Today's News

  • Tell City High School art show slated for April

    TELL CITY – The eighth annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held April 2-3 and April 10 in the junior-senior high library. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 2 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3 and April 10.
    Some of the items that will be on display are pencil drawings, pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, scratchboards, paper mache’ sculptures, weavings and fiber projects, and pottery.

  • Your 2012 Community Guide Discover Perry County

    The 2012 edition of The News’ community guide, Discover Perry County, is included in
    today’s edition for subscribers in Perry and surrounding counties. Copies are also included in newsstands.

    Out-of-area subscribers can receive an issue by mail at no cost by calling The News at (812) 547-3424 or sending e-mail to circulation@perrycounty news.com. Extra copies can be picked up at The News.

    The guide is also available in the special-sections area of this site.

  • Church News, March 22

    United Pentecostal to hold concert Friday
    BRISTOW – Christy Clark, Christian singer and songwriter, along with electric guitarist Rev. Jason Clark will be live in concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the United Pentecostal Church, 20843 State Road 145 in Bristow.

  • City aims high for 7th Street


    TELL CITY – A new event and visitor center supporters said will reshape the look of Tell City’s Seventh Street and the rest of its downtown might bring millions of dollars in additional investment, including a new hotel, members of the city council learned Monday night.

    The $1.2 million project still faces major challenges, including a need for additional funds and time constraints that would require the center to be completed within a year.

  • Family Roots Nursery sponsors free seminars beginning Saturday

    DALE – Family Roots Nursery Inc. in Dale will present a home and garden seminar series during the spring and summer for anyone interested. The seminars will be held at 2 p.m. EST Saturdays beginning this Saturday.
    All seminars may be attended at no charge and some will include “make and takes” items for a nominal fee. Aaron and Andrea Peters of Family Roots Nursery will present some of the seminars while others will be presented by individuals better suited for the topics.

  • Reunions, March 22

    PCHS Class of 1987 to finalize reunion plans Sunday
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Class of 1987 will hold an organizational meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at Marcy’s Restaurant in Leopold.
    Everyone is invited to attend. The group will make final plans on a date and place for the reunion. For more information, contact Angie at 843-4755 or Donna at 843-4590. Information can also be found on the class’s Facebook page, “Perry Central Class of 1987.”

  • PCMH to offer CPR, first aid classes in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer American Heart Association CPR programs and a first aid course during March and April.
    The Family and Friends CPR classes will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. today and 12:20 to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. March 28.
    This program is designed for the lay-person, 10 years and older, to learn CPR and choking-rescue skills.
    No testing or performance evaluation will be required. Fee for the program is $10.

  • Community Events, March 22

    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.

    Mu Gamma gathering today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.
    Hostesses will be Pat McCleary, Velma Hubert and Connie Berger.

  • Pinewood Derby champs

    Boy Scout Troop 192 held its Pinewood Derby Feb. 19. Winners were, from the left, Will Simpson, first place; Matt Aders, second place and Ethan Pruitt, third place.

  • NRG Farms claims awards in Saddlebred Horse Association Convention

    TELL CITY – NRG Farm of Tell City received two Indiana 2011 High Point awards at the Indiana Saddlebred Horse Association Convention in Carmel Feb. 12.
    The Testament, shown by trainer Nancy Ress, won the Park Pleasure Driving Award and Championship Symphony, shown by Dr. Gene Ress, won in the Country Pleasure Driving Division.
    Dekarobics, owned and shown by Hannah Young in their first year of showing together, won two championships and two reserve championships.