Today's News

  • Final audition set for Schweizer Fest’s ‘The King and I’

    TELL CITY – Dust off your dancing shoes and break out into song. Courtney Heberer, director for the 22nd Schweizer Fest musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” has announced the guidelines for auditions.
    Final auditions will be held at EUCC Fellowship Hall located at 10th and Jefferson Streets in Tell City, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Everyone is welcome to audition as men, women and children are needed for casting.

  • William Tell Senior Citizens to host 50s dance

    TELL CITY – The William Tell Senior Citizens will sponsor a 50s dance at 7 p.m. Friday at the center in Tell City. Everyone is invited to attend; a person need not be a member or a certain age to attend.
    50s-style hamburgers and chili dogs will be available. Music by record will be provided, compliments of Mary Sommer. Admission is $3 per person.
    For more information, call 547-2714.

  • Church News, May 12

    Spaghetti fundraiser in New Boston Saturday
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Church in New Boston will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti fundraiser dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday in the parish hall.
    Cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for children 10 years old and younger. The meal will include spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, breadsticks, dessert and a drink.
    All of the proceeds will go toward the cost of sending youth members on a Catholic Heart Workcamp Mission Trip in Toledo, Ohio in June.

  • EUCC to host summer family event in June

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St., Tell City, invites the community’s families to a summer family event titled “Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace” June 20 through June 23.
    Families will step back in time and explore the life of Joseph. Kids and adults can participate in a Bible-time marketplace, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, visit Joseph in prison and his palace home and collect Bible memory makers to remind them of God’s word.

  • St. Michael first communion

    St. Michael Church held First Holy Communion on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8. Pictured from the left are Violet Moskos, Father Barnabas Gillespie OSB and Isabelle Ball.

  • Births, May 12

    Lola Ryan Kleemann
    Jared and Megan Kleemann of Sellersburg announce the birth of their daughter, Lola Ryan Kleemann, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 1⁄2 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Kleemann is the former Megan Harth.
    Grandparents are Deborah Harth of Cannelton; Blane Harth of Tell City and Paul and Candie Kleemann of Tell City.

  • Birthdays, May 13 - May 19

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list.
    This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    May 13

  • TC bats heat up in win over Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Tell City amassed a season-high 15 hits in a 9-3 girls softball win over Crawford County Tuesday.
    Hana Reed went 3 for 5 to lead the Marksmen’s attack.
    Stori Beard added a triple and a single and drove in three runs.
    McKenzie Hayes hit a double and a single. Cassidy Barnhill, Megan Lawalin and Katie Elder each also had two hits, and Josalyn Ress hit a double.
    Ress’ double drove in a run in Tell City’s four-run fourth inning, which broke the game open.

  • Brumfield leads Perry Central past Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Kristi Brumfield hit a two-run homer and pitched a nine-inning complete game as Perry Central beat Crawford County 5-3 in PLAC girls softball Monday.
    Brumfield hit her home run over the left-field fence in the fifth inning. It followed a double by Sydney Goffinet and put the Commodores ahead 5-3.
    Crawford County tied the score the next inning and it remained tied until the ninth.
    With one out in the Perry Central ninth, Kayla Carter walked and advanced to third on a single by Brittany Overstreet, who took second on the throw to third.

  • Rappites sweep 2 from Cannelton

    CANNELTON—New Harmony erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning to beat Cannelton 13-7 and sweep a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    The Rappites won the first game 9-0 despite having only three hits, as Cannelton committed six errors and gave up 12 walks.
    “We didn’t field the ball very well and I think we only had two hits the first game,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Tristan Simmons and Spencer Herzog singled for Cannelton’s only hits.
    Two of New Harmony’s three hits were doubles.