Today's News

  • Works-board meeting canceled

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Board of Public Works and Safety meeting scheduled for Monday has been canceled, according to the city’s clerk-treasurer, Arvina Bozarth.

    The common-council meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. that day will be conducted.

  • Dragging Main, Part Deux

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  • Forest Service plans autumn burns in three areas

    PERRY COUNTY – Prescribed burns in three local areas of the Hoosier National Forest are planned this fall, officials from the U.S. Forest Service announced this week. A public meeting next week will share details.

    The meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Perry Central High School Library. The public is invited to the meeting to learn about the prescribed burn program in the forest, including the areas proposed for fall burning.

  • Cannelton, Bristow next fall tour stops

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – After a sun-kissed weekend at Celina Lake and Rome, the Hoosier Heritage Fall tour visits Cannelton Saturday for that city’s Heritage Fest. Sunday’s events will be in Bristow as the town welcomes thousands of people for a car show and entertainment.

    Hours in Cannelton are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, with events on Washington Street.

  • Community Events, Oct. 6

    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.

  • Early Autumn at Celina Lake

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  • Maurices announces local scholarship winner

    TELL CITY – Donald Fulkerson, son of Eugene and Lynn Fulkerson, of Cannelton was recently named a Maurices scholarship recipient.
    Maurices announced the names of 17 students across the country who have been awarded scholarships based on “their hard work and dedication,” a press release from the store stated.
    The Ascena Scholarship Program was developed in 1996 and has given scholarships to more than 401 children of associates at Dress Barn, Maurices and Justice stores.

  • PCMH Auxiliary fall gathering Friday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual fall membership gathering Friday.
    The meeting will start at 9 a.m. in the hospital cafeteria. Breakfast will be served. Members and anyone interested is encouraged to take any family members or friends who would be interested in hearing more about the group.
    If you plan on attending, call one of the following board members by today to make a reservation: Judy Meunier at 547-4928, Mickey Fischer at 547-5691, Micki Kieser at 547-5917 or Clara Kress at 547-2787.

  • Birth announcements, Oct. 6

    Alli Jo Spellmeyer
    Brian and Mary Spellmeyer announce the birth of their daughter, Alli Jo Spellmeyer, Monday Aug. 29, 2011, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Spellmeyer is the former Mary Waninger of Chrisney. Alli Jo has two siblings, a sister, Madelene, 5, and a brother, Kyle, 2.
    Grandparents are Deacon Mike and Karen Waninger of Chrisney and Don and Kathy Spellmeyer of Gentryville.

  • Bands earn gold at district meet

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Both of Perry County’s high-school marching bands earned gold ratings at Indiana State School Music Association district competition at Jasper Saturday, permitting them to take their shows to the regional level.