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Today's News

  • Coming Events

    Sweetwater at Twilight Towers Friday

    TELL CITY - Sweetwater will provide musical entertainment at Twilight Towers, 1648 10th Street in Tell City Friday, Sept. 12, starting at 6 p.m. in the dining room. The public is invited.

    K of C free dinner Saturday

  • Fall landscape program set for Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY - Purdue Master Gardeners of Perry, Spencer and Dubois counties have announced their second educational program for the public and all master gardeners.

    "Impressive Fall Landscapes" will begin at 6 p.m. Central time Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Family Roots Nursery Inc., 4871 West 1200 South in Dale. Note the special start time for this month's program.

  • Drug roundup scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27

    PERRY COUNTY - The latest in a series of drug-roundup events is scheduled for 8 a.m. until noon Sept. 27 at the Tell City Fire Station and the clinic at Indiana 37 and French Ridge Road.

    Intended to keep outdated or otherwise unneeded medications out of the wrong hands and water supplies, the events are conducted in conjunction with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and local law-enforcement and recycling-management agencies. Each event results in the collection of hundreds of tons of drugs nationally.

  • Rummage sale at Trinity United Sept. 27

    FULDA - The Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda will have a rummage sale beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

    Sale items will be fall, winter and Christmas related.

  • Rynkiewich of St. Phillips weds, Kessner attends

    TELL CITY - Dorothy Kessner of Tell City attended the wedding of her grandson, Frank Rynkiewich of St. Phillips, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Evansville, with a reception at Kokies Banquet Center in Evansville.

  • Tell City's Sharpe earns bachelor's in communication

    WHITEWATER, Wis. - Thomas Sharpe was among the 1,488 students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater who earned degrees this spring.

    Sharpe, from Tell City, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.

    Students celebrated their achievements with friends and families at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17, in UW-Whitewater's Kachel Fieldhouse.

  • Ava Madelyn Epple

    Jerrad and Stephanie Epple of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Madelyn. Ava was delivered at 10:16 a.m., July 14, 2014, at the Women's Hospital in Newburgh.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Mrs. Epple is the former Stephanie Hubert.

    Ava was welcomed home by her sisters, Claire, 5, and Isla, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Tony and Mary Jo Hubert of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Darwin and Tonya Hagerdon and Donnie and Pam Epple of Branchville.

  • John and Jenny Brunner

    John Richard and Jenny Lynn Brunner of Tell City will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Sept. 21. The couple was married Sept. 29,1989, at First United Methodist Church in Cannelton.

    They have six children, Sunshine Whistle, Eva Smith and Jeremy (Ashley) Wagner, all of Tell City; Jason (Kelly) Wagner of Owensboro, Ky.; John Brunner Jr. (Tammi) of French Lick and Andy Brunner of Evansville. They also have 10 grandchildren.

  • Birthdays

    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.

  • Social News

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will meet for its monthly meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the post in Tell City. Charlotte Lindauer will preside and encourages all members to attend. Women interested in joining the group or who want to learn more about its work are also invited.

    THE MU GAMMA CHAPTER of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ. Hostesses for the evening will be Connie Berger, Velma Hubert, Lee Ann Riley and Pam Krieg.