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Today's News

  • Twilight Towers Tenant Council meets; plans fundraisers, quilt raffle

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Tenant Council met July 18 with President Joyce Richardt in charge.
    The July birthdays are Ruth Karney, Linda Peter, Wanda Mullins, Wanda Brown, Wilma Langdon, Patty Spurlock, Mamie Wilson, Ruth Hancock, Ethel Terry, Joy Howell, Mona Howell, Bill Kelsay, Gilbert Foertch, Sherrill Hoosier and Rick Hess.
    There will be a fundraiser breakfast and bake sale starting at 6 a.m. Aug. 11 in the dining room. Biscuits and gravy will be served. A full order will be $2 and a half order will be $1.

  • Cannelton Heritage Fest, anniversary activities announced

    The Cannelton Foundation, along with the city, has started plans for the annual Cannelton Heritage Fest and 175th anniversary of the city.
    Below are some of the activities planned for the October event.

  • No injuries in street collapse

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Asphalt weakened by erosion of soil under a busy Tell City intersection gave way Monday morning, causing an electric utility line truck to collapse into a hole at least 6 feet deep. No one was injured and utility officials quickly barricaded the hole and began plans for repairs.

  • Tell City native named principal of the year in Louisiana

    MORGAN CITY, La. – Hattie Watts Elementary Principal Niki Fryou was named the 2013 Louisiana Elementary School Principal of the Year July 20 during the sixth annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium and Celebration in Baton Rouge.

  • Community Events, Aug. 2

    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.

    Perry Central football families to meet
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central football families will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the high-school study-hall room.

  • Brian Austin Gayer

    Clint and Samantha Gayer of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Brian Austin Gayer, Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 221⁄4 inches long.
    Mrs. Gayer is the former Samantha Cormican.
    Grandparents are Roberta Gayer of Tell City, Tammie Martin of Harrison, Ohio, Bill Blum of Dayton, Ohio, and the late Brian Kent Gayer. Great-grandparents are Georgia Neifert of Tell City and Margaret Beasley of Harrison, Ohio.

  • Caden Ray Suters

    Travis Suters and Amanda Splater of Tell City announce the birth of their child, Caden Ray Suters, Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant was 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 20 inches long. Caden has two older siblings, Daisy Suters, 15, and Taylor Splater, 12.
    Grandparents are John and Sylvia Splater, Johnny Suters and Charlotte and Michael Critchfield.

  • Larney and Joyce Greenwood

    Larney Earl and Joyce Ann Greenwood will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, with a 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. A reception will follow at the couple’s home, 1236 Main St., Tell City. Parking will be available in the back alley.

    All relatives, family and friends are invited to attend and asked to take a covered dish if they can.

  • Robert and Roseanna Gibson

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gibson of Bandon celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary May 20, 2012, with a celebration Mass and renewal of vows at Holy Cross Church in St. Croix, followed by a family dinner at Schwartz’s Family Restaurant.
    Robert August Gibson and the former Roseanna Louise Saddler were married May 14, 1947, by the Rev. John Herold at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

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