Today's News

  • Strassell among CBS Radio honorees

    BOSTON – Tell City native Greg Strassell, current senior vice president of programming for CBS Radio, was among the recipients of awards at the 2012 Worldwide Radio Summit held April 27-28 in Los Angeles. CBS Radio topped the “Radio Company” category at the event’s award luncheon, hosted by “All Access” and “A&R Worldwide” and Strassell was honored as the company’s senior programmer.

  • Reunions, July 5

    ST. MEINRAD – The VanWinkle-Mills Reunion will be held July 8 at the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    A carry in dinner will be served around 12:30 p.m. Table service and drinks will be furnished. 
    All families and friends are invited.  Help pass the information to all relatives.

  • St. Meinrad first communion

    Members of St. Meinrad Catholic Church celebrated first communion April 29. Pictured in the front are Cameron Briggs, Amelia Lutz and Benjamin Mangum. In the back row are catechist Julia Lutz, the Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB and Karen Mangum, catechist.

  • Church News, July 5

    St. John Chrysostom summer picnic July 22
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston will host their annual summer picnic July 22 at the church.
    Meals will include fried chicken and roast beef dinners, which will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned Father Heck Hall. “Famous” New Boston Soup by the bowl or gallon will also be available.

  • Community Events, July 5

    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.

  • Local Girl Scouts hit the Big Apple!

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Girl Scouts traveled to New York City June 7 – 11.

    Seventeen Girl Scouts, five leaders, one Girl Scouts of Southern Indiana council member and 24 friends and family members enjoyed three full days of sightseeing with Taylor Tours of Tell City. Jim Ashby accompanied the group.

  • Peg and Ty McDaniel

    Peg and Ty McDaniel of Parrish, Fla., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in February by attending the Diocese of Venice’s annual wedding anniversary Mass at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice, Fla.

    Bishop Frank J. DeWane presided and led the couple in a ceremonial renewal of vows. They also celebrated the anniversary by going on a Carnival cruise to Nassau in the Bahamas, St. Maartens and St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands.

  • Luna - Schatz

    Jamie Luna and Eric Schatz of Terre Haute announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Janet Moreno of Indianapolis and the late Jerry Luna. She is a graduate of Indiana State University with degrees in English and education.
    In the fall she will be an English teacher at Terre Haute South High School.

  • Knox – James

    Kristy Lynn Knox and Doyle Evan James of Tell City, along with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Knox of Hawesville, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Cleatus James of Cannelton, and their children, Skyler James, Alexander James, Zachary Scott ad Melissa Scott, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Red Mountain High School in California, LaVonne’s Beauty Academy and the University of Phoenix in Mesa, Ariz. She is a licensed nail technician and manicurist.

  • Whistle charged with murder

    PERRY COUNTY - Henry J. Whistle Jr. was charged Tuesday afternoon with murder in the death of his fiancee, Jamie Stowe.

    Indiana State Police and the Perry County Sheriff’s Department were called to a rural northern Perry County residence at 8:14 Sunday night after dispatchers received a call of a woman who had died.

    Police were summoned to 26790 Indiana 37, St. Croix and found Stowe, 31 dead inside the residence. A preliminary investigation reveals that she and Whistle, 36, became involved in a physical altercation.