Today's News

  • First communion at St. John Chrysostom

    Four young members of St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston made their first communion April 14 during 4:30 p.m. Mass.

    Pictured from the left are Mary and Anna King, Jonah Schroeder and Brenden Luecke. Behind them, at left, is the Rev. Ralph Schipp and Deacon Mike Waninger.

  • Archabbey honors co-workers for service

    SAINT MEINRAD – During its 24th annual Service Recognition Banquet April 19, Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 74 active co-workers and 53 retirees who have 25 years or more of service.

    Saint Meinrad business manager the Rev. Adrian Burke OSB addressed those attending the banquet. 

  • A day at the railroad....

    Students of South Perry Head Start invited their special male role models to visit Hoosier Southern Railroad with them in March.

    The children learned about being safe near railroad tracks and were able to climb into the locomotive. They were amazed at the size of the train. The students were also excited to spend the afternoon with some of the special people in their lives, teachers said. For more information about South Perry Head Start, contact Beth Cassidy at 547-9464.

  • Conrad’s Corner dedication

    Ginger Conrad stands in her newly dedicated library named Conrad’s Corner, which was shown to her as one of her retirement gifts.

  • Fulda Sportsman car, craft show planned for May 19

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a craft and car show May 19 at the club.
    This will be held in conjunction with a town-wide yard sale.
    The craft show will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. to noon with prizes awarded at 2 p.m.
    A bring-your-own-partner, double-elimination corn-hole tournament will begin at noon. Cost is $10 per team.
    A kiddie tractor pull will begin at 10 a.m.

  • Tots Lots visit animal clinic

    Tots Lots Preschool visited Dr. Schoene’s Animal Clinic in Cannelton. Schoene gave a tour of his veterinary clinic and showed the children the tools that he uses to take care of animals.

  • Community events, May 3

    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.

  • Knights collecting donations for Tootsie Roll drive May 11, 12

    TELL CITY – Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will accept donations for its Tootsie Roll drive for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County May 11 and 12.
    Councilman Bob Hackle and Terry Schaefer are co-chairing the event and encourage the public to donate at one of four locations: Tell City Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Noble’s IGA and Old National Bank’s branch on Indiana 66.
    All money raised stays in Perry County.

  • Birth announcements, May 3

    Kali Belle Craney
    Josh and Krystal Craney of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Kali Belle Craney, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Craney is the former Krystal Etienne. Kalie has three older siblings, Wick, 4, Rory, 3 and Jeri Beth, 2.
    Grandparents are Kevin Etienne of Oriole, Stacey Etienne of Quincy, Ill., and David and Tammy Craney of Dexter.

  • Tell City boys 7th in invitational

    MOUNT VERNON—Darian Allen placed second in the 1600-meter run to lead Tell City to seventh place in Mount Vernon’s eight-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Allen ran the 1600 in 4:35 and placed third in the 3200 in 10:05.
    Elliott Brown placed third in the 100 dash in 11.72 seconds and Caleb Sherry took fourth in the 800 in 2:07.72.
    No other Marksman placed in the top four in any event.
    “We came out pretty flat and it was a pretty good field (of teams),” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.
    Castle won the meet.