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Today's News

  • SIRS to host open house, ribbon cutting today

    TELL CITY – An open house and ribbon cutting will be held for Southern Indiana Resource Solutions today. The open house will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and the ribbon cutting will be held at 3 p.m.
    SIRS is located at 1012 31st Street in Tell City.
    The public is invited to stop by for a tour of the changes to the building, learn about SIRS’ new day service program and community services and view the United Way of Perry County and WIC offices.

  • Community Events, April 26

    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.

    Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Patio to celebrate Founders Day.
    The special events committee will host the event.

  • Beta Sigma Phi donates to CPD

    Mayor Mary Snyder, representing Mu Gamma Beta Sigma Phi, presents a donation of $200 to Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall for Cannelton Camp With A Cop. Mu Gamma has donated to this camp every year since its beginning.

  • Special Olympics returning to Tell City Saturday at Legion Field

    TELL CITY – The Perry County organization of Special Olympics Indiana will join St. Meinrad Archabbey-Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. to host their 47th annual track and field and bocce meet. The event will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Legion Field in Tell City.

    “Everyone is welcome to attend this event,” said Vicky Lutgring, county coordinator for Special Olympics Indiana-Perry County. “I promise it will give you a better understanding of our Special Olympics athletes.”

  • PCMH to provide free mammograms, breast health education with Komen grant

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital has received two grants totaling $35,570 to continue “Our Turn: A Breast Health Program.”
    Since the program began in 1999, the “Our Turn” program has educated more than 10,000 local women about breast health and the importance of early detection strategies, including breast self-examinations, clinical examinations and mammograms. Since 2003, the program has provided more than 800 free screening mammograms to qualified women.

  • McGehee – Sutton

    Mr. and Mrs. Rex McGehee of Owensboro, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Morgan of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Jenny Nicole McGehee and Shawn Sutton.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of the Majesty Academy and Brescia University. She works in the loan department at U.S. Bank.
    Mr. Sutton is a graduate of Tell City High School and the University of Southern Indiana. He works in the mortgage department at U.S. Bank.

  • McGehee – Sutton

    Mr. and Mrs. Rex McGehee of Owensboro, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Morgan of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Jenny Nicole McGehee and Shawn Sutton.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of the Majesty Academy and Brescia University. She works in the loan department at U.S. Bank.
    Mr. Sutton is a graduate of Tell City High School and the University of Southern Indiana. He works in the mortgage department at U.S. Bank.

  • Students will ride to save lives

    CANNELTON – Cannelton students won’t “ride for their lives” Saturday, but for those of others as they participate in the Cannelton Teachers Association’s 35th annual St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Bike-athon.

    The ride will begin at 9 a.m. at Myers Grade School and end by 11 a.m. 

  • Two in custody after police uncover alleged 19th Street drug lab

    TELL CITY – A state-police drug-lab team was en route Monday morning to an alleged meth lab in the 500 block of 19th Street. Two people, Damon McCallister and Roger Alvey, were in custody on preliminary charges of manufacturing methamphetamine.

    Both men were removed from the home after police received a report of a suspicious gas-like odor coming from it. The men were later hosed off with water and taken to the Tell City Police Department.

  • COLUMN: Counties receive community asset inventory report card

    By SUE ELLSPERMANN
    District 74 State Representative

    Most of us really don’t like to receive a grade score … unless we are assured an A or B.  That said, letter grades give us a strong indication of “where we stand.”