Today's News

  • Library summer reading clubs to kick off in June

    TELL CITY – It’s summer reading season and the Tell City-Perry County Public Library will begin the “Yacky Doodle” summer reading Club June 13.
    The staff is planning lots of activities for summer readers and encourages children up to the sixth graders to visit the library to participate.

  • Goody’s marks store changeover

    Goody’s held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their changeover from Peebles May 18.

    Pictured from the left with some store customers are Kathy Griffin, Pat Conley, Debbie Cunningham, Vanessa Payne, Randy Fischer, Rita Mahoney, Steve Upmeyer, store manager Stella Barnet, Mayor Barbara Ewing, Sarah Chinn, Susie York, Tina Ziegelgruber, Rosemary Etienne, Sandy Traphagen and Jenny Richter.

  • Church News, June 2

    Chestnut Grove to host guest Brother Bobbie Bell
    TELL CITY – Evangelist Brother Bobbie Bell and family from Troy, Ohio, will be special guest speakers today, Friday and Saturday at Chestnut Grove Church in Tell City.
    The congregation will gather at 7 p.m. today and Friday and at 5 p.m. Saturday. Singing and rejoicing on good word will be held.
    For more information, contact Brother Harold Nix at 547-5109.

  • St. Paul honors seniors

    St. Paul Catholic Church celebrated the educational accomplishments of 19 seniors of Tell City Junior-Senior High School who are graduating during commencement exercises June 3.

  • First Baptist Church invites children to vacation Bible school

    TELL CITY – First Baptist Church will welcome children to Panda Mania vacation Bible school beginning June 6.
    Children 4 years old through students who have completed fifth grade will meet Monday through Friday of that week from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Parents, grandparents and friends are invited to join us each day at 11:20 a.m. for the “Rowdy Wrap-Up,” a daily celebration of God’s love. The church is located at the corner of 13th and Jefferson streets.

  • Local churches celebrate first communions
  • Birthday, June 3 - June 9

    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.

    June 3

  • Jerome and Marlene Kunkler

    Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Kunkler of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 18 with a 1 p.m. Mass at St. Mark Catholic Church, St. Marks, followed by an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Mark Parish Center next to the church.

    Jerome “Pete” Kunkler and the former Marlene Jasper were married at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church at Ferdinand, June 17, 1961.

  • Births, June 2

    Braxton Lee Smitson
    Rodney and Alicia Smitson of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Braxton Lee Smitson, Monday, May 16, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 191⁄4 inches long.
    Mrs. Smitson is the former Alicia Brown. Braxton has one older sibling, Landin Smitson, 21⁄2.
    Grandparents are Rick and Pam Criss of Hawesville, Ky., Chuck and Mary Riley of Derby, Jerry Smitson of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jannette Harrison of Tell City.

  • The Class of 2011 celebrates