Today's News

  • Tri Kappa announces scholarship opportunities

    PERRY COUNTY – The State organization of Tri Kappa will award a variety of scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring. 
    Each state scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000. Tri Kappa has provided scholarship awards since 1914, acknowledging students on the local, province and state levels. 
    Chapters, provinces and the state organization combined currently give nearly $500,000 annually honoring academic achievement.

  • Jr. Auxiliary members earn activity patches

    Junior Auxiliary members from Tell City American Legion Post 213 Lacey Hellums, Linzie Hellums and Kendra Gehlhausen pose after receiving their patches for completing activities in the Junior Activity Patch Program.

  • Cannelton Homecoming Royalty

    Cannelton seniors Dylan Schneider and Sammie James were crowned homecoming king and queen at ceremonies held Jan. 14 at the Cannelton Community Center before the Bulldogs basketball game against Medora.

  • Perry Central to hold homecoming ceremonies Friday

    LEOPOLD – The 2011-12 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held Friday between games of the boys’ varsity and junior varsity basketball game vs. Orleans. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 p.m.
    Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates. The entire high school student body will choose the queen and king.

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  • Couple adds unique photo shoot to wedding experience

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Like most who grew up in small, rural areas, Whitney Carter and Jason Neu knew each other when they were younger. But as is the case with most, they lost touch once they grew up.

    Whitney, the daughter of Mary Jo and Randall Carter, was a graduate of Perry Central and Jason, the son of Patrick Neu and the late Patricia Neu, attended Heritage Hills High School.

  • Cannelton High School Class of 1966

    The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 recently held their 45th class reunion at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. Those attending were, sitting from left, Nancy (Carr) Clark, Linda (Rearden) Terry, Bonnie (Etienne) Reed, Linda (Goodson) Jones, Donna (Claycomb) Peter, Carol Jane (Taylor) Schipp, Nancy (Huber) May, Susie (Stephens) York and Janet (King) Ball. Standing are Nancy (Mogan) Bland, Randall Carter, Denny Ramsey, Phillip Braunecker, Richard Ball, Terry Raley, Tom May, Parvin Smith, Robert Hafele, Jerry Paris, James Seals and Jane (Bennett) Snyder.

  • Community News, Jan. 19

    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.

  • Fischer honored at annual conference

    Rebecca Lauster, left, secretary and Sharon Watson, right, president of the South-Southwest Indiana District Employee Association, present Darlene Fischer with the Employee of the Year Award at the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts annual conference and awards banquet held Jan. 10. The South-Southwest District is composed of 11 counties, from which Fischer was nominated. She was selected for the award by an IDEA committee.

  • St. Augustine raffle tickets available

    LEOPOLD – The St. Augustine restoration raffle is under way.
    This year, a 2011 Kawasaki Mule, four by four with camo coloring, roof, windshield and trailer will be raffled off.
    Tickets are available for $10 each or three tickets for $25. This will be a limited draw with only 4,000 tickets sold. The drawing will be held Feb. 5.
    For more information or to purchase tickets, contact any parish member.