Today's News

  • ISP, local officers search home

    TELL CITY – A state police emergency-response team searched a Tell City home Aug. 19 for a local man.

    Gary L. Thompson, who is wanted on felony, was thought to be in a home in the 1200 block of 12th Street. Police said Thompson was not inside the house.

    Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact the Tell City Police Department at 547-7068.

  • Spencer County Farm Bureau to host eminent domain meeting

    SPENCER COUNTY – A new Indiana law gives carbon dioxide pipeline companies the right of eminent domain for underground pipelines. There is a possibility of a carbon dioxide pipeline running through Spencer County.

    Spencer County Farm Bureau will host an eminent-domain meeting to inform landowners of their property rights.

    The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Spencer County 4-H Youth and Community Center in Chrisney.

  • Cannelton pupil earns national essay award

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A Cannelton student earned a national award for an essay he wrote about why Myers Grade School is unique.

    “I was surprised and happy,” Ethan Melton, now a sixth-grader at Cannelton Junior-Senior High School, said Friday. He learned Thursday he had a certified letter at the post office, and his mom, second-grade teacher Laura Melton, said even though his father offered a ride, he couldn’t wait to go pick it up. He rode his bike, instead.

  • Kleaving – Henrickson

    Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Kleaving of Tell City and Mr. and Mrs. Brad Henrickson of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Laura Beth Kleaving and Todd Michael Henrickson.

    The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2008 graduate of Spencerian College. She is a radiologic technologist at Tri-State Orthopedic Surgeons.
    Mr. Henrickson is 2005 graduate of Tell City High School and currently attends Owensboro Community and Technical College. He works at ATTC Manufacturing.

  • Jobst – Warner

    Renate Jobst and Neal Warner of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Doyle and Selma Brooking of Cache, Okla. She is a graduate of University of Oklahoma with a master’s degree in communications. She works for Purdue University as the 4-H youth extension educator for Perry County.
    Mr. Warner is the son of Sharon Warner of Tell City and Edwin Warner of Degonia Springs. He is a graduate of Vincennes University with an associate’s degree in mechanics. He works for Roland Mulzer Farms.

  • A cut above: Troy’s barber retiring after six decades

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    It’s Monday morning and Bill Feldpausch is working on a head of hair. It’s one of countless thousands of haircuts the Troy barber has delivered over a career spanning more than six decades. He’s cut hair here and there, Troy and St. Meinrad, as well as Milwaukee and West Palm Beach. He’s even kept the locks of navy sailors in check in the frigid North Atlantic. Bill Feldpausch has cut hair most of his life ... and like all barbers, spun a lifetime of stories.

  • Board considers $2.4 million schools budget

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A proposed budget Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Chapman presented to school-board members for their Aug. 18 regular meeting is “very similar to last year’s,” he told them, and includes tax revenue approved by the school district’s voters “last year, (but) which the state did not give us.”

  • Glory Bees students first week back

    Glory Bees Preschool students had their first week of school the week of Aug. 22.

    They enjoyed playing some get-to-know-you games and other activities. Students, pictured above, were excited to share their “All About Me Bags.” The bags were filled with things the students chose from home to show their new friends something about themselves.

  • Education News, Aug. 29

    GED testing at Perry Central
    LEOPOLD – GED testing at Perry Central Community School Corp. is open to all Hoosier residents. Registration is required before testing and information is available on the school’s Web site, www.pccs.k12.in.us.
    Susie Knox is the chief GED examiner and can provide more information to those seeking their GED for employment or higher education. She can be reached at 547-3347.

  • Community Events, Aug. 29

    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.