Today's News

  • Church News, March 15

    Shutt guest speaker at Gospel Tabernacle
    CANNELTON – Gospel Tabernacle Church in Cannelton will welcome special guest speaker the Rev. Patty Shutt during 1 p.m. worship Sunday.
    The public is invited to attend.
    The church will also begin midweek Bible study sessions at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting March 14.

  • Traffic-enforcement push ends Sunday

    PERRY COUNTY – A two-week statewide crackdown on impaired and dangerous driving known as “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” will conclude Sunday, with local police officers out in force conducting saturation patrols and other enforcement tactics that are designed to detect and remove impaired drivers from the roads.

    The program pays officers to work outside of their normal schedules.

  • Reunions, March 15

    PCHS Class of 1987 to finalize reunion plans
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Class of 1987 will hold an organizational meeting at 2 p.m. March 25 at Marcy’s Restaurant in Leopold.
    Everyone is invited to attend. The group will be making final plans on a date and place for the reunion.
    For more information, contact Angie at 843-4755 or Donna at 843-4590. Information can also be found on the class’s Facebook page, “Perry Central Class of 1987.”

  • Cub Scouts learn about newspapers

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  • Community events, March 15

    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.

  • Modern-day treasure hunters in Tell City through Sunday

    TELL CITY – Area residents who want to gauge the value of coins, precious metals and collectibles are invited to meet one-on-one this week with Treasure Hunters Roadshow. During this free event, 1,200 residents are expected to take in their rare and unusual collectibles.

  • City plans cleanup events

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh announced Monday his department will collect limbs strewn about by recent storms beginning March 26 and conduct a city-wide cleanup April 9-13.

    Street-department workers will use a chipper to reduce the limbs to chips, which will be discarded unless city residents request them, he said. All brush piles should be placed curbside or where trash is normally picked up by March 26. The workers will not pick up limbs or brush that are not weather-related, Marsh said.

  • Guillaume moves to Cutting Edge

    TELL CITY – Stylist Kyra Guillaume has moved to Cutting Edge hair-salon in Tell City and is now taking clients. Cutting Edge is located at 134 E. Indiana 66 in Tell City.
    Guillaume will accept clients Tuesdays through Fridays. To contact her, call 547-8995 or (270) 922-6560.

  • Cinema honors students

    Three Tell City High School seniors were recently awarded certificates of excellence by Mark Morgan, manager of the Tell City Cinemas. The girls were recognized by Morgan for their service at the cinemas as employees of the month and for outstanding service. They are, from left, Whitney Zellers, Lacey Kuster and Emily Alvey.

  • Youth Conservation Corps Program at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the summer of 2012.
    The YCC program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the nation’s environment and heritage. Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.