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Today's News

  • The benefits of recycling. . .

    The sixth grade student council at William Tell Elementary has partnered with Perry County Junior Women and Perry County Recycling to collect plastic lids to make the first recycled bench for the school’s playground. 

  • River Sweep poster deadline Dec. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – There is still time for students in primary and secondary schools, both public and private in grades kindergarten through 12, to design a poster for the 24th annual River Sweep 2013.
    Fifteen prizes will be awarded. The grand prize is $500, and the school representing the grand prize winner will also receive an award. A prize of $500 will be presented to the student with the winning design for the official River Sweep T-shirt. Thirteen $50 prizes will be awarded to one winner at each grade level.

  • Give one last gift this holiday season, give blood Dec. 17

    PERRY COUNTY – The holiday season is here, and with it comes the exchange of gifts amongst family and friends. But many hospital patients have a gift on their wish list this year that only generous hearts can give: a blood donation.
    Once the hustle and bustle of the holidays subsides, the American Red Cross reminds people to give one last gift — give blood. A blood donation can be the most meaningful gift of the season.

  • South Perry Head Start students learn fire safety

    During the month of October the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry Head Start Classroom 3 enjoyed activities that helped them learn about fire safety.

  • Davis to receive 2012 Eli Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award from IHS

    INDIANAPOLIS– The Indiana Historical Society announces that Rev. Cyprian Davis of St. Meinrad Archabbey has been named a recipient of the 2012 Eli Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award. He received the award Dec. 3 during IHS’s annual Founders Day event at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis.
    The Eli Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions over an extended period of time to the field of history or the affairs of IHS.

  • Church News, Dec. 6

    Bristow Christian Church lunch Saturday
    BRISTOW – The Bristow Christian Church will host a lunch at noon Saturday, followed by a showing of the movie, “Hiding Place.”
    Menu will include chili, hot dogs and desserts. Reservations are not required, but would help organizers will food preparation.
    RSVPs may be made by calling 547-9991. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Deer Creek Baptist’s Christmas party, breakfast

  • Community Events, Dec. 6

    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.

    DAR Christmas party today
    CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct their annual Christmas party for members at 5:30 p.m. today.

  • Candlelight tour at Pioneer Village

    PERRY COUNTY – Allow yourself to be transported back in time to the simpler pleasures of the 19th century as you wander through the wooded winter landscape of Shubael Little Pioneer Village, guided only by the soft glow of lanterns and candles.
    A tour of the Perry County attraction is scheduled for 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
    Enjoy the voices of carolers cutting through the crisp evening air as you savor the anticipation of what you’ll find at each of the candlelit cabins.

  • Zayden Emmerson Shane McCoskey

    Haley Coogan and David McCoskey of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Zayden Emmerson Shane McCoskey, Friday, Nov. 29, 2012, at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Zayden has one older sibling, Nevaeh Izabelle Dawn McCoskey, 1.
    Grandparents are Kim and James Malone and Bill McCoskey, all of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Mary and Paul Van Note of Tell City.

  • Tristann Faith Overstreet

    Tommy and Heather Ov-erstreet of Tell City an-nounce the birth of their daughter, Tristann Faith Overstreet, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Overstreet is the former Heather Blackwood. The Overstreets had one other child, the late Keagan Lee Overstreet.
    Grandparents are Phil and Judy Hinton of Cannelton, Ken and Bernie Overstreet in Tell City and James and Jennifer Blackwood of Pell City, Ala.