Today's News

  • Donnelly, Bucshon talk jobs, healthcare during Tell City stops



    TELL CITY – U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly stopped by the Perry County News on Tuesday, sharing comments they’ve heard while Congress has been on recess and voicing their hopes for promoting Hoosier jobs, healthcare reform and tackling the nation’s opioid drug abuse problem.

  • United Way has new director, three campaign co-chairs




    TELL CITY – New United Way of Perry County Executive Director Amy Lyons has taken the reins of the organization at a busy time, but the longtime United Way supporter and educator is determined to hit the ground running. She has three experienced and dedicated helpers as this year’s fundraising campaign gets underway.

  • Two generations on the farm
  • EDC loan approved for local bakery




    TELL CITY – A new Tell City business will get a financial boost from the community’s economic development commission.

    Morgan Cail, who currently operates Behind the Times Bakery from her home, has plans to open a bakery at 411 Main St. later this year. She obtained $40,000 in financing from the Tell City Economic Development Commission’s revolving loan fund. A Friday morning meeting approved the funding.

  • Young calls job creation, opioid battle key issues


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Sen. Todd Young was in Tell City Wednesday and gave brief legislative update during a luncheon at the Pour Haus. During his nearly 20 minute forum, the Senator highlighted Congress’ work on several hot-button issues, including Hoosier infrastructure needs, business regulation reviews, and health care and comprehensive tax reform.

  • Tell City falls to 4 opponents

    ROCKPORT—Tell City shot its best score of the season but lost a girls golf triangular match Wednesday.
    Southridge and South Spencer each shot 199 to tie for first place and Tell City shot 249.
    Cloey Pledger shot a season-low 59 to lead Tell City.
    Taylor Goffinet shot 60, Hannah Gray 64, and Maggie Lamb 66 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Kenzie Burgess, who shot 68, and Hannah Rhodes, 69, also played for the Marksmen.
    “This is the first match where everyone has been below 70,” noted Tell City Coach Amber Wheatley.

  • Bradley falls short in bid to swim English Channel

    DOVER, U.K.—Tell City native Eric Bradley terminated his English Channel Swim after 9.5 hours and 16 miles of the planned 21-mile journey.

  • PC, Tell City split games

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Ryan Berger caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Camiren Zellers with 0:55 left to lift Perry Central past Tell City 20-14 in eighth grade football Thursday.
    Zellers completed a fourth-down pass to John Sagracy earlier to keep the drive alive.
    With the score tied 14-14, Tell City drove to the Perry Central 34-yard line before fumbling. Braedy Gayer recovered it for the Commodores to start their winning drive.

  • Commodores fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Terissa Roark made 11 kills but Perry Central lost to Tecumseh 25-21, 25-13, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.
    Addy Davis had 17 assists for the Commodores and Brooke Lasher made seven digs.
    Tecumseh won the JV match 25-16, 25-6.
    Morgan Judy had two kills and four assists for Perry Central and Elly Wallace made two kills and four digs.
    Tecumseh also won the C-team match 25-16, 25-21.
    Judy made three kills in that match and Shea Berkhouse had four assists.
    Wallace made 14 digs.

  • Perry Central boys 11th; PC girls 10th, TC 11th

    RAMSEY—John Bashor placed 28th in 18:18 to lead Perry Central to 11th place in North Harrison’s 20-team Cougar Classic boys cross country invitational Thursday.
    Bashor thus earned a medal as one of the top 30 finishers in the 138-runner race.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Dylan Hubert, 46th in 18:54; Chase James, 65th in 19:40; Wyatt Edwards, 74th in 19:59; and Jonathan Theis, 81st in 20:14.
    Jasper won the team title with 79 points. Perry Central scored 269.