Today's News

  • Shane Weedman earns dean’s list honor at IUS

    CANNELTON – Shane Weedman, son of Jimmy and Robin Weedman of Cannelton, was recently awarded recognition on the Indiana University Southeast dean’s list for fall semester.

    Weedman is currently a senior and earned the distinction for his high scholastic achievement.

  • I love Perry County because ...

    The Perry County Quality of Life Committee asked young people to reflect on their  home communities. In the last of a series of essays,  Perry County junior-high-school students talk about what they value most.


    Home is where my family is

  • LaGrange family reunion planned for Aug. 29

    BRISTOW – The La-Grange family reunion will be held at St. Isidore’s church hall near Bristow Saturday, Aug. 29.

    Family members are asked to arrive in time to begin serving at 12:30 p.m. Central with a carry-in dinner.

    Family members should take a dish, serving utensils and drinks for their family. Plates and cups will be provided.

  • American Legion Ladies Auxiliary scholarship deadline Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 213 is accepting scholarship applications for two $500 scholarships to be awarded to Perry County students.

    To be eligible, applicants must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the American Legion Post 213 or Unit 213, or be a junior member of the Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion member for the past two years and have current dues paid.

  • Lincoln drama a priority for local 2016 bicentennial celebrations


    Staff Writer


    LINCOLN CITY – State officials announced the Lincoln State Park Amphitheatre will not host the drama, “A. Lincoln: Pioneer Tale,” this year as the state will contract a new management company to take over the production.

  • Country musician John Berry to perform free concert at Old Panther Creek Baptist

    WHITESVILLE, Ky. – Just about any country-music lover will know the name John Berry. His performance of the title track of the 1995 CD “O Holy Night” has led to his most enduring legacy. Today, his tenor voice remains an instrument to share God’s love with his audience.

    Berry will perform in concert at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at Old Panther Creek Baptist Church to help the church celebrate its 200th anniversary homecoming celebration.

  • Trustee sought for Beard Cemetery

    BRISTOW – An election for one trustee for the Beard Cemetery will be conducted the Monday before Memorial Day. A trustee must be at least 25 years old and have a relative buried in the cemetery.

    If interested in serving as a trustee, send a letter of interest by April 30 to Jerry Beard, 22998 Blue Ridge Road, Bristow, IN  47515. Include name, age and relationship to someone buried in the cemetery.

  • Perry County Learning Academy enrolling students

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Learning Academy is currently enrolling high school students and adults who wish to earn a high- school or a general-equivalency diploma. 

    Interested individuals who were unable to graduate high school with their class but would like to earn a diploma may call Perry County Learning Academy  at (812) 547-6942 or visit from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

  • Legislators defend religious freedom law




    TELL CITY – Perry County’s two Statehouse legislators defended Indiana’s controversial religious freedom law Saturday under heavy questioning by opponents who said the newly approved legislation will lead to discrimination against gays and lesbians.

  • Court and Police Records; April 2



    • Amber N. Zuelly, 35, of 4665 Boyd Road, Cannelton, March 27, on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    She was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $1,505 bail.

    • Matias J. Andres, 28, of 1033 Venerable Ave., Owensboro, Ky., March 28, on a preliminary charge of leaving the scene of a property damage crash.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $205 bail.