Today's News

  • "Journey to Oz," Saturday March 24 in JASPER
  • Mini newshounds
  • New security coming to Cannelton schools


    CANNELTON – Several moves and improvements at Cannelton schools are planned for surrounding grounds and buildings.

  • Another Sign of Spring
  • Free newspaper distributed today


    A special promotional issue of the Perry County News will be mailed to all area homes today.

    For more than 128 years, the Perry County News has covered the news of Perry County and its residents. A subscription includes delivery of the paper every Monday and Thursday and special publications such as Discover Perry County and Schweizer Zeitung and sections throughout the year covering medical resources, home improvement and growth of local businesses.

  • Going against the flow, homeowners seek flood relief


    CANNELTON – Recent home floods in Cannelton have residents speaking up and looking for help from community leaders. At least four homes experienced backwaters uprising from their lower-level drains, a mix of stormwater and raw sewage.

  • Tell City spring sports schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    27    Princeton    H    5:30
    30    Floyd Central    A    5:30
    31    Hancock Co.    A    12:00
    3    Heritage Hills    H    4:30
    5    South Central    H    5:30
    7    South Spencer    H    11:00

  • Rangers could go long way

    Forest Park won its Class 2A boys basketball regional Saturday and will play Indianapolis Scecina in the Washington semistate Saturday at 3 p.m.
    The Rangers are 24-4 and Scecina is 19-9, so the Rangers should be favored.
    In fact the Rangers appear to have a good chance to win their third state title in 14 years.
    Local fans who saw the Rangers trail South Spencer most of the way in a first-round sectional game only to win by one point on a last-second shot might wonder how the Rangers could go so far.

  • Marksmen 2nd in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City had six individual champions as it placed second in the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Undefeated Southridge had seven champions and won the tourney with 321.5 points. Tell City scored 212.5 and Pike Central was third with 207.
    With the Raiders’ strong team in the field and Tell City having to forfeit in six of the 17 weight classes, Tell City Coach Chase Litherland had figured second place was about as well as the Marksmen could do.

  • Tell City archers place 5th at state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Jaden Houzanme placed second among middle school boys to lead Tell City to fifth place in the 35-team NASP middle school archery bullseye state tourney Saturday.
    The team took 24 archers, who shot their season-high score of 3,278.
    Castle North won with 3,375. Boonville was next with 3,342, followed by Jennings County with 3,297, and St. Benedict Cathedral  with 3,294.
    So Tell City trailed third place by only 19 points.
    Houzanme, a seventh grader, placed second among 402 middle school boys and fourth of 1,087 boys overall boys.