Today's News

  • Community Events, June 17

    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.

    Football families meeting today

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central football families are invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. today in the high-school study-hall room.

  • St. Paul church picnic auction rescheduled for Friday

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church’s annual live auction – usually held during the annual church picnic – has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. Friday at the parish hall. Inclement weather during the June 9 Picnic in the Park caused the postponement.
    The auction will start at 5 p.m. with hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, brats, drinks and cookie on sale. The country store will be open and children will be able to purchase inflatable toys.

  • RSVP’s ice-cream social

    TELL CITY – In honor of Senior Corps Week, Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host its annual ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24 at Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    The event will feature food, fun, bingo and prizes, organizers said.
    All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend, as well as anyone 55 years and older who would like to learn more about RSVP.

  • Hale – Howard

    Dana M. Hale and Eric L. Howard were united in marriage during an evening ceremony Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Vegas Wedding in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The bride is the daughter of Dianna and Dennie Criss of Hawesville, Ky. Mr. Howard is the son of Stephanie Wilber and Larry Wilber of Tobinsport and Ellis Howard of Tell City.
    Karie Briem was chosen as the maid of honor and Brandon Sodrel of Troy served as the best man.
    A reception was held in Las Vegas following the ceremony. The new Mr. and Mrs. Eric Howard reside in Tell City.

  • Greene – Querry

    Jessica Greene of Anderson and Taylor Querry of Chesterfield announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the adopted daughter of Madonna and Rick Greene and the biological daughter of Sally Smith of Tell City. Mr. Querry is the son of Jodie and Terry Querry of Kokomo.
    A ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Oct. 26, 2013, in Anderson with a reception to follow.

  • Dalence – Steinsberger

    Harry and Diane Steinsberger of Knoxville, Tenn., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Jeff, to Nicole Dalence of Moorehead, Minn.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ann Dance and the late David Dalence.
    Mr. Steinsberger is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Don Staples of Tell City and the late Dr. and Mrs. Harry C. Steinsberger of Cannelton.  
    The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Moorehead.

  • Faust – Banet

    Chuck and Janet Faust of Leopold and Larry Banet of Milltown announce the en-gagement and approaching marriage of their children, Dana Faust and Jeff Banet.

    Mr. Banet is also the son of the late Brenda Banet.
    A private wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.
    A reception will follow at the Bristow Community Center. Formal invitations have been issued. Friends and family are invited to attend.

  • A fun time fishin’ at German Ridge Pond

    The Tell City District hosted the 18th annual Kids Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond May 18. This year’s event drew in 51 kids from the area and featured a big fish contest, most fish caught contest, and a casting contest in each of the four age groups. The kids caught a total of 150 bluegill, redear, largemouth bass and rainbow trout.

  • Relay for Life 2013

    2013 Results

  • Depot dedicated

    A crowd of more than 150 attended Friday afternoon’s dedication of the Tell City Depot. Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann was the guest of honor. Citing the partnerships that allowed the city to obtain funding for the building, Ellspermann said she was proud of not only the state’s role but was “personally proud” of the effort. Recognized during the ceremony were Ruth Anne and the late Ralph “Nubby” Werner.