Local News

  • TC drum line eyes first contest

    TELL CITY - Tell City High School drum-line members will "storm" Decatur Central High School Saturday for their first competition of the season.

  • Candidates have another week to file for primary

    TELL CITY - Political hopefuls who have yet to file for this year's races have another week to throw their hats into the ring. The deadline for candidates to file for races in the primary is noon Feb. 19.

    County voters will decide races this year for sheriff, county clerk, auditor, treasurer, coroner, assessor and District 2 county commissioner. The four district seats on the county council are also on the ballot. Voters will also elect township trustees.

  • Perry Central student continues to battle cancer

    ST. MARKS - A Perry Central elementary student is finding support among classmates and the community in his fight against liver cancer.

    Tyler Zoglman, a fifth-grader, was diagnosed recently  with  carcinoma fibrolameller liver cancer and underwent a nearly 10-hour surgery to remove a tumor. He was scheduled to begin his third round of chemotherapy this week.

  • House fire

    CANNELTON - Cannelton firefighters battled cold as well as flames Sunday night. The department was called to 514 Knight St. at 11:19 p.m. after someone saw smoke and flames. Firemen were on the scene until shortly after 2 a.m. According to police records, the home is owned by Roxanne Suters.

  • Indiana Predator Challenge visits county
  • Some offices closing for Presidents Day

    PERRY COUNTY - Some governmental offices will be closed Monday in observance of President's Day.

    The county courthouse and annex building in Cannelton will be closed. The county prosecutor's office will be closed.

    City offices in Tell City and Cannelton will be open and there will be change in trash pickup next week. The town and utility office in Troy, however, will also be closed.

    State offices will be open Monday, including the Perry County Department of Child Services.

    Federal offices will be closed Monday and there will be no mail delivery.

  • Planning group cancels meeting set for today

    TELL CITY - With no pressing business to conduct, the Tell City Advisory Plan Commission has called off its meeting scheduled for today.

    The group's next meeting is slated for March 11.

  • Wanted man nabbed after I-64 traffic stop

    ST. CROIX - A traffic stop on Interstate 64 Saturday netted police a man allegedly wanted on an Illinois warrant.

    According to Indiana State Police Trooper Phil Lubbers, Andrew Tindall, 21, of 9054 S. Rosemary Lane, Pekin, was a passenger in a 1998 Ford Escort stopped for a traffic violation near the 79-mile marker. A records check showed Tindall was wanted on a felony theft warrant from Monroe County, Ill. He was lodged in the Perry County Jail and was to be extradited to Illinois.

  • Online forms easier to find

    Our online forms, which you can use to submit information on births, engagements, weddings and deaths, are now easier to find.

    Simply click on the word "Features" in the blue bar near the top of this page. A drop-down menu will present options from which you can choose. You can print out a form, complete it and bring or mail it to us, or use it as a guide to put the information we need into an e-mail message that you can send to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com.

  • Breaking News County offices closed Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY - Perry County's courthouse, courthouse annex and prosecutor's office are closed at the request of County Commissioner Bill Amos.