Today's News

  • Community events, March 15

    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.

  • Modern-day treasure hunters in Tell City through Sunday

    TELL CITY – Area residents who want to gauge the value of coins, precious metals and collectibles are invited to meet one-on-one this week with Treasure Hunters Roadshow. During this free event, 1,200 residents are expected to take in their rare and unusual collectibles.

  • City plans cleanup events

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh announced Monday his department will collect limbs strewn about by recent storms beginning March 26 and conduct a city-wide cleanup April 9-13.

    Street-department workers will use a chipper to reduce the limbs to chips, which will be discarded unless city residents request them, he said. All brush piles should be placed curbside or where trash is normally picked up by March 26. The workers will not pick up limbs or brush that are not weather-related, Marsh said.

  • Guillaume moves to Cutting Edge

    TELL CITY – Stylist Kyra Guillaume has moved to Cutting Edge hair-salon in Tell City and is now taking clients. Cutting Edge is located at 134 E. Indiana 66 in Tell City.
    Guillaume will accept clients Tuesdays through Fridays. To contact her, call 547-8995 or (270) 922-6560.

  • Cinema honors students

    Three Tell City High School seniors were recently awarded certificates of excellence by Mark Morgan, manager of the Tell City Cinemas. The girls were recognized by Morgan for their service at the cinemas as employees of the month and for outstanding service. They are, from left, Whitney Zellers, Lacey Kuster and Emily Alvey.

  • Youth Conservation Corps Program at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the summer of 2012.
    The YCC program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the nation’s environment and heritage. Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.

  • Thomas to celebrate birthday

    ROME – The family of Ruth Thomas of Rome invites friends, family and the community to help celebrate her 90th birthday.
    The celebration will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. March 24 at Rome Methodist Church. Ruth asks for no gifts, but cards are welcome.
    If you are unable to attend, but would like to send Ruth birthday wishes, mail them to Ruth Thomas, 9305 N. State Road 66, Rome, IN 47574.

  • John and Betty Bowman

    John and Betty Bowman celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Feb. 25, 2012, at the Patio Steakhouse in Cannelton. The surprise event was hosted by their family.

    Mr. Bowman married the former Betty Storm March 1, 1947, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Cannelton. The Rev. Edwin Riske officiated.
    Their attendants were the late Charles Bowman, brother of Mr. Bowman, and the late Ida Mae (Freeman) Mosby.

  • Chief lauds officers, civilians for accident response

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall publicly recognized Monday law-enforcement officials and civilians who responded to a March 2 accident involving a 10-year-old girl.

    Officers from the city’s police department and county sheriff’s department responded quickly, he said, to an accident March 2 in which fourth-grader Ovie McMahan was critically injured.

  • Boat Works barge launch

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