Today's News

  • Optimist Club blanket drive underway

    TELL CITY – The Optimist Club of Tell City will conduct its annual blanket drive to benefit Catholic Charities Dec. 2 through Dec. 21.

    Collection boxes are located at all area banks, Evangelical United Church of Christ and St. Paul Church.

    Optimist Club members encourage the public to take part.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School Christmas concert Dec. 14

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School’s annual Christmas concert will be held at 4 p.m. Dec. 14 in the school auditorium.

    All Tell City junior and senior band and chorus groups will perform.

    The free event is open to the public and all family, friends and members of the community are invited to attend.

    The public is encouraged to support students by attending and enjoying Christmas music at the same time.

  • Red Cross classes coming in December

    TELL CITY – The Perry County American Red Cross will have a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator use for rescuers and health-care providers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Perry County Public Library in Tell City. Cost is $110.

    An adult and pediatrics first aid, CPR and AED course will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 9-10 at the Bristow United Pentecostal Church Fellowship Building in Bristow. Cost is $110.

  • Local 4-H member elected to state 4-H Junior-Leader Council

    INDIANAPOLIS – Nathan Dotson of Tell City was elected to the 2014 Junior Leader Council at the recently completed State 4-H Junior Leader Conference held at the University of Indianapolis.

    Each year, representatives from the current conference are elected by their peers to serve on the council. The state 4-H Junior Leader Council will have the responsibility over the next year to plan and implement the 2014 State 4-H Junior Leader Conference.

  • Upcoming Legion events to mark Pearl Harbor attack, Christmas

    TELL CITY – A free breakfast for all veterans is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at American Legion Post 213 in Tell City. The breakfast will be served by the American Legion Auxiliary to mark the anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. All veterans are encouraged to attend this event.

    Children’s Christmas  party Dec. 15

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213  will host a children’s Christmas party from 1 to 3 pm. Dec. 15. The event is for Legion members.

  • Daughters of Isabella Christmas party Dec. 3

    TELL CITY – The D of I Christmas party and business meeting will be held Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. It will start with a catered dinner. The price for each member will be $5 for the meal.

    A donation will be collected for a charity. The drawing for a raffle will be held that evening. Chances are $1 for each or six chances for $5.

    Contact any D of I member for chances. Dues of $15 will also be collected that night.

    Hostesses will be Sandra Borho, Rose Boling, Hazel Burdette, Eileen Burnette and Betty Cash.

  • Branchville Masonic Lodge hosting weekend brunch

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Masonic Lodge 496, F&AM, will host the final two brunches for hungry deer hunters and the public this weekend.  

    Brunch will be served Saturday and Sunday in the lodge hall in Branchville. Serving will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days.

    The menu will include biscuits with sausage gravy, sausage and biscuits, ham and biscuits, eggs and omelets, bean soup, corn bread, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and bratwurst.

  • Lilly Endowment scholarship cycle begins

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation has announced the opening of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program cycle, said Foundation Director Renate Warner.

    The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program was created by Lilly Endowment to help raise Indiana’s level of educational attainment and to increase the ability of Indiana’s community foundations to enhance the quality of life for Indiana residents.

  • Social News

    THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center. The Sunshine Band 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.

  • EUCC serving Thanksgiving dinner

    As it has for many years, Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner Thursday.

    The meal will be served in the fellowship hall at no cost from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone wishing to have meals delivered in the morning can call the church office at 547-7059. Meals will be delivered in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy. Call the church to request a meal.