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Today's News

  • Rome Dogwood Fest plans announced

    ROME – The annual Rome Dogwood Festival will kick off April 28 at the old courthouse in Rome.
    Fried-chicken dinners will be available beginning at 11 a.m. Meals will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade.

  • Students get hands-on experience at Jasper Engines

    On March 14, Perry Central students had the opportunity to take a field trip to Jasper Engines, the Crawford County Division.

    They were treated to a tour of the plant, hands on activities in the dojo training center, team building activities and a pizza lunch. The students were very impressed with the training that is offered to Jasper’s employees.

  • Church News, April 18

    Public invited to sing-a-long with Cannelton  UMC
    CANNELTON – Be ready to clap your hands and tap your feet with the congregation of Cannelton United Methodist Church during a sing-a-long at 3 p.m. April 21 at the church, Third and Taylor streets.
    The church will offer choral selections and there will be plenty of time to sing favorite hymns.
    Friends and family are welcome and those attending are asked to take a covered dish to share in a light supper after.

    Bethel Baptist homecoming songfest

  • Kayaking for beginners Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – Have you ever wished you knew how to kayak or wanted to try it out before buying your own equipment?
    Join the Patoka Lake Interpretive Naturalist at the beach for a beginners kayaking lesson at 2 p.m. EDT April 20.
    During this short lesson, participants will get to try their hands at a few different kayaks and paddles. Participants will learn what gear is needed and the best places to paddle on Patoka.
    All equipment including life jackets will be provided, just take friends and family.

  • Community Events, April 18

    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.

    Yard sale to benefit Relay for Life

  • Cannelton egg-hunt champs

    The annual Cannelton Legion Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt was held March 30 at Cannelton Legion Field.

    More than 1,200 eggs stuffed with candy and food coupons were hidden for kids up to 10 years of age to find. The following were winners of the special “bicycle egg” in their categories. Pictured from the left are Danielle Wroe, 8 to 10 years old; Levi Smith, 5 to 7 years old; Wyatt Luttrell, 3 to 4 years old and Philip Royer, 0 to 2 years old.

  • Tom and Carol Vaal

    Mr. and Mrs. Tom Vaal of St. Meinrad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 4, 2013. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be said at St. Meinrad Catholic Church at 2 p.m.

    An open house and reception will immediately follow at the Fulda Sportsman Club. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Reunions, April 18 issue

    TCHS Class of 1963
    TELL CITY – Tell City High School Class of 1963 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. April 25 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club. Class members and spouses are encouraged to attend.  

    Tell City National, TCB Bank reunion April 23 at Ponderosa
    PERRY COUNTY – Former employees of Tell City National Bank or TCB Bank will meet at Ponderosa Steak House in Tell City at 6 p.m. April 23. Anyone who worked at TCNB or TCB is invited, along with spouses.

  • Mosby – Barger

    Vanessa Mosby and David Barger of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Scott Mosby, Belinda Ball and Shelley Mosby, all of Tell City. Mr. Barger is the son of Tim and Jenny Miller of Tell City and the late Bennie Barger.
    The bride was given in marriage by her sons, Avery and Carter Taylor during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the church’s pastor Andy Payton.

  • Johnson – Bolin

    Mike and Natalie Johnson and Eugene and Lisa Bolin announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kailey Johnson of Troy and Nathan Bolin of Tell City.