Today's News

  • Community News, Jan. 27

    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.

    Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Schergans Center in Tell City.
    Hostesses will be Pam Kreig, Mary Snyder and Kim Zellers.

  • Senate District 47 legislative survey available online

    INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Richard D. Young, Jr. (D-Milltown) has announced that the 2011 legislative survey for Senate District 47 is now available online at www.IN.gov/s47. Young is seeking input from his constituents on a variety of issues that are anticipated to come before the 2011 General Assembly.
    Included in the survey are questions on spending priorities for the state budget, retail sale of alcohol on Sundays and banning smoking in public places. Constituents are asked to complete the online survey by Jan. 31.

  • PCMH to offer free CPR sessions

    TELL CITY – To celebrate American Heart Month in February, Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer an American Heart Association CPR class, “Family and Friends,” that will be free to the community.
    Adult, child and infant CPR and choking rescue skills will be demonstrated and practiced during these sessions. No testing will be required.
    This class is for anyone 10 years and older, who desires to learn CPR skills and does not need a certification card.

  • Cannelton Homecoming set for Friday

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School will crown its 2011 Homecoming royalty during a ceremony Friday between the junior varsity and varsity games, at approximately 7:15 p.m.

    Queen candidates
    Jennifer Dartt is the daughter of Rebecca Wilson and David Dartt. She has been a member of Directions, chorus and art clubs for four years, Spanish club for three years and student council and National Honor Society for two years.
    Dartt plans to attend the University of Southern Indiana and major in English and minor in theater.

  • Business notes, Jan. 27

    Verizon adds new cell site in St. Croix
    ST. CROIX – Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in the Perry County community of St. Croix that improves voice and data coverage. Coverage is also improved on Interstate 64 between County Road 219 and County Road 9.

  • Church News, Jan. 27

    Pastels on exhibit at Archabbey Library
    ST. MEINRAD – An art exhibit called “Plein-Air Pastels” will be on display at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad from Jan. 15 to March 5.
    The exhibit showcases the plein-air (painting outdoors) works of two Kentucky artists, Jan Frazier of Owensboro and Iris Gentry of Henderson.
    Both artists are adept in a variety of media and enjoy working outside, on location, where the constantly changing light is both an inspiration and a challenge.

  • Education news, Jan. 27

    Area students make dean’s list at Indiana State
    TERRE HAUTE – Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the fall semester of 2010.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    Area students making the list include Sarah Roccia of Cannelton, Justin Sabelhaus of Grandview and Zachary Hagedorn and Jeffrey Kast of Tell City.

  • Birthdays, Jan. 28 - Feb. 3

    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.
    January 28

  • Community Calendar Jan. 27 - Jan. 31

    Thursday January 27
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Norman and Judy Herzog

    Norman and Judy Herzog of Cannelton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 21, 2011.

    The couple were married at St. Michael Catholic Church Jan. 21, 1961. They are still active members of the church.
    The Herzogs are the parents of four children, Norm Herzog of Indianapolis, Christopher Herzog of Cannelton, Mindy Herzog Paulet of Lafayette and John Paul Herzog of New Albany and two daughters-in-law, Karen and Nicki Herzog.