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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Hancock County Airport event Saturday

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. – Looking for something new and exciting to do? Do you want to participate in an activity sure to have your kids talking about it for weeks afterward? Then plan to attend Hancock County Airport’s second annual open house Sept. 28.
    The day will kick off at 9 a.m. with pilots competing in a bag-drop contest, followed by a spot-landing contest at 10.  A kids balloon walk is scheduled for 11:30.

  • German American to host Friday customer cookout, shred day

    TELL CITY – German American will host a customer celebration cookout and shred day community event Friday. Employees will grill kebabs from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. for customers at their office located at 645 Main St. in Tell City.
    Piranha Mobile Shredding, an onsite shredding service, will be at the German American office to provide shredding service to safely destroy old files, receipts, canceled checks, tax forms and any other sensitive documents. The public is invited to participate.

  • Donations will help Miss Teen Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s own Makala Kellems, Miss Teen Schweizer Fest, will compete for the state Miss Teen title in November. Donations are being accepted to cover costs of travel, food and the hotel stay for the competition in Indianapolis.
    Donations can be dropped off at Cinderella’s in Tell City or mailed to the business at 922 Main St., Tell City, IN 47586.  Donations are needed by Oct. 15.