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Today's News

  • William Tell Gold Heroes

    The Parent Advisory and Wellness Committee at William Tell Elementary School was honored with a Gold Heroes Award from Welborn Wellness Foundation for the 2011-12 school year.

    Sitting in front from the left are Gretchen Armstrong and Mary May. Standing are Jim Whalen, Brian Melton, Missy Arnold, Stacy Hosler, Principal Laura Noble and Family Outreach Coordinator Wendi Rich.

  • Marching Commodores earn third to open season

    By KEVIN KOELLING

  • Seventh annual River Cities coin club show in Tell City Sept. 22

    TELL CITY – The River Cities Coin Club will host its seventh annual fall coin show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at Perry County 4-H Center in Tell City.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Admission is free and free parking will be provided. Door prizes will also be drawn. Up to 30 coin and paper money dealers from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are expected to display U.S. and world coins and currency for sell and trade. Many of the club members and coin dealers will offer free coin appraisals.

  • Fall into winter story times begin soon at local library branches

    TELL CITY – Many fun-filled adventures await children this fall as the Fall Into Winter story time series, “Monkey See – Monday Do,” prepares to launch at both the Tell City Cannelton branches of the Perry County Public Library. Kids will enjoy weekly visits with a very loveable monkey, Curious George, along with monkey challenges, stories, crafts and songs that are sure to tickle the imaginations of little ones.

  • Existing hospital expensive to maintain

    TELL CITY – If the current Perry County Memorial Hospital building were to be used for the foreseeable future, hundreds of thousands of dollars might be needed to replace a boiler. Other expensive repairs would likely be necessary because existing systems are so old their parts would have to be manufactured.

  • Rome VFD annual hog roast Sunday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sunday at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:30 a.m. and a hog-roast meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Community Events, Sept. 13

    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.

  • Shoot for the Stars finale is Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – The finale for the “Shoot for the Stars” competition sponsored by the Tell City Regional Arts Association will take place Friday. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in City Hall Park. 

  • March Of Dimes walk Sept. 30

    TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Committee would like to invite everyone to the Perry-Spencer March for Babies.
    The event will be held Sept. 30 at Old National Bank. Team check-in is at 2 p.m. and the walk will begin at 3 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served after the walk. 

  • Tell City, Troy agree on sale of water tower

    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City’s water tower near Troy will soon belong to that community.