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Today's News

  • Church News, Feb. 28

    Lent series for adults at local Catholic center
    TELL CITY – As those of the Catholic faith celebrate 50 years of Vatican, the Catholic Ministry Center in Tell City will welcome the Rev. Jeremy King, OSB, a Benedictine monk of St. Meinrad, for a Lent series for adults.
    The talks will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays beginning today at the ministry center.

  • Community Events, Feb. 28

    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.


    Stolen Blessings fundraiser Saturday

    HUNTINGBURG – A fundraiser for Stolen Blessings will be held Saturday in Huntingburg at Reflections. A live auction will be open to the public at 7 p.m. EST.

  • St. Joseph’s Table set for March 17

    TELL CITY – Catholic Charities will host its second annual St. Joseph’s Table March 17, at the Knights of Columbus home at 11th and Tell streets in Tell City. The St. Joseph’s Table is held around the feast day of St. Joseph, which is March 19. It is a celebration of family.

  • Annual New Boston soup sale set for Sunday

    NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual soup sale Sunday at the New Boston Fire Department.
    Soup will be ready for pickup by noon and cost is $12 per gallon. All proceeds from the sale will go to the New Boston Fire Department.

  • United Way greets new board members

    PERRY COUNTY – The United Way of Perry County announced the addition of three new board members, Linda Reed, Lagina Gogel and Julie Strassell-Hauser. Each year the United Way invites individuals to serve on the board of trustees who represent the diversity of Perry County. The board members govern the work of the United Way in Perry and Crawford counties.

  • Kast earns 2013 Indiana University Founders Scholar honor

    BLOOMINGTON – Jeffrey Andrew “Andy” Kast of Tell City has been named an Indiana University Founders Scholar for 2013 in recognition of his exceptional academic work. He achieved this distinction by earning a cumulative grade-point average of 3.8 or higher, which places him in the top tier of Bloomington undergraduate students.

  • Creed Matthew Parks

    Matt and Candy Parks of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Creed Matthew Parks, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Owensboro Regional Hospital in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 211/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Parks is the former Candy Jarboe. Creed has one older brother, Trent, 5.
    Grandparents are Angie Jarboe of Tell City, Mike and JoAnn Smith of English, Larry Parks of Marengo and the late Terry Jarboe.
    Great-grandmother is Mary Manship of Paoli.

  • Albert and Paula Peter

    Mr. and Mrs. Albert Peter of Tell City will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, March 2, 2013.

    Albert “Bud” Peter and the former Paula Phelps were married at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City March 2, 1963. Their maid of honor was Lynda Delaisse and the best man was James Howe.

  • Next free talk-to-a-lawyer session set for March 7

    EVANSVILLE – The next scheduled talk-to-a-lawyer telephone clinic is scheduled for March 7 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

    The monthly free call-in clinic allows the general public to ask basic legal questions and receive general legal advice and guidance from volunteer attorneys. To access the clinic, call (888) 594-3449.

    The program is co-sponsored by the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana, Inc., Indiana Bar Foundation and the Evansville Bar Foundation.

  • Power of Youth Council wants applications

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Power of Youth, a program co-sponsored by the Perry County Community Foundation and United Way of Perry County, is accepting applications for its 2013-14 council.

    The program’s mission is to develop philanthropic values in youth through education, leadership and participation in local philanthropic activities. The Perry County Power of Youth Council provides students a chance to work together to improve their community.