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Today's News

  • TCHS Art Show opens Monday

    TELL CITY – The seventh annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held next week. The event will be in the new Tell City Junior-Senior High School Library. The show will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
    Visitors are asked to park in the teachers-visitors parking lot and sign in at the office during the school day. The art department and students are asking the parents, businesses and community to attend and see their artwork.

  • North Perry Head Start accepting applications

    LEOPOLD – The Lincoln Hills Development Corporation North Perry Head Start is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2011-12 school year. An open house will be held Friday, April 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may enroll your child at this time or you may visit to learn more about Head Start. The North Perry Head Start Center is located next to Perry Central in Leopold.

  • Hilgenhold meets with national leaders in Washington D.C.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Levi Hilgenhold of Gatchel recently participated in a leadership development conference in the nation’s capital.

    During the six-day program, the National Young Leaders Conference provided Hilgenhold and other students the opportunity to interact with a variety of personnel who operate within the three branches of government, the news media and the international community.

  • Church news, March 31

    House of Prayer revival through April 10
    TELL CITY – The House of Prayer Church will hold a revival Monday through April 10 at the church in Tell City.
    Evangelist Dewayne Swanagan will be the guest speaker. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each night of the revival.
    Pastor David Nix welcomes everyone to attend. For more information, call 719-6473.
    The church is located on Old Highway 237, close to the former Tell City Junior High School building in Tell City.

  • Lent activities

    St. Michael to host Lent fish fry
    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton is serving fish dinners during the six Fridays of Lent.
    There will be no dinners served Good Friday, April 22.
    Meal service begins at 4:30 p.m. and serving lasts until 7 p.m. each Friday.
    The meal includes fried fish or cheese pizza, baked beans, slaw, cornbread, des-sert and drink.
    The price is $7 for adults and $5 for children, 6 years of age and under.

  • Passover presentation set for April 13

    TELL CITY – “Messiah in the Passover,” a vivid and exciting demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of Passover, will be performed April 13, at 7 p.m. at Berean Baptist Church at 1309 13th St., Tell City.

  • Births, March 31

    Liam Horatio Dartt
    Robin Dartt announces the birth of her son, Liam Horatio Dartt, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 and one-half inches long.
    Liam has two older sisters, Hannah Hammond, 6 and Lesley Hammond, 17.
    Grandparents are Judy Dartt of Tell City, Margaret Hammond of Evansville and the late David D. Dartt and Frank Hammond.

  • Birthdays, April 1 - April 7

    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.
    April 1

  • Danny and Tammy Medcalf

    Danny and Tammy Medcalf of Dale will celebrate their 30-year wedding anniversary Monday.

    Mr. Medcalf married Tammy Simpson April 4, 1981, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.
    The couple have three children, Mathew Medcalf of Dale, Jennifer Medcalf of Columbus, Ohio, and Sean Medcalf of Terre Haute.
    Mr. Medcalf is the owner of M & M Concrete and Mrs. Medcalf is cafeteria manager at Tecumseh Junior-Senior High School.
    The couple recently celebrated their anniversary by taking their family on a trip to the West.
     

  • Cannelton spring schedules

    Boys Baseball
    March
    29    Lanesville    T    5:00
    April
      4    Crawford County    T    5:00
      9    Rock Creek Christian Acad.    H    10:00
    11    Perry Central    H    5:00
    13    Orleans    H    5:00
    14    South Central    T    5:15