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Today's News

  • Buffalo Run open house Saturday

    SANTA CLAUS – Buffalo Run will hold a holiday open house from 10 to 2 p.m., Saturday at Buffalo Run Farm.
    The open house will include a feeding of the buffalo herd at 11 a.m. Visitors may also visit a Native American tepee with various animal hides on display.
    The legendary Lincoln Cabin will be open with a fire and candle-lit interior. Children are invited to play with pioneer toys and try their hands at tomahawk throwing.
    Menu items for the day will include low fat and low calorie buffalo burgers, elk burgers and grass-fed beef hamburgers.

  • Southern Indiana Power distributes Operation RoundUp funds

    PERRY COUNTY – Members of Southern Indiana Power make possible, by rounding up their bill each month, a program that assists organizations and individuals with funds for a wide range of needs and projects in the Southern Indiana Power service territory.

    Local recipients of awards that were recently distributed to the community organizations pictured below.
    Operation RoundUp is a voluntary program, allowing cooperative members to pool resources to better help those in need by rounding up their electric bills to the nearest dollar.

  • Koch faces battery charge

    By STUART CASSIDY, Spencer County Journal-Democrat Staff Writer

    BOONVILLE – Prominent Spencer County businessman Philip J. Koch, 46, was arrested on a charge of domestic battery last week in Warrick County after sheriff’s deputies responded to an alleged altercation between him and a longtime girlfriend.

    Koch faces a misdemeanor domestic battery charge, although the responding deputy initially jailed him on several additional counts, including misdemeanor and felony confinement, felony strangulation and resisting law enforcement.

  • Council OKs purchase of animal-control vehicle

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Council members approved at a regular meeting Nov. 22 a $21,000 reduction in funding earmarked for an animal-control officer for this year to pay for an animal-control vehicle for the sheriff’s department.

  • Fourteen seminarians declare candidacy at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Fourteen seminarians studying at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were accepted as candidates for the priesthood Nov. 6 by the Rev. Timothy Doherty, bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette.

  • Church News, Dec. 1

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 near Lamar, will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m.Saturday.
    The Woodsman Quartet will be the special guests.
    Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

  • Community Events, Dec. 1

    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.

  • Twilight Towers open house Sunday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Housing Authority will host an open house Sunday celebrating a new addition to the dining room at Twilight Towers.
    The open house will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the new dining room.
    At 3 p.m., there will be musical entertainment by Crosswinds. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Dad Day at South Perry Head Start

    Students of South Perry Head Start Classroom 1 took a field trip to Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. for Dads Day in October. Students were able to see where Mulzer digs for stone, how they transport it and the workers also talked to students about what they and others can do with the stone. Pictured here are Justeena Bennett and her father, Jason Ambrose, painting her pet rock from the trip.

  • Local woman graduates cosmetology school

    TELL CITY – Shasta Faye Simpson of Tell City recently graduated from Regency Beauty Institute, a private school of cosmetology in Evansville, after passing a state test.

    She was offered a position as a cosmetologist at a Paul Mitchell Salon in Wisconsin and at Impulse Studio and Day Spa in Newburgh.
    However, Simpson has hopes of being offered a position in her hometown, Tell City.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and is the daughter of Linda S. and Charles R. Simpson of Tell City.