Today's News

  • Snyder to vie for Cannelton mayor

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s former clerk-treasurer wants to be its next mayor.

    Mary Snyder has filed for the city’s highest office and her name will appear on the Republican ballot in May’s primary. Also filing for office in Cannelton was former Mayor Melvin McBrayer, who is seeking the at-large council seat. Melinda Smith-Jacob is is seeking the Ward 3 seat while Lynn Fulkerson has filed for another term as Ward 1 councilwoman.

  • Birthdays, Feb. 18 - Feb. 24

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    February 18

  • Birth announcements, Feb. 17

    Konner Wallace Ficker
    John and Kim Ficker of Chrisney announce the birth of their son, Konner Wallace Ficker, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 203⁄4 inches long.
    He has one older brother, Kolin.
    Grandparents are Wally and Debbie Hall of Grandview and John Ficker of Rockport and Judy Ficker of Chrisney.

  • William Tell earns exemplary remarks

    A hand full of fourth- , fifth- and sixth-graders from William Tell Elementary School pose with a banner outside the school marking the elementary’s status as an exemplary school.

    The Indiana Department of Education awarded William Tell the standing based on ISTEP scores from those grades during the 2010 academic year.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosts health fair

    This article was provided to The News by Kayla Galloway
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School held a health fair Feb. 4 in the auxiliary gym from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • TC freshmen orientation Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold freshmen orientation for the 2011-12 school year at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high-school auditorium. All current eighth-grade students and their parents need to attend.
    Students and parents will be given information about high-school diploma tracks, scheduling and graduation requirements. If you have any questions, contact Cindia Ress or Lisa Noble at 547-9715 or send an e-mail to cress@tellcity.k12. in.us or lisan@tellcity.k12.in.us.

  • Sprinkle named to IU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Jason Sprinkle has been named to the dean’s list of Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences for the fall 2010 semester, in recognition of outstanding academic achievement.

    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for those students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a semester, earning at least a 3.7 grade-point average.
    Sprinkle is double-majoring in English and political science with minors in economics and public environmental affairs. After his graduation in May, he plans to attend law school.

  • Community News, Feb. 14

    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.

  • Community Foundation opens new office

    The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new office of the Perry County Community Foundation, located at 817 12th Street.

    Pictured from the left are Cheri Taylor, chamber; Chris Cail; Pam Lock, board member; Wayne Casper; Sally Houzanme, director; Stephanie Walsh, board member; Pat Crawford, president; Sherri Flynn; Steve Upmeyer, board member; Brenda Graves; Mayor Barbara Ewing; Dennis Graves, board member; Naomi Mulzer; Laura Rudolph; Jim Whalen and Dot Kessner.

  • Oakwood to host health, resource fair Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City will hold its annual health and resource fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
    Booths available are as follows:
    Burris-LeClere Eye Center; vision screening
    EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center; blood pressure screens and health and fitness information
    Indiana Legal Services Inc; living wills, other advance directives and legal rights regarding Medicare and Medicad discussion
    Medi Home Care; DME equipment, C-Pap machines and masks, walkers, canes, heat therapy and more on display