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Today's News

  • Church News, Nov. 24

    Agape day chili supper Friday after parade
    CANNELTON – Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St., Cannelton, will host a free chili supper for the community following the Cannelton Christmas parade Friday.
    Grilled hot dogs, hot chocolate, coffee and treats will be offered along with the soup.

  • Community Events, Nov. 24

    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.

  • Tots Lots visit Hoosier Southern Railroad

    The children of Tots Lots preschool recently took a field trip to the Hoosier Southern Railroad.

  • PCJW to host annual Sweets, Treats and Santa

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women will present Sweets, Treats and Santa from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Schergens Center, 1140 31st Street in Tell City.
    The day will be filled with fun, lunch and craft activities, members said. Children will also get to spend time with Santa and goodie bags will be handed out to the first 100 children. Door prizes will be drawn for parents and children throughout the event. Lunch will include Chicago’s pizza, cookies and a drink.

  • Births, Nov. 24

    Presley Aryn Bumm
    Aaron and Amy Bumm of Evanston announce the birth of their daughter, Presley Aryn Bumm, Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Bumm is the former Amy Gelarden. Presley has one older sibling, Reagan, 3.
    Grandparents are John Gelarden of Tell City, Patty Nantz of Evansville and Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie “Popeye” Bumm.

  • Hall – Hoesli

    Casey Hall and Steven Hoesli were united in marriage during an afternoon, seaside ceremony Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    The bride is the daughter of Debra Kieser of Cannelton and Oscar Hockenberry of Paducah, Ky. Mr. Hoesli is the son of Steve and Gloria Hoesli of Tell City.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Timothy Chenault.

  • Letters to Santa due by Nov. 30

    TELL CITY — The News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus. Good boys and girls can send their letters for publication in our annual Holiday Greetings section, to be published this year Dec. 22 — just in time for Santa to read them as he’s checking what’s in his sleigh.

    Letters can be addressed in care of The News and mailed to P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Letters can also be dropped off at 537 Main St. or sent via e-mail to editor@perrycountynews.com. Letters must be received by Nov. 30.

  • Town of Santa Claus gearing up for busy December

    SANTA CLAUS – The 2011 Santa Claus Christmas Celebration will kick off the first weekend of December with holiday-themed family activities and events.

    “We celebrate Christmas all year long, but the town goes all out during December,” said Melissa Wilkinson, executive director of the Spencer County Visitors Bureau. “With the lodging packages and special events going on each weekend, the Christmas celebration is a great way to experience the season.”

  • French Lick Resort plans holiday events

    FRENCH LICK – French Lick Resort is getting ready for the 2011 holiday season with an array of activities that will suit the wishes and desires of guests both young and old.

    Decorations are being placed – some traditional favorites and some new – including very exciting exhibits, additional lights and many more sights and sounds that will be memory-making moments for the entire family.

    Like years past, a half-million twinkling lights will illuminate the turn-of-the-century hotels and their beautiful grounds.

  • Santa on his way to county for holiday-weekend parades

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – Santa Claus will be the guest of honor at two weekend parades as Perry County kicks off the holiday season.

    Cannelton’s parade begins at 6 p.m. Friday with Tell City’s parade getting under way at 4 p.m. Sunday.

    Leopold will host its annual parade Dec. 4.

    New Lineup Location for Cannelton Event

    Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142, Legion Auxiliary Post 142 and Sons of The American Legion Detachment 142 are once again sponsoring the parade.