Today's News

  • Community Events, June 6

    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 e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Dinners at VFW Saturday
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will sell chicken and barbecued pork plates beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

  • Ellspermann to cut ribbon at depot Friday


  • School-board president finds testing materials in his truck


  • Generations . . .

    Members of the Heeke family gathered recently for a five-generation picture. Seated in the front with baby Sophia Goffinet is great-great-grandmother Anna Heeke. To the left is grandmother Bridget Goffinet. Behind them on the left is Sophia’s father, Grant Goffinet. To the right is Sophia’s great-grandfather, Frank Heeke.

  • Reunions, June 6

    Cook – York
    LEOPOLD – The Cook-York family reunion will be Sunday at St. Augustine’s parish hall in Leopold. Dinner will be at noon and each family is asked to take a covered dish. There will be an auction, so take treasured items for the event. Dinnerware will be furnished.

    CHS 1949
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1949 will meet for their 64th reunion at noon Saturday at the Patio Steak House. For more information, call 547-7688 or 547-2463.

  • Council denies contract request


  • Animals, raffle at Tractor Supply Saturday

    TELL CITY – Animals for kids of all ages to pet and a raffle for grownups to win will be attractions at the Tractor Supply store in Tell City from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday.
    Jo Sodrel of Horse Rescue South invites everyone to visit horses from that agency and miniature donkeys from the C&R Petting Zoo of Perry County.
    Two $50 prizes will be offered in a raffle. Tickets will cost $1 each or six for $5.

  • Water line break cuts service in Rocky Point

    ROCKY POINT – A leak in a water line running under Deer Creek left more than 20 homeowners without water for a week. 

  • Education Notes, June 6

    Kieser earns dean’s list spot
    TELL CITY – Natasha Kieser was named to the fall 2012 and spring 2013 dean’s lists for Ivy Tech College.
    She is majoring in early childhood development and is expected to graduate in May 2014.
    Kieser is the daughter of Kenny and Susie Kieser and resides in Derby.

    KWC expands study-abroad program

  • St. Paul annual summer picnic set for Sunday

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host an annual summer picnic Sunday in City Hall Park, 700 Main St.
    The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with grilled-chick-en and roast-beef dinners served in the parish hall, 824 Jefferson St. Takeouts will be available. Price is $8 for adults and $5 for children 8 years and younger.

    Games and food will be offered in the park across from the church beginning at 11 a.m.