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Today's News

  • Church news, Oct. 3

    Church hosts weekly Celebrate Recovery gatherings
    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church in Tell City hosts a weekly program titled Celebrate Recovery. Meetings begin each Tuesday at 7 p.m. and are free to attend.
    The church is located at 821 10th St. For more information, call (859) 749-9870.

    Evangelist will help celebrate homecoming
    TELL CITY – Tell City Pentecostal Church will welcome Tennessee evangelist Paul Pinnick during a homecoming celebration Friday through Sunday.

  • Local libraries to celebrate Teen Read Week

    PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.

  • Community Events, Oct. 3

    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.

    Bicentennial meeting planned for Tuesday

  • Seventh annual Christmas open house set for Nov. 2 in dining room of Twilight Towers

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host its annual Christmas open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 in the dining room, 1648 10th St., Tell City.
    The event will include lighted glass blocks, walker totes, candle table decorations, lighted canvas art, a Mia Bella candle sale, wood signs and other wooden items, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and crochet Christmas towels, Tastefully Simple items, Rada cutlery, Paparazzi jewelry and mag-ic cloths, Christmas wreaths and swags and hair bows.

  • Tell City High School seniors prepare for homecoming ceremonies Friday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its football homecoming ceremony Friday be-fore the game against North Posey.

    Queen candidates

  • Flu-shot clinic next week

    TELL CITY – The of-fices of Drs. Marcrum, Bailey and Kleeman, 421 Seventh St. in Tell City, announce it will host a flu-shot clinic Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  
    Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the office closed from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. daily for lunch. Cost is $35.
    For more information, call 547-9663, Ext. 1.

  • Buffalo Trace Council announces 2013 popcorn sales

    PERRY COUNTY – The Buffalo Trace Council began its 34th annual popcorn sale Sept. 28 to support Scouting programs.
    Seventy percent of the sale proceeds stay with the local council and Scout units, a press release stated. The popcorn supplier is Trail’s End, a company located in Van Buren which uses corn grown in Indiana and Illinois.

  • Card-making workshop at library Oct. 14

    TELL CITY – Dana Franzman, an independent consultant for Close To My Heart, will host a card-making workshop at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14.
    The cost for the workshop is $5 per person. All materials for the class will be supplied and those wishing to participate can register by calling the library at 547-2661.

  • Memoir-writing class set for Saturday at library

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library–Tell City branch will host a memoir-writing class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
    The class is designed for anyone who wants to write family stories or memories to preserve and share history. The workshop will be facilitated by local writer Kristine Adams and include writing suggestions to begin the process, resources, tips and more.

  • Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour set for Sunday

    ROME – Several activities will take place in Rome Sunday 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.