Today's News

  • Church News, Feb. 21

    Cannelton First Baptist to show movie
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton invites the public to attend a showing of “Paul the Apostle,” a documentary on Paul’s teachings to help better understand the life of Paul. The event will be held at 4 p.m.  Feb. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 325 South Fourth St., in Cannelton. The movie is approximately three hours long and light refreshments will be served.
    Everyone is encouraged to attend.

  • Families may be eligible for energy bill assistance

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry, Spencer and Crawford county residents may apply for assistance with their heating bills through a program called the Energy Assistance Program, Larry K. Kleeman, executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp., said recently.

  • Bill regarding agricultural property taxes passes both houses

    INDIANAPOLIS — Senate Bill 319, sponsored by State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and cosponsored by State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth), passed the Indiana House of Representatives Monday with a unanimous vote. SB 319 is the first piece of legislation to pass both houses in the 2013 legislative session.

  • Talk to a lawyer for free March 7

    EVANSVILLE – The regularly scheduled talk- to-a-lawyer call-in program will be held March 7. 

    Volunteer attorneys will be available from 4:30 to 7 p.m. to answer general legal questions asked by the public. To access this free program, call (800) 994-2169.

  • Landscape artist to display work at abbey

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery will host an exhibit of landscape paintings in oil and mixed-media prints by Philadelphia artist Clay Johnson. The exhibit will be on display from Saturday to March 28.

    Johnson paints on site, beginning his work with careful observation of his surroundings. He explains, “I look until I see something that moves me and then I construct a painting around that experience.”
    Free play of the imagination is his aim, rather than objective reporting. Color and light are central.

  • Legislative breakfast Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative breakfast Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. at the chamber office. The chamber is located at 601 Main St., Suite A in the Tell City Electric Department building. 

  • LHDC matched savings program can turn $400 into $2,000 for families

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority has again awarded Lincoln Hills Development Corp. a contract to operate the Individual Development Account Program.  Under this program, income eligible individuals and families can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $1,600 annually.

  • Another potential scam affecting Perry County homeowners

    TELL CITY – In an attempt to cheat Indiana consumers out of money, various companies have solicited homeowners through an invoice, billing them to pay a substantial fee to obtain a copy of the current deed to their property. 

  • Community events, Feb. 21

    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.

    Perry Central band accepting donations

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Band Boosters are now accepting donations for the band’s annual silent auction and vendors fundraiser.

  • Library board votes to demolish house