Today's News

  • TC wrestling team young, lacks depth

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s wrestling team has its fewest boys in years and will start at least four freshmen.
    There are only three seniors and three juniors (one a first-year wrestler) on the 14-man roster. And because some are in the same weight class, the Marksmen will be able to fill only 11 of the 14 weight classes.
    Still the Marksmen have some talented individuals. Coach Joe Litherland hopes to have “three or four” PAC or sectional champions after having none last year.

  • Cannelton boys will rely on quickness

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s boys basketball team lacks experience and outside shooting but hopes to make up for it with improved quickness and ball-handling.
    The Bulldogs graduated three starters from last year’s 3-18 team and had two of their top seven players from that squad transfer to another school this fall.
    That leaves them with just two returning lettermen, 6-foot-3 sophomore center Quinn Duke and sophmore guard Elijah Littles.

  • Cannelton girls split with Braves, Hornets

    CANNELTON—Sarah Powers scored 28 points as Cannelton beat Medora 72-50 in girls basketball Friday.

  • Church News, Nov. 17

    Agape day of celebration, Thanksgiving Sunday
    CANNELTON – Agape Community Church, 101 Taylor St., Cannelton, will host a day of celebration and Thanksgiving Sunday.
    A special invitation is extended to former members of the church.
    A video presentation, special music and a fellowship meal followed by a mortgage burning ceremony are planned for the day.
    Those who wish to attend are asked to RSVP the church at 547-2772 or e-mail agape@psci.net.

  • Community News, Nov. 17

    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.

  • Families now call former school home

    TELL CITY – One of Tell City’s oldest and most familiar landmarks has been converted into one of the city’s newest concepts in apartment living.

  • Genet – Vaal

    Leanna M. Genet of Bristow and Dustin R. Vaal of Jasper announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Sue Genet of Bristow. She is a 2001 graduate of Perry Central High School and is currently attending Vincennes University Jasper Campus, studying business management with an expected graduation date in 2012.
    She works at Best Home Furnishings in Ferdinand.

  • Aders – Rogier

    Brandy Elizabeth Aders of Bristow and Aaron Michael Rogier of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony held Saturday, June 18, 2011, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The bride is the daughter of Bonnie Aders of Bristow and the late Wayne Franchville. Mr. Rogier is the son of Jim and Myrna Rogier of Tell City.
    The bride was given in marriage by her mother during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Aaron Pfaff.

  • He made chairs for the White House

    Story and photos by Larry Goffinet

    On Evansville WTVW Local 7’s recent “My Hometown” telecast about Tell City, Chris Cail displayed part of his huge collection of Tell City Chair Co. furniture, including banquet chairs identical to ones that President John F. Kennedy used in the White House.

    “That was a nice program,” said Norman Freeman, who is probably more interested in that furniture than most people since he helped build the pieces that were in the Kennedy White House.

  • How to begin resolving distrust in our system of government

    Lee Hamilton, Center for Congress

    The latest New York Times/CBS News poll had bad news for Congress, whose support is down to single digits. But it had even worse news for the Republic. Americans’ distrust of government, the pollsters found, is “at its highest level ever.”