Today's News

  • Candidates for the 2012 Miss Heritage Fest Pageant

    CANNELTON – The first Miss Heritage Fest Pageant will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Covered Wagon.

  • School spruces up for fest

    Bryce Faulkenberg, left, and Rafe Garrett, fifth graders at Cannelton Elementary School, assist in sprucing up the Myers’ Grade School playground in preparation for the upcoming Cannelton 175th anniversary celebration.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran soup supper Saturday

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 12th and Pestalozzi streets in Tell City, will hold its annual soup supper Saturday.
    Carry out soup will be available at 3 p.m. outside the church. Those carrying out soup are asked to take their own containers. Serving in the dining room will begin at 4:30 p.m.
    Barbecue chicken dinners, crick fried potatoes, slaw, cakes and pies will also be served.
    A bake sale and country store will be set up as well. All are welcome to attend.

  • Church News, Oct. 11

    Fun day at Chestnut Grove
    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church, 4569A Chestnut Grove Road in Tell City, will host a fun day and invites the community to attend.
    The day will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday with chili, soups, hot dogs and desserts being service. Games will include cornhole, washers, horseshoes, and a cakewalk and inflatables for children. Grass sack races will also be set up.
    For more information, call Harold Nix at 547-8101 or 719-1798.

  • Celebrate All Hallows’ Eve at the Santa Claus Museum and Village Saturday

    SANTA CLAUS – The Santa Claus Museum and Village will hold its first annual All Hallows’ Eve celebration from noon to 8 p.m.Saturday and Oct. 20. Admission is free and includes a variety of family-friendly events. Featured activities include a jack-o-lantern scavenger hunt, and pumpkin carving and decorating. Tours of the historic 1880 Santa Claus Church will be offered every hour, and special exhibits will be featured in the Santa Claus Museum throughout the day.

  • County employees to get raises

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members began their all-day budget sessions Monday with a goal of cutting $174,631 from spending proposed for 2013. By the time they finished their deliberations Tuesday, they had reached that mark and agreed to provide raises to most county employees. 

  • 10th annual Tri Kappa musical Nov. 9-11 at EUCC

    TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theater production Nov. 9-11 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The production “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree” is one in a series of “Nunsense” musicals written by Dan Goggin. Tri Kappa previously presented “Nunsense,” “Nuncrackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • Cannelton Sewer Pipe drivers 1960

    Cannelton Sewer Pipe Co. drivers posing for an awards photo in 1960.

  • Community Events, Oct. 11

    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.

  • RSVP to hold volunteer recognition event Oct. 19

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host their annual recognition event Oct. 19 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. The event is held to honor the Perry County RSVP volunteers who contribute many hours of their time and talent for the betterment of the community. The event will feature food, fun and prizes. All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend. RSVP volunteers are encouraged to bring a guest.