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Today's News

  • Mu Gamma Christmas auction set for Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma will hold a Christmas auction Tuesday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 6:30. Items will include holiday crafts and baked goods.
    Refreshments will be served.
    Those attending will also be able to taste and order Christmas Old English and holiday cheeseballs.
     

  • Employment Plus opens new office in Jasper

    JASPER – Employment Plus, an Indiana-based, full-service staffing and human-resources-solutions firm with more than 100 locations across the U.S., announced that it has expanded its operations by opening a new office in Jasper.
    The newest branch, one of 19 offices in Indiana, is located at 215 W. Fifth Street at the corner of Fifth and Clay Streets and will serve the southwest Indiana region.
    A grand opening will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the office.

  • News gathering Santa letters

    TELL CITY – Now that Halloween has passed, The News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus. Good boys and girls can send their letters for publication in our annual Holiday Greetings section, to be published this year Dec. 23 — just in time for Santa to read them as he’s checking what’s in his sleigh.
    Letters can be addressed in care of The News and mailed to P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Letters can also be dropped off at The News’ office at 537 Main St. or sent via e-mail to editor@perrycounty news.com.

  • 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.