Today's News

  • Two families, both blessed

    PERRY COUNTY – Each year, the March of Dimes March for Babies walk asks one family to step forward and share their story as the ambassador family. This year, however, the Perry-Spencer County March for Babies asked two families to talk about their experiences with premature birth and how the March of Dimes is instrumental in helping them and others who have premature babies.

  • Reunions

    DERBY – The descendants of Allie Thomas and Daisy (Fenn) Harper will hold a reunion starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harper Tree Farm on German Ridge. A memorial service will be held at noon on Sunday.
    Saturday’s celebration will include food, games and entertainment. Those attending should take dessert and drinks.

  • Fall tour draws near

    PERRY COUNTY – October arrives next week and so does Perry County’s Hoosier Heritage Fall tour. 

  • St. Isidore shooting match set for Oct. 21

    BRISTOW – The annual St. Isidore shooting match has been set for Oct. 21 at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Bristow.
    The ham and turkey shot will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The closed match – beef and pork - will begin at 2:30 p.m. First choice is a half of beef.
    Lunch will be served beginning at 10:30 a.m. and include homemade chili, hamburgers, homemade pie, coffee, soft drinks and bottled water. A country store, cake stand, splatter boards, pull tabs, children’s games and bingo will also be available.

  • Arts group bringing Nutcracker to Tell City

    Auditions Oct. 13

  • Church News, Sept. 27

    Special service at Bristow Christian
    BRISTOW – The Bristow Christian Church will have a special service Sunday at 10 a.m.
    The Gideons will bring the message and a carry-in salad lunch will follow. Sunday School will be held at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    Also, no Sunday school will be held Oct. 14 during the Bristow car show and fest. Church services that Sunday will be held at 9 a.m.

  • School fires woman charged with child seduction

    TELL CITY – A woman contracted by the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. to help with the the school’s color guard was terminated from her part-time position Monday evening for allegedly engaging in misconduct with a teenager. 

  • Sibbitt trial begins


  • Community News, Sept. 27

    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.

    Tractor association to meet today
    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Branchville Conservation Club.

  • Tell City man stabbed; suspect jailed