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Today's News

  • Whitney Adam Johnson

    Whit and Heather Johnson of Ventura, Calif. announce the birth of their son, Whitney Adam Johnson on July 19, 2016, at 10:15 a.m.

    He weighed 6 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Whitney and Debra Johnson of Elkhart and Dave and Susan Smith of Canoga Park, Calif.

    The mother is formerly of Tell City.

  • Church News; July 28

     

    Holy Ghost Revival Saturday

     

    CANNELTON – Holy Ghost Revival will be in concert Saturday evening at 6 p.m. at House of Prayer. The church is located at 7498 Old State Road 237, in Cannelton. Pastor David Nix and the congregation welcome the public to attend.

     

    Southern gospel concert July 31

     

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will be celebrating 195 years this Sunday, July 31.

  • 10th Street Fall Fair returning to Tell City in September

    TELL CITY – The 10th Street Fall Fair will return this autumn to Tell City on Saturday, Sept. 17.  Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, petting zoo and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening. This family friendly event will run from 3 to 7 p.m. and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • News to be honored at Schweizer Fest dinner

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the annual Schweizer Fest Testimonial Dinner to honor Perry County News on Thursday, Aug. 11. The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus where the social hour will begin at 5:30 pm and dinner at 6:30 pm.

  • TC Pretzel joins Indiana Home Grown

    TELL CITY – Tell City Pretzel has been recognized by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown initiative. Through its Indiana Grown membership, Tell City Pretzel will expand its reach to both consumers and retail partners, taking advantage of additional marketing support, event opportunities and more.

  • Defunding the terror front

    SEN. DAN COATS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Terrorist violence against civilians in Israel has been accelerating in recent years, amounting to what is now called the “Silent Intifada.” Perhaps it is called silent, because we are not paying enough attention.



  • Mysterious Ark Encounter

    Jake Bethel

    Feature Writer

    lifestyles@perry countynews.com

     

    Secluded in the middle of a vast clearing in Grant County, Ky., stands a rather conspicuously majestic structure. The Ark Encounter was built to be a historically and Biblically accurate replica of Noah’s Ark, in case you’ve missed the headlines regarding the financial aspects and hiring practices of the project.

  • 911 callers, stick to the facts

    With much banter about protocols for police officers, citizens can do a lot to help reduce stressors. A main point would come from accurate reporting of possible dangerous or criminal activity.

    For example, last Monday, July 18, an autistic client of an assisted living facility in North Miami, Fla. escaped the safety of the facility. An employee, Charles Kinsey, pursued the 23-year-old client in an attempt to return him to the home. 911 was called, and dispatchers were told a man was in the middle of the street with a gun, threatening suicide.

  • Kicking it into drive
  • Relay for Life wrap-up Aug. 8

    PERRY COUNTY – The Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its wrap-up celebrations on Monday, Aug. 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge. Committee, Leadership, team captains, participants, survivors, sponsors, and anyone wanting to help with Relay 2017 are invited to attend.

    RSVP to Teri James, (812) 499-9476 or teresa.james@cancer.org by Aug. 5. There will be a free pasta bar provided for those attending, take a favorite side dish or dessert. Drinks can be purchased at the bar.