Today's News

  • Genet 2A South Coach of Year again

    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—This year Perry Central’s volleyball team matched its school-record 27 wins from last season and added a sectional title and the team’s first regional title.
    So it was no surprise that the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association named Perry Central Coach Becky Genet the Class 2A Coach of the Year for the southern half of the state Sunday for the second year in a row.
    The coaching awards were voted on by a panel of volleyball coaches from throughout the state.

  • Brown makes All-PAC again

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City senior Elliott Brown was one of five repeat selections on the All-PAC football team selected by conference coaches Monday.
    Last year Brown shared the conference Most Valuable Player award with Gibson Southern quarterback Nick Sellers.
    But Sellers won the MVP award by himself this year, as Tell City’s conference record was not as good as last year and Brown’s individual statistics were not quite as good as last year because opposing defenses keyed on him even more heavily this year.

  • Celebrate Recovery Ministry meets Sundays

    TELL CITY – The Tell City First United Methodist church offers Celebrate Recovery Ministry to the community.

    The group meets every Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. in the social hall at the church.

    “Celebrate Recovery is for anyone who is struggling with the bondage of alcohol and drugs, but it is also for anyone wrestling with depression, overeating or anything that holds one hostage from the freedom and joy Christ offers us all,” said church leaders.

  • Celebrating Confirmation


  • Catholic Charities winter coat giveaway underway

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities, in conjunction with the Holiday Helpers United program, is once again sponsoring a winter coat giveaway.

    Coats for adults and children are currently available at the Catholic Charities office. Call 547-0903 for more information.

  • Dash up fopr adoption

    DASH is a 2-year-old male weighing less than 25 pounds. He is likely a Boston terrier and Jack Russell mix.

    Dash was brought to the shelter after being found roaming in the Millstone area. While at the shelter, Dash has shown he adores long walks and runs, other dogs, cats, toys and children.

    Dash’s adoption fee includes neuter, all vaccines, heartworm test and flea, tick and heartworm preventative.

  • Breakfast with Elsa and Anna Nov. 22 at Depot

    TELL CITY – Fans of Disney’s “Frozen” are invited to a breakfast with Elsa and Anna at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Tell City Depot.

    Cost is $10 per person. The event will include pictures, story time and autographs. Catering will be provided by New Boston Tavern.

    The event is sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital, New Boston Tavern and the Tell City Depot.

    Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

  • Semper Fi 5K, Marine Tough 10K races Saturday

    CANNELTON – On Nov. 8, in honor of Veterans Day, the Perry County Marines, along with the Perry County Museum, will host a Semper Fi 5K and a Marine Tough 10K. Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate.

    Registration for each race is $20 through race day. All runners and walkers will receive a T-shirt the day of the race. Marine Tough 10K participants will receive honorary dog tags.

  • 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.

    Kidney Smart class today

    TELL CITY – There will be a free Kidney Smart Education class 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at Fifth Third Bank in the community room in Tell City.

  • 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.

    November 7