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Today's News

  • Apple just part of New Year’s Eve plans

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Silvesternacht

    Get used to the word because the New Year’s Eve celebration to debut this year in Tell City could be the start of something big.

    Silvesternacht is Swiss for “New Year’s Eve,” and the celebration will mark the first time Tell City’s apple will drop from its perch in City Hall park to mark the new year. Members of the event’s planning committee hope it becomes a small city’s version of New York City’s dropping of the famous ball in Times Square.

  • Brown book signing set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Friends of the Perry County Library are having a book signing from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at the Perry County Public Library Tell City Branch, 2328 Tell Street for Dianne (Greulich) Brown for her new book “The Cowgirl Princess and Starwalker.”
    Refreshment will be served. The public is invited. For more information contact the library at 547-2661 or Mary Phillips at 547-5024.

  • Volunteers needed for county’s 2013 Relay

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers in Perry County to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2013 Relay For Life event. Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference are invited to participate.

  • March for Babies

    Community members and families gathered at Old National Bank on Main Street in Tell City Sept. 30 for the annual March of Dimes March for Babies. Two ambassador families from Perry and Spencer counties addressed the crowd before the walk down Main Street.

  • Oakwood’s Hometown Heroes

    Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City held its annual Hometown Heroes celebration Sept. 26 to recognize members of the community who were everyday heroes. The small crowd gathered were given a free meal prepared by Oakwood’s cooking staff as Sarah Maddox presented heroes with their awards.

  • Church News, Oct. 18

    Free concert of Sacred Music at Monastery
    FERDINAND – Ruth Cunningham brings her classically trained musical talents and sound healing practices to the monastery church of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand to perform “Light and Shadow: Chants, Prayers and Improvisations” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 EDT.

  • Roberts recognized as finalist in Georgia best dentist category

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Dr. Sarah Roberts, the former Sarah Kraus, was recently recognized as a finalist in the 2012 Answer Book best dentist category that covers north Fulton and south Forsyth in Georgia.
    Roberts office, Crabapple Dental, is located at 12670 Crabapple Road, Suite 110 in Alpharetta, Ga.
    Roberts is a graduate of Tell City High School. She is also a graduate of Purdue University School of Pharmacy and a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

  • Lewisport Emmick Plantation House grand re-opening Saturday

    LEWISPORT, Ky. – The Emmick Plantation House, a historic state landmark in Lewisport, will officially open its doors for tours and private events Saturday.

  • Community Events, Oct. 18

    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.

  • Dutch-oven cook-Off Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – Everyone is welcome to take their Dutch oven cookware, supplies, ingredients and setup for a friendly competition at Patoka’s Autumn Getaway 10th annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Registration begins at noon. Cooking will begin at 12:30 p.m. and dishes will be judged upon completion. All culinary skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome to try their hand as Dutch-oven chef. For more information regarding the rules of this competition or Patoka’s special event, call (812) 685-2447.