Today's News

  • Cannelton High School inducts new National Honor Society members

    The 2011 Cannelton National Honor Society held an induction ceremony May 9 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Cannelton. Ginger Conrad was the guest speaker. Her theme was facing adversities in your own lives. The new inductees are, from left, Dylan Schneider, Klint Ridener, Hunter Herzog, Allicyn Garrett, Larry Holman, Taylor Lawalin and Chris Troutman. National Honor Society sponsors are Janie Barnett and LIsa Grose.

  • Church News, May 26

    St. John’s chicken, ham supper June 11
    NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, located a 1/2 mile west of New Boston, will have its chicken and ham supper beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at the church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • St. Paul holds first communion

  • Birthdays, May 27 - June 2

    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.

    May 27

  • Ubelhor – Schaeffer

    Andrea Ubelhor of Bristow and Josh Schaeffer of Birdseye announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Ubelhor of Bristow and the late Clint Ubelhor. She is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School and is currently a student at Ivy Tech studying photography. She works as an independent sales adviser at Lia Sophia and Thirty-one.
    Mr. Schaeffer is son of Jeff and Ann Schaeffer of Birdseye. He is a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School and works at Faulk-enberg Farm.

  • Births, May 26

    Case Ryker Dilger
    Alex and Jaime Dilger announce the birth of their son, Case Ryker Dilger, Thursday, March 17, 2011, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Dilger is the former Jaime Rickenbaugh.
    Grandparents are Dewey and Melanie Rickenbaugh of Bristow and Leon and Doris Dilger of Mariah Hill. Great-grandparents are Opal Rickenbaugh and Kenny Elverd.

  • Freeman 6th in national tourney

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Nathan Freeman finished sixth to lead Tell City to 85th among 111 teams in the National Archery in the Schools Program tourney May 13-14.

  • Senators sweep doubleheader from Cannelton

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Errors hurt Cannelton in a doubleheader baseball loss to West Washington Saturday.
    The Bulldogs committed five errors as they lost the first game 11-1. “We couldn’t get out of an inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    West Washington outhit Cannelton 7-3, with all three Bulldog hits being singles.
    Larry Holman pitched the first four innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up six runs—four earned—on five hits and three walks and struck out three.

  • Marksmen fall to Vincennes Lincoln

    VINCENNES—Brandon Goodwin pitched a five-hitter as Vincennes Lincoln defeated Tell City 11-5 in baseball Saturday.
    Goodwin struck out six and did not allow an earned run.
    Tell City led 2-1 going into the bottom of the third inning, but the Alices scored four runs that inning and five the next to take control.
    Jordan Heck pitched into the fourth inning for Tell City and took the loss.

  • Tecumseh shuts out Bulldogs

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton had better success hitting against Tiffany Summers this time but still lost to Tecumseh 11-0 in the first round of the Class A girls softball sectional Tuesday.