Today's News

  • Renovated St. Bede and Newman halls dedicated

    SAINT MEINRAD – The newly renovated spaces in St. Bede Hall and Newman Hall, on the campus of Saint Meinrad Archabbey were blessed by Archabbot Justin DuVall OSB, in a special ceremony Oct. 6.

    Following Mass in the Archabbey Church, monks, students, faculty, co-workers, the boards of Overseers and Trustees, benefactors and guests proceeded to the buildings for the dedication.

  • Perry Central band members to sell dinners Sunday

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Band Boosters will sell chicken dinners beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday at Leopold Park.

    The dinners will consist of a half of chicken, creek fried potatoes and green beans. 

    Cost will be $7.

  • Darrell Evans to appear at Community Christian Church Saturday

    TELL CITY – Worship leader and songwriter Darrell Evans will be appearing in Tell City for a community worship event Saturday, at Community Christian Church, located at 821 10th Street.
    The event will begin at 7 p.m. Darrell’s projects “Let the River Flow” and “Freedom” both garnered Dove Award nominations and influenced a new wave of congregational worship. His newest project, “Nothing Less Than Everything,” wraps his joy, passion and experience in a fresh and powerful sound.

  • Local income tax hike in effect

    PERRY COUNTY – County Auditor, Connie Berger, is reminding local employers that on April 26, 2012, the County Council adopted Ordinance No O-CC-12-1 imposing additional Economic Development Income Tax. The new tax went into effect Oct. 1. If you have not received the new rates from the Indiana Department of Revenue you can go to their Web site at www.in.gov/dor and search for new county tax rates effective Oct. 1, 2012. 

  • Freewill Baptist to welcome Epley

    CANNELTON – Brother John Epley of Jonesboro, Tenn., will be a guest speaker at Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church.
    Epley will speak during the 11 a.m. service and the 7 p.m. services Sunday. Pastor Lewis Garrett and congregation welcome everyone to the church.

  • Church News, Nov. 1

    Gospel Tabernacle to welcome James McMikin
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Gospel Tabernancle Church in Cannelton will have revival services with Evangelist James McMikin of Jasper at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday.
    McMikin will share his ministry in song as well as the Bible. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend.

    Singing guests at Troy church

  • And-Tro line flushing begins Nov. 5

    GATCHEL – And-Tro Water Authority will begin flushing mains Nov. 5 with the work continuing several weeks. Due to the possibility of discolored water, customers are encouraged to use caution when doing laundry. 

  • Community Events, Nov. 1

    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 life styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

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  • Winners of the first Cannelton Miss Heritage Fest contest announced

    CANNELTON – Winners of the first Miss Heritage Fest pageant held Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton are as follows:
    Little Miss category ages 7-9 – Miss Photogenic, Madison Moore; second runner-up, Lydia Cook; first runner-up, Katie Lindsey and queen, Hayley Wroe.
    Miss Pre-Teen category ages 10-12 – Miss Photogenic, Haylea Crandall; second runner-up, Maddie Gray; first runner-up, Matie Robertson and queen Haylea Crandall.