.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Jarboe – Parks

    Angie Jarboe, Mike and JoAnn Smith and Larry Parks announce the engagement of their children, Candice Michelle Jarboe and Matthew Edward Parks, both of Cannelton.

    The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Terry Jarboe. She is a 2000 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2004 graduate of the University of Evansville.
    She works as a production supervisor for Mulzer Crushed Stone at the Cape Sandy Quarry.
    Mr. Parks is a 2002 Crawford County High School graduate. He works as a coal barge tender for Mulzer Crushed Stone at Cape Sandy Quarry.

  • Federal plug pulled on Even Start

    PERRY COUNTY – A program that has helped many young parents improve their lives and those of their children will likely die at the end of the year.

    Even Start coordinator Darryl Irvin said in late 2009, when the local program had just been funded for another four years, two dozen Even Start programs statewide had dwindled to six.

    Now they’ll disappear altogether.

  • Nighttime blaze on Alamo Road
  • Healing hands

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – It was 50 years ago when Dr. Gene Ress decided that he would come back home to start his medical practice. And it’s a decision the “country doctor” doesn’t regret.

    “I call myself a country doctor now because … I’ve worked here taking care of all the illness and injuries and out of the office, like the old country doctors use to do,” he said in an interview for last year’s Zeitung issue.

  • Gibson – Fulton

    Natalie Gibson and Quinton Fulton of Chicago, Ill., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. Don and Marilyn Gibson of Leopold. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Rosanna Gibson of Branchville, Mary Hagman of Leopold and the late Gervase Hagman.
    She is a 2002 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2006 graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She also graduated from Argosy University in 2009 with a master’s degree in psychology.

  • Tell City’s fall schedules

    Varsity Football
    August
    12    Eastern Pekin (Scrimmage)    H    6:00
    19    Mount Vernon    T    7:00
    26    Heritage Hills    H    7:00
    September
      2    South Spencer    T    7:00
      9    Pike Central    T    6:30
    16    Perry Central    H    7:00

  • Schweizer Fest road races may have record participation

    TELL CITY—Registrations are still being accepted for all Schweizer Fest sports events, and the road races could set a record for participation.
    The six-mile and two-mile road runs will start 8 a.m. Saturday from City Hall Park. Two years ago a record 466 runners entered the two races combined.
    The races had more pre-registrations last year than in 2009, but extreme heat on race day kept some runners away.

  • Another George in charge of TC football

    Thirty-three years ago this week, one of the first columns written by a young Perry County News sportswriter was titled, “George in charge.”

  • Raffle winner announced

    Pat Temple of St. Croix was the name drawn at the Perry County Democrat booth for the annual $50 gas card drawing at the 4-H Fair July 16 in Tell City. Sara Wenzel, right, was picked to draw the winner’s name. Tony Hollinden, left, and Chris Cail were present from the Democrat booth.

  • Community News, Aug. 4

    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.