Today's News

  • 19th Street meth lab lands two in jail


    TELL CITY – A tip about a suspicious odor led police Monday to a home they said was being used to make methamphetamine. Two people were arrested and face Class A felony charges of manufacturing the drug.

  • Ladies enjoy Washington DC trip

    Six ladies enjoyed a bus trip to Washington, D.C. March 22 through March 27 with a group from the Hancock Christian Church of Hancock County, Ky.

    Pictured from the left are Mary Kent of Brazil, JoAnn Smith of Tell City, Clara Mae Hagedorn of Fort Branch, Judy Hagedorn of Tell City, Rose Dauby of Dale and Alene Dauby of Tell City. The group took part in sight-seeing excursions and saw all the points of interest of the county’s capital city. While on the trip, a party was held in honor of Judy Hagedorn’s 70th birthday.

  • Wittmann to appear at library May 12

    TELL CITY – Gary Wittmann, storyteller, author and composer, will present “Creating the Circle of the Stories, Poetry and Songs” at 1 p.m. May 12 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch to celebrate children’s book week.

    Wittmann grew up listening to generations of storytellers and has continued the tradition. Along with his brother, he composes songs and poetry. His presentations include puppets, musical instruments and tales with both multicultural folktales as well as original stories about the circle of life.

  • Perry Central’s Up in One, Down in None

    The Captain’s Club honored Perry Central students who raised at least one grade during the third-grading period compared to the second-grading period without letting any other grades fall, as well as the students who received straight A’s, with a pizza party for lunch last week.

  • Second graders help recycle old phonebooks

    Angela Berg’s second-grade class at William Tell Elementary class show off phone books the class has been collecting for Perry-Spencer Communications. The class has collected more than 100 phone books, which will all be recycled.

  • Church News, April 26

    Cannelton Seventh Street Baptist to host special services
    CANNELTON – Seventh Street Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold special services at 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday. Brother Al Entzel will be a guest speaker at both services. A meal and preaching service will follow the Sunday service. Brother Harold Draper and the congregation welcome all to attend.

  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist to host homecoming services May 5, 6

    CANNELTON – The 44th annual homecoming weekend at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will be observed May 5 and 6.

    Saturday night singing May 5 will begin at 7 p.m. with the Pearly Gatemen reunion and Steve Epley Family.
    Sunday school May 6 will be dismissed and morning service will begin at 10 a.m. A carry-in basket lunch will follow the morning worship. Afternoon singing will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday evening service will begin at 7 p.m.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and congregation invite and welcome the community to attend the event.

  • EUCC establishes prayer, memorial garden

    TELL CITY – The Garden at the Evangelical United Church of Christ will be a resting place for church members or their immediate family.

    The purpose of the garden is to provide space for the scattering of the ashes of cremulation – ashes that have been reduced to no more than 1/8 inch – and a place where people may pause in reverent meditation. It will be a place to honor the lives of those who have departed, organizers said.

  • SIRS to host open house, ribbon cutting today

    TELL CITY – An open house and ribbon cutting will be held for Southern Indiana Resource Solutions today. The open house will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and the ribbon cutting will be held at 3 p.m.
    SIRS is located at 1012 31st Street in Tell City.
    The public is invited to stop by for a tour of the changes to the building, learn about SIRS’ new day service program and community services and view the United Way of Perry County and WIC offices.

  • Community Events, April 26

    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.

    Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Patio to celebrate Founders Day.
    The special events committee will host the event.