Today's News

  • CVB, quilt guild to host winter quilt show

    TELL CITY  – The Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild to host its First Perry County Winter Quilt Show.

    This event will be held at the Tell City Depot located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City on Saturday, March 3  from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 4 from noon to 4 pm.

    Beautiful quilts from the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild members will be on display and members of the guild will he on hand for questions.

  • Flush in leadership
  • Perry Central Elementary first semester honor rolls

    First Semester Distinguished


    Grade 3: Mia Bishop, Hailey Brosmer, Gage Clark, Rory Craney, Eva Decker, Kaitlyn Goffinet, Wyatt Harris, Teagan Howard, Aubrie Hubert, Benjamin Hubert, Trey Hubert, Klyne Kelly, Beau Kleeman, Ava Labhart, Masen Labhart, Elise Lawalin, Zachary Mitchell, Allie Pekinpaugh, Aimee Sauer, Lyla Schultz, Josephina Sickle, Charlee Stewart, Peyton Taylor, Bryn Yeager, Jayci Zorn

    Grade 4: Summer Guillaume, Bo Johnson, Aleah Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving

  • Tobinsport cemetery meeting March 4

    TOBINSPORT – The annual meeting of the Tobinsport Cemetery Improvement & Maintenance Association will be held on Sunday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at Clayton Harris Memorial United Methodist Church in Tobinsport. Business topics will include a financial report; report on cleaning and setting of stones; selecting someone to mow cemeteries and an  election of officers and community representatives to board.

  • 2018 Primary Candidate Listing

    PERRY COUNTY – A listing of candidates provided by the county clerk’s office who have filed for Indiana’s May 8 primary election.


    County Clerk

    Lynn Fulkerson, Republican

    Mandi  Mogan, Democrat


    County Assessor

    Mendy Lassaline, Democrat


    County Auditor

    Pamela Goffinet, Democrat


  • Pam Goffinet seeking second term in office as county auditor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Auditor Pamela Goffinet has announced her candidacy for re-election. She took office in 2015 and has worked in the office for 35 years.
    Goffinet resides in rural Perry County and is married to Mark Goffinet. They have two daughters, Kayla, a registered nurse at Owensboro Regional Hospital and Lynsay, who works at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

  • Sheriff, coroner contests headline primary election




    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County voters in May’s primary election will decide two contested races for sheriff and coroner on the Democratic ticket as well as contested Republican races for U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate.

  • Lenten Feast
  • Matheny murder trial slated to begin Feb. 26

    TELL CITY – Stacy Matheny, accused of murder in the shooting death of Phillip Chase outside a Cannelton home in March 2016, is scheduled to stand trial Feb. 26 in Perry Circuit Court.

    Matheny, 49, has been held without bond since his arrest. The morning shooting triggered a five-hour manhunt that ended with his capture in Kentucky.

    Police allege Matheny confronted Chase, 47, who lived on Bell Hollow Road and after a brief verbal altercation, allegedly pulled a handgun and shot him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Court rules against Ward in execution challenge

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Indiana Supreme Court issued an opinion Tuesday upholding a lower court’s dismissal of a complaint filed by Roy Lee Ward in which he challenged procedures followed by the Indiana Department of Correction when they announced a change to the lethal injection protocol.

    Ward is a former Perry County resident.

    In May 2014, the Department of Correction announced it would alter the three-drug combination used for executions, replacing Sodium Thiopental with Brevital – a barbituate anesthetic in the same class.