Today's News

  • Animal ordinance won’t be ready for Sept. 7 meeting

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A proposed animal-control ordinance won’t be ready for the county commissioners to consider at their Sept. 7 meeting, Commissioner Bill Amos said at the conclusion of a special meeting Wednesday.

  • Gas card winner announced

    Schweizer Fest Republican gas card winner Mary Snyder, right, presents Jamie Waugh of Cannelton a $25 gas card awarded to her from the Perry County Republican Fest booth drawing.

  • LHDC accepting microenterprise loan applications; funds are limited

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. has announced that it has limited funds remaining to make loans to eligible existing and start-up microenterprise businesses in Perry, Spencer and Crawford counties.
    The Business Expansion and Entrepreneurship Development Program, funded through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, was created to accomplish the following goals and objectives:
    • Stimulation of business start-up and business expansion by providing loans to qualified entities at favorable terms.

  • Perry County Community foundation accepting grant proposals

    PERRY COUNTY – Jane Efinger-Hayden, chairwoman of the grants committee of the Perry County Community Foundation, has announced that the foundation is accepting applications for grants to community organizations.
    Proposals are sought for charitable projects and activities that address needs and opportunities in the county in health, human services, arts and culture, education, community development and other areas that would improve Perry County.

  • Full day of activities planned for First Saturday devotions at God’s Country

    BRISTOW – St. Joseph’s Holy Family Inc., an apostolate for the renewal of Catholic family life within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, has announced First Saturday Devotions for Saturday at God’s Country LLC, 25992 Cottonwood Road in Perry County.
    The Rev. Dominic Petan, a fourth-year theology seminarian of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, will continue the series of presentations by seminarians on Pope John Paul II’s Encyclical Letter Mother of the Redeemer.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict welcome new member

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand have accepted Beth Fritsch of Cincinnati, Ohio, into the postulancy, the first stage of incorporation into the religious community. She entered the community in a simple ceremony Aug. 21.

    Postulant Beth is the daughter of the late Joseph Fritsch and Mary Arlene Fritsch. She has two older brothers and one younger sister. She earned three degrees from Xavier University in Cincinnati, a bachelor of arts in theology, a master of education and a master of business administration.

  • Church News, Sept. 1

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 near Lamar, will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Sept. 10.
    River City Quartet will be the special guests. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

  • Cannelton students learn to swing

    The fourth grade music class of Cannelton Elementary School, under the direction of Sharla Adams, integrated math, reading, spelling and physical education as they receive instruction on how to swing dance. Picture here watching the dancers from the left, are Natasha Mullis, Samantha C., Madison Huff and Madison Little.

  • Community Events, Sept. 1

    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.

    Tractor association to meet today
    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at the Branchville Conservation Club.
    New members are always welcome to attend.

  • Brielle Harth joins Werner Drug Store as pharmacist

    TELL CITY – Werner Drug Store, the only independent drug store in Perry County, is continuing the tradition of family business with the addition of its newest pharmacist, Brielle Harth. Harth, daughter of current owner Brad Harth, has joined her father in the business, which has been locally owned since its opening in 1934.

    The younger Harth graduated from Purdue University College of Pharmacy in May and passed her Indiana Board of Pharmacy certification in July. She began working at the pharmacy immediately.