Today's News

  • Parker Daniel Sprinkle Newton

    Christopher Newton and Vanessa Sprinkle-Newton of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Parker Daniel Sprinkle Newton.
    He was delivered Oct. 22, 2014, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    Parker weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20¾ inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Bob and Vicki Sprinkle.
    Paternal grandparents are Terry and Darlene Newton, all from Tell City.

  • Thomson Brian Parke

    Eric and Emily Parke of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Thomson Brian.
    He was delivered Dec. 9, 2014, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    Thomson weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by his brother, Sawyer, 5, and sister, Cynthia, 3.
    Mrs. Parke is the former Emily Blinzinger.
    Maternal grandparents are Lynn and Dorothy Blinzinger of Tell City.
    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Diana Parke of Oakland City.

  • Birthdays

    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.
    January 16

  • William Tell Elementary students showcase Marksmen pride

    William Tell Elementary students received a special Christmas gift this year from the Parent-Teacher Organization – Tell City Marksmen T-shirts.  The students exceeded their fundraiser sales goal and the additional money was used to purchase the shirts. On Friday, Jan. 2, the students and staff members, all wearing their T-shirts, gathered in the gymnasium for a school photo. See this picture and more on Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.’s Facebook page or follow the Marksmen on Twitter @WeAreMarksmen.

  • Pet of the Week

    LUIGI is a 7- or 8-year-old neutered and completely up-to-date feist mix boy who is very scared in the noisy shelter.
    He is a very sweet, gentle little guy who is completely kennel-trained and housebroken. He gets along wonderfully with other animals and enjoys lying on his pet bed cuddled up in a blanket, chewing on rawhide treats and going for the occasional walk.

  • Cannelton looks ahead to Friday's homecoming

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School’s homecoming will be held Friday, Jan. 16, at the Cannelton Community Center before the varsity game against South Central High School.
    Homecoming ceremonies will start at 5:30 p.m. Queen and king candidates are Melissa Clausen, Nakisha Lillpop, Skye Thompson, Bryce Garrett and Jayden Morris.

  • Perry Central king and queen candidates ready for Friday's homecoming

    LEOPOLD  – The 2014-15 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held between games of the boys varsity-junior varsity basketball game vs. Southridge Friday, Jan. 16.
    The junior varsity game will begin at 5:30 p.m. Senior students selected the queen and king candidates and the high-school student body chose the queen and king.
    Queen candidates are Euriah Bryant, Hannah Edwards and Jordan Sprinkle. King candidates are Evan Adkins, Devin Martin and Josh Taylor.

  • Southern Indiana Power seeks grant applications


    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power announces that its Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Feb. 16, with disbursement in March.

    Applications are available in the Southern Indiana Power office and on our website at www.sinpwr.com.

    Simply click on the Forms tab and then the Operation Round Up application link. Due to the possible volume there will be no blank applications mailed.

  • Community groups share more than $69,000 in foundation grants





    TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded $69,968.64 in discretionary grants during its annual grant award luncheon held Jan. 16 at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Donor-advised, agency and designated grants were also recognized.

    This past year a total of

    $82,493.87 was distributed through those funds.

    The event recognized community organizations who are making a difference in the community, said Grant Committee Chairwoman Jane Efinger-Hayden.

  • Community program seen as GREAT investment in tomorrow’s leaders



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