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Today's News

  • Catholic Charities winter coat giveaway underway

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities, in conjunction with the Holiday Helpers United program, is once again sponsoring a winter coat giveaway.

    Coats for adults and children are currently available at the Catholic Charities office. Call 547-0903 for more information.

  • Dash up fopr adoption

    DASH is a 2-year-old male weighing less than 25 pounds. He is likely a Boston terrier and Jack Russell mix.

    Dash was brought to the shelter after being found roaming in the Millstone area. While at the shelter, Dash has shown he adores long walks and runs, other dogs, cats, toys and children.

    Dash’s adoption fee includes neuter, all vaccines, heartworm test and flea, tick and heartworm preventative.

  • Breakfast with Elsa and Anna Nov. 22 at Depot

    TELL CITY – Fans of Disney’s “Frozen” are invited to a breakfast with Elsa and Anna at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Tell City Depot.

    Cost is $10 per person. The event will include pictures, story time and autographs. Catering will be provided by New Boston Tavern.

    The event is sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital, New Boston Tavern and the Tell City Depot.

    Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

  • Semper Fi 5K, Marine Tough 10K races Saturday

    CANNELTON – On Nov. 8, in honor of Veterans Day, the Perry County Marines, along with the Perry County Museum, will host a Semper Fi 5K and a Marine Tough 10K. Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate.

    Registration for each race is $20 through race day. All runners and walkers will receive a T-shirt the day of the race. Marine Tough 10K participants will receive honorary dog tags.

  • Community Events

    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.

    Kidney Smart class today

    TELL CITY – There will be a free Kidney Smart Education class 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at Fifth Third Bank in the community room in Tell City.

  • Birthdays

    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.

    November 7

  • Hospital auxiliary holiday bazaar, auction today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 (today). There will also be a silent auction.

  • Goodrich raises the lid

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School recently recognized this quarter’s Raise the Lid winner, Shelly Goodrich.

    The Raise the Lid award is given to a faculty member who goes above and beyond his or her duty. The winner is nominated by the student body and selected by the Renaissance Leadership class.

    Goodrich received hot tamales, diet Mountain Dew and the Raise the Lid award, to which she will add her signature and possess until next quarter’s Raise the Lid winner is announced.

  • Annual Twilight Towers Christmas open house Saturday

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host its eighth annual Christmas open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 in the dining room at 1648 10th St. in Tell City.

  • Thomas Richard Gagliardi

    Vince and Shelly Gagliardi of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Thomas Richard.

    He was delivered at 4:48 p.m. Feb. 20, 2014, at Owensboro Regional Health.

    Thomas weighed 4 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18½ inches long.

    Mrs. Gagliardi is the former Shelly Masterson.

    Paternal grandparents are Richard and Madeleine Gagliardi of Mount Vernon, Ky. Maternal grandparents are the late William Thomas and the late Lucille Masterson.