Today's News

  • Hot water from the sun

    Perry Central students won’t have to look farther than the nearest sink to learn about the benefits of solar power. A new solar thermal hot-water system is now in place atop the roof above the elementary kitchen and will greatly reduce the cost of heating water for the school’s kitchens, restrooms and locker rooms. “It’s a great addition to our school and we’re very thankful for being chosen,” Schools Superintendent Mary Roberson said. The entire system is valued at nearly $200,000.

  • Council examines budgets

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Council gave its nonbinding approval to each of the taxing unit’s budgets it reviewed at a meeting Sept. 17.

    Tell City Clerk-Treasurer Jenny Richter was the first and one of only a few unit representatives who spoke to the council about the proposals they’d submitted.

  • School board, teachers at impasse (Clarification added)

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A master teachers contract signed by Cannelton School Board President Bill Garrett and former Schools Superintendent Al Chapman in April 2011 is “void and unenforceable and the school corporation is not bound by any of the provisions contained therein,” current Superintendent Al Sibbitt declared at a school-board meeting Thursday.

  • EUCC gears up for fall bazaar

    Floretta Beatty and Betsy Bradley assist Jerry Brunner in putting up a banner advertising the Evangelical United Church of Christ’s annual fall bazaar Oct. 6.

    An old-fashioned breakfast of homemade biscuits, gravy, fried potatoes, sausage patties, eggs, toast and fresh jelly and jam will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. A country store featuring baked goods, fresh and canned items, candies and crafts will also be available.

  • Derby Fall Fest Oct. 6

    DERBY – The community of Derby will host a fall festival featuring several events and activities Oct. 6.
    A 5-kilometer run-walk will take place at 8 a.m. and is sponsored by the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. There will be T-shirts and prize for all ages of participants.
    A fishing derby at Rainbow Pay Lake will begin at 8:30 a.m. It is for children ages 15 and younger
    The lineup of events includes:

  • Roy and Elsie Yoho

    Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Yoho, formerly of Cannelton, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 6, 2012. A celebration in honor of the anniversary was held at the home of their son, Ron, in Woodbridge, Va., where the couple now resides.

  • Esarey – James

    Steve James and Nova Esarey of Tell City announce their engagement an approaching marriage.

  • Cassidy – Culbertson

    Richard and Mary Cassidy of Tell City and Keith and Cindy Culbertson of Bristow announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Cassie L. Cassidy and Derek K. Culbertson.

  • Sheldon – Beier

    Brittany Sheldon and Ryan Beier of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Kevin and Suzy Nugent of Tell City and the granddaughter of Frank and Ruth Bolin of Cannelton, Leroy and Janice Nugent of Tell City and Ron and Mary-Etta Sheldon of Tobinsport. She is a graduate of 2008 Tell City High School and works at ATTC Manufacturing.

  • Commodores run to win over Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central rushed for 265 yards on 39 carries and beat Tell City 24-14 in JV football Monday.
    “Our line fired off the ball real well and stayed with their blocks,” said Perry Central Coach Nathan Toothman.
    That gave running room to Max Tribbe, who gained 130 yards on nine carries, and Jacob Braun, who gained 43 yards on 15 carries. They each scored a touchdown.
    Lane Lynch threw a 7-yard pass to Josh Taylor for the Commodores’ other touchdown.