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Today's News

  • Community Events, Sept. 30

    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 Oct. 8

  • Call for vendors for annual Cannelton Heritage Festival 

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.
    The committee is accepting food-booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • News in Brief, Sept. 30

    Flu-shot clinic next week
    TELL CITY – The offices of Drs. Marcrum, Bailey and Kleeman, 421 Seventh St. in Tell City, will host a flu-shot clinic Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, Oct. 7 through Oct. 9.
    Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the office closed from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. daily for lunch. Cost is $35. For more information, call 547-9663, Ext. 1.

    Evanston kickball tourney Oct. 12

    EVANSTON – The annual Evanston kickball tourney is set for 9 a.m. Oct. 12.

  • Wellness activities at Tell City High School

    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:
    Tuesday, pilates, auxiliary gym
    Wednesday, step aerobics, Bryan Taylor Arena
    Thursday, lap swimming, TCJSHS pool

  • Annual EUCC fall bazaar set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will host its annual fall bazaar Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m.
    A breakfast consisting of homemade biscuits, gravy and fried potatoes with side orders of eggs, sausage, coffee and juice will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    A country store with baked items, homemade candies and jams will be open. This year will feature some local vendors with floral arrangements, wreaths, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and hats, and some woodworking items.
    All are invited and encouraged to attend.

  • Upcoming activities at the Perry County Library-Tell City branch

    Memoir-writing class Saturday
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch will host a memoir-writing class at noon Saturday.
    The class is designed for anyone who wants to write family stories or memories to preserve and share history. The workshop will be facilitated by local writer Kristine Adams and include writing suggestions to begin the process, resources, tips and more.

  • Trowbridge begins News internship

    TELL CITY – The Perry County News has welcomed a second high-school senior as an intern for the fall semester.

    Jacqueline Trowbridge is a senior at Perry Central High School who will spend her afternoons at the News, working with the paper’s staff, writing news and feature stories and occasional columns. She will also hone her photography skills. She will also do some news and feature writing at the school.

  • Ronald and Judy Naegele

    Ronald and Judy Naegele of Branchville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, with a gathering at the Schwartz Family Restaurant in Eckerty hosted by their family.

    Mr. Naegele married the former Judy Belcher Oct. 18, 1963, at the home of the Rev. Loval Eastridge. The couple has two children, Rhonda Carter (Chris) of Tell City and Marissa Hubert of Owensboro, Ky.
    They also have two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
    Both are retired from the Branchville Correctional Facility.

  • Social news, Sept. 30

    ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • Catholic parishes to merge in Spencer County

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Rev. Charles C. Thompson, bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, announced today the establishment of new parishes over the next three years as the result of mergers that involve 24 existing parishes. The 10 mergers will take effect between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2016.

    Two of the mergers involve Spencer County parishes.