Today's News

  • New Lego club to begin at Cannelton library

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton branch of the Perry County Public Library will begin a year-round children’s Lego-building club in May.

    Each month, participants will be given a theme. They will then read a book to inspire ideas and begin building.

    Each meeting will end with a sharing of creations. Meetings will be held during the last week of each month. For more information or to register, call the Cannelton library at (812) 547-6038. There is no cost to participate and Legos will be provided.

  • Recycling district eyes changes in future due dates

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Recycling Management District’s board of directors met March 26 in the back room of the county auditor’s office. A county council meeting that began earlier that afternoon was still in session at the time of the recycling district’s 6 p.m. meeting, necessitating the move.

  • St. Mary’s Center for Children announces autism-services scholarships

    EVANSVILLE – St. Mary’s Center for Children is offering four $1,000 scholarships for the upcoming year for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. All families in the region are encouraged to apply and selections will be based on financial need. Scholarships will be used to offset costs for speech-language, occupational, physical and developmental therapy not covered by insurance. To be eligible, services must be provided through Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center. Applications must be turned in by April 30. 

  • DAR to hold veterans project meeting April 29

    TELL CITY – Members of the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will gather Wednesday, April 29 to discuss progress and plans for their Perry County veterans project.

    The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library’s main branch in Tell City in the genealogy room.

  • Special Olympians to compete in 50th local games




    TELL CITY  – Hundreds of area athletes with big dreams of gold, silver and bronze medals have May 2 circled on their calendars.  

     Special Olympics Perry County and St. Meinrad Archabbey’s Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will host their 50th annual track and field and bocce meet Saturday, May 2, at Legion Field in Tell City.

    Activities will begin at 9 a.m.

  • LHDC program taking applications for aid

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. has funds available for the Individual Development Account Program.

    Under this program, income eligible individuals can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $900 annually.

  • Perry County rabies clinics planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Two local veterinarians will offer rabies clinics at several locations in the county this month and in early May. Dr. Bill Schoene from County-Wide Animal Clinic in Cannelton and Dr. Alan Decker of Greenwood Animal Hospital in Tell City will host the clinics. Any dog or cat may be vaccinated if at least 3 months old. Fee is $9 per animal and pet owners are encouraged to attend the clinic nearest them.

    • Monday, April 13, Bristow Milling Co. lot  in Bristow, Dr. Alan Decker, 6 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Commodores 2nd in tri-match

    SANTA CLAUS—Nic Pierrard tied for medalist honors as Perry Central finished second in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Forest Park shot 185, Perry Central 188, and Wood Memorial 214.
    Pierrard and Levi Hoffman each shot an 8-over-par 44. Pierrard birdied the par-5, No. 4 hole.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 46, Zach James 47, and Eric Schepers 51.

  • Tell City's singles dominates Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Tell City lost only one game in singles play as it beat Crawford County 4-1 Thursday in the completion of a girls tennis match suspended April 13.
    Addie Peter shut out Makayla Young 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Cassie Bryant blanked Abigail Pierson by the same score in No. 2.
    Kelsey Gowers beat Shyanne Cook 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 to give the Marksmen a singles sweep.
    Mercedes Mendez and Madilyn Hoskinson beat Roser and Shelton 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles for Tell City’s other win.

  • Orleans, Mitchell top Commodores in PLAC games

    ORLEANS—Undefeated Orleans showed why it is ranked No. 2 in the state in Class A as it beat Perry Central 11-0 in PLAC baseball Wednesday.
    The Bulldogs pounded out nine hits, including four doubles, and committed no errors. They scored in five innings.
    Perry Central had three hits, all singles and committed five errors.
    Bryce Ridener went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central hitters.
    Ridener pitched the first 5 1/3 innings for the Commodores. He walked three and struck out two.