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Today's News

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Testing is offered on a first-come, first serve basis Oct. 21 and Oct. 22.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency.
    The cost is $70 for the complete examination. For more information, contact GED chief examiner Susie Knox at 547-3347.

  • VFW picnic Sunday at Mulzer Camp

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Sunday at Mulzer Camp west of Troy.
    Members and their families, plus the ladies and men’s auxiliary units and their families, are invited to attend.
    The post will furnish the meat, potatoes and drinks. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish or dessert.
    Dinner will begin around 12:30 p.m.
    For more information, contact Kerry James at (812) 608-0217.

  • Wellness activities scheduled at Tell City High School in October

    TELL CITY – The following wellness activities are available, free of charge, through October from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. on the listed days at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. These programs are available through the Welborn Heros grant. Those attending these activities are asked to sign in at the school office.
    The classes are listed by date, activity and area where the class will be held:
    Today, lap swimming, TCJSHS pool
    Oct. 8, pilates, auxiliary gym
    Oct. 9, Tai Chi-mixed martial arts, Bryan Taylor arena

  • Benedictine Hills youth pilgrimage planned for Oct. 19 in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – The men’s and women’s Benedictine communities of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Monastery Immaculate Conception are co-sponsoring a youth pilgrimage for Oct. 19.
    The day’s events will begin at noon at the Archabbey Church of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Following a brief prayer for pilgrims, the group will walk the six miles along country roads to Monastery Immaculate Conception.
    Pilgrims will arrive at the Monastery Church at Ferdinand for Vespers at 5 p.m., followed by a cookout with members of both monastic communities.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran supper set for Oct. 12

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 12th and Pestalozzi streets in Tell City, will hold its annual soup supper Oct. 12.
    Carry out soup will be available at 3 p.m. outside the church. Those carrying out soup are asked to take their own containers. Serving in the dining room will begin at 4:30 p.m.
    Barbecue chicken dinners, crick fried potatoes, slaw, cakes and pies will also be served.
    A bake sale and country store will be set up as well. All are welcome to attend.

  • Church news, Oct. 3

    Church hosts weekly Celebrate Recovery gatherings
    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church in Tell City hosts a weekly program titled Celebrate Recovery. Meetings begin each Tuesday at 7 p.m. and are free to attend.
    The church is located at 821 10th St. For more information, call (859) 749-9870.

    Evangelist will help celebrate homecoming
    TELL CITY – Tell City Pentecostal Church will welcome Tennessee evangelist Paul Pinnick during a homecoming celebration Friday through Sunday.

  • Local libraries to celebrate Teen Read Week

    PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.

  • Community Events, Oct. 3

    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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Bicentennial meeting planned for Tuesday

  • Seventh annual Christmas open house set for Nov. 2 in dining room of Twilight Towers

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host its annual Christmas open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 in the dining room, 1648 10th St., Tell City.
    The event will include lighted glass blocks, walker totes, candle table decorations, lighted canvas art, a Mia Bella candle sale, wood signs and other wooden items, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and crochet Christmas towels, Tastefully Simple items, Rada cutlery, Paparazzi jewelry and mag-ic cloths, Christmas wreaths and swags and hair bows.

  • Tell City High School seniors prepare for homecoming ceremonies Friday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its football homecoming ceremony Friday be-fore the game against North Posey.

    Queen candidates