Today's News

  • Pet of the week

    KATIE is an affectionate little orange tabby kitten about 4 months old. She is already spayed and is awaiting her forever family. Katie will do great in just about any home or environment.

    All cats are feline leukemia negative, have been spayed or neutered, received the full series of booster and rabies vaccines and dewormer and have received flea and tick preventative.

    Adoption fees for cats are still reduced to $25 each or $35 a pair. Dogs are $50. Microchipping is optional at $15 with no annual enrollments.

  • Coming Events

    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.

    March of Dimes Walk Sunday

    PERRY COUNTY – The annual Perry-Spencer Counties March For Babies will be held Sunday, Oct. 5 at City Hall Park in Tell City. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. with the walk beginning at 2.

  • 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.

    October 3

  • Lincoln Spencer Polk

    Ryan and Sam Polk of Evanston announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Spencer.

    He was delivered at 9:23 p.m. Sept. 1, 2014, at St. Mary’s Health System in Evansville.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Mrs. Polk is the former Sam Kleeman.

    Lincoln was welcomed home by a brother, Levi, 5, and a sister, Addison, 3.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Sharon Kleeman and paternal grandparents are Fred and Terri Polk, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Lain of Tell City.

  • Billy and Linda Lain

    Billy and Linda (Ballman) Lain of rural Cannelton will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 4. The couple was married Oct. 6, 1989.

    They have five children, Larry (Krista) Lain of Mongolia, Caleb (Theresa) Lain of rural Cannelton, Jimmy (Mandy) Lain of Tell City, Carol (Ryan) Dixon of Ellettsville and Gus Lain of rural Cannelton. They also have 11 grandchildren.

    Mr. Lain is the pastor at Tell City Church of Christ. Mrs. Lain has devoted her time to watching her grandchildren.

  • Special Olympics bowling tourney scheduled Oct. 18

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry Country will host its county bowling tourney at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Tell City Bowling Center.

    The public is invited to cheer athletes.

  • LHDC to administer food program

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. announced its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals. Meals are available to all eligible, enrolled participants without regard to race, color, national, origin, sex, age or disability at North Perry Head Start and South Perry Head Start

    Children in households that receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or food stamp benefits, who are Head Start participants or are foster children, are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.

  • Annexation opponents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9

    TELL CITY – A group fighting efforts by Tell City to annex their land will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 in Tell City.

    Organizers of Citizens Against Annexation will update affected landowners about current court proceedings. The meeting will be at 8735 Indiana 37, Tell City, next to the Indiana Farm Bureau Office.

  • Yard sales will span 200 miles along Highway 60 in Kentucky this weekend

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Over the weekend of Oct. 3-5, eight western Kentucky counties will team up to present the ninth annual Highway 60 Yard Sale.

    The sale will stretch for 200 miles along U.S. Highway 60 through Livingston, Crittenden, Union, Henderson, Daviess, Hancock, Breckinridge and Meade counties. 

  • Ladies Day Out Friday, Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The seventh annual Ladies Day Out has been planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4.

    Participating businesses will run specials and giveaways for ladies and take donations for local cancer patients at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Items they need will be purchased and donated to local women seeking treatment for cancer through the hospital.