Today's News

  • Diabetes presentation at PCMH Nov. 10

    TELL CITY – Alan Kott will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 Perry County Memorial Hospital to share his personal experiences with diabetes and taking insulin to help control his blood sugar.
    Kott is a member of the sanofi-aventis A1C Champions Program, which is a patient led approach to diabetes education. He has diabetes and takes insulin as part of his overall diabetes treatment plan including diet, exercise and other diabetes medications.

  • Knights of Columbus Auxiliary bazaar Nov. 13

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts, crafts and vendor Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the K of C, 11th and Tell streets.

  • Community Events, Oct. 21

    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.

  • Church News, Oct. 21

    Seminarians sharing talents Sunday
    ST. MEINRAD – Seminarians of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will give a free concert of sacred and classical music Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. The concert will be held in the Archabbey Church and is open to the public.

  • Births, Oct. 21

    Morgan Michelle Bockhold
    Clint and Amber Bockhold of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Michelle Bockhold, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Bockhold is the former Amber Jarboe.
    Grandparents are Neil and Connie Bockhold of Leopold and Mike and Kathy Jarboe of Derby.

  • Birthdays, Oct. 22 - Oct. 28

    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.
    October 22

  • Arcene and Ramona Foerster

    Arcene and Ramona Foerster of Evanston will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.
    Mr. Foerster and the former Ramona Talbott were married Oct. 23, 1960, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston.
    They are the parents of four children, Darryl Foerster, Debra Sendelweck, Angela Claiborne and Becky Boehm. The couple also has six grandchildren, Molly Foerster, Nicole and Lucas Sendelweck, Amanda Claiborne and Lee and Heather Boehm.

  • Tell City native recalls days of old

    Ninety-five-year-old Marjorie Kellems Murray visited her childhood home of Tell City recently, which conjured up many memories of the city’s past. 

    According to one of her seven daughters, Mary Kunz, Marjorie always told stories of her life growing up in Tell City.  Marjorie graduated from Tell City High School in 1933 and moved to St. Louis, where she married James L. Murray and has lived ever since.

  • History Lesson

    Hundreds of people took advantage of sunny skies to tour the Shubael Little Pioneer Village Saturday and Sunday, the final two days of Perry County’s Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour.

    A restored blacksmith shop was dedicated and volunteers dressed in period garb offered tours of restored cabins, served food and shared stories of the pioneer families who helped establish Perry County.

  • We might say ‘Social Network’ defies generations

    ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    “The Social Network,” also known as “The Facebook Movie,” seemed like a joke when I first heard about it. OK, a popular Web site that seemingly everyone uses is getting its own movie. Sounds like a gimmick. Then I read that Aaron Sorkin was writing it and David Fincher was directing it. How quickly gimmick turns into entertaining art.