Today's News

  • Oil Township Class of 1948

    The Oil Township Class of 1948 held its 63rd reunion at the Patio, Aug. 12. Those attending were left to right: Gloria Faulkenberg Goffinet, Charlie Weatherholt, Norma Murphy Foertsch, Goldie Cunningham Edwards, Clyde Smith, Christine Flannagan Hawkins, Donald King, Faye Goffinet King and Jim Underhill.

  • Oil Township Class of 1947

    The 1947 class of Oil Township High School also gathered for their annual reunion July 30 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. Those attending were Theresa (Quinlin) Miles, Evelyn (Lemaire) Weiss, Albert Faulkner, Bob Gibson, Kenneth Lynch and Casper Etienne.

  • Oil Township Class of 1946

    The Oil Township High School Class of 1946 had its annual class reunion July 30 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit restaurant. Attending from the class were Kathleen (King) Ransom, Mary Agnes (Faulkner) Goffinet, Ada (Hawkins) Richardson, Thelma (Frakes ) Gibson and Bill Ransom.

  • Bethel Christian Church to host revival

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – Bethel Christian Church will host its church revival, this week until Friday at 6 p.m. every evening.
    Evangelist present Friday evening will be Brother Steve Locke, retired minister while Brother Al Madden, minister at Nicholson Valley Church, will present today.
    Special singing or music is invited. Homecoming will be held Sunday.
    Brother Tom Nixon, minister at Bethel Christian Church welcomes the public.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran confirmation class

    Emmanuel Lutheran Church held their confirmation May 22 at the church. Those pictured are, from left, Carly Jarboe, Bailey Powell, Chelsea Priebe and Pastor Keith Knea.

  • Church news, Aug. 25

    New church starts in Troy
    TROY – Our Father’s House has opened its doors on 630 Walnut St., in Troy and is welcoming the community to its service.
    Sunday worship will begin at 9 a.m. and singing will be held at 6 p.m. Thursdays. The church’s pastor is Brother “Bud” Louis Mullen. He can be reached at (812) 529-8638.

  • Community Events, Aug. 25

    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 life styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Beta Sigma Phi members to meet
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. at Reynards in Tell City for beginning day.
    Discussion for activities for next year will be held.

  • When it comes to making fine wine, family doesn’t ‘monkey’ around

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Most Spencer County farmers won’t begin harvesting their fields of corn and soybeans for a couple of months, but one Spencer County farm family is set to bring in their own bumper crop – of grapes – in coming days and weeks.

    Welcome to Monkey Hollow Winery, where the tons of fruit hand-picked from the vineyard on gently sloping hills will be transformed by members of the Hedinger family into some of the state’s best wines.

  • Benefit men’s softball tourney Sept. 3

    MARENGO – A benefit men’s softball tourney for Cindy and Keith Cummings will be held Sept. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. EDT at Marengo Legion Park.
    There is a three-game guarantee for all teams with a blind draw for teams. Cost is $100 per team.
    Other activities for the day will include skills challenges, a home-run derby, a bake sale and a silent auction. The auction will conclude at 6 p.m. Concessions will be available during the day.

  • Jeep poker run to be held in Mariah Hill

    MARIAH HILL – The fifth annual Jeep poker run will be held at the Chateau in Mariah Hill Sept. 11.
    The route will start and end at the Chateau in Mariah Hill. First Jeeps out will leave between noon and 12:30 p.m. EDT.
    Money will be given away for the best poker hand and half pot.
    All money raised will be donated to the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center.
    T-shirts can be purchased the day of run for $12, Double extra large will cost $15. Jeep poker run wristbands are available now for $2 for one or three bands for $5.