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Today's News

  • Christmas chili cook-off set for Nov. 28

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host a chili cook-off Sunday, Nov. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.
    Participating businesses are asked to cook their best pots of chili and serve the public as they stroll Main Street during “A Christmas Celebration.”
    The cost of each station is $10. The money will go toward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating merchants.

  • Five generations

    The Glenn family gathered for a five generation photo recently. Pictured in front holding her great-great-granddaughter, Lilly Glenn, is Clara Glenn. At right is Lilly’s great-grandfather, Gary Glenn. Standing is Lilly’s grandfather, Bob Glenn, and her father, Isiah Glenn.

  • Cannelton students study food groups

    Cannelton City Schools Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies After School Program took a trip to Subway to build their own sandwiches after studying the food groups in their curriculum. The program is for grades 3 through 6 and is funded by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee.

  • Mustangs speed past Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Fountain Central’s speed proved potent even on a wet field as the Mustangs beat Perry Central 31-15 in the Class A football regional Saturday.

  • Birthdays, Nov. 12 - Nov. 18

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    November 12

  • Church News, Nov. 11

    Annual St. John’s fall social Sunday
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston in-vites the public to its annual fall social Sunday in the parish hall.
    Chili, burgers and homemade desserts will be serv-ed. Serving begins at 10:30 a.m. The day will also in-clude a country store, quilt raffle and pick-a-prize auction.
    A bingo party will begin at 12:30 and a euchre tournament will start at 5:30 p.m.
    The community is invited to bring the whole family to enjoy the day.

  • Births, Nov. 11

    Hank Paul Hagedorn
    Jonathan and Holly Hagedorn of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Hank Paul Hagedorn, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Hagedorn is the former Holly Weigand. Hank has two older siblings, Jolene, 5, and Waylon, 3.
    Grandparents are Kenneth and Linda Weigand of Evanston and John and Betty Hagedorn of Tell City.

  • Community Events, Nov. 11

    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.

    Mu Gamma to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at Carolyn Craddock’s home.
    The membership committee will be hostesses for ritual tea for some members.

  • K of C bazaar set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts, crafts and vendor Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the K of C, 11th and Tell streets.
    Items on display will include homemade baked goods, Christmas wreaths, Mia Bella gourmet candles, lighted wine bottles and glass blocks, Tastefully Simple items, Tupperware, Party Lite items, Lia Sophia jewelry, Tole painting, Avon products, yard stakes, Mary Kay products, Thirty One purses, Rada Cutlery, Loupies scarves and handmade and copper jewelry.

  • RSVP to recognize volunteers

    TROY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host its annual recognition event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at the Fulton Hill Community Center in Troy. The event is held to honor the Perry County RSVP volunteers who contribute many hours for the betterment of the community.
    The event will feature food and prizes. All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend.