Today's News

  • Master gardener course offered this fall

    SPENCER COUNTY – Local folks who enjoy gardening and helping others grow should make plans to take part in this fall’s Purdue Master Gardener Course in Spencer County.  

    The program is a volunteer training program which offers an extensive course in horticulture in exchange for a donation of volunteer hours to help teach others what class members have learned.

    The course will be held on 12 consecutive Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning Sept. 12, at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center near Chrisney.

  • Holman retires from Navy Reserve service

    TELL CITY – BV1 (SCW) James E. Holman retired from the Naval Reserve Aug. 1 after more than 21 years of service.

    Holman entered the Marine Corps Oct. 11, 1989. As a lance corporal, he served during Desert Shield-Desert Storm from December 1990 to April 1991. He left the Marine Corps as a corporal Oct. 10, 1995. He then joined the Army National Guard Jan. 19, 1996. He served for three years as a specialist and was discharged Jan. 18, 1999.

  • Schweizer Fest’s Opening Day

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  • Parks board trying to locate donated site’s boundaries

    By LARRY GOFFINET, Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Department is still trying to determine the boundaries of a small parcel of land that a former county resident wants to donate to the department.

    Michelle Allen Deom told the parks board in May that she wants to donate approximately a half acre of land on Indiana 66 between Lafayette Springs and Rocky Point.

  • Principals report on academic progress

    By STUART CASSIDY, Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – During a regular meeting of the Tell-City-Troy Township School Board Tuesday, reports were given by each school’s principal about Adequate Yearly Progress and Public Law 221.

  • Schweizer Fest Street Cars

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  • Community events, Aug. 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.

  • Perry County Memorial Hospital receives financial performance award

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Perry County Memorial Hospital has been recognized for its financial performance by Alliant Management Services.

    The hospital earned high marks in nine measures of financial soundness to win the award. Alliant made the presentation at its annual awards ceremony July 29 at the Galt House in downtown Louis-ville.
    Accepting the award on behalf of Perry County Memorial Hospital were board Secretary-Treasurer Grant Taylor and board members Rita Mahoney and Don Etienne.

  • St. Pius annual fall fest Sept. 11

    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday, Sept. 11.
    On the menu is the parish’s “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon, fried-chicken or roast-beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie.
    Entertainment will include a live band, a giant yard sale and flea market, games for adults and children and a raffle.
    Serving begins at 11 a.m. Take your own container for carry-out soup.

  • Firms win bids for old TC Chair building work

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Jerry Aigner Construction of Boonville will perform demolition and earthwork at the former Tell City Chair Co. building for $293,500 after the Perry County Redevelopment Commission accepted bids Thursday for a variety of work.