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Today's News

  • First UMC hosts special Sunday service

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church in Tell City is gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday with a special pre-game worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday.

    The service will include a message “God’s Playbook” by Pastor Andy Payton and special music “Drop Kick Me Jesus, Through the Goalposts of Life” by the Chancel Choir.
    Pre-game activities will begin at 4 p.m. with soup, snacks, games and movies for children.

  • Community News, Feb. 3

    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.

  • Perry Central crown homecoming queen, king

    Perry Central High School students voted Megan Hedinger and Ian Bashor their homecoming queen and king before the home basketball game against Crawford County Jan. 28.
     

  • Homecoming royalty crowned

    Jennifer Dartt was crowned queen and Charles Northener voted homecoming king Jan. 28 at Cannelton High School’s homecoming ceremony held between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games in Cannelton.

     

  • Cub Scout racers

    Cub Scout Pack 191 held its Raingutter Regatta boat race Sunday, Jan. 16 at Perry Central schools. Each Cub Scout assembled and decorated a sailboat for the race.

  • Learning numbers and letters

    During the month of January, the children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start enjoyed activities that dealt with numbers and letters.


     

  • Education News, Feb. 3

    Area student named to Manchester College dean’s list
    NORTH MANCHESTER – Dana Cronin of Tell City, a psychology and sociology major and graduate of Perry Central High School, has earned a spot on the dean’s list for Manchester College.
    To achieve dean’s list distinction, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours.

  • Community Calendar

    Thursday February 3
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Birthdays, Feb. 4 - Feb. 10

    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 4

  • Perry Central draws first-round bye

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central has won two game in its Class 2A girls basketball sectional each of the last two years. Doing so this year would give the Commodores a sectional title.
    Sectional runners-up the last two years, the Commodores drew a bye in pairings announced by the IHSAA Sunday.
    Tell City will play South Spencer in the first game  of the Class 2A sectional at Forest Park Tuesday at 6 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).
    That will be followed by North Posey vs. Forest Park at approximately 7:45 p.m.