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Today's News

  • Foundation awards more than $22,000

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded more than $22,000 during its annual Grant Award Luncheon Friday. The event, which was hosted at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City, recognized discretionary grant recipients who are making a difference in our community, said Grant Committee Chair Jane Efinger-Hayden.

  • Snyder reflects on landmark year

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Last year was a big one for the city of Cannelton, as it celebrated an anniversary of its founding and welcomed major improvements to the state highway it claims as its Seventh Street. 

  • St. Paul scrapbook gathering Saturday

    TELL CITY – The St. Paul’s Scrapbooking Group will sponsor the second annual scrapbooking, card-making and general crafting crop, “Mission Possible” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the parish hall.
    Cost is $25 per person and will include snacks, lunch, drinks, goodie bags and prizes. Friends registering together may enter the crop for only $45. All proceeds will support the St. Paul Catholic Church’s 2013 youth mission trip to Kenosha, Wis.

  • Royalty take to the Perry Central court Friday

    UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, Perry Central Schools have moved its homecoming ceremonies to the game scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 26. The junior-varity game Saturday will begin at 5:30 p.m.

  • Church news, Jan. 24

    Organic Living program by Sisters of St. Benedict
    FERDINAND – Discover a variety of ways to live a more natural, simple and holistic life at the “Organic Living” seminar being offered by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand.
    The program will be held from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. EST Feb. 9 at the Kordes Center, on the monastery grounds, in Ferdinand.

  • Ladies annual Lenten coffees end Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The ladies Lenten prayer coffees will host its final gathering from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.
    The ladies will gather at Cannelton United Methodist Church, which is co-hosting the final breakfast with First Baptist Church, Cannelton.
    The session will include light breakfast, coffee and a program.
    All women and girls are encouraged to attend. An offering will be taken at each session.
    Those present at Saturday’s breakfast will decide which organization gets the proceeds from the breakfasts.

  • Men’s annual Lenten breakfasts conclude

    PERRY COUNTY — The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County will end its 44th annual Lenten breakfast series Saturday.
    The final breakfast will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City  from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations are $3.
    For more information call Bill Simpson at 547-8906 or Randy Lautner at 547-8982.
    This is a Christian men’s project. These annual breakfasts started in 1976 and are for all men and boys.
    Members of all dominations and churches are welcome.

  • Community Events, Jan. 24

    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.


    VFW open house Saturday

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City will host an open house and buffet breakfast Saturday at the post home.

  • Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 2013 season opens April 14

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Am-phitheatre’s 2013 season will kick off April 14. This year’s lineup includes the second season of “A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale,” along with other theatrical productions, concerts and a Halloween event.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan to offer STEM scholarship opportunity

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Using funds provided by the National Science Foundation, Kentucky Wesleyan College has initiated a scholarship program to increase the number of graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
    High-school seniors and college transfer students interested in studying one of these in-demand fields are encouraged to apply for the STEM scholarship.
    Kentucky Wesleyan College will award scholarships up to $6,000 per year to selected incoming freshmen and transfer students.