Today's News

  • Community News, Oct. 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.

  • Annual Cannelton Fall Fest Thursday

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 66th annual Cannelton Fall Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen Candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Autumn DuPont, first-grader Michelle Davis, second-grader Kyra Hemmings, third-grader Cassidy Miller, fourth-grader Samantha Clair and fifth-grader Mackenzie Reed.

  • Glory Bees enjoy story time

    Glory Bees Preschool students recently enjoyed a visit from Susan Jordan of the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. Jordan visited the school to present a story hour, where she read three books, watched a movie with the children and helped them with a fun craft. Jordan also taught the students some silly songs.

  • Country club to host wine tasting

    TELL CITY – The Hoosier Heights Country Club will host a wine tasting event from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 5 in the dining room of the club.
    Admission to the tasting only is $10 while cost of dinner and the tasting is $25 per person. A wine glass is included in the tasting event.
    Three local wineries, Blue Heron, Monkey Hallow and Winzerwald, will be present. Leo Gronquist will play during the event. For more information, contact Lynette Young at 547-8921. The public is invited to attend.

  • Midgett graduates basic training

    GREAT LAKES, Ill. – Steven Midgett has recently completed Navy basic training from Great Lakes.

    He is the son of Tonia Kling and Tim Kling, both of Tell City, and the grandson of Connie and Phil Kling of Tell City and Robert and Mary Walker of Radcliff, Ky.
    Midgett is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School. He is currently stationed in Meridian Miss., attending A School and will train to become a Navy Seal.

  • UMC women selling noodles Saturday

    TELL CITY – The United Methodist Church women will sell homemade noodles from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the 10th Street lobby of the church.
    Bags are $3 a piece.
    The noodles are made by the women of the church every year.

  • Night for the Museum Friday at Blue Heron

    ROCKY POINT – The Perry County Museum will host “Night for the Museum” Friday at the Blue Heron Farm. The event will feature music by Monte Skelton.
    Along with music, the event will include a silent auction, food and wine by Blue Heron Winery.
    Gates will open at 5 p.m., with music beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    The Blue Heron Farm is located at 7757 Indiana 66 E. in Rocky Point. For more information, call Brandi at (812) 549-5954. All proceeds will benefit the Perry County Museum.

  • Program on Tell City to air Sunday

    TELL CITY – Evansville TV station WTVW (Channel 7) will air a program Sunday profiling Tell City.

    The program titled My Town will air at 7 p.m. and will be approximately 30 minutes long.

    A television crew interviewed several people, including Mayor Barbara Ewing, and will explore the community’s history, heritage and businesses.

  • Birth announcements, Oct. 20

    Harper Monroe Adams
    Seth and Jessica Adams of Shelbyville announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Monroe Adams, Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Harper has one older brother, Kennedy, 5.
    Grandparents are Larry and Edna Jones of Shelbyville and Jim and Sharla Adams of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Glen and Lois (Schneider) May and Ken Adams, all of Tell City and the late Charles J. Schneider and Bessie Adams.

  • Frymire back with annual winter forecast

    IRVINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky weather prognosticator Dick Frymire has issued his 46th forecast for the upcoming winter. Frymire has gained acclaim for using a Japanese maple tree to predict the severity of winter and his forecast includes guesses about specific winter events: first frost, the coldest day of the winter and even the arrival of the first robin of spring.