Today's News

  • Generations

    Four generations of the James Rhodes family recently gathered for a family photo.

    In front holding infant Alexis Kratzer is great-grandfather James Rhodes of Leopold. Behind them from the left are mother Kristel Kratzer of Derby and grandmother Lynda Hess, also of Derby.

  • Cannelton fall schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    19 Cloverport Fraize HS T 5:00
    20 Perry Central H 6:00
    22 Lanesville T 5:30
    29 Orleans T 5:30
    5 Wood Memorial T 6:00
    7 Orleans Tourney T TBA
    9 Cloverport Fraize HS H 5:00
    12 Hancock County T 5:30
    14 Rock Creek Tourney T 9:00
    20 Rock Creek Academy T 5:00
    24 Tell City T 6:30
    1 Tecumseh Jr./Sr. HS T 6:00
    3 Crawford County T 5:30
    8 South Spencer H 6:00
    10 South Central H 5:30
    12 Shoals T 12:00
    15 Hancock County H 5:30
    18 Rock Creek Academy H 5:30
    26 Sectional Wood Memorial TBA
    Junior High Volleyball

  • Community events, Aug. 15

    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.

    Novice ghost hunt in Cannelton
    CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.

  • Ferdinand athletes sweep fitness games

    TELL CITY—Ferdinand athletes dominated the first Schweizer Fest Fitness Games three-day competition hosted by New Directions Fitness Center last weekend.
    Jeff Durlauf of Ferdinand won the men’s competition and Karri Meyer of Ferdinand took the women’s title.
    The top three women and the top four men all train at the SIC Fitness gym.
    Tell City High School athlete Mariah Blake, who trains at New Directions, came close to earning one of the three women’s awards. Had she finished just one place higher in the final event, she would have been third.

  • Schuetter will coach Tell City softball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor TELL CITY—Maggie Schuetter promises to emphasize “work ethic, attitude and accountability” as Tell City’s girls softball coach.

  • Young Marksmen still hope to contend for sectional title

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor TELL CITY—Tell City graduated three starters, including All-PAC goalie Casey May, from last year’s 1-11-2 boys soccer team.

  • Walking tour, novice hunt Oct. 12 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Tell City Ghost Hunters will present the second annual historic haunted walking tour and novice hunt Oct. 12 during the Cannelton Heritage Festival.
    The group will offer two walking tours from 6 to 8 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. with tickets available for $10 per person or $15 per couple.

  • Waldie, Maxwell prove they can win two-man as well as individual titles

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor TELL CITY—Last year the Schweizer Fest Golf Open switched from an individual tourney to a two-person, best-ball format to create more interest.

  • Rhodes named Teacher of The Year in Kentucky

    WARSAW, Ky. – Ivy Rhodes was named teacher of the year at Gallatin County Upper Elementary School in Warsaw.
    She has been the third-grade teacher at the school for the past seven years. Rhodes is a graduate of Tell City High School and the University of Southern Indiana. She earned her master’s degree from Northern Kentucky University.
    Rhodes is the daughter of Kevin Rhodes and Leisa Rhodes. She is the granddaughter of Mary Nell Rhodes and the late Lee Roy Rhodes and Glenn Meyer and the late Janet Meyer.

  • Noted bowhunter, author to speak at library Aug. 24

    TELL CITY – Award-winning outdoor writer M.R. James, a member of the national Archery Hall of Fame and editor and founder of BowHunter Magazine, will be at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24.
    He will share personal hunting and writing stories, as well as offer advice, answer questions and sign copies of his latest book, “Hunting the Dream,” a memoir which takes readers on what he says is an unforgettable storybook journey from his small-town roots to his current role as national spokesman for archers.