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Today's News

  • Senior athletes share lunch with William Tell students

    Senior athlete Shane Roark is one of the nearly 30 senior athletes who visits the students at William Tell Elementary each Friday.

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages to be held in October

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in October.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    • Oct. 6 – Brother Luke Waugh OSB, “Mary, Mother of Healing”
     Oct. 13 – The Rev. Barnabas Gillespie OSB, “And Mary Waited Outside”

  • Church News, Sept. 26

    Chestnut Grove revival continues through Sunday
    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church will host a revival through Sunday. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each evening, except for Sunday’s, which will begin at 6. The Rev. Ed Young and his wife, Jane, will deliver the message. For more information, call the church’s pastor, Harold Nix, at 547-8101.
    The church is located at 4469A Chestnut Grove Road.

    Church hosts weekly Celebrate Recovery gatherings

  • Hess family generations

    Four generations of Doris Hess’ family gathered for a picture recently.

    Seated in front is Hess, of Tell City, holding her first great-grandson, Bentley David Yelland. Standing in the back are Bentley’s father Jerad Yelland and his grandmother Sheila Hess Yelland of Tell City. Bentley was born May 23, 2013, and his family resides in Frankfort, Ky. Bentley is also the grandchild of the late David Yelland and the great-grandchild of the late Renus Hess and Thelma and Bill Yelland.

  • Zombie parade set at Cannelton Legion

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 will sponsor a family-friendly zombie parade from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19.
    Those participating in the parade should gather at Herzelle Street at 4:30 p.m. and picked up at Hargis Hafele Park after the parade.
    Hot dogs and hot chocolate will be available for purchase. There will also be a pumpkin patch, a bake sale, games, food, prizes and more.

  • Cannelton Fall Fest Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 68th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Cannelton Community Center.  
    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are kindergartner Chloe Hale, first-grader Taylor DuPont, second-grader Makayla Reed, third-grader Claire Sabelhaus, fourth-grader Maggie Dawson and fifth-grader Bre’ Noland.

  • Community Events, Sept. 26

    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.

    Mu Gamma to meet today at EUCC

    TELL City – Mu Gamma will meet at 6 p.m. today in the upstairs of the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.
    The membership committee will host the meeting.

  • St. Meinrad Fire Department open house Oct. 6

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host its annual open house Oct. 6. The station is located along Indiana 545.
    Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburgers, desserts and ice cream available during the day.
    Raffle chances will be sold during the day with a $1,000 first-place prize.
    A Life Flight helicopter will land next to the firehouse at 11 a.m. with a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Heritage Hills FFA beginning at the same time.

  • Early Head Start students play with cups

    Alexzander Gieseke, a student at Early Head Start, enjoys stacking cups, an activity students participated in recently.

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.
     

  • Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour set for Oct. 6 around Rome

    ROME – Several activities will take place in Rome Oct. 6 as the community celebrates the Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour. Events will be centered around the old courthouse, located in the town square.
    Fried-chicken dinners will be served at 11 a.m. and will include mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade. Serving will continue through the day.
    There will also be a country store with cakes, pies, cookies, bread, canned goods and other goodies.