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Today's News

  • Community Events, Aug. 12

    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.


    Books needed at Twilight Towers

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Library is looking for some more large print books. paperback or hardback, to add to the collection.

  • Reunions, August 12

    Allen family
    BIRDSEYE – The Allen family reunion will be held Sunday at the Birdseye Conservation Club.  
    A carry-in meal will begin at noon. Those wishing to attend are asked to arrive early to catch up with family and friends.

    PCHS 2008
    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry Central Class of 2008 will hold its 5-year class reunion from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Tipsaw Lake Beach shelter house.

  • Legion bingo to resume Sept. 3

    TELL CITY – Bingo games held every Tuesday at the American Legion Post 213 post home have been temporarily suspended.
    Games will resume at the post home Sept. 3. All are welcome to attend.

  • Settlement talks held in civil suit

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – A settlement could be reached soon between local police departments and a Tell City man who claims officers used excessive force when he was arrested in 2011.

    City Attorney Jim Tyler updated the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety last Monday on a settlement conference that was held Wednesday with an attorney representing Bradley Robbins.

  • Health screenings at Legion

    TELL CITY – Life Line Screening will host early detection preventive health screenings at the Tell City American Legion Aug. 22.
    Screenings for stroke, heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease and osteoporosis risk will be available. Packages are also available.
    Pre-registration is required.
    To register or for more information, call (888) 653-6450.

  • Benefit auction, dance for Larry Taylor Sept. 14

    TELL CITY – The friends and family of Larry Taylor will host a benefit auction and dance to help raise funds for medical bills and expenses.
    The event will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Tell City American Legion Post on Indiana 66 in Tell City. Admission will be $15 per person or $25 per couple.
    There will be live music by “Good Ole Boys,” food and a cash bar.
    Cash donations may be made at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City to the “Benefit of Larry Taylor” account.
    Taylor has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

  • Local church welcomes new pastor

    TELL CITY – The congregation of Tell City First Baptist Church announces the Rev. Dan Hopkins has been called to be the new pastor of the church.

    Hopkins, 52, and his family are from Mitchell, where he pastored the First Baptist Church from 2008 to 2012.  He is married to Brandy Hopkins and has four stepchildren, Alex, Shane, Brian and Shyla Ingle.  Brian 16, and Shyla, 15, will attend Tell City Junior-Senior High School.

  • Scott graduates from Purdue University

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Daniel R. Scott Jr. of Tell City graduated May 10 from Purdue University’s College of Technology.

    He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering with a minor in disciplines of organizational leadership.
    He is currently employed by Aleris Aluminum Rolled Products as an engineer in Lewisport, Ky.
    Scott is the son of Joan Knable of Tell City and Danny Scott of Madison. He is the grandson of Eva Knable of Tell City, Mary and Arnold Scott of English and Ocala, Fla., and the late Frank Knable.

  • Noted bowhunter, author to speak at TC library

    TELL CITY – Award-winning outdoor writer M.R. James, a member of the national Archery Hall of Fame and editor and founder of BowHunter Magazine, will be at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24.
    He will share personal hunting and writing stories, as well as offer advice, answer questions and sign copies of his latest book, “Hunting the Dream,” a memoir which takes readers on what he says is a unforgettable storybook journey from his small-town roots to his current role as national spokesman for archers.

  • Kessner humbled by Schweizer Fest honor

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – As she accepted a large plaque recognizing Kessner Interiors as the 2013 Business of the Year, Dorothy “Dot” Kessner talked Thursday about the importance of giving back to her community, something she has made a big part of a remarkable public life.