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Today's News

  • Gospel concert at Deer Creek

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will have a praise concert at 10:30 a.m. April 21.

  • Church News, April 4

    Ministerial convention begins Friday
    CANNELTON – The Gospel Tabernacle Church in Cannelton will host its 46th annual ministerial convention Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
    The Friday and Saturday night service will begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday’s service will start at 10 a.m. The church will resume Wednesday night mid-week services at 6:30 p.m. April 10.

    Birdseye Wesleyan to hold fundraiser

  • Nominees for annual Chamber Award Dinner announced
  • Community Events, April 4

    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.

    Relay silent auction starts Friday
    TELL CITY – Old National Bank’s Relay For Life Team will host a silent auction beginning Friday and continuing until April 26.

  • Courthouse’s new drop box ready for use

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • K of C chicken dinners Sunday in TC

    TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will serve barbecue dinners Sunday at the corner of 12th and Tell streets. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. and chicken will be barbecued with the “Old Jaycee” recipe. The community is encouraged to stop by.
    All proceeds from the dinners will go to support the K of C boys home, Gibault Inc.

  • Criss inducted as member of SAR

    PERRY COUNTY – Wesley Criss became a member of the Ohio Valley Sons of the American Revolution March 2. During the banquet, Criss also received the Sons of the American Revolution War Service Medal."

    He served in Afghanistan from July 2008, to July 2009. He received the U.S. Army Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service and Commitment to Excellence with four distinct achievements listed, plus his commanding officer’s hand-written comments that accompanied his commendation. He is the son of Molly Hall and Robert Criss.

  • J-D hires new staffer

    The Journal-Democrat welcomes its newest employee, Don Steen.
    Steen, who was raised in Ferdinand and Tell City, is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School. He earned his undergraduate degree in history at the University of Southern Indiana.

    While there, he worked as an intern at the university’s archive, instilling within him, he said, a deep appreciation for the hidden stories of communities across the nation.

  • Reunion Planning

    TCHS 1958
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1958 reunion committee will hold its monthly 55th reunion meeting at 1:30 p.m. April 10. The committee consists of Jack Huebschman, Joe Hargerdorn, Jerry Birchler, Gary Feltner, Jean Goffinet, Louise Hendrickson, Carol Voges, Mary Elaine Reisz, Dorothy Sanders and Diana Feltner. All committee members are urged to attend.

    TCHS 1978

  • Annual Charlie Tuggle ride April 27 in TC

    PERRY COUNTY – The sixth annual Charlie Tuggle ride will be held April 27 at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City.
    Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes will be out at 11 a.m. and all bikes should be back in at 4:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to participate.
    Donations from the event will go to Shriners Children’s Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities. For more information, call John at 547-7917 or Joe at 547-8803. Rain date for the event is April 28.