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Today's News

  • Free University of Notre Dame folk choir concert Sept. 13

    FERDINAND – The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform at the monastery church of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand at 8 p.m. EDT Sept. 13.
    This choir, with more than 60 members, has traveled the world and brought their repertoire to thousands of people. Each Sunday during the academic year they can be heard at mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Notre Dame’s campus.

  • GALLERY: Schweizer Fest talent on display

    Talent was abound at the annual Schweizer Fest Talent show held Aug. 8 under the gazebo in City Hall Park. Below are pictures of contest winners in both of the show's divisions, along with pictures of the contestants who took to the stage. Click on the photo below to open the gallery.

  • Saint Meinrad monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession

    ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated jubilees of monastic profession for six of their confreres July 28.

    Honored for his 70-year jubilee was the Rev. Richard Hindel. Also honored were the Revs. Damian Schmelz, Columba Kelly and  Mel Patton, each celebrating 60 years of monastic profession; and the Rev. Noël Mueller and Ephrem Carr, 50 years.

  • Jasper Engines Crawford County facility earns safety certification

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Labor has announced the star certification of Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Crawford County remanufacturing facility in Indiana’s Voluntary Protection Program.

    A ceremony held July 22 at the Crawford County facility provided an opportunity for associates, staff and management to showcase their exemplary safety status to state elected and labor officials.  

  • Autumn story times begin Sept. 9

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library officials announced registration is now open for the autumn story-time session. Autumn story times will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 17 with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at 547-2661. Story times are as follows:

  • Early Head Start end-of-year-celebration

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day celebrating the end of the school year earlier this summer. Pictured enjoying some sweets is Delilah Smith. 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.
     

  • Generations

    Four generations of the James Rhodes family recently gathered for a family photo.

    In front holding infant Alexis Kratzer is great-grandfather James Rhodes of Leopold. Behind them from the left are mother Kristel Kratzer of Derby and grandmother Lynda Hess, also of Derby.

  • Cannelton fall schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    August
    19 Cloverport Fraize HS T 5:00
    20 Perry Central H 6:00
    22 Lanesville T 5:30
    29 Orleans T 5:30
    September
    5 Wood Memorial T 6:00
    7 Orleans Tourney T TBA
    9 Cloverport Fraize HS H 5:00
    12 Hancock County T 5:30
    14 Rock Creek Tourney T 9:00
    20 Rock Creek Academy T 5:00
    24 Tell City T 6:30
    October
    1 Tecumseh Jr./Sr. HS T 6:00
    3 Crawford County T 5:30
    8 South Spencer H 6:00
    10 South Central H 5:30
    12 Shoals T 12:00
    15 Hancock County H 5:30
    18 Rock Creek Academy H 5:30
    26 Sectional Wood Memorial TBA
    Junior High Volleyball
    September

  • Community events, Aug. 15

    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.

    Novice ghost hunt in Cannelton
    CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.

  • Ferdinand athletes sweep fitness games

    TELL CITY—Ferdinand athletes dominated the first Schweizer Fest Fitness Games three-day competition hosted by New Directions Fitness Center last weekend.
    Jeff Durlauf of Ferdinand won the men’s competition and Karri Meyer of Ferdinand took the women’s title.
    The top three women and the top four men all train at the SIC Fitness gym.
    Tell City High School athlete Mariah Blake, who trains at New Directions, came close to earning one of the three women’s awards. Had she finished just one place higher in the final event, she would have been third.