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Today's News

  • Communities set official trick-or-treating hours

    PERRY COUNTY – City officials in Tell City and Cannelton have set times when trick-or-treaters can roam streets in hopes of collecting goodies.

    Tell City leaders opted to set trick-or-treating hours for 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. They also approved street closings for the Perry County Chamber of Commerce’s Witches Walk Friday, Oct. 29. Ghouls will haunt Main Street and other areas of the city from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Route 66 Yard Sale, Pioneer Village Open House wrap up fall tour

    Perry County Route 66 Yard Sale Oct. 16

    An event that grows each year, the Route 66 Yard Sale offers bargains along Indiana 66 from Troy through Tell City, Cannelton, Rocky Point, Rome, Derby, Dexter, Magnet and Oriole. In addition to shopping for bargains, residents are invited to set up sale booths along the route.

    Public sites will be announced soon. For more information, call the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 547-7933.

    Shubael Little Pioneer VillageOpen House Oct. 16-17

  • Education News, Oct. 7

    Fall senior night at TCHS Friday
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Student Council will host its Fall Senior Night 2010 at Legion Field before the season’s final home football game.

  • WTE receives Game On grant

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary has received a Game On! – The Ultimate Wellness Challenge grant in the amount of $5,500.

  • Classic rides en route to Bristow for 21st show

    BRISTOW – Hundreds of cars and trucks carrying the labels of classics, street rods and even antiques will cruise, roll and rumble into Bristow Sunday for the community’s 21st annual Octoberfest.

    Registration begins at 8 a.m. with judging and door prizes throughout the day. Dash plaques will be awarded at 4 p.m.

  • Birthdays Oct. 8 - Oct. 14

    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.
    October 8

  • Freedom Riders Pipes and Chrome Show Saturday

    CANNELTON – Agape Community Church’s Freedom Riders motorcycle ministry will host its third annual Pipes and Chrome Bike Show during Cannelton’s Fall Heritage Fest Saturday.

    The show will be held at 115 Washington St., in front of the Cannelton Life Center. The categories for motorcycles are stock street cruiser, sport bike, trike, custom, classic pre-1986 and scooter.

    Registration fee is $15 per bike and begins at 11 a.m. Entry deadline is 1 p.m. with judging at 2. Winners will receive trophies.

    For more information, call 547-2772.

  • Good times a sure bet Saturday in Cannelton

    The city of Cannelton will celebrate its annual fall Heritage Festival Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Washington Street in the city’s downtown.

    Perry County’s premiere art festival will host dozens of artisans and craftsmen from the region. Jeff Reinhardt, a blacksmith artist from Floyd Knobs, will demonstrate his metal work with his forge. Nita Claise, local artist, will showcase her talent with her pottery wheel.
    Other demonstrations by weavers, carvers and painters will also be available throughout the day.

  • Local Knights earn international recognition

    TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 of Tell City is a Father McGivney Award Winner.

    Named after the organization’s founder, Father Michael J. McGivney, the award is given in recognition of outstanding membership recruitment and retention efforts during the 2009-10 fraternal year.

    The announcement was made by the Knights of Columbus International Headquarters located in New Haven, Conn. Ed Boudreas, district deputy, presented an engraved plaque to the council during a special ceremony Sept. 21.

  • Church News, Oct. 7

    Service time changing at Bristow Christian Church Sunday
    BRISTOW – Due to the annual Octoberfest Car Show Sunday, the service time for Bristow Christian Church will be changed to 9 a.m. instead of the usual 10 a.m.
    The regular 10 a.m. services will resume Oct. 17. Cathy Aders will be in attendance at that service with a carry-in dinner to follow.