Today's News

  • TC holds off Rebels

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City capitalized on a hot start and held off South Spencer 42-40 in the first round of the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in 12-team sectional

    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City won four events, the most of any team, as it placed second in the 12-team IHSAA girls swim sectional Saturday.

  • Ribbon cutting at Petals Floral Shop

    A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the new location of Petals Floral Shop at 425 Main Street in Tell City.

    Pictured in the front row from left are David Carney, Linda Egar, Becky Paulin, Mayor Barbara Ewing, Jenny Richter and Carolyn Carney.

  • Community Calendar, Feb. 10

    Thursday February 10
    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.

  • Church News, Feb. 10

    St. Boniface to host spaghetti dinner Saturday
    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a spaghetti dinner at the church from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
    The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites neighbors and friends to celebrate Saint Valentine with an evening of good food and live entertainment.
    Spaghetti dinners will cost $8 for adults and $5 for children. Proceeds will benefit the facilities and grounds of historic St. Boniface Church.
    The parish center is located on Highway 545, south of the church.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict programs

    Sisters to explain history of Mass
    FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Sunday Eucharist: Why We Do What We Do,” that will explain the history and meaning of various parts of the Mass.

  • Birthdays Feb. 11 - Feb. 17

    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 11

  • Education News, Feb. 10

    Freshmen orientation for Tell City students
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold freshmen orientation for the 2011-12 school year at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high-school auditorium. All current eighth-grade students and their parents need to attend.
    Students and parents will be given information about high-school diploma tracks, scheduling and graduation requirements.
    Representatives from 21st Century Scholars will be present to provide information about their program.

  • Lawalin earns degree from ITT

    TELL CITY – Jacob Lawalin has recently graduated from ITT Technical Institute with an associate degree in information technology – computer network systems.

    While attending ITT he maintained a 3.85 grade-point average. Lawalin is also a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
    He is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Lawalin is the son of Duane and Jancy Lawalin of Tell City and the grandson of Herman and Virginia Epple of Troy.

  • Rayford named to Purdue dean’s list

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Rachel Rayford has recently earned a spot on Purdue University’s dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester.

    She is majoring in psychology.
    A 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School, Rayford is the daughter of Julie A. Wood of Cannelton and Joe Rayford Jr. of Anderson. She is the granddaughter of Mary Wood of Cannelton.