Today's News

  • Stir-n-Up Hope seeking volunteers

    CHRISNEY – Stir-n-Up Hope is a nonprofit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions by PATH Intl. certified instructors to handicapped individuals. The group is currently seeking approximately 50 volunteers to help with its services. Previous experience is not necessary as training will be provided to all volunteers. Volunteer sign up and training will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. March 23 at 5891 N. County Road 200 W. in Chrisney.

  • Oakwood residents learn about local pretzel shop

    Residents from Oakwood Health Campus recently visited the Tell City Pretzel Shop as part of their Lifelong Learning program. A member of the group, Grace Brown, was a former employee of the Kessler’s when they owned the business.

    Pictured here are Brown with current owner Brad Smith, comparing their techniques used to twist pretzels. The group was able to experience twisting pretzels on the line as viewing the whole production process. Upon exiting they were able to sample a variety of the flavored pretzels.

  • Holy Week, Easter schedule set for Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – The Holy Week and Easter schedule for Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad has been set. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church. All times are central.
    Palm Sunday, March 24, 9:15 a.m., Blessing and procession with palms, followed by Mass; 5 p.m., Vespers
    Holy Thursday, March 28, 5 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper; no Vespers
    Good Friday, March 29, 3 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord; no Vespers

  • Church News, March 14

    Cannelton First Baptist movie showing Sunday
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church of Cannelton would like to invite the public to a viewing of “The Passion of the Christ” at 5 p.m. Sunday. Light refreshments will be provided.
    The viewing will be in the Cotton Mill Community Room. Enter through the Adams St. entrance.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. MPAA rating for the movie is R; anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, send e-mail to marknorthener@gmail.com.

  • Community Events, March 14

    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.

    Register now for swim lessons
    TELL CITY – Swimming lessons for children 4 to 12 years old will be held at the Tell City Junior-Senior High School from March 25 to April 4.

  • Puertzer named to fall 2012 dean’s list at Ivy Tech college

    EVANSTON – Joshua Puertzer of Evanston has earned a spot on the fall 2012 dean’s list at Ivy Tech Community College. Puertzer is the son of Jerry and Jennifer Puertzer of Evanston.

  • Zimmer named to dean’s list at Ithaca College School of Music

    ITHACA, N.Y. – Adam Zimmer, a resident of Tell City and a senior music major, was named to the dean’s list in Ithaca College’s School of Music for the fall 2012 semester.
    From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for personal and professional success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study.

  • Annual coon club shooting match Sunday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Coon Club will hold its annual shooting match Sunday at the club.
    The ham shoot will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the closed match begins at 2:30 p.m. Prizes will include ham, pork, beef and first choice half beef. All are invited and encouraged to attend.

  • National Players staging ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Animal Farm’ to area stage

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will once again host the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays April 19-20.

  • St. Paul January quilt winner

    Rich Werner was the winner of the quilt, “My Scrappy Quilt” during the January drawing of the St. Paul Quilters. The top was done by Joyce Alvey and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.