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Today's News

  • Cannelton Legion, auxiliaries install officers
  • Community Events, July 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.

    Salsa workshop July 16

  • March of Dimes baby contest set for July 13

    TELL CITY – The annual March of Dimes baby contest held during the Perry County 4-H Fair will begin at 10 a.m. July 13 at the fairgrounds in Tell City.

  • Tinch – Stilwell

    Robert Dean Stilwell and Jessica Morgan Tinch announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Paula F. Tinch of Tell City and William O. Tinch of Munice. Mr. Stilwell is the son of Charles L. Stilwell of Tobinsport and Diane Buntin of Tell City.
    A private ceremony is planned for Monday, July 15, 2013, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    A reception will be held at the Stilwells’ home at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Mu Gamma lends hand to Camp with a Cop

    Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall accepts a donation for the Kenny Kellems Camp with a Cop from MuGamma Beta Sigma Phi representative Mayor Mary Snyder. MuGamma has donated to the camp since its beginning.

  • Heartland Half Marathon, 5K Labor Day weekend

    JASPER – The half marathon and 5K run-walk event is slated for Sept. 1 – during the middle of Labor Day weekend – in Dubois County, just west of the Hoosier National Forest in southwestern Indiana.

  • Leopold church annual picnic set for July 28

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28.  Mass is 10:30 a.m.
    There will be parking for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 75 prizes totaling $3,500.
    Family-style chicken dinners will be served by the ticket number system in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carryouts will be available.   

  • Hendershot earns master’s degree from USI

    EVANSVILLE – Britney Hendershot, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and the daughter of Greg and Yvette Hendershot of Tell City, graduated from University of Southern Indiana May 3.
    She earned her master’s degree in occupational therapy. While attending University of Southern Indiana she was nominated into the National Society of College Students.    
    Hendershot is the granddaughter of Tony and Donna Collignon of Tell City, Norman and Ruth Weber of Jasper, June Hendershot of Walton, Ky., and the late Doc Hendershot.

  • Local students earn degrees from Butler University

    INDIANAPOLIS – Area residents were among the 717 graduates to received diplomas from Butler University in Indianapolis during commencement May 11.
    Area graduates included Samantha Harpenau of Troy and Janae Schum of Santa Claus. Both received degrees in professional pharmacy.
    Best-selling author John Green addressed the graduates, telling them that their “hero’s journey would be one of moving “from strength to weakness.”

  • Rowe named to WKU’s president’s scholar

    TELL CITY – Andyn Rowe of Tell City was named to the spring 2013 Western Kentucky University’s president’s scholar list.

    She is a nursing major and a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School.
    Rowe is the daughter of Jason and Rachael Rowe of Tell City.