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Today's News

  • Everly – Winters

    Leslie Everly and Matthew Winters of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Shari Everly of Tell City. Mr. Winters is the son of Harry and Norma Winters of Cannelton.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony, officiated by Pastor Andy Payton.

  • Republicans draw winners

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Republicans congratulate Amanda Lasher and Brian Suhrheinrich, who’s names were drawn for two gas cards. The two entered the contest at the Republicans’ booth at the Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • Sanders book signing during Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – Brett Alan Sanders, a retired Perry Central school teacher, writer and literary translator, will present at the Schweizer Fest today through Saturday. He will have copies of his books available for purchase and signing.
    His short historical novel for young adults, “A Bride Called Freedom,” is available for $15 in a bilingual edition; the first half of the book is written in English, the second half is translated into Spanish.

  • Roessler wins gas card

    Heath Roessler of St. Meinrad was the winner of a $50 gas gift card presented by Perry County Democrats as part of a contest conducted during the recent 4-H fair. The winning entry was chosen by Joe Mogan, son of Mandi Mogan.
     

  • Horseman’s club fun horse show Aug. 24

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a Fun Horse Show and benefit at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • Guild’s annual quilt show set for Friday, Saturday

    TELL CITY – Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? 
    You could get that opportunity this summer at the annual quilt show sponsored by the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild.
    The show will be Friday and Saturday at the Evangelical Church of Christ in Tell City. At the show, you can admire quilts of all sizes and inquire about quilting classes from the ladies of the quilt guild. If enough interest is shown, a day class will be held later in the fall.
    The quilt show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

  • Dixon earns dean’s, president’s lists spots

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Rebecca “Becky” Dixon, an English and Spanish major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, has earned spots on the dean’s and president’s lists for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.

    She has also received the John Combs Award for Literature and maintained a 3.9 grade-point average. The dean’s list requires a student to have at least a 3.5 GPA.
    The president’s list is for students who are recognized for the highest academic accomplishments at KWC each semester.

  • Kaffee Klatch

    Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa hosted the 39th Kaffee Klatch Wednesday at Evangelical United Church of Christ. A large crowd of breakfast fans were on hand to sample casseroles, pastries, desserts and other edibles. Above, Tri Kappa members. At left, a table of happy Kaffee Klatch fans. Check out more photos form early Schweizer Fest events at www.perrycountynews.com.

  • St. Boniface Picnic

    Joe and Mary Alice Mullis enjoy ice cream under the parish shelter house at St. Boniface Church. The couple has been married for 55 years. In the second picture, Carrie Sitzman shows off a quilt she won for her uncle, Jerome Durcholz of St. Henry. Quilts were one of the major draws of the church picnic, with raffle sales during the day.

  • Japanese sub visits in 1943

    Ann Manley noticed a item in a recent looking back column about a Japanese submarine that visited Cannelton in 1943. A short time later, she found a photo of her with her aunt, Goldie (Anderson) Simpson, standing next to the craft. The News played up the visit by the two-man submarine to the area as part of an effort to sell World War II bonds. Large crowds attended. Manley was 3 at the time. Goldie is standing at the foot of the stairs on the right.