Today's News

  • Mu Gamma holiday auction to take place Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will have its annual holiday auction Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    The doors will open at 6 p.m. with an auction beginning at 6:30. Scott Dixon will be the auctioneer for the event.

    Members will provide handmade gifts and decorations as well as homemade baked goods to be auctioned off at this event. There will also be a tasting of the Holiday and Old English cheeseballs to be made by the sorority in December.

  • Taste of the Holidays event canceled

    TELL CITY – Due to a lack of vendor participation, The Taste of the Holidays event scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21, has been canceled.

  • Community 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.

    VFD’s Christmas bazaar Sunday

  • Buntin joins Deaconess VNA Plus staff

    TELL CITY – Tara Buntin, a registered nurse, has joined the Tell City office of Deaconess VNA Plus as a staff nurse.

    A resident of Santa Claus, Buntin earned an associate’s degree in nursing from Vincennes University.

    She was previously employed by Safe at Home in Bedford.

  • Keasling of Jonathan Jennings Daughters chapter earns genealogy award

    CORYDON – The Jonathan Jennings Chapter, of the Daughters of 1812 met Nov. 1, in Corydon, with president Carol Seales presiding. Seales welcomed Jeanne Vest, prospective member, as a guest.

    An announcement was made that Lynne Keasling earned the 2014 Willard C. Heist Family Genealogy Award. Keasling researched and published several books of family history and has helped numerous women obtain proof for membership in the society, Daughters of the Union and Daughters of 1812.

  • K of C Memorial Mass today

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will hold a Memorial Mass at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 (today), at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The Mass will be held in remembrance of all deceased Knights of Columbus members, especially those who have passed away since the last Memorial Mass.

    Everyone is welcome.

  • Learning about newspapers

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  • Charles and Barbara Beard renew vows

    Charles “Dusty” and Barbara Beard of Cannelton reaffirmed their marriage vows during a convalidation ceremony Oct. 18, 2014, at St. Michael Catholic Church. The private ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Sengole T. Gnanaraj.

    Following the ceremony, a small reception was held at The Patio Steak House.

    Mr. Beard and the former Barbara Bryant were united in marriage Oct. 18, 1997, at United Methodist Church in Tell City.

  • Officials redefine family

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    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners voted at a regular meeting Nov. 3 to amend a county housing ordinance to change the definition of family.

    In preparing an application for a grant to fund a study for the Perry County Museum, Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission project administrator Nathan Held found that a required change hadn’t been made to a fair-housing ordinance county officials adopted in 1993.

  • Sex offender jailed again for failure to register

    TELL CITY – A joint investigation by sheriff’s departments in Perry and Dubois counties led to the arrest last week of Michael B. Haughee, who police said is a registered sex offender.

    According to Perry County Chief Deputy Daymion Marsh, deputies received information that Haughee was residing in Jasper and had failed to notify deputies in either county that he had moved. Haughee had registered an address in Tell City.