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Today's News

  • Blessing of the animals Saturday, Oct. 18

    CANNELTON – Cannelton United Methodist Church will host a blessing of the animals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the church parking lot at Taylor and Third streets in Cannelton.

    All animals are welcome and must be leashed or under control at all times. The public is welcome to attend.

  • New Celebrate Recovery Ministry group to meet each Sunday at First United

    TELL CITY – The Tell City First United Methodist church now offers Celebrate Recovery Ministry to the community.

    The group meets every Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. in the social hall at the church. “Celebrate Recovery is for anyone who is struggling with the bondage of alcoholic and drugs, but it is also for anyone wrestling with depression, overeating or anything that holds one hostage from the freedom and joy Christ offers us all,” said church leaders.

  • First United Methodist offers sermon series on Gospel of John

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City invites the community to join them for worship celebration Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. for a seven-week sermon series, focusing on “I am” statements in the gospel of John.

    Church leaders say “too often the world and others want to define who Jesus is, but in John’s Gospel – through the statements – Jesus defines himself.”

    The sermon series will run through Sunday, Oct. 19.

  • Coming Events

    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.

    Chicken, pork chop dinners Sunday

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will offer grilled-chicken and pork-chop dinners beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Leopold Park.

  • Josh Ahl benefit ride set for Saturday, Oct. 18

    ROME – A benefit ride will take place Saturday, Oct. 18, beginning at the Rocky Point Waterfront Grille. All vehicles are welcome.

    The event will raise money for Josh Ahl of Rome, a life-long resident of Perry County who is battling stage-four colon cancer.

    Registration will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes will go out at 11 a.m. and other vehicles at 11:15. All vehicles will be in at 4:30 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person.

  • Birthdays

    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 10

  • Sen. Donnelly to keynote Democrats’ Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Democrat Central Committee will host its Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Tell City Knights of Columbus home in Tell City.

    The evening will begin with cocktails at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7.

    The keynote speaker will be U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly. Also speaking will be state Sen. Richard Young; Elizabeth White, running for Indiana secretary of state and Chris Coyle, candidate for the District 74 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives.

  • Candlelight vigil for infant loss set for Oct. 15

    Early Flight Angels will host a candlelight vigil for pregnancy, infant loss and Infertility Day. Organizers invite everyone to attend and support the community and loved ones during this dedication.

    The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Sunset Park in Tell City, with a guest singer, warm drinks and balloons for children. Candle-lighting will be at 7 p.m. and candles and lanterns will be provided free of charge.

  • Tell City Historical Society announces fall trip

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society has announced its 2014 fall history trip. This year, the society will tour the Indiana Military Museum in Vincennes Saturday, Nov. 8. Note that the date has changed from that discussed during the last membership meeting.

    The group will depart from the Tell City Museum at 8:30 a.m. and will carpool so those not wanting to drive may still attend. Participants are asked to arrive by 8:15 a.m. for an accurate head count and to make transportation arrangements.

  • Waylon Bryce Harlen

    Montana Harlen and Amanda Scott of Leopold announce the birth of their son, Waylon Bryce. He was delivered Sept. 29, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19¾ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Steven and Cheryl Scott of Bristow.

    Paternal grandparents are Cindy Davis of Ferdinand and Kermit G. Harlen of Velpen.

    Great-grandparents are Mary Cox of Bristow, Linda Clark of Jasper and Louise and Lloyd Metz of Ferdinand.