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Today's News

  • Oil Township Class of 1946

    The Oil Township High School Class of 1946 had its annual class reunion July 30 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit restaurant. Attending from the class were Kathleen (King) Ransom, Mary Agnes (Faulkner) Goffinet, Ada (Hawkins) Richardson, Thelma (Frakes ) Gibson and Bill Ransom.

  • Bethel Christian Church to host revival

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – Bethel Christian Church will host its church revival, this week until Friday at 6 p.m. every evening.
    Evangelist present Friday evening will be Brother Steve Locke, retired minister while Brother Al Madden, minister at Nicholson Valley Church, will present today.
    Special singing or music is invited. Homecoming will be held Sunday.
    Brother Tom Nixon, minister at Bethel Christian Church welcomes the public.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran confirmation class

    Emmanuel Lutheran Church held their confirmation May 22 at the church. Those pictured are, from left, Carly Jarboe, Bailey Powell, Chelsea Priebe and Pastor Keith Knea.

  • Church news, Aug. 25

    New church starts in Troy
    TROY – Our Father’s House has opened its doors on 630 Walnut St., in Troy and is welcoming the community to its service.
    Sunday worship will begin at 9 a.m. and singing will be held at 6 p.m. Thursdays. The church’s pastor is Brother “Bud” Louis Mullen. He can be reached at (812) 529-8638.

  • Community Events, Aug. 25

    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 life styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Beta Sigma Phi members to meet
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. at Reynards in Tell City for beginning day.
    Discussion for activities for next year will be held.

  • When it comes to making fine wine, family doesn’t ‘monkey’ around

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Most Spencer County farmers won’t begin harvesting their fields of corn and soybeans for a couple of months, but one Spencer County farm family is set to bring in their own bumper crop – of grapes – in coming days and weeks.

    Welcome to Monkey Hollow Winery, where the tons of fruit hand-picked from the vineyard on gently sloping hills will be transformed by members of the Hedinger family into some of the state’s best wines.

  • Benefit men’s softball tourney Sept. 3

    MARENGO – A benefit men’s softball tourney for Cindy and Keith Cummings will be held Sept. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. EDT at Marengo Legion Park.
    There is a three-game guarantee for all teams with a blind draw for teams. Cost is $100 per team.
    Other activities for the day will include skills challenges, a home-run derby, a bake sale and a silent auction. The auction will conclude at 6 p.m. Concessions will be available during the day.

  • Jeep poker run to be held in Mariah Hill

    MARIAH HILL – The fifth annual Jeep poker run will be held at the Chateau in Mariah Hill Sept. 11.
    The route will start and end at the Chateau in Mariah Hill. First Jeeps out will leave between noon and 12:30 p.m. EDT.
    Money will be given away for the best poker hand and half pot.
    All money raised will be donated to the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center.
    T-shirts can be purchased the day of run for $12, Double extra large will cost $15. Jeep poker run wristbands are available now for $2 for one or three bands for $5.

  • Lafayette Spring DAR hosts district meetings in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted one of two Indiana DAR’s Southern District meetings at St. Paul Catholic Church and Ministry Center.

    The Lafayette Spring Chapter was chartered in Cannelton in 1926 and its members hail from Perry and its surrounding counties in Indiana and Kentucky.

  • Library director announces library receives grant to help offer eBooks

    TELL CITY – Patrons of the Perry County Public Library will soon have access to more than 2,000 popular new eBooks and audiobooks through the eIndiana Digital Consortium.
    The library and members of the consortium are the recent recipients of a Library Services and Technology Act grant to grow and enhance an eBook and audiobook collection due to the growing demand for the service.
    The goal of the project is to offer patrons a wider range of choices and increase the availability of titles.