Today's News

  • Meeting News; Feb. 7

    Leopold Gang 4-H club

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Gang 4-H club had its first official meeting of the year Jan. 29 at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School.

  • Community Events, Feb. 7

    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.

    Cannelton Legion auxiliary to meet

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary monthly meeting will be held Tuesday at the post home in Cannelton. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

  • Early Head Start children visit with family

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out together recently participating in different activities.

    Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. Pictured enjoying time together are Melissa Tanner, Alex Gieseke, April and Samuel Applegate, Bryleigh Gieseke and Laura and Seth Schwartz. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

  • Marshal OK after crash

    TROY – Troy Town Marshal Dan Grindstaff escaped serious injury but his town-owned squad car suffered heavy damage Jan. 31 in a one-car accident on Indiana 66.

    Grindstaff requested an ambulance check him out after the crash, which took place just before 7:30 p.m. He suffered cuts to his hand and arm. 

    Police officers responding to the crash reported the highway was slick.

  • Family case manager job fair Feb. 13 in Evansville

    EVANSVILLE – The Indiana Department of Child Services will host a recruitment job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Vanderburgh County DCS office, 100 E. Sycamore St. in Evansville.
    A successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in a social sciences discipline.
    Interested candidates should pre-register and apply for this event no later than Feb. 11 at www.surveymonkey.com/s/dcsjobfair0213 and the State of Indiana Job Bank at www.in.gov/spd. Search job identification number 581439.

  • Santa’s Candy Castle to host Pez Day

    SANTA CLAUS – Santa’s Candy Castle will host its second annual Pez Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The free event offers a day full of Pez-themed fun for the entire family, organizers said.
    The centerpiece of the event will be a gigantic Pez collection on display, which features more than 1,000 unique items from around the world spanning seven decades.  

  • Annual 3-on-3 Power of Youth co-ed basketball tourney April 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Power of Youth Council is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tourney for the following age groups: junior high grades 6-8; senior-high grades 9-12 and adults out of high school. 
    The tourney is a fundraiser for the Power of Youth Grant Cycle, which will focus on youth and wellness. The tourney will be held April 6, beginning at 9 a.m. at William Tell Elementary School.  Registration is $25 per team with a maximum of four people on a team.

  • Driver flips rig, departs scene


  • Head Start students go fishing

    During January the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center enjoyed activities that taught them about transportation.

  • Marion and Patricia Saalman

    Marion “M.J.” and Patricia Saalman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2012.

    Mr. Saalman and the former Patricia Goffinet were married Dec. 31, 1962, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. The wedding party included maid of honor Charlotte Smith, bridesmaid Sandy Karney, best man Ronald Smith and groomsman Robert Goffinet.
    The couple has four children, Scott Saalman of Jasper, Patrick Saalman of Tell City and the late Kimberly and Kristie Saalman. The also have two grandchildren, Austin and Delaney Saalman.