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Today's News

  • TC Renaissance class to hold annual yard sale March 12

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance class has scheduled its annual yard sale for March 12 in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. The sale will be held from 6 a.m. to noon.
    Those attending are asked to enter through Gate 3 off of Tell Street.
    Items available will include women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, household items, home décor, toys, two computer printers, an air hockey table and a variety of books.

  • Perry Central students up in one, down in none

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Captain’s Club sponsored a pizza party for students who raised at least one grade the second quarter of the school year, compared to the quarter, without letting any other grades fall. The students who earned straight A’s both the first and second quarter were also invited to the pizza party.


     

  • Birthdays, Feb. 25 - March 3

    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.

    February 25

  • Birth announcements, Feb. 24

    Jacob Andrew Gilliam
    Samuel “Tripp” and Jerene Gilliam of Dublin, Ga., announce the birth of their son, Jacob Andrew Gilliam, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Fairview Park Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Gilliam is the former Jerene Kunkler.
    Grandparents are Jerome and Marlene Kunkler of Tell City and Samuel and Frances Gilliam of Abbeville, S.C.
    Great-grandparents are Samuel and Elizabeth Gilliam and the late Joseph and Otillia Kunkler and Leo and Josephine Jasper.

  • Hubert – Mayfield

    Khrystyna Hubert and Jeremy Mayfield were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Workshop to focus on farm financial recordkeeping

    CANNELTON – Purdue Extension will offer a series of workshops in March as part of the Risk Management Education for Farm Women program. There will be three workshops in the series and will be set up where you can attend one, two or all three workshops.

    On March 10 and 17, the first set of workshops will take place at Perry Central schools with a focus on financial management.

  • Community groups can help replenish pantries

    PERRY COUNTY – The pantries of the Perry County Food Coalition invite community organizations, churches and businesses to help fight hunger in Perry County by organizing canned-food drives in March and April to help replenish local pantries.

    The Food Coalition pantries, Widow’s Barrel, Council of Agencies, Community Adventist Services, Jasper’s Pantry in Cannelton and Martin’s Cloak in Siberia fed more than 16,000 individuals last year and expect the need to be just as high this year.

  • Pack 191 rallies for Blue & Gold Banquet

    A cake marking his Pack’s Blue & Gold celebration drew Devin Moore and other Scouts to an after-lunch treat Sunday. 

  • COLUMN: ‘The King’s Speech’ is more than just Oscar bait

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    Every year a film is released that screams, “Oscar!” and this year that film is “The King’s Speech.” Unfortunately, some people are turned off by films that seem destined for awards because the very synopsis of such films come off as pretentious. It’s understandable why some would be put off by the story of a stuttering Duke of York (Colin Firth) in pre-WWII Britain.

    That’s right; “The King’s Speech” is all about a king with a speech impediment.

  • Glow Room upgrade (corrected)

    Jose Donjuan, in first photo, and Martine Guerrero of Keystone Restorations, New Albany, replace and tuck-point brick and secure the walls of what was once the Glow Room Tavern.