Today's News

  • RSVP group to present two upcoming trips

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program presents two upcoming trips; the Loretta Lynn concert and tours in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., and an Amish tour in Montgomery through Toby Tours.

  • Cannelton elementary schools announce preschool, kindergarten information for 2012-13 school year

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment-registration schedule for prospective preschool and kindergarten students for the 2012-13 school year will be held from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 25.
    A parent or guardian of any prospective or currently enrolled preschool or kindergarten student should proceed to the office at the William Bennett Early Learning Center, located at 411 Washington Street in Cannelton.
    Preschool students can be 3 years old by Aug. 1, 4 years old or 5 years old (if birth date is after Aug. 1, 2011) and must be toilet trained.

  • CCC Preschool to host open house Thursday

    TELL CITY – The Community Christian Church Preschool will open registration for the 2012-13 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff and take advantage of early enrollment. A registration fee is due at time of enrollment.
    The school is located at 821 10th St., in Tell City. For more information, call the office from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 547-7486 or contact Karen Lawalin at 719-1232.

  • Archabbey to host trivia fundraiser

    ST. MEINRAD – The Abbey Press-Saint Meinrad Archabbey Relay for Life team will host its first Trivia Night fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center dining room.
    The event will feature an evening of friendly matching of wits. Each team will answer the same questions, with their answers written on a score sheet.
    Each team may consist of any two to four players. Participants are invited to organize their own team or may choose to be assigned to a team.

  • Church News, March 8

    Shutt guest speaker at Gospel Tabernacle
    CANNELTON – Gospel Tabernacle Church in Cannelton will welcome special guest speaker the Rev. Patty Shutt during 1 p.m. worship March 18.
    The public is invited to attend.
    The church will also begin midweek Bible study sessions at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting March 14.

  • Reunions, March 8

    PCHS Class of 1992 reunion plans
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central High School Class of 1992 will hold their 20-year reunion Sept. 22 at the Blue Heron Vineyard Farm, five miles east of Cannelton near Rocky Point. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7.

  • Glory Bees artists showcased

    Glory Bees Preschool held an art show recently, with students making one-of-a-kind art creations to place on display.

    All students received ribbons for participation. Winners were Clara Foertsch, first place in Lesa Ammon’s classroom; Ashton Williams, first place in Robyn Novak’s class; Chloe Rudolph, best of show from Novak’s class and Kya Smith, first place from Cortney Cail’s classroom.

  • Community News, March 8

    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.

  • Education notes, March 8

    Renaissance yard sale Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Yard Sale will be held from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.
    The public can enter through Gate 3.
    All proceeds will go toward student recognition for academic, athletic and co-curricular activities.

  • Perry County author to host book signing

    PERRY COUNTY – Kenneth Edward Barnes, a former writer for the Perry County News and published author, will be a part of a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. March 18 at the Boonville Public Library and from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. March 31 at the Lincoln Heritage Public Library in Dale.

    One of his books, “Life on Pigeon Creek,” is about Barnes’ early life in Warrick County and mentions several towns in Spencer County, including Rockport, Eureka and Dale.