Today's News

  • St. John’s Christmas bazaar Dec. 6

    NEW BOSTON – The annual Christmas bazaar at St. John’s Lutheran Church, half a mile west of New Boston, will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Homemade candy, apple dumplings, cheese balls, turnip kraut and turnip slaw will be available, as well as baked goods, including springerles.

    There will also be crafts, quilts, blankets and numerous other items. Special soup will be sold by the gallon; take your own containers. Soup, sandwiches and pie will be served throughout the day. Everyone is welcome.

  • Recycling district eyes shelter for drop-off site

    Staff Writer

    CANNELTON – The county’s Cannelton recycling center may see the addition of a shelter to house salvaged electronics.

    Perry County Recycling Management District Executive Director Ken Smith announced at a Nov. 20 board-of-directors meeting that a shelter may be installed at the Cannelton collection site. According to Smith, a vendor who collects recycled electronics at the Cannelton site has expressed concern about corrosion and rust of the recyclable electronics stored there.

  • Springerles, homemade goodies at St. John’s bazaar
  • Veterans need drivers

    PERRY COUNTY – Volunteers are greatly needed to drive a Disabled American Veterans van “one or two times per month or as available and willing,” according to Wayne Hubert.

    The county’s veterans services officer said drivers are needed to take people to appointments Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at a New Albany clinic and a hospital in Louisville, Ky. The time for each trip normally doesn’t exceed six hours.

    No chauffeur’s license is required but volunteers must pass a Veterans Affairs physical, Hubert added.

  • Talk to an attorney Dec. 4

    EVANSVILLE – Dec. 4 is the next date for talk to a lawyer telephone clinic. The telephone clinic starts at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m.

    During that time, volunteer lawyers will be available and ready to answer general legal questions regarding Indiana law.

    This service is free and is available to anyone with a question regarding Indiana law. To talk to a lawyer, call (888) 594-3449.

  • 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.

    VFW breakfast buffet set for Saturday

  • Academic kickoff celebrates success with awards, creative fun

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Leadership program hosted its annual Academic Kickoff Oct. 23. This year’s theme was Video Games with the slogan “Bring Your ‘A’ Game.” This year’s show was hosted by teacher Dan Lacy.

  • Holiday Helpers United partners assist those in need

    PERRY COUNTY – Is your youth group, organization, business or family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? Well, you aren’t alone. The Holiday Helpers United partners are already working to help those in need this Christmas and they need your help.

    There are many ways to help. You may conduct a food drive for the Perry County Food Coalition, which will help fill the shelves of Widow’s Barrel, Jasper’s Pantry, Council of Agencies, Martin’s Cloak and Community Adventists’ Food Pantries.

  • Bicentennial time capsule items will be accepted through January

    TELL CITY – Dozens of items ranging from a silver coin to a small handgun have been received for a bicentennial time capsule but there’s still time to make your contributions.

    Items for the time capsule will be collected through Jan. 31 and sealed until 2064, when Perry County will mark the 250th anniversary of its founding. Submissions thus far have included letters to family members, items from Perry County Memorial Hospital and bicentennial calendars, buttons and photos.

  • Dale Presbyterian to host ‘Longest Night’

    DALE – Dale Presbyterian Church’s Micah Center will host a community event featuring the indoor labyrinth at 6 p.m. CST Sunday, Dec. 21, the “Longest Night.” Amid the excitement and noise of the holiday season, many need a respite of quiet. Others who have lost loved ones this past year may need a place of compassion and mercy. The Rev. Laurie Hearn, certified labyrinth facilitator, will lead participants through a time of reflection and walking the labyrinth. Everyone in the community is invited.