Today's News

  • Trick-or-treating hours in place

    PERRY COUNTY – Official trick-or-treating times have been set for today in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy.

    In Tell City, ghouls and goblins, superheroes and villains can go door-to-door from 5 to 8 p.m. Cannelton’s hours Halloween night are 5 to 7 p.m. while Troy’s haunting hours are 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Trunks of Treats today at UMC

    TELL CITY – The fifth annual Trunks of Treats will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    This event provides a safe alternative to door-to-door trick or treating.

    All activity will be held in the east parking lot behind the church at Tenth and Mozart streets. Free hot dogs and drinks will be available to everyone. The church extends an invitation to the community to take their children for this evening of fun and fellowship.

  • Sitting a spell

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  • Heritage Fest gas card winners

    The Cannelton Heritage Fest Republican committee announced its winners of $25 gas card drawings.

  • Community Events, Oct. 31

    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@perry-countynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Parks board wants $7k returned to budget

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Brad Franzman was unsuccessful in convincing the county council to return $7,000 to the county’s parks and recreation budget.

    Each councilman had been contacted “in regard to our concerns about our budget for 2012,” the parks-board member told them at their regular meeting Thursday. In crafting early this month a proposed county budget for next year, the council was faced with cutting $400,000 to match projected revenues with expenses, a number similar to cuts necessary in recent years.

  • Generations . . .

    Four generations of the Hall family gathered recently to pose for a picture. Sitting is Clara Mae Hall of Tell City, holding her great-granddaughter, Annabell Kilbarger. Standing behind her are Annabell’s mother, Lacey (Hall) Kilbarger of Indianapolis and grandfather Denny Hall Sr. of Tell City.

  • Annual Bristow deer dinner set for Nov. 12

    BRISTOW – The annual deer dinner at Bristow United Pentecostal Church, 20843 State Road 145, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the church’s fellowship building.
    The menu will include fried chicken, turkey, ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, egg noodles, vegetables, desserts, tea, coffee and lemonade. Cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 years and younger.

  • St. Meinrad to host first local band jam

    ST. MEINRAD – Inkspot Productions will present the first St. Meinrad Rocks band jam from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday at the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    Those performing will include Travis Dillon, Silly Rules, Beau Troesch, Naked, The Hiding, Ronnie Troesch, Final Tour and 5th Degree Burn.
    Concessions will be available at the event and those attending are invited to take their snacks as well.
    Event T-shirts will be sold as well as merchandise from the individual bands.
    Cost is $10 per person and there will be no age requirements.

  • Salvation Army needs bell-ringers; can you spare two hours for others?

    PERRY COUNTY – The Salvation Army helps people.

    Salvation Army kettle coordinator Randy Roccia needs people to help.

    “I am extremely excited in the fact that we are again allowed to have fundraising kettles at each of the Tell City Wal-Mart store entrances,” he said in a plea he e-mailed Thursday to friends and associates, including The News. “This year’s dates are from Nov. 18 through Dec. 24.”