Today's News

  • The Gift of the Magi

    One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one’s cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied. Three times Della counted it. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. And the next day would be Christmas.

  • A Long Tradition of Helping Others
  • Police escort man from PCMH

    TELL CITY – An employee of Perry County Memorial Hospital was escorted by police from the health-care facility Wednesday evening after he allegedly made unspecified threats.

    Police were not releasing details Friday but the male employee – who was not named by officers – was not charged or arrested. However, Tell City Police Lt. Alan Malone said the department and the hospital are conducting investigations into the incident.

    Assistant Police Chief John Allen said the man voluntarily surrendered a firearm.

  • Board bids farewell to outgoing members

    TELL CITY – Members of the Tell City-Troy Township School Board present at the Dec. 11 meeting had nothing but good things to say about departing members Jerry Hoagland and Larry Bryant.

    Schools Superintendent Lynn Blinzinger read two resolutions of appreciation to be adopted by the board, recognizing the service and dedication of the two members.

  • Goffinet family Christmas

    Members of the Goffinet family gathered for their annual family Christmas party Dec. 15.

    Pictured in the front from the left are Janice Howland, Carol Taylor, Betty Taylor and Marian Canarie. In the back are Don Goffinet, Stan Goffinet, Harold Goffinet and Allen Goffinet.

  • Hunter-ed class in Dubois County

    DUBOIS COUNTY – An Indiana Hunter Education Class will be offered Jan. 19 and 26 at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds.
    Classes will run from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Jan. 19 and from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Participants must attend both days to complete the course. All Indiana residents are invited to complete this free course.  Lunch will be provided for participants and attending family members both days for $5 per person. Pre-registration is required.

  • Community Events, Dec. 24

    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.

    William Tell New Year’s Eve dance
    TELL CITY – The William Tell Center in Tell City will host a New Year’s Eve dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31. The dance is open to the public.

  • Huber Funeral Home helps bring joy to troops serving overseas

    TELL CITY – Huber Funeral Home, a professional Pekin Insurance pre-need agency in Tell City and Cannelton, made the holidays more meaningful and merry to troops overseas by participating in a recent “Care of the Troops with Life” sales contest, a press release stated.
    Fore every life insurance application Huber’s submitted during the contest, monetary funds were donated to the USO Operation Care Package program, whose goal is to support soldiers, marines, sailors and airmen through care packages and letters of encouragement.

  • Ladies group enjoys New York City trip

    NEW YORK – Six women enjoyed a bus trip to New York City Nov. 29 through Dec. 4 with a group from Hancock Christian Church.

    JoAnn Smith of Tell City, Mary Kent of Brazil, Heather Pinkston of St. Louis, Susan Smith of Corydon, Sandy Pinkston of LaHarpe, Ill., and Ann Sullivan of Sarasota, Fla., all made the trip. The group enjoyed seeing several points of interest, including Central Park, Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, Times Square, Chinatown and Little Italy.

  • St. Paul scrapbooking crop Jan. 26

    TELL CITY – The St. Paul’s Scrapbooking Group will sponsor the second annual scrapbooking, card-making and general crafting crop “Mission Possible” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 26 at the parish hall.
    Cost is $25 per person and will include snacks, lunch, drinks, goodie bags and prizes. Friends registering together may enter the crop for only $45. All proceeds will go to support the St. Paul Catholic Church’s 2013 youth mission trip to Kenosha, Wis.