Today's News

  • Silvesternacht activities provide fun, keep kids safe, active

    During the third-annual Silvesternacht Dec. 31, Tell City Junior-Senior High School once again hosted a variety of New Year’s Eve activities for youngsters, including supervised swimming, games and movies.

    Activities were offered for all age groups.

    Here, kids try their hands at mini-putt, hula-hoops and a game of basketball.

  • Next guided hike along Hemlock Cliffs trail planned for Jan. 17

    PERRY COUNTY – The next Perry County Parks and Recreation Department hike is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, at Hemlock Cliffs. Below is the schedule for the remainder of the winter hiking season.

    Saturday, Jan. 17

    8:30 a.m.

    Hemlock Cliffs

    2 miles or 5 miles

    Meet at Indiana 37 and

    Indiana 62 at St. Croix

    Saturday, Jan. 31

    8:30 a.m.

    Mogan Ridge M (7 miles)

    Meet at highway garage

    Indiana 37 and Indiana 70

  • Community Events

    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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Friday fish fry to benefit Relay For Life team

  • Birthdays

    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.

    January 9

  • Gerald and Barbara Yackle

    Gerald and Barbara Yackle of Tell City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at The Depot in Tell City.

    Gerald and the former Barbara Sims were married Jan. 25, 1975.

    They have a son, Jeremy Yackle of Corydon; a daughter, Julie Holtzman of Tell City, and two grandchildren.

    Gerald retired from Alcoa and Barb is employed at County-wide Animal Clinic.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend the open house. The couple requests no gifts.

  • James – Cronin

    Cassandra James and Troy Cronin of Leopold were united in marriage Oct. 11, 2014, during an afternoon ceremony at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The bride is the daughter of Greg and Pam Krygielka and Darin and Sharon James, all of Tell City.

    The groom is the son of Valerie Cronin and Rob and Deb Cronin, all of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Goal realized

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  • Commissioners hope to see large turnout at public visioning event

    PERRY COUNTY – The next phase of a Perry County Comprehensive Planning Project is a public visioning workshop scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Perry Central High School.

  • Dual-bicentennial display

    A display commemorating the bicentennials of Indiana and Perry County is on view in the lobby of the courthouse.

    Sponsored by Waupaca, the right side is a county-shaped puzzle whose last piece was carried to the Schergens Center and added to the display at the end of a 200-mile relay race. The race was part of the local celebration Nov. 1 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Participants in that event signed the back of the structure.

    The county marked its 200-year anniversary in 2014 and the state’s will be observed in 2016.

  • Tri Kappa to offer variety of scholarships to graduating area students

    PERRY COUNTY – The state Tri Kappa organization will award a variety of $1,000 scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring.

    Debra Neyhouse, vice president and scholarship chair of the Epsilon Omega Chapter in Tell City, is currently seeking applicants for the following:

    • Twelve academic scholarships will be awarded and additional at large scholarships could be awarded dependent upon the funds available.