Today's News

  • Dog Dayz of Summer at Patoka July 20

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to bring their canine companions for a day of events beginning at 10 a.m. July 20 at Patoka Lake.

  • Kayaking tour at Patoka Lake July 14

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to take kayaks or canoes and join the Patoka Lake naturalists for a tour on the late at 9:30 a.m. July 14. The group will meet at Wall’s Lake Boat Ramp off Indiana 145.
    The group will look for beaver, osprey, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way. Participants will discover a bit of Patoka’s past as they make their way to the “lake within a lake.” They will also travel over the remnants of Wall’s Lake dam as the group will paddle the waters of Patoka River.

  • Gunselman joins Uebelhor & Sons staff

    JASPER – Luke Gunselman of Jasper has joined Uebelhor & Sons Chevy-Cadillac as a sales consultant.

    He graduated from Jasper High School and Vincennes University and lives in Jasper.
    Gunselman invites all his friends and associates to stop in so he can help them with their automotive needs.
    He can be reached by phone at (812) 482-2222 or (800) 937-8721 or e-mails may be sent to lgunselman@uebelhorandsons.com.

  • 4-H Finest celebrate year

    4-H’s Finest ended the year with a potluck campout and fun June 8 at Chucky Shipley’s home.

    Many activities were participated in by all during the year, including a skating party, fishing, a bake sale and more. At the campout, members were shown how to show a pig, as seen above, and enjoyed food cooked over an open fire. Members said they are now excited for the Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • Twilight Towers monthly meeting news

    TELL CITY – The monthly Twilight Towers tenant meeting was held June 19 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    June birthdays are Phil Braunecker, Sue King, Curt Jarboe, Rosemary Hinton, Barry Hammack, Oda May Terry, Mary Payne, Lucille Peter, Bart Peter, Judy Richards, Leona Kleiser, Vivian Roberts, Raphael DuPont, Clarence Pannett, Helen Whittman, Chris Coyle, Georgia Neifert, Flossie Hohman and Pam Drake.
    The next carry-in dinner for tenants only will be at 5 p.m. July 19.
    There will not be a public dance after dinner.

  • Community Events, June 27

    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.

    Pool closed for swim meet
    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will be closed Friday through Sunday for a conference swim meet.

  • South Perry Head Start’s day at the quarry

    The children of South Perry Head Start Classroom 2 discussed spring, weather and recycling in April. The students invited special role models to go on a field trip to Mulzer Tower Quarry during the month. While there, they explored a loader with tires taller than themselves.

  • Uebelhor Toyota earns president’s award

    JASPER – Tony Uebelhor of Uebelhor Toyota has announced Uebelhor Toyota has been awarded the 2012 President’s Award.
    “Thanks to our custom-ers, we’ve just received the 2012 Toyota President’s Award, for the seventh straight year,” Uebelhor said. “This is one of the highest honors for a Toyota dealership. It’s a symbol of our continuing dedication to satisfying our customers,  from the day that you buy a Toyota and for as long as you own your vehicle.”

  • Nominees sought for annual Distinguished Citizen Award

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Citizen Award.
    The following requirements are considered in determining the distinguished citizen:
    An individual who has accepted Tell City as his or her community, whether by birth or adoption, and has benefited the community
    Has accomplished noteworthy activities either by employment, civic organizations, volunteer service or government representation
    Unselfishly worked for the betterment of others and having an enthusiastic attitude

  • Camden Alexander Carter

    Kirstie and Christopher Carter of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Camden Alexander Carter, Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Carter is the former Kirstie Vaught. Camden has one older sister, Kylie Carter, 3.
    Grandparents are Jerry and Kathy Vaught of Cannelton and Maria Carter of Bremen, Ky.