Today's News

  • Adaelynn Rae Ayer

    Breyan Underhill and Tyler Ayer of Evanston announce the birth of a daughter, Adaelynn Rae Ayer, on Aug. 18, 2017, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.

    Grandparents are Roger and Stacey Lawalin of Lamar, Keith and Crystal Underhhill of Doolittle Mills, Camilla Ayer and Harold Brothwell of Santa Claus, Janet Peters of Evanston and the late Kevin Ayer.

  • Community Events; Sept. 4


    CCC banana split party Wednesday


    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church in Tell City will host its annual 50-foot banana split gathering Sept. 6. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the church at 821 10th St.

    Everyone is invited to join in this time of family fellowship.

    For more information contact Carrie Wright at cc_church@sbcglobal.net or phone (812) 619-6562


    Skin care seminars start Monday


  • United Way kickoff Sunday at Pour Haus

    TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County is preparing for its annual contribution campaign kickoff. Welcoming the community to an afternoon of family, friends food and football, they will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Pour Haus in Tell City.

    A portion of the proceeds generated by the restaurant at the open house will be donated to United Way. Those attending can sign up to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming Indianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos game.

  • Treats for Texas
  • New book lists county’s first, early settlers

    PERRY COUNTY – When Perry County celebrated its bicentennial, the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the DAR, in conjunction with the Perry County Bicentennial Committee, hosted a First and Early Families Ceremony which awarded a certificate and pin to anyone who could prove their lineage to one of Perry County’s early settlers.

  • Donnelly, Bucshon talk jobs, healthcare during Tell City stops



    TELL CITY – U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly stopped by the Perry County News on Tuesday, sharing comments they’ve heard while Congress has been on recess and voicing their hopes for promoting Hoosier jobs, healthcare reform and tackling the nation’s opioid drug abuse problem.

  • United Way has new director, three campaign co-chairs




    TELL CITY – New United Way of Perry County Executive Director Amy Lyons has taken the reins of the organization at a busy time, but the longtime United Way supporter and educator is determined to hit the ground running. She has three experienced and dedicated helpers as this year’s fundraising campaign gets underway.

  • Two generations on the farm
  • EDC loan approved for local bakery




    TELL CITY – A new Tell City business will get a financial boost from the community’s economic development commission.

    Morgan Cail, who currently operates Behind the Times Bakery from her home, has plans to open a bakery at 411 Main St. later this year. She obtained $40,000 in financing from the Tell City Economic Development Commission’s revolving loan fund. A Friday morning meeting approved the funding.

  • Young calls job creation, opioid battle key issues


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Sen. Todd Young was in Tell City Wednesday and gave brief legislative update during a luncheon at the Pour Haus. During his nearly 20 minute forum, the Senator highlighted Congress’ work on several hot-button issues, including Hoosier infrastructure needs, business regulation reviews, and health care and comprehensive tax reform.