Today's News

  • Feed the Horses fundraiser event Oct. 6 at Orschelen’s in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Horse Rescue South Inc. will host a fundraiser event starting at 10 a.m. Oct. 6 at Orschelen’s Farm and Home Store in Tell City.
    Horses the group have rescued will be at the store to visit with the public as rescue members share the horses stories and help everyone understand what the rescue is all about.
    Other events will include Jeff Varner and his mule team, who will provide free wagon rides to visitors.

  • St. Augustine marks 175 years

  • Community Events, Sept. 20

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • National forest staff donates to pantries

    BEDFORD – Hoosier National Forest employees delivered more than 500 pounds of food over the summer to donate to local food pantries as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual Feds Feed Families Food Drive. 

  • Free Movies at Sunset Park

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host a free movie night, “Movies at Sunset” the next two Saturdays. The movies will take place at Sunset Park. The park will be closed to traffic for these evenings. Parking will be available outside the floodwall.

  • Water-testing offers not tied to local utilities

    TELL CITY – The Tell City and Cannelton water departments have received several inquiries about telephone calls residents are getting concerning a company wanting to go to homes and perform free water-quality tests. 

    Neither of the water departments endorses this company and Tell City Water Superintendent Dale Poole and Cannelton Utility Manager Philip Ball said daily water tests are conducted by certified operators. 

    The two cities’ water must and does meet standards approved by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

  • State agency calls Tell City High School specialist outstanding

    TELL CITY – A Tell City High School Jobs for America’s Graduates specialist has been recognized by Indiana Workforce Development as outstanding in that role. 

  • Paint the Town Pink candlelight kickoff

    PERRY COUNTY – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and CVS Pharmacy and Perry County Memorial Hospital encourage local residents to attend a candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at City Hall Park, Main Street in Tell City. The park will be decorated with pink ribbons.

  • Audyn Brynna James

    Darrin and Megan James of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Audyn Brynna James, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. James is the former Megan Newlin. Audyn has one older sister, Emery Lanae James, 2.
    Grandparents are Mark and Penny Newlin of Tell City and Doug and Nancy James of Tell City.