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Today's News

  • Fall into winter story times begin soon at local library branches

    TELL CITY – Many fun-filled adventures await children this fall as the Fall Into Winter story time series, “Monkey See – Monday Do,” prepares to launch at both the Tell City Cannelton branches of the Perry County Public Library. Kids will enjoy weekly visits with a very loveable monkey, Curious George, along with monkey challenges, stories, crafts and songs that are sure to tickle the imaginations of little ones.

  • Existing hospital expensive to maintain

    TELL CITY – If the current Perry County Memorial Hospital building were to be used for the foreseeable future, hundreds of thousands of dollars might be needed to replace a boiler. Other expensive repairs would likely be necessary because existing systems are so old their parts would have to be manufactured.

  • Rome VFD annual hog roast Sunday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sunday at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:30 a.m. and a hog-roast meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Community Events, Sept. 13

    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.

  • Shoot for the Stars finale is Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – The finale for the “Shoot for the Stars” competition sponsored by the Tell City Regional Arts Association will take place Friday. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in City Hall Park. 

  • March Of Dimes walk Sept. 30

    TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Committee would like to invite everyone to the Perry-Spencer March for Babies.
    The event will be held Sept. 30 at Old National Bank. Team check-in is at 2 p.m. and the walk will begin at 3 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served after the walk. 

  • Tell City, Troy agree on sale of water tower

    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City’s water tower near Troy will soon belong to that community. 

  • Cooper Joseph Evrard

    Adam and Stevi Evrard of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Cooper Joseph Evrard, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Evrard is the former Stevi Wheatley. Cooper has one older brother, Owen Matthew Evrard, 5.
    Grandparents are Jane Brumfield of Tell City, Gary Wheatley of Leopold, Fred and Rebecca Evrard Jr. of Tell City and Jeff and Bev York of Troy.

  • Sale of junior high may net district $98,000

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Saturday’s auction at the former Tell City Junior High School drew hundreds of bidders and the bargains they found could generate close to $100,000 for the Tell City-Troy Township School District. 

    Dixon & Dixon Auctioneers conducted the sale of the building and contents. Randy Cole of Tell City purchased the real estate, including the 60,000-square-foot facility, for $85,500. 

  • Kathryn Lynn Wagner

    Jeremy and Ashley Wagner of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Kathryn Lynn Wagner, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Wagner is the former Ashley Moore. Kathryn has one older brother, Jacob Wagner, 8.
    Grandparents are Sherry Moore of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Keith and Margie Wagner and John and Jenny Brunner, all of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Mildred Beck, Thelma Wagner and Elizabeth Simpson.