Today's News

  • Community Events, July 22

    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.

    TC Historical Society picnic Monday

  • Reunions, July 22 issue

    Patmore family
    SANTA CLAUS – The Patmore family reunion will be held Aug. 3 at Sam and Amy Busler’s home, 398 S. Start Drive in Santa Claus.
    Those from Perry, Spencer and Dubois County families and those who have moved away over the years are encouraged to attend. Dinner will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. Drinks and table service will be provided.
    Those attending are asked to take a covered dish, swimwear, lawn chairs, old photos and stories.

  • William Tell sixth-graders earn top ranking in We The People showcase

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary sixth-graders competed with other elementary schools in mock congressional hearings as part of the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution program recently.

    Each class member became an expert witness on one of the five units in the text and then testified in small groups before a panel of judges acting as U.S. congressional representatives.

  • Oaks Senior Center plans Savannah trip

    PERRY COUNTY – The Oaks Center Center in Cannelton is planning a trip to Savannah, Ga., Jekyll Island and Beaufort, S.C., in November.
    Cost for the seven-day-six-night trip is $539 per person for double occupancy. The group will be traveling from Nov. 10 to Nov. 16. Cost includes motorcoach transportation, lodging including four nights in Savannah, 10 meals, various different tours on Jekyll Island, in Savannah and in Beaufort and more.

  • Kaffee Klatch Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa would like to invite the community to its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast Aug. 7 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.
    Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall.
    Tickets are $6.50 in advance or $7 at the door. Children 6 to 12 years of age are $3, while children 5 and under eat for free.
    Tickets are available through Tri Kappa members and at the Old National Bank on Main Street, the German American or any Tri Kappa member.

  • ‘Stuff the Bus’ returns this week

    TELL CITY – Are you ready to help Stuff the Bus to help families in need?

    United Way of Perry County is once again sponsoring, for the seventh year, its annual Stuff the Bus school-supply drive for this area’s students in need. United Way, Wal-Mart and area volunteers will join together Friday and Saturday to solicit donations of much-needed school supplies for all Perry County school corporations, Head Start and North Spencer School Corp.

  • SonShine preschool schedules open house

    EVANSTON – SonShine Early Learning Ministry invites the public to their preschool open house and registration from 5 to 7 p.m. July 31 at the school, off Indiana 545 west of New Boston.
    If you are interested in enrolling your 3 to 5 year old in a Christian preschool program and would like to meet the new preschool teacher, plan to attend this event. The preschool class meets from noon to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and the junior preschool class meets from 8 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Next Cannelcade scheduled Saturday

    CANNELTON – The next in a series of Cannelcade of Music family-friendly summer events in Cannelton is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Saturday in the city’s Gazebo Park.

    Ralph and Linda Terry coordinate the events for the Cannelton Foundation, which reaps all of their financial benefits.

    Some sponsors have been secured and more are welcome, he explained, encouraging that anyone, including audience members, sign up to sponsor individual singers.

    Sponsors supporting the event are Circle S Marts, Automated Routing, Coca-Cola and Hot Shot Rental.

  • Horseman’s club fun horseshow 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.

  • Benefit for Erin Owen set for Friday at Moose

    TELL CITY – A benefit for cancer patient Erin Owen will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Tell City Moose Lodge.
    Live music will be provided by Jeremy Luecke and Matt Schultz. T-shirts and bracelets will be sold. The event will include a live auction of items including two rounds of golf with a cart at Ben Hawes Golf Course; four rounds of golf at the Summit; two $25 gift cards to Golf Plus; several gift baskets and much more. The auction will begin at 6:30 p.m.
    Owen was diagnosed with a fast-growing breast cancer called ductal carcinoma.