Today's News

  • PCMH to offer CPR, First Aid classes

    TELL CITY – The Heartsaver First Aid and CPR with AED class will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. A skills test is required for the certification class. Class fee is $55 and registration is required by Tuesday.
    A Family and Friends CPR class is designed for the layperson wanting to know CPR and choking rescue skills. No testing is required. This class is not for those requiring a certification card for job or school requirements. Fee for the two-hour class is $10. Registration deadline is the day before your scheduled class.

  • Community Events, Feb. 2

    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.

  • JA needs local volunteers for elementary, high-school programs

    PERRY COUNTY – If you have been thinking about volunteering for Junior Achievement, now’s your chance.
    Each year, Junior Achievement recruits business professionals, parents, retirees and college students to serve as volunteers to go into schools and teach JA programs. These volunteers use their personal experiences and JA’s curricula to teach students different aspects of economics, including how a community works, how to manage personal finances or even how to run a business.

  • Tell City native to spend semester studying abroad in France

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that Tell City native Nathan Ramsey, a graduate of Tell City High School, will spend the spring 2012 semester studying in Nice, France.
    Ramsey, who is majoring in civil engineering, will study at the Euro-American Institute in a program run by CEA Global Education.

  • Generations . . .

    Four generations of the Patterson family gathered recently for a family picture. Seated is great-grandmother Mary Rita Patterson, holding her great-grandson, Caden Charles Stafford. Standing are Caden’s mother, Beth Coyle Stafford and grandmother Vicci Patterson Mueller of Memphis, Tenn.

  • PC to welcome freshmen

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central will host ninth-grade orientation Monday in the elementary cafeteria. A light meal will be provided at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. 
    Students will plan for their four years of high school, learn about Upward Bound and have the opportunity to sign up for the 21st Century Scholarship program. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required. For more information, contact Jody French, guidance counselor, at 843-5121 or send e-mail to jfrench@pccs.k12. in.us.

  • Holland Firefighter’s Ball set for Feb. 18

    aHOLLAND – The Holland Volunteer Fire Department will host its 22nd annual Firefighter’s Ball Feb. 18 at the Huntingburg Event Center, 110 E. 14th St., Huntingburg. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. EST and a meal catered by Meyer Catering will be served at 6 p.m.
    Music will be provided by Fire & Ice beginning at 7 p.m. A cash bar will be provided all evening by Happy Hour Sports Bar. Tickets for the ball are $20 each and may be purchased from any Holland firefighter or by calling the department treasurer at (812) 536-4301.

  • Weatherholt makes dean’s list at EKU

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Loren Weatherholt graduated from Western Hills High School in Frankfort with honors in 2011.

    She is currently attending Eastern Kentucky University on a presidential scholarship. Weatherholt is a part of the nursing program and will graduate in 2015. She also made the first semester’s dean’s list with a grade-point average of 3.76.
    Weatherholt is the daughter of Crystal Byrd-Rust and Aaron Weatherholt. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Mary Ann Weatherholt of Tell City and the late Fletcher and Caroline Byrd.

  • Band with local ties vying for spot in Battle of The Bands contest

    PERRY COUNTY – Unforgettable Summer, a new alternative rock band from Indianapolis, is competing for a chance to participate in Rockin River City Ride battle at Casino Aztar. Two band members, Bryce Schneider and Ian Schneider, have local ties with Tell City and Cannelton.

    They are the sons of Burke and Judy Hagerdon Schneider, who are 1972 graduates of Tell City High School and the grandsons of Ray and Louise Hagerdon, Lois Schneider May and the late Charles Schneider.

  • Birth announcements, Feb. 2

    Carter Ellis Thompson
    Ben and Dana Thompson of Franklin announce the birth of their son, Carter Ellis Thompson, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at Community South Hospital in Greenwood.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Thompson is the former Dana Scherzer.
    Grandparents are Robert and Marjorie Scherzer of New Boston, Pam Thompson of Lamar and the late Jerry Ellis Thompson.