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Today's News

  • Community Events, Dec. 29

    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.

  • Noble’s expands produce section

    TELL CITY – Noble’s IGA recently expanded its produce section and now offers a larger variety of items.

  • Birth Announcements, Dec. 29

    Kaitlyn Elizabeth McWhirter

  • Stephen and Suzanne Terry

    Stephen and Suzanne Terry of Tell City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary at 4 p.m. Dec. 31, 2011, with an open house at Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church. The event will be hosted by their children.

    Mr. Terry married the former Suzanne Jewell Dec. 26, 1971, at the Elkhart Seventh-day Adventist Church in Elkhart. They have three children, Rebekah Terry, John Terry and Elizabeth Pyle, all of Tell City.

  • Weekend food backpacks serve kids at risk of hunger

    Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by Louann Oberhausen, chairwoman of a weekend backpack program serving local students.
    PERRY COUNTY – A recent news article reported that nearly one in four children lives in poverty. Even mild undernutrition experienced by young children may lead to reductions in physical growth and affect brain development.
    A local Weekend Food Back Pack Program helps fill the gaps for children who rely on free lunches during the school week.

  • Shubael Little Pioneer Village hosts candlelight tour

    Supporters of the Shubael Little Pioneer Village gathered Dec. 17 for a candlelight tour of the village. Traditional refreshments were served in each of the cabins as an Old-time Santa and strolling carolers regaled visitors.

    The event serves as a thank-you to members of the Friends of the Village group. To join the group, or to learn more about how it helps support the mission of the village, write to 7590 E. State Road 66, Cannelton or call Chuck Poehlein at 719-1401.

  • Police plan beefed-up New Year’s enforcement

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana law enforcement agencies are working to keep motorists safe this holiday season as police step up impaired driving patrols on Hoosier roadways this week.
    Members of Indiana’s 35 DUI Task Forces will conduct high-visibility enforcement activities such as saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints across the state through New Year’s Day.

  • Helping others

    Kathy Alvey, second from left, an assistant superintendent at Branchville Correctional Facility, joined Sandy Savage, far left, a case manager at BCF, and Laura Ayer, second from right, and Amy Tempel from the Perry County Office of Child Services to present items for a local family.

  • 2011: A look at some of the year’s headlines - First of a two-part series

    School board fires superintendent in Cannelton: One of the year’s top issues – the suspension and firing of Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman – was initiated in November and concluded three days before Christmas.

  • Tell City competed well with state’s best in 2011

    Perry Central dominated its boys cross country sectional in 2011 and Tell City did the same in the boys track sectional.
    But the biggest locl sports story of the year may have been provided by Tell City’s baseball team.
    Even though the Marksmen didn’t win their sectional, they finished ahead of Class 2A state champion South Spencer in the PAC, proving that they could compete with the state’s top teams in their class.
    It is also further proof that this area’s Class 2A sectional remains one of the state’s strongest in all sports.