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Today's News

  • St. Isidore shooting match set for Oct. 21

    BRISTOW – The annual St. Isidore shooting match has been set for Oct. 21 at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Bristow.
    The ham and turkey shot will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The closed match – beef and pork - will begin at 2:30 p.m. First choice is a half of beef.
    Lunch will be served beginning at 10:30 a.m. and include homemade chili, hamburgers, homemade pie, coffee, soft drinks and bottled water. A country store, cake stand, splatter boards, pull tabs, children’s games and bingo will also be available.

  • Arts group bringing Nutcracker to Tell City

    Auditions Oct. 13

  • Church News, Sept. 27

    Special service at Bristow Christian
    BRISTOW – The Bristow Christian Church will have a special service Sunday at 10 a.m.
    The Gideons will bring the message and a carry-in salad lunch will follow. Sunday School will be held at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    Also, no Sunday school will be held Oct. 14 during the Bristow car show and fest. Church services that Sunday will be held at 9 a.m.

  • School fires woman charged with child seduction

    TELL CITY – A woman contracted by the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. to help with the the school’s color guard was terminated from her part-time position Monday evening for allegedly engaging in misconduct with a teenager. 

  • Sibbitt trial begins

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Community News, Sept. 27

    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.

    Tractor association to meet today
    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Branchville Conservation Club.

  • Tell City man stabbed; suspect jailed

    By VINCE LUECKE

  • Perry Central gives Lane a thumbs up!

    After seeing a broadcast about Lane Goodwin and his struggle with brain cancer, two Perry Central students, Kearstin Parker and Mackenzee Mattingly, kneeling in front, thought it would be a great idea to have everyone gather for a group photo to let his family know they are in their thoughts and prayers.

    The students of Perry Central wanted to show their support for him by doing “Thumbs Up for Lane.” The good-luck sign is appearing in photos from around the nation going to the Prays for Lane Goodwin Facebook page.

  • VFW’s Voice of Democracy contest announced

    PERRY COUNTY – The theme for this year’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest is “Is our constitution still relevant?”
    The Voice of Democracy is open to all students in ninth through 12th grades who are enrolled in public, private or parochial high schools or home study programs in the United States. Foreign-exchange students, students age 20 years or old-er and previous Voice of Democracy first-place state winners are ineligible to participate.

  • Patriots Pen contest under way

    PERRY COUNTY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and the Ladies Auxiliary announce this year’s Patriots Pen essay-writing contest. Students in sixth through eighth grades are eligible for the contest. Home-schooled students are encouraged to enter as well.
    This contest gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy with the prospect of winning U.S. savings bonds. The top national prize is a $10,000 U.S. savings bond.
    This year’s topic is “What I Would Tell America’s Founding Fathers.”