Today's News

  • Second Jelly Belly Day to kick off Saturday at Candy Castle

    SANTA CLAUS – Santa’s Candy Castle is gearing up for its second annual Jelly Belly Day, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The free event will feature a wide range of Jelly Belly-themed events and activities for the entire family.
    The day’s events will be highlighted by an appearance from Mr. Jelly Belly, the confectionery company’s official mascot, who will pose for pictures with families and hand out free Jelly Belly samples.

  • Annual Thanksgiving gospel concert Nov. 19 in Tell City

    TELL CITY – First Christian Church in Troy will again this year offer a gospel concert, “A Gospel Thanksgiving in Song,” from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Tell City High School.
    Doors to the auditorium will open at 1:30. The concert is offered by the church at no cost, though a freewill offering will be collected.

  • Community News, Nov. 10

    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.

    Noodles sale Saturday
    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church, at 10th and Mozart streets, will host a noodle sale from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
    Bags of homemade noodles will be $3 each.

  • Home Tour to include stop at Lands’ Burglen Hills home

    TELL CITY – J.B. and Jayne Land have owned only two homes in their 40 years of married life, both located in Burglen Hills. They moved into their newly constructed home at 83 Gutenberg Lane in the most recently developed section of Burglen Hills in December 2008. Visitors are welcomed by an eye-catching textured driveway, well-manicured lawn and colorful landscaping.

  • AfterSchoolRocks at Heritage Festival

    Ethan Melton waves while tending to the AfterSchoolRocks booth at Cannelton’s Heritage Festival.

    By participating in the festival, students hoped to give children an opportunity to have fun playing cornhole for a prize, while raising community awareness on two issues they thought needed to be addressed. AfterSchoolRocks is a program of Lincoln Hills Development Corporation’s Youth Service Bureau. For more information about AfterSchoolRocks or the Youth service Bureau call Natalie Johnson at 547-3435, Ext. 236.

  • Veterans to be celebrated at local schools

    Tell City students to host Veterans Day events
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host various Veterans Day events Friday at the school.
    The day will kick off at 8 a.m. at the school’s library with memorabilia on display for viewing.
    At 8:15 a.m. there will be a plaque ceremony in the auxiliary gym, followed by a free breakfast for veterans in the cafeteria at 8:30.
    After breakfast, a school tour and door-judging contest will take place.

  • Etienne receives Best of Respiratory Care award

    TELL CITY – Nancy Etienne, registered respiratory therapist employed at Medi-Home Care, located at Indiana 66 in Tell City, was recognized in RT Magazine For Decision Makers in Respiratory Care.

  • Births, Nov. 10

    Korbin Allan Brown
    Allan and Jennifer Brown of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Korbin Allan Brown, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Brown is the former Jennifer Krieg. Korbin has one older brother, Blake Patrick, 51⁄2.
    Grandparents are Phyllis Richards of Troy, Carl Krieg of Tell City and Charles and Virginia Brown of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Grace Brown and Zana Sommer, both of Tell City.

  • A busy day at the polls

    (Click on photo to enlarge and right arrow to see more.)

  • News gathering Santa letters

    TELL CITY — The News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus for publication Dec. 22.

    Letters can be addressed in care of The News and mailed to P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Letters can also be dropped off at 537 Main St. or sent via e-mail to editor@perrycounty news.com. Letters must be received by Nov. 30.