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Today's News

  • Birthdays, April 15 - April 21

    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 15

  • Births, April 14

    Ethan Thomas Greulich
    Adam and Sarah Greulich announce the birth of their son, Ethan Thomas Greulich, March 7, 2011, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Ethan has one older brother, Nolan.
    Grandparents are Alan and Theresa Lance of Uniondale, Kermit Greulich of Ferdinand and the late Ramona Walker and Debbie Greulich.

  • Volunteers sought for cleanup

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce, Perry County Wellness 2011 and Perry County Recycling Management District are partnering on clean-up activities for the Green Volunteer Day Saturday.

    Volunteers shoudl meet at 9 a.m. at the corner of Main and Mozart streets. Free recycling containers will be provided to volunteers. Work will continue through noon.

  • Letters offering service coverage not from Tell City water utility

    TELL CITY – Letters some Tell City residents received recently from a company offering water service line coverage aren’t coming from the city’s water utility.

    Letters from Home Service USA Repair Management Corp. aren’t endorsed by the Tell City Water Department or connected to the city, Superintendent Dale Poole said. The letters purport to offer coverage of broken lines. Poole said some people who received the letters believed they came from the department.

  • Celebrity waiters, happy guests
  • Church News, April 14

    Holy Week, Easter schedule at Archabbey
    ST. MEINRAD – The Holy Week and Easter services for Saint Meinrad Archabbey has been scheduled. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church. All times are Central.
    Palm Sunday, April 17: 9:15 a.m., Blessing and procession with palms, followed by Mass; 5 p.m., Vespers.
    Holy Thursday, April 21: 5 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper; no Vespers.
    Good Friday, April 22: 3 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord.

  • Tell City woman charged with possessing meth

    PERRY COUNTY – A report of a disturbance led to the arrest Tuesday of a Tell City woman on drug charges. The Perry County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a complaint of a disturbance on the side of the road along Overlook Road. Witnesses advised there appeared to be a domestic disturbance between a male and female whom were standing outside of their vehicles.

  • Hospital board approves purchases

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital’s Board of Trustees met March 30 and approved the purchase of a new truck and maintenance and service agreements.

    Operating-room nurse manager Earla Williams received permission to enter into a three-year service agreement for laproscopic equipment, including scopes that where purchased in 2006. She said new equipment warranties have expired. The cost is $20,940.

  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist Easter activities

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church in Cannelton will host several activities next week leading up to Easter.
    Open communion and feet washing for anyone of the Christian faith will be held Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.

  • PC Health Fair Thursday

    LEOPOLD – Family Wellness is the theme of this year’s Health Fair at Perry Central Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and there will be lots of fitness activities and health and safety booths for the whole family.

    The annual event presented by Perry Central Family Outreach and co-sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital and the Perry Central Wellness Program will feature more than 40 health and safety booths, a free fiesta supper with tacos, beans and rice, health screenings and family fitness activities.