Today's News

  • Early Head Start home visits

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out together. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. Pictured are April Applegate, Fannie, Olivia and Kaitlyn Goffinet and Laura and Isaac Schwartz. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

  • Joint service planned for Sunday in City Hall Park

    Veterans groups will gather around noon Sunday for a joint Memorial Day service in City Hall Park. The an-nual tribute to men and women who gave their lives in defense of our nation will follow visits to local cemeteries by American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars members. 

    Cannelton American Legion members will visit several cemeteries Monday and will conclude their tributes with ceremonies in Cannelton’s Gazebo Park at 11:55 a.m. and in Hargis Hafele Park at 12:05 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend local tributes to veterans this weekend. 

  • Weekend ceremonies to honor veterans’ sacrifices

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.

    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliaries and Sons of the American Legion units.

  • Honoring a brave hero

    Tyler Zoglman’s battle with cancer ended this week. Those who knew him or only knew of his courage gathered in City Hall Park to honor his spirit. 

    Tyler Zoglman


    Funeral services for 13-year-old Tyler Zoglman will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City. Burial will follow in St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church Cemetery in New Boston. 

    Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday (today) and noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

  • Community News, May 24

    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.

  • Legion honor guard volunteers needed

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 Honor Guard provides military services for departed soldiers and veterans as well as color guards for patriotic events. On Memorial Day, they will visit local cemeteries to honor those who have served in the armed forces.
    Anyone interested in joining the Post 213 honor guard should call the post home at 547-8201.

  • ‘Power of the Purse’ Marketplace support Imagination Library

    TELL CITY – With the temperature in the low 50s, 20 local vendors braved the cold to offer a wide variety of items ranging from jewelry to antiques to artwork at the United Way’s Power of the Purse Marketplace event April 21 hosted by Oakwood Health Campus. 

    The event raised more than $900 for the United Way’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library, an early literacy program co-sponsored by the Perry County Junior Women. The Marketplace was also sponsored this year by Maurice’s and Fifth Third Bank.

  • Tom and Irene Damin

    Tom and Irene Damin of Tell City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 24, 2012.

    Mr. Damin married the former Irene Early May 24, 1952, at the old St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Scherer – Weber

    Rebecca Crystal Scherer and Bernard Adam Weber announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bruce and Patricia Scherer of Evanston. She is a 2011 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is employed with Jasper Rubber Products.
    Mr. Weber is the son of Bernard and Sherrie Weber of Chrisney. He is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is employed with Jasper Engine and Transmission.
    The wedding is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Lincoln Boyhood Chapel in Lincoln City.

  • Donation honors veterans

     Mark Brasseur donated most of his hair Monday to Locks of Love and while helping children with hair loss he also honored the memory of veterans. Brasseur said he grew his hair for three years and said his donation was made in honor of Preston Robert Jones, a close friend who served for 21 years in the U.S. Army. Jones died last September. He also honored the memory of his uncle, Roger Aubery, who served in the U.S. Marines in the 1960s. “I also did it for all veterans, past and present,” he said. All About You Salon’s Vicki Gebhard did the honors.