Today's News

  • Freewill Baptist, gospel quartet unite for 50th anniversary

    CANNELTON –  Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary, Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4.

    Inspirations Gospel Quartet of Bryson City, N.C., also celebrating 50 years together, will perform their nationally-recognized conservative southern gospel music Saturday at 7 p.m. at the church.

    The weekend will also serve as a “Pearly Gatemen” Reunion. A carry-in basket lunch will be served  following morning the 10 a.m. service. Sunday school will be dismissed.

  • Rural News

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Margaret Keller, who died Thursday, April 17. Margaret is the mother of our daughter-in-law, JoAnna Sommer. May she rest in peace now and be free of pain and stress.

    Also our sympathy to the family of Danny Peter, after his battle with cancer. He passed away Friday, April 18. May he also rest in peace and be free of pain with all the faithful departed.

  • Community Events

    William Tell Center supper, dance Friday
    TELL CITY – The William Tell Center at 1301 11th St. in Tell City will host a chili supper and dance Friday, April 25, at the center.

  • Birthdays - April 25- May 1, 2014

    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.

    April 25

  • Muenks – Ginger

    Shawne Muenks and Ed Ginger, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Bertha Muenks of Tell City.

    The groom-to-be is the son of William Ginger and Barbra Loman of Evansville. The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Tobinsport. A reception will follow.

    Miss Muenks is a graduate of Tell City High School and Ivy Tech Community College.

  • Small Steps to Wellness fun run-walk Saturday

    LEOPOLD – The Small Steps to Wellness fun run-walk hosted by Stepping Stones Preschool, will be held Saturday, April 26.

    Organizers invite the community to participate in this family-friendly event. Runners and walkers are welcome. All money raised will support the Small Steps to Wellness program with a portion going to the Perry Central High School baseball team. This event directly benefits youth and their families in rural Perry County.

  • Weaving workshop at Shubael Friday

    TELL CITY – A workshop for people interested in the art of weaving will be held at the Shubael Little Pioneer Village at 9 a.m. Friday, April 25.
    The community workshop will be conducted by professional weaver Joe Burch of the Louisville area, who produces both utilitarian ware and art objects on the loom.

  • Social News

    THE TCHS CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, May 8, at The Patio restaurant in Tell City.

    THE TCHS CLASS OF 1971 will meet at 6 p.m. today at The Post restaurant in Tell City.

    THE PCMH AUXILIARY BOARD will meet at  9 a.m.. Friday, May 2, 2014 in Conference Room C at the hospital.

  • South Spencer outshoots Tell City

    ROCKPORT—Joe Davis shot a 2-over-par 38 for medalist honors as South Spencer beat Tell City 173-193 in boys golf Wednesday.

  • Pirates edge Commodores 7-6

    LEOPOLD—Charlestown scored two runs in the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 7-6 in girls softball Friday.
    “That’s the best hitting team we’ve faced,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    The Pirates had 12 hits and also took advantage of a tight strike zone as Perry Central pitcher Miranda Claise walked five.
    Kendall Klein got the win in relief for the Pirates. She gave up one hit and no walks as she pitched the last two innings.