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Today's News

  • A count and a queen

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  • HHCC ladies to host Holiday House Tour

    PERRY COUNTY – Hoosier Heights County Club Ladies Auxiliary will host a Holiday House Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 4. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Dec. 11.
    Several local homeowners will open their homes for the tour, including Guy Neil and Laverne Ramsey, J.B. and Jayne Land, Ryan and Bridget Oberhausen, Randy and Karen Lyons and Frank Stiles. Also on the tour will be the Franklin School, which has been renovated into apartments by owner occupants Larry and Kathy Fleming and family.

  • Sheriff declines pay raise

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Sheriff Lee Chestnut asked the county council at a regular meeting Thursday to rescind a raise four of its members granted him for next year.

    He said for an Oct. 17 News report he hadn’t asked for the $3,000 pay hike suggested by Councilman Ron Crawford Sr. and supported by Councilmen Jim Adams, Alan Cassidy and Stan Goffinet. Chestnut also said he wasn’t aware it was to be proposed.

  • Happy retirement, Lester!

    Lester Perryman was showered with good wishes and fond stories Thursday as he prepared to retire from the Tell City Water Department after more than 14 years.

    Dale Poole, the utility’s superintendent, called Perryman a dependable worker “up to his ears in water and up to his neck in mud” on more than one occasion as he responded to main breaks. Former Mayor Bill Goffinet recalled a Christmas Eve break on Franklin Street that kept Perryman and others away from their families and church for several hours.

  • Daum, Kohnert seek District 2 council seat

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Voters in Tell City’s Ward 2 will decide one of two contested races next week for common council. Seeking election to their first public office Nov. 8 are Democrat Edward Joseph Daum and Republican Julie (Conner) Kohnert.

  • EUCC’s month-long homecoming celebration begins Sunday

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ at 10th and Jefferson streets is beginning a month long homecoming celebration Sunday.
    The theme for the Homecoming for the 148-year-old congregation is, “With God’s help, we are rooted in the past, shaping the present and building the future.” Fun, excitement, worship and reminiscing will occur each Sunday.
    A review of history and trivia of the church will be a part of the Oct. 30 service. Nov. 6 will include special music.

  • Church News, Oct. 27

    Tell Street Baptist to host concert Sunday
    TELL CITY – Tell Street Baptist Church, located at the corner of Tell and 33rd streets in Tell City, will hold a gospel concert at 11 a.m. Sunday.
    The gospel group Truth Betold will sing during the morning service. Group members are Kenny Roberts, Oliver “Gene” Jones, Alan Berry, Barbara Berry and Jerome Harding.
    A carry-in fellowship meal will follow the event. At 1:30 p.m., the group will perform an extended concert. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Community News, Oct. 27

    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 Sondra Vanconia, Shelda Schmidt and Susan Harpenau.

  • Tell City plans alumni game to celebrate 100th anniversary

    TELL CITY—Tell City High School will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its boys basketball team on Saturday, Nov. 26, at its game with Cannelton.
    Tell City’s program has accumulated 1,129 documented wins in school history since becoming an IHSAA member.
    The celebration will begin with an alumni game from 5 to 5:40 p.m. The junior varsity game will start at 6 p.m. and the varsity game at 7:30 p.m. A postgame reception in Tell City will follow at a location to be determined.

  • Hayes, Reed named to All-PAC volleyball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s McKenzie Hayes and Hana Reed were elected to the All-PAC volleyball team in voting by league coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a junior, made the 15-girl team for the second year in a row. She joins Kara Kessans, Renee Alvey, Emily Harpenau and Kara McClintic as the only Tell City girls to make all-conference in volleyball twice.
    Hayes was the top vote-getter among the all-around players after finishing second in that voting last year.