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Today's News

  • Birthdays Oct. 8 - Oct. 14

    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.
    October 8

  • Freedom Riders Pipes and Chrome Show Saturday

    CANNELTON – Agape Community Church’s Freedom Riders motorcycle ministry will host its third annual Pipes and Chrome Bike Show during Cannelton’s Fall Heritage Fest Saturday.

    The show will be held at 115 Washington St., in front of the Cannelton Life Center. The categories for motorcycles are stock street cruiser, sport bike, trike, custom, classic pre-1986 and scooter.

    Registration fee is $15 per bike and begins at 11 a.m. Entry deadline is 1 p.m. with judging at 2. Winners will receive trophies.

    For more information, call 547-2772.

  • Good times a sure bet Saturday in Cannelton

    The city of Cannelton will celebrate its annual fall Heritage Festival Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Washington Street in the city’s downtown.

    Perry County’s premiere art festival will host dozens of artisans and craftsmen from the region. Jeff Reinhardt, a blacksmith artist from Floyd Knobs, will demonstrate his metal work with his forge. Nita Claise, local artist, will showcase her talent with her pottery wheel.
    Other demonstrations by weavers, carvers and painters will also be available throughout the day.

  • Local Knights earn international recognition

    TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 of Tell City is a Father McGivney Award Winner.

    Named after the organization’s founder, Father Michael J. McGivney, the award is given in recognition of outstanding membership recruitment and retention efforts during the 2009-10 fraternal year.

    The announcement was made by the Knights of Columbus International Headquarters located in New Haven, Conn. Ed Boudreas, district deputy, presented an engraved plaque to the council during a special ceremony Sept. 21.

  • Church News, Oct. 7

    Service time changing at Bristow Christian Church Sunday
    BRISTOW – Due to the annual Octoberfest Car Show Sunday, the service time for Bristow Christian Church will be changed to 9 a.m. instead of the usual 10 a.m.
    The regular 10 a.m. services will resume Oct. 17. Cathy Aders will be in attendance at that service with a carry-in dinner to follow.

  • Country kickoff

    Ariel James attempts to toss stuffed animals into a mesh container in one of numerous game stations set up behind Tell City Junior-Senior High School Friday for a kickoff to this year’s junior-high anti-bullying efforts.

  • Students will rally Oct. 15

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Class will host its second annual Academic Pep Rally Kickoff in the school auditorium beginning at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 15.  

  • Adding color to the show

    Tell City Marching Marksmen color-guard members practice their part of this year’s show Sept. 30 ahead of district competition Saturday, where they earned a gold rating and the right to advance to regional competition Oct. 16 at Evansville Central High School

  • Sitzman – Zarfos

    Kenny and Ramona Elder of Tell City and Mark Sitzman of Mariah Hill announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rivaye Sitzman, to Justin Zarfos, son of Randal “Zeke” Zarfos of Oriole.
    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2007 graduate of Roger’s Hair Academy.
    She works as a hair stylist at “All About You” salon.
    Mr. Zarfos graduated from Perry Central High School in 2000 and from Ivy Tech State College in 2003.
    He is employed at Don’s Automotive and Machine.

  • LHDC receives stimulus grants

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Executive Director Larry K. Kleeman announced that LHDC recently received continuation grants for its Head Start and Early Head Start programs funded last year through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.