Today's News

  • Deer Creek Baptist schedules Christmas programs

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host youth and adult Christmas programs beginning Sunday, Dec. 14.

    At 6 p.m., the congregation’s children will present “Meet Me at the Manger,” followed by a youth creative expression of “Oh Holy Night” and a “Nativity Scene Shadow Play.”

    On Sunday, Dec. 21, at 10:30 a.m., the adult choir will perform the cantata, “Bethlehem Morning.” Christmas caroling will begin at 6 p.m.

  • LaGrange – Rottet

    Lindsey N. LaGrange and Kurt L. Rottet were married Oct. 25, 2014, at Harvest Moon Bed and Breakfast in Ferdinand with Dan Smith officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus and the granddaughter of Carroll and Brenda Goffinet of Tell City and Gene and Ann LaGrange of Mariah Hill.

    The groom is the son of Terry and Patty Rottet of Jasper and the grandson of Shirley Rottet of Jasper. The couple honeymooned in Nashville, Tenn., and resides in Ireland.

  • Cannelton student council shines in parade

    The Cannelton Elementary Student Council participated in the Cannelton Christmas Parade and earned first place in the civic division.

    The students and sponsors created a “Slam Dunking Christmas” float for the parade.

  • 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.

    United Pentecostal taking candy orders

  • Cannelton library to observe new hours beginning Jan. 2

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton branch of the Perry County Public Library will begin new hours of operation Friday, Jan. 2. Hours will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 1-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

  • Library to close Dec. 24-27 for holidays, computer upgrades

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City and Cannelton branches of the Perry County Public Library will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday, and Friday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 27, for computer system upgrades.

    Libraries will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 31 and Thursday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s.

  • Set the holiday table for feathered friends

    Feature Writer

    When planning your holiday menu and composing a shopping list, you may want to consider penning in some goodies for the winged among us. During winter’s coldest and dreariest days, they’ll be happy for the extra food sources and you’ll be glad to have these entertaining, colorful guests visit your home.

  • Donation with a challenge

    The Rev. Lee Shepherd presents a $200 donation to Randy Roccia, Salvation Army kettle coordinator, at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The church’s missions committee raised the money through a variety of fundraisers, including monthly children’s penny offerings.

    Roccia issued a challenge to other churches, businesses and organizations to match or beat the donated amount.

  • Roland’s Jewelry to sell earrings for $5, donate all to local food pantry

    TELL CITY – Ken Roland of Roland’s Jewelry in downtown Tell City has found a creative way to help families in need this Christmas.

    Roland’s Jewelry is selling platinum-colored cultured pearl earrings for $5 and donating the entire amount, not just the proceeds, to the Perry County Food Coalition.

    “My family and I are very grateful to this community, which allows us to stay in business for so long,” said Roland.

  • Silent auction planned for Friday at school

    PERRY COUNTY – A silent-acution fundraiser planned for Friday, Dec. 12, will raise money to help Tell City-Troy Township eighth-graders pay for a planned spring trip to Washington, D.C.

    The event will be held in the cafeteria hallway and bidding will begin at 5:30 p.m. Bids will be accepted until 7:30. Winners will be announced during halftime of the Tell City varsity game.