Today's News

  • Community events, Aug. 9

    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.

  • Gospel sounds in park Saturday

    Among the gospel performers taking to the stage Saturday will be Firm Foundation, left, an Owensboro, Ky.,-based contemporary gospel quartet. It will perform at 4:45 p.m. Above, Living by Faith, a Southern gospel trio, will perform 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Both groups have been popular Schweizer Fest performers in the past.

  • Winner of Democrats drawing named

    Katlyn Hughes, left, and Matty Briem pull the winning name of the Perry County Democrats drawing for a $50 gas card at the Perry County 4-H Fair July 14.

    Posing at right are Dianne Rudolph and Zach Despain. The winner of the drawing was Mary K. Thomason of Tobinsport.

  • Annual Lincoln Trail quilt show Friday, Saturday at EUCC

    TELL CITY – The Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild will host its fourth annual quilt show Friday and Saturday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.

    The public may visit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Raffle tickets are available for a splitting-image-pattern quilt, quilted by the Women of the Lutheran Church. The raffle-winner’s name will be drawn after the quilt show Saturday. 
    To purchase tickets, call Nancy Spencer at 836-2800.

  • Schweizer Fest Stage to rock this week
  • Fish dinners in Grandview Saturday

    GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Civic Center will host a fish dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the center, 1219 Main St., in Grandview.
    Dinners will include two fish filets, hush puppies, baked beans, homemade potato salad or cole slaw, a dessert and drink. Cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children 10 years and younger.
    The building is wheelchair accessible and carry outs will be available inside the building. All are welcome to attend.

  • Former governor to host book signing in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Former Indiana Gov. Edgar D. Whitcomb will host a book signing at Cinderella’s in Tell City Saturday
    The signing for Whitcomb’s latest book, “Cilin II, A Solo Sailing Odyssey,” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Copies will be available for sale at the signing.

  • Ace Philip Feldpausch

    Keith and Cassie Feldpausch announce the birth of their son, Ace Philip Feldpausch, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at St. Mary’s in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.
    Ace has two older siblings, Annie, 10, and Aden, 8. Mrs. Feldpausch is the former Cassie Wood.
    Grandparents are Ronald and Mary Feldpausch of Tell City, Mike and Sharon Wood of Owensboro, Ky., and Harris and Suzie Williams of Germantown, Tenn.

  • Cyrus McCager Dixon

    Scott and Heidi Dixon of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Cyrus McCager Dixon, Friday, June 8, 2012, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14ounces and was 20 inches long. Cyrus has two older siblings, Alexandra Lynn, 7, and Brody Scott, 3. Mrs. Dixon is the former Heidi Howe.
    Grandparents are Emma and the late Norman Dixon, Cindy and Bob Howe of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Ralph and Alice Hinton of Cannelton and Willie and Helen Howe of Troy.

  • Avery Kate Hess

    Neil and Julie Hess of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Kate Hess, Thursday, July 12, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Hess is the former Julie Coyle. Avery has one older brother, Ty, 7, and two older sisters, Kloyi, 10, and Shelby, 7.
    Grandparents are Jim and Suzy Coyle of Tell City and Carlton and Pam Hess of Cannelton. Great-grandparents are Bonnie Jean Powers and Martha Coyle.