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Today's News

  • Blinzinger Reunion

    Fifty people attended the first Blinzinger family reunion July 5, at Windward Heights Country Club.The oldest person attending was Bette Pagragan from Tell City, who was 91 July 4. The youngest was Keeley Pagragan, 2 ½ months, from Lexington, Ky. The person attending from the farthest away was Darla Shoemaker Hetzel and her husband, Wilford, of Powhatan, Va.

  • Birthdays

    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.
     

  • Fischer – Boehm

    Kristin Fischer of Tell City and Jonathan Boehm of Holland were joined in marriage during an evening ceremony May 10, 2014, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Richard and Lahna Fischer of Tell City and the groom is the son of Randy Boehm of Holland and the late Virginia Ann Boehm.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Paul Alvey.

  • Reunions

    • Tell City Class of 2004 will host its 10-year class reunion at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the Knights of Columbus. Tickets will be available at the door for $30 per person and will include drinks and dinner catered by New Boston Tavern. For more information, email tellcityclassof2004@gmail.com or call Zac at (812) 547-8630.

    • Tell City Class of 1964 will hold its 50th reunion Friday, Aug. 8, at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City. Guests may arrive beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person.

  • Social News

    THE CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, Aug. 14, at The Patio restaurant.

    THE ST. MICHAEL CHURCH ST. ANN SOCIETY will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 in Father Marendt Hall. Hostesses will be Margaret Shank, Mary Jo Shellenberg, Pauline Thorn and Helen Wittman.

    Refreshments will be served and the meeting will be followed by bingo.
    THE BRISTOW COMMUNITY CENTER holds euchre games at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

  • Snippets of history from Tell City’s founding

    Mark Oberhausen shared his presentation in June to the Tell City Historical Society. In the spirit of celebrating Tell City’s history during Schweizer Fest, we are sharing portions of his work.

    • The Swiss Colonization Society was organized in Cincinnati in November, 1856, with the goal of acquiring land for a new city for its members. The society wanted to purchase 10,000 acres on a river and in a free state.

  • ‘Widder’s Landing’ author Eddie Price to sign books at Blue Heron

    ROCKY POINT – Blue Heron Farm will play host to a book signing and evening of musical memories from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8.

  • Indiana State Police plan sobriety checkpoint Friday in Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – Troopers from the Indiana State Police Jasper Post will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Perry County Friday night. Drivers passing through the checkpoint area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers, and will only be detained briefly while troopers determine whether further investigation is necessary, state police said in a press release.

  • ‘Guardians’ funniest superhero group, may be weirdest

    By ERIC HARRIS
    Movie Reviewer

    And you thought “Thor” was the weirdest part of the Marvel movie franchise. As superhero movies have branched out beyond Earth in recent years with the “Thor” and “The Avengers” films, I wondered how far mainstream audiences would go with Marvel into deep sci-fi territory.

  • Old-timers and a Schweizer Fest queen

    The 40th annual Schweizer Fest Old-Timers Game drew baseball fans of all ages to Frank Clemens Field Tuesday evening.   Above right, Schweizer Fest Queen Sara Hagedorn throws out the ceremonial first pitch.