Today's News

  • Moose picnic opens Thursday


    TELL CITY – Perry County’s Summer Fest picnic, sponsored by Moose Lodge 1424, will return to Zoercher-Bettinger Park Thursday through Saturday, June 26-28.

    Gene O’ Rides of Fordsville, Ky., will operate rides all three days and a fireworks show is scheduled for Saturday, June 28. Fireworks will begin shortly after 10 p.m.

    Moose members and Women of the Moose will serve chicken and pork-chop dinners all three days. Serving will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and continue through the evening.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Bible school students explore the Sea of Galilee

    Emmanuel Lutheran Church's "In Gangway to Galilee" vacation Bible school was held June 6-8. During the three-day event, children learned about five different Bible accounts on the shore or on the Sea of Galilee.

    Crowds of thousands followed Jesus as he called his disciples, taught the people about their heavenly father and showed that he will keep is safe, save us and provide for all we need now and eternally."

  • Church News

    St. Peter's supper, auction July 5
    LAMAR - St. Peter's United Church of Christ near Lamar will hold its annual buffet supper and picnic beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 5 at the church.

    Supper will feature fried chicken, baked ham, salads, casseroles, fresh fruit and home-baked desserts. Guests will also have a chance to stroll through the grove and sample all flavors at the homemade ice-cream stand.

    A silent auction by the church youth group will also be held. All proceeds will go toward an upcoming mission trip to Haiti.

  • Freewill Baptist to host revival

    CANNELTON - The Rev. Jack Kidwell, pastor of Heartland Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, will be guest speaker at revival services at Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21 and 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, June 22. Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation welcome everyone to attend.

  • 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.


    Tractor club to meet today
    BRANCHVILLE - The Ohio Valley Tractor Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Branchville Clubhouse. Final plans for Branchville Fun Day will be made. Members are encouraged to attend. Call 843-5716 for more information.

    Live music at Twilight Towers Friday
    TELL CITY - Leo Gronquist and his band will provide entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, June 20, in the Twilight Towers dining room in Tell City. The public is invited to attend.

  • John and Judy Raaf

    John and Judy Raaf of Grandview will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 5, 2014.

    A Mass of thanksgiving will begin at 5 p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport, followed by an open house at 6:30 p.m. at the Grandview Civic Center.

    All family and friends are invited. No gifts are requested, only the presence of guests.

    John and the former Judy Haller were married July 4, 1964, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    They are the parents of Julie (Kevin) Rayburn of Grandview and Joe (Erika) Raaf of Santa Claus.

  • Rainey - Carter

    Morgan Rainey and Andy Carter, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rusty and Holly Rainey of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Jerry and Tina Carter of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

  • Ramires - Pittman

    Deonna Ramires and Brannon Pittman, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Beverly Rustin of Santa Claus.
    The groom-to-be is the son of John and Bonnie Pittman of Tell City.
    The ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, June 28, at the Jasper Riverwalk Gazebo in Jasper.

    A reception will begin at 5 p.m. the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    Miss Ramires is a 2012 graduate of Heritage Hills High School.

  • Hess - Rhodes

    Mr. and Mrs. Rick Hess and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rhodes, all of Tell City, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jaime Hess and Markie Rhodes of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana.

    She holds a journalism degree and is employed as a client representative at Southern Hills Counseling Center.

    The groom-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2011 graduate of Sullivan University.