Today's News

  • Let’s celebrate our schools




    Which school is better? I am often asked this question from friends and family. I suppose many get caught up in the rivalry and others see my connections with both school districts. 

  • Long-gone Adyeville chapel had rich history

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    I made mention a couple of months ago of local historian Tony Collignon’s desire to find out more about a late-1800s Catholic chapel in the Adyeville area that went by the name of St. Jude Thaddeus. Tony had the dates of when he thought the chapel was open and he had shared emails with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, but he had no substantive information on the chapel. He did not have to wait long for an answer.

  • Our View: Troy Town Board: Don’t fall asleep at the wheel

    Just a few blocks from the rising Ohio River, Troy Town council members continue to paddle around their own turbulent waters. Meanwhile, residents and current and potential business interests are waiting, watching and taking note.

    The board – and town staff – have struggled through several challenges over the past year. In February, Bret Kleeman was appointed to replace John Mathena, who resigned in January.

  • Sports Notes; July 20

    Tell City football camp for grades 7-8 underway


    TELL CITY – Tell City seventh- and eighth-grade boys football programs will host a football camp today through Thursday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Participants should meet at Legion Field each day. A physical is required in order to participate.

    For more information, send email to Neal Stahly  at neal.stahly@tellcity.k12.in.us.


    Youth football registration set


  • Cash Waggner clinches women’s season crown

    TELL CITY – Playing shorthanded, Cash Waggner still won both its games Thursday to claim the Tell City Women’s Softball League regular-season title Thursday.

    Cash Waggner beat Alpine 23-2 and EverBody’s Fitness Center 12-2 to finish the season 7-0.

    Cash Waggner’s other game with Alpine this season was rained out in the first inning and not completed because it would not affect the final standings.

  • Former Tell City star still has love for the game


    Sports Editor


    EVANSVILLE – Tell City native Andy Brunner can thank his parents, John and Jenny, for getting him involved with sports.

    With his parents’ support, Brunner played sports throughout his childhood, becoming a three-sport athlete for the Marksmen; playing football, basketball and baseball all four years of high school before graduating in 2009.

  • Stepping Stones now enrolling for 3-year-old class

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool is accepting registrations for students in the 3-year-old preschool class for the 2015-16 school year beginning Monday, Aug. 31.

    Students 3 years old have an option of attending classes from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday for $65 per month or Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for $80 per month. Children must be 3 years old by December 2015 and must be fully potty trained. Extended childcare hours, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., will be available for an additional fee.

  • Community Events; July 20

    Book sale  at library Wednesday-Friday


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will hold a large book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage located behind the library.


    Maxon luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 4


  • Summertime fun
  • Tell City teaching tools to serve as Indiana model


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY -– With Tell City Junior Senior High School named a Four Star School earlier this year, and William Tell Elementary annually deemed high performing, the Tell City School Corp. will lend it’s teaching tools as a framework of success for others across the state.