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Today's News

  • Community News, Dec. 23

    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.

  • Angel Food menus for January available

    TELL CITY – January menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries’ discount-food program are available at The News. The program offers $31 boxes of food valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28.
    Orders are due by noon Jan. 18 with food delivered Jan. 29. Orders can also be placed online and paid for with a debit or credit card. Menus are available online at www.angelfoodministries.com.
    For more information on the program, call Kenny Ambrose at 843-4685 or e-mail him at bumcministry@hotmail.com.

  • Church News, Dec. 23

    St. Luke’s Episcopal cancels services
    CANNELTON – Effective immediately, there will be no services held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church until further notice. This includes no Christmas services.
    The congregation is very small and can no longer afford to heat the church for weekly Mass.

  • Financial peace class open to public

    TROY – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class will be available beginning Jan. 18. The course will be a 13-week program designed to teach individuals and families how to take control of their finances and become debt free. Every possible spending and saving situation will be addressed in the program.
    Financial Peace University lays out a saving, spending and investing plan. For complete details, check the United Methodist Church Web site at www.perrycountumc. org. Click on “Home” and go to “7 Step Financial Peace Program.”

  • Local Christmas services scheduled

    Christmas Masses scheduled for county churches
    PERRY COUNTY – Times for Christmas Masses at three county churches have been scheduled for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
    St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold will have Mass at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 and at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Day.
    Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Croix will start Christmas Eve Mass at 6 p.m. and Christmas Day at 9 a.m.
    Finally, St. Marks Catholic Church in St. Marks will host Mass at 6 p.m. and again at midnight Dec. 24.

  • Knies earns her PHR recertification

    PERRY COUNTY – Joan Eckerle Knies, Crisis Connection community education specialist, received her recertification as a Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute effective until December 2012. She received her original certification in December 1994.

  • TCHS November students of the month

    The Tell City High School Renaissance class would like to recognize the November students of the month. They were senior Greg Clayton, junior Joey Gladish, sophomore Wade Bryant and freshman Kyle Boyer. The students were treated to breakfast at Julie’s Tell Street Café, received a T-shirt and given a Wal-mart gift card.
     

  • Cops, Kids & Christmas

    Sheriff Bob Glenn helps Jeremiah Phillips prepare to slip on a pair of shoes while accompanying him through Tell City’s Wal-Mart during Sunday’s Shop with a Cop.

  • Fish need your live Christmas tree

    TELL CITY – Though many people are waiting for presents to go under their Christmas trees, the Hoosier National Forest invites residents to think ahead about turning those Christmas trees into fish habitat in area lakes and ponds.

  • DVD premier party set for Jan. 6

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers on Jan. 6, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”

    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Channel 9 Evansville at 8 p.m. and committee member would like to invite the public to join them at Caper’s to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.

    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.