haunted Hollow returns

    NEW BOSTON – The youth groups of St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston, St. Martin Catholic Church in Chrisney and St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport will host the Huffman Haunted Hollow at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13.
    The event will take place at County Road 1200 North in New Boston; signs will be placed to guide visitors to the haunted hollow.

  • Faulkenburg, Newton families gather for reunion

    PERRY COUNTY – The Faulkenburg-Newton family reunion was held at the Patoka Lake shelter house Sept. 16.

  • Reunions

    PCHS 1977
    TELL CITY – The Perry Central High School Class of 1977 will hold its 35-year reunion from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Patio Steak House in Tell City.
    The banquet room has been reserved for the reunion. Supper will be offered from the buffet with soft drinks and tea available. Beer, win and mixed drinks may be ordered, but paid for individually. For further information, contact Eddy Howell at 106 Timber Trail Drive, Murphysboro, IL  62966 or send e-mail to erhowell59@hotmail.com.

  • Betty (Smith) Sprinkle reunion

    The family of Betty (Smith) Sprinkle held a reunion Aug. 5 at the Comfort Inn Suites in Brownsburg.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1967

    Tell City High School Class of 1967 members gathered for their 45th reunion Aug. 11.

  • 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.