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Today's News

  • Hoping to bag a ham

    Cooler temperatures and gray skies that occasionally spit raindrops meant jackets and long sleeves for some shooters hoping to win hams and beef during Sunday’s shooting match at St. Marks Catholic Church.

  • VIBE’s Debut

    Today’s print and online editions contain the premiere issue of VIBE, a new section geared toward high-school students and young  adults.

    It contains features and timely news for students about financial aid, choosing a college and other topics.

    To read it here, click on "Special Sections" near the top of this page.

  • Chapman objects to contacts suggesting merger

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Two Cannelton City Schools administrators said recently any consolidation with Tell City-Troy Township schools would impose huge costs on the smaller city and harm its students.

  • Education News, Sept. 30

    Elementary schools to hold conferences
    CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary schools will hold parent-teacher conferences Wednesday, Oct. 20 and Thursday, Oct. 21.
    Conferences will be held between the hours of 12:15 and 3:30 p.m.
    Sign-up slips will be sent out the week of Oct. 4. Grade cards will be issued at the conferences. For more information, call 547-4126.

  • Poehlein graduates basic training

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Private Mark S. Poehlein, of E Company, Third Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, recently completed basic Army Reserves combat training at Fort Jackson.
    He was in training from May 18 until Aug. 5 with the E-13 second platoon, “Mad Dawgs.”
    Poehlein, 17, is a senior and football player at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.
    He is a son of Tammy and Tom Sanders and Mark and Debbie Poehlein, all of Tell City. He has one sister, Emily Poehlein, and one brother, Colton Sanders.

  • Evangelical Church hosts fall bazaar

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will be hold their annual fall bazaar from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Fellowship Hall.
    This event is a part of the church’s mission team efforts to raise funds for mission activities both within and outside the community. Events include a silent auction, white-elephant sale, Christmas crafts, can-ned fruits and vegetables and basket booths.
    Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. and will include homemade biscuits, gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, sweet roll, homemade jellies and beverages.

  • Church News, Sept. 30

    Special services at House of Prayer Saturday
    TELL CITY – The House of Prayer in Tell City will host special services with David and Jackie Chenault at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church.
    The community is invited to attend and share in a night of singing, praise and worship.

  • Community Events, Sept. 30

    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.

  • Birth announcements, Sept. 30

    Kipton Joe Voyles
    Larry Joe and Kristan Voyles of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Kipton Joe Voyles, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Voyles is the former Kristan Blum. Kipton has one older sister, Mariah, 11.
    Grandparents are John and Karen Ogden of Tell City, Alan Blum of Tell City, Mark and Dorothy VanWinkle of Paducah, Ky., and Larry and Sally Voyles of Magnet.

  • Birthdays, Oct. 1 - Oct. 7

    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 1