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Today's News

  • Community Events

    PC football families meet Tuesday
    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Football Families will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the high-school study-hall room.

    William Tell Center supper, dance April 25
    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.

  • Four generations

    Four generations of the Bartlett family gathered recently for a photo.

    Seated is great-grandmother Oda May Terry holding infants Jess Ryan and Jameson Michael Bartlett. Standing are grandfather Michael Terry and mother Denise Bartlett.

  • Rome Dogwood Festival April 27

    ROME – The Rome  Dogwood Festival will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at the old courthouse in Rome.

    Dinners of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw, a homemade dessert and tea or lemonade will be available.

    A concession stand will also serve hamburgers, cheese-burgers, barbecue and sodas. The country store will have pies, cakes, bread, cookies and canned goods for sale.

  • Birthdays / April 18th-24th

    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.

  • Glen Ress tournament seeks sponsors

    TELL CITY – The 26th annual Glen Ress Memorial Open Golf Tournament will be held Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8 at Hoosier Heights Country Club.

    For the past 25 years, the Glen Ress Memorial Fund has provided more than $100,000 of financial assistance to the athletic departments of Perry County school systems.

  • Lillian Rose Patrick

    William and Jennifer Patrick of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Rose.

    She was delivered March 25, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Lillian weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20½ inches long.

    Mrs. Patrick is the former Jennifer Hess. Lillian has a sister, Alyssa, 4.
    Maternal grandparents are Don and Lynda Hess of Derby.

    Paternal grandparents are Avis Patrick of Tell City and the late Gary Patrick.

  • Alexis Paige Malone

    Jacqulyn Malone and Josh Robbins of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Paige.

    She was delivered April 2, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Alexis has a sister, Jennifer Malone, and three brothers, Brandon, Ryan and Wyatt Robbins.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Lucinda Malone of Tell City.
    Paternal grandparents are Sheila Masterson of Tell City and the late Donnie Robbins.

  • Jess Ryan Bartlett and Jameson Michael Bartlett

    Nicholas and Denise Bartlett of Tell City announce the birth of their sons, Jess Ryan and Jameson Michael.

    The twins were delivered at 5:36 p.m. March 7, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Jess weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18½ inches long. Jameson was 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Mrs. Bartlett is the former Denise Terry. Jess and Jameson have a sister, Josie, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Judy Terry of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Morris and Sheila Bartlett of Santa Claus.

  • Charlie Tuggle Ride set for April 26

    TELL CITY – Braunie’s Bar will host its seventh annual Charlie Tuggle Ride Saturday, April 26.

    All bikes will be out at 11 a.m. and in by 4:30 p.m. Fee is $15 for a single rider and $25 for double riders. All vehicles are welcome.

    There will be door prizes and food. All proceeds will benefit Shriners Childrens Hospital and Schreiber family Charities.

    For more information, call John at (812) 547-7917 or Joe at  (812) 547-8803 or (812) 547-0176.

  • Tell City Chair Co. reunion May 4

    TELL CITY – Former Tell City Chair Co. employees will have the opportunity for the first time since the company closed to gather and discuss their recollections at the Tell City Chair Co.

    Chris Cail, reunion coordinator, said many of these employees have not seen each other since the company closed.

    “This is a great opportunity for them to meet up with old friends and talk about the good ol’ days,” said Cail. “The reunion will also serve to capture and record the history of the Tell City Chair Co.”