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Today's News

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages to be held in October in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in October.
    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    Oct. 7, the Ref. Meinrad Brune, OSB, “Our Lady of the Table: Mary and the Eucharist”
    Oct. 14, the Rev. Adrian Burke, OSB, “Vatican II, Mary and the Church”

  • Church news, Sept. 20

    Fun Day at Lilly Dale Church of Christ
    GATCHEL – The Lilly Dale Church, 14198 Old State Road 37 in Gatchel, will host a fun day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
    All are welcome to attend. The day will include games, inflatables, face painting, a hayride, tug-of-war, sack races and more. Free hot dogs, drinks and desserts will be served.

  • Feed the Horses fundraiser event Oct. 6 at Orschelen’s in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Horse Rescue South Inc. will host a fundraiser event starting at 10 a.m. Oct. 6 at Orschelen’s Farm and Home Store in Tell City.
    Horses the group have rescued will be at the store to visit with the public as rescue members share the horses stories and help everyone understand what the rescue is all about.
    Other events will include Jeff Varner and his mule team, who will provide free wagon rides to visitors.

  • St. Augustine marks 175 years

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  • Community Events, Sept. 20

    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.

  • National forest staff donates to pantries

    BEDFORD – Hoosier National Forest employees delivered more than 500 pounds of food over the summer to donate to local food pantries as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual Feds Feed Families Food Drive. 

  • Free Movies at Sunset Park

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host a free movie night, “Movies at Sunset” the next two Saturdays. The movies will take place at Sunset Park. The park will be closed to traffic for these evenings. Parking will be available outside the floodwall.

  • Water-testing offers not tied to local utilities

    TELL CITY – The Tell City and Cannelton water departments have received several inquiries about telephone calls residents are getting concerning a company wanting to go to homes and perform free water-quality tests. 

    Neither of the water departments endorses this company and Tell City Water Superintendent Dale Poole and Cannelton Utility Manager Philip Ball said daily water tests are conducted by certified operators. 

    The two cities’ water must and does meet standards approved by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

  • State agency calls Tell City High School specialist outstanding

    TELL CITY – A Tell City High School Jobs for America’s Graduates specialist has been recognized by Indiana Workforce Development as outstanding in that role.