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Today's News

  • DAR accepts state awards

    PERRY COUNTY – In May the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution earned several awards at the group’s state meeting. Lafayette Spring earned a level one Chapter Achievement Award for the 2012-13 year. They also accepted first in the public relations-social media division. Lena Joyal earned an award for outstanding chapter junior member and Deb Owens accepted an award for work in indexing for the state.

    The chapter’s first meeting for the 2013-14 year will be at 6 p.m. today at the Patio in Cannelton.

  • VFW summer picnic set for Oct. 6

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Oct. 6 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.

  • Education Notes, Sept. 5

    Arnold studies abroad at U of E’s British campus
    EVANSVILLE – University of Evansville student Jessica Arnold of Cannelton will spend the fall 2013 semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus near Grant-ham, England.
    Arnold, who is majoring in history, is among 156 students who began classes Sept. 2 at Harlaxton, housed in a 120-room Victorian manor in the East Midlands countryside.

  • Putts 4 Mutts Saturday

    CHRISNEY – A golf scramble will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Chrisney Golf Course to benefit Pals 4 Paaws. There will be a $40 entry fee, which includes lunch, golf cart and prizes.
    The group is looking for sponsors for each hole, which costs $100. For $50, two sponsors can sponsor one hole.
    Lunch will include barbecued chicken and meals will also be sold to the public. The day will also include a pick-a-prize auction. For additional information, call Tracy Speer-Horn at 454-2564. All proceeds will go to the TLC Pals 4 Paaws pet rescue.

  • Community Events, Sept. 5

    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.

    Breakfast fundraiser at Twilight Towers
    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will have a breakfast fundraiser at 6 a.m. Saturday in the dining room at 1648 10th Street in Tell City.

  • Masons earn Lewis Jewels

    Archie Smallwood, Ray Windell and Rob Ellnor presented Lewis Jewels to fathers, sons and grandfathers with three generations in attendance Saturday at the Branchville Lodge 496.

  • Mt. Zion Christian Church welcomes new minister, to celebrate homecoming

    SANTA CLAUS – Mt. Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus would like to introduce Brother Richard Puryear as the congregation’s new minister. Puryear assumed the position this past June.

  • Church sponsored 5-K, 10-K Sept. 21

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 21 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work.
    The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Friday to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Church News, Sept. 5

    St. Pius fall fest Sunday
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sunday.
    On the menu will be the “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast-beef dinners, hamburgers, polish sausage, ice cream and homemade pie. 
    Entertainment will include the Crosswinds band, a large yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle. 
    Serving will begin at 11. Those purchasing carry-out soup are asked to take their own container.

  • Belly-dancing class at library

    TELL CITY – Leah Robling will present a free introductory belly dancing class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Perry County Public Library Tell City branch.
    Robling will talk about the history of middle-eastern dancing, introduce traditional drum rhythms and teach some dance movements to go along with the drum patterns.
    The class will close with slow movement connecting breath and body for relaxation.
    The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact the library at 547-2661.