Today's News

  • Jeanne and Philip Wittmer

    Jeanne and Philip Wittmer will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary June 10, 2016.

    They were married June 10, 1966, in Fort Wayne, where Phil was a college student at Purdue University and Indiana Institute of Technology and Jeanne was beginning her teaching career at East Noble High School in Kendallville.

    After having later lived in Howard County, in and near Kokomo, they retired to Perry County in 2007, where Phil was a graduate of the Tell City Class of 1963.

  • Community Events; June 9

    Landlord group meeting Friday


    TELL CITY – The South Central Indiana Landlord Association will meet Friday, June 10, at 9 a.m. at the Tell City Ivy Tech campus. Tell City Mayor Jim Adams will be present to take any questions.

    Call (262) 458 4782 with any questions.


    Lunch and Learn event June 23


  • EUCC Scholar
  • 90s alt-rockers Cracker to perform at the Lincoln Amphitheatre June 10
  • Three churches team up for VBS

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ, Tell City United Methodist Church and St. Paul Catholic Church have scheduled a cooperative vacation Bible school for the week of June 27-30.

    Four, five and six year olds who have completed kindergarten will attend VBS at the United Methodist Church at 10th and Mozart streets from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m., while those students who have completed Grades 1-4 will attend at St. Paul Catholic Church at Main and Jefferson Streets from 9 to 11:30 a.m., with craft, game and snack centers stationed at EUCC during mid-mornings.

  • Gehlhausen-Henke

    Audra Rose Gehlhausen and Joshua Allen Henke announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on Saturday June 11, 2016. The ceremony will take place at Monkey Hollow Winery in St. Meinrad at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow at Fulda Sportsman Club.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are Denise and Tim Gehlhausen of Bristow. The future groom’s parents are Dinah and Steve Goffinet of Tell City and Glenn Henke of Ferdinand.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Perry Central High School and graduated Indiana University Southeast in 2013.

  • Tell City native graduates from Vincennes with honors

    VINCENNES – Stephanie Robinson Mayfield, of Tell City, graduated Saturday, May 7, an Associate of Science Nursing from Vincennes University with cum laude honors. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and is currently completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

    Mayfield is a graduate of Perry Central High School and the daughter of Tracey Dwiggins of Ohio and the late Toni Robinson.

    She is the granddaughter of Loretta and Robert Dwiggins of Ohio.

    Mayfield and her husband, David, have a five-year-old daughter, Arianna.

  • Community Events; June 6

    Class of ‘49 to meet Saturday


    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School class of 1949 will celebrate its 67th class reunion at The Patio Steakhouse Saturday, June 11, beginning at noon. For further information, call (812) 566-0654.

    The Patio Steakhouse is located on Indiana 66.


    Cook-York reunion Sunday


  • State must close campaign contribution limit loophole

    One is a conservative. The other a dyed-in-the-wool liberal. They and their agendas could hardly be more different from each other.

    Democratic challenger John Gregg and Republican incumbent Gov. Mike Pence are locked in a tight and historically significant battle to win Indiana’s gubernatorial election in November. The outcome will have a dramatic impact on the direction of state policy, taxpayer money, social programs, education, economic development and a host of other concerns affecting Hoosiers’ quality of life and the state’s future.

  • A bicentennial update

    Vince Luecke



    editor@perry countynews.com

    Indiana’s bicentennial celebration is unfolding and there are several events planned across Perry County in coming months. The News has shared the news of several of them, including the torch relay’s visit to the county Sept. 10 and plans for the torch to travel through Derby, Rome, Cannelton, Tell City and Troy.