Today's News

  • 4-H enrollment opens for 2015

    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana 4-H enrollment is open in Perry County through Jan. 15. 4-H is a premier source of enjoyable, educational programs to help young people reach their full potential. Plus, new for 2015, enrollment is easier than ever with the 4-H Online system, https://in.4honline.com.

    Indiana 4-H is the state’s largest youth development program for grades 3-12, reaching over 200,000 youth in all 92 counties. 4-H Youth Development Educators in each Purdue Extension county office coordinate local activities.

  • Animal shelter online Christmas auction underway

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Animal Shelter is once again holding its annual online Christmas auction.

    One of the shelter’s largest fundraisers, the auction includes many new and handmade items donated by area businesses, groups and individuals.

    To view items, visit the shelter’s Facebook page at Perry County Animal Shelter, Inc. and select the photo album “2014 Perry County Animal Shelter Auction.” To bid, click on the photo of the item of interest and enter your bid in the comments.

  • Community Events

    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.

    Golden Living Christmas bazaar set for Thursday

  • Cannelton students practice fire safety

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  • William Tell Elementary School student earns writing award

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indianan’s Southern Indiana Japanese School has received the School Award in Writing from the Japan Overseas Educational Services, a subsidiary of the Japanese government’s Ministry of Education and Science.

    Only 21 out of nearly 300 Japanese schools abroad received the award. This is the ninth consecutive year that the SIJS has received this honor.

  • Optimists to hold blanket drive in December

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Optimist Club will hold a blanket drive for Catholic Charities and Holiday Helpers. Collection boxes will be available at local banks and churches after Monday, Dec. 1. The blanket drive will run through Dec. 31.

  • Area students to perform Sunday in monastery recital

    FERDINAND – Budding musical talents will be showcased as students of the Sisters of St. Benedict perform a Christmas recital at 2 p.m. EST Sunday, Dec. 7, at Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    The students represent various schools in the area, including William Tell Elementary, Tell City High School, Perry Central Elementary, Nancy Hanks Elementary, Heritage Hills Middle School, Heritage Hills High School and Ferdinand Elementary.

  • Veterans breakfast planned for Monday, Dec. 8

    TELL CITY – A free breakfast for local veterans will be hosted by Tell City American Legion Post 213 from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8 at the post home.

    Breakfast will be served by the American Legion Auxiliary. The event will mark the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • EUCC Women’s Guild plans Christmas salad lunch Thursday

    TELL CITY – The Women’s Guild of Tell City Evangelical United Christian Church will hold its annual Christmas salad luncheon Thursday, Dec. 4, in the church’s Fellowship Hall at 10th and Jefferson streets from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

    In addition to more than 40 different salads, chicken casserole, hot rolls, a variety of homemade Christmas cookies and drinks will be served. Cost will be $8 per person at the door. Carry-outs will also be available.

    For more information, call the church office at (812) 547-7059.

  • Daughters of Isabella to celebrate 70th year Sunday

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 will celebrate their 70th anniversary Sunday, Dec. 7, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 824 Jefferson St. in Tell City.

    A Mass of celebration will begin at 11 a.m. Seating for the Daughters will be reserved in front pews marked with red bows.

    Following Mass there will be entertainment and a catered meal in the parish hall. All Daughters of Isabella members are welcome. To make a reservation, call Regent Mary Seibert at 547-4847 or Vice Regent Becky Hagedorn at 836-2805 by Monday (today).