Today's News

  • Elementary students begin year with anti-bullying fun

    TELL CITY – The kickoff of this year’s anti-bullying efforts at William Tell Elementary School should remain in students’ minds for a long time, because it was turned into a day of fun with “a very strong message,” Sally Wolfe said.

  • Online tool measures referendum impacts

    INDIANAPOLIS – With the November election just over two months away, property taxpayers in Perry County may be considering the effects of the proposed referenda for two local school corporations: Tell City-Troy Township Schools and Cannelton City Schools. The Department of Local Government Finance last week announced that it had launched a Web site that allows residents to determine the impacts on their pocketbooks by using the department’s online tool at www.in.gov/dlgf/8789.htm.

  • More candidates explain reasons for running

    TELL CITY – Two more of the 13 candidates seeking positions on the Tell City-Troy Township School Board have provided information for News profiles ahead of the November election that will seat three of them.

    Joseph Loren Stephens said if voters select him, “what you see is what you’ll get,” someone who is “outspoken, open-minded, honest, accountable, and a man of his word.”

  • Births for Sept. 2

    Julianna Marie Dickman
    Joe and Krystina Dickman of Brighton, Colo., announce the birth of their daughter, Julianna Marie Dickman, Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds.
    Mrs. Dickman is the former Krystina Craig.
    Grandparents are David and Denette Craig of Brighton, Doug and Vickie Robbins of Indianapolis and Mike and Vicki Dickman of Tell City.

  • Church News for Sept. 2

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing Sept. 18
    LAMAR – The Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 on W. CR 1200N near Lamar, will hold a gospel sing at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18.
    Crossties Bluegrass Gospel will be the special guests for the evening. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

  • Birthdays for Sept. 3 - Sept. 9

    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.
    September 3

  • Gill - Cissna

    Mary Katherine (Katie) Gill and Seth Edmond Cissna of Indianapolis announce their engagement and ap-proaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Charles and Sherry Gill of Bloomington. She is a graduate of Bloomington High School North and Kaplan College. She is a surgical dental assistant and is working on a bachelor’s degree in sociology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

  • Bielefeld, Pioneers shut out Marksmen

    BOONVILLE—Garrett Bielefeld scored three goals as Boonville beat Tell City 7-0 in boys soccer Wednesday.

    Bielefeld also had an assist to go with his hat trick.
    Blake Cobb added two goals and an assist for the Pioneers.
    Tell City, 0-3, will host Gibson Southern tonight at 6 at William Tell Elementary.

  • Tell City outshoots South Spencer

    ROCKPORT—C.J. Fentress shot a season-best 48 for medalist honors as Tell City edged South Spencer 232-234 in girls golf Wednesday.

  • Orleans knocks off Cannelton

    CANNELTON—No one made more than four kills for Cannelton in a 25-10, 25-10, 25-12 volleyball loss to Orleans Thursday.

    Sarah Powers led Cannelton with four kills, 10 digs and two ace serves.
    Taylor Lawalin added two kills, four assists and four blocks.
    Allicyn Garrett and Leah Mascolo each made five digs for the Bulldogs.
    Orleans won the junior varsity match 25-10, 25-8. Individual statistics for Cannelton were not available.
    Cannelton, 0-3 in varsity and JV play, will compete in a tourney at Orleans Saturday.