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Today's News

  • Community events, March 24

    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.

  • Storm’s 106th b-day celebration today

    TELL CITY – Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills will host a 106th birthday celebration in honor of Julia Storm from 2 to 3 p.m. today. The celebration will be held in the Station 1 dining room. The public is invited to attend and wish Julia a happy birthday.
    Anyone wanting to send her a birthday greeting can write to her at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills, 402 19th St., Tell City, IN 47586
     

  • Hunter’s education in Chrisney

    CHRISNEY – An Indiana Hunter education course will be offered from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through March 31 at Cornerstone Methodist Church located at 1407 E. Indiana 70 in Chrisney.
    Come and learn about wildlife conservation, hunter ethics, firearms safety, shotguns and rifles, archery, survival and much more.
    All instruction will be given by Indiana Conservation Officers and certified Indiana Volunteer Hunter Education Instructors.

  • Antiques at the library April 9

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special “Antiques at Your Library” program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 9.
    Several local experts in the areas of glassware, quilts, coins, local furniture, bottles, pottery, post cards, toys and civil war memorabilia will display items in the library and be available to answer questions.
    The public is also invited to bring their own items for the experts to examine. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is free of charge.

  • Bowl for Kids Sake April 2 in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The 2011 Perry Spencer Bowl for Kids Sake is scheduled for April 2 at the Tell City Bowling Center. Teams will bowl at 12:30 p.m. and an appreciation party will start at 1:45 p.m.
    Anyone who brings $30 or more in sponsorships will receive a free T-shirt and will have a chance to win prizes.
    The mission of Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable im-pact.

  • Boy Scouts cake honors

    On Sunday, Feb. 20, Perry Central Cub Scout Pack 191 had their annual Blue and Gold Banquet.

    Each Cub Scout made a cake with their dad or a male role model to auction at the banquet. The winners of each den were Connor Mullis, Tigers first grade (butterfly cake); Issac Whitaker, Bears third grade (Cub Scout Cake); Russell Collignon, Webeloes fourth grade (caterpillar cake); Kyle Robbins, Webeloes fifth grade (tepee cake); Lane Hilgenhold, Webeloes fifth grade and overall Best Decorated Cake (moose cake) and Steven Longest Wolves second grade (bathtub cake).

  • Dedication ceremony to honor soldier Friday

    TELL CITY – A park bench dedication ceremony will be held at noon Friday in City Hall Park on the corners of Mozart and Main streets.
    The bench will honor Sgt. 1st Class Barry Jarvis, the soldier from Tell City who was recently killed while serving in Afghanistan.
    In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at the gazebo in City Hall Park.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
     

  • Domestic Goddess ribbon cutting

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Domestic Goddess Friday, March 11.

    Pictured from left are Betty Hagedorn, Mayor Barbara Ewing, owner Teresa Lutgring, owner Diann Williams, massage therapist Audrie Fella (over Williams’ shoulder), hairstylist Lisa Zuelly, hairstylist Madeline Lutgring, hairstylist Amy Weatherholt, Audrey Lutgring, Jerrilynn Lutgring, Victoria Lutgring and Sara Williams. Not pictured is manicurist-pedicurist Michelle Lamb.
     

  • Sports extravaganza, parade in Tell City Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The spring All Sports Extravaganza for Tell City Junior-Senior High School will be held Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m.
    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride.
    The evening will begin with a parade, which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets.
    The parade will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.
    A pep rally will follow at Legion Field at the conclusion of the parade.

  • Roos selected for inclusion in Who’s Who

    EVANSTON – Courtney Roos has been selected as one of 78 students across the state by Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges in recognition of outstanding merit and accomplishment.
    Roos was nominated for this honor by the chair of her program of study and is joining an elite group of students from institutions of higher learning across the country.