Today's News

  • Somers – Peter

    Jordan McKenzie Somers and Chad Stephen Peter of Tell City were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Friday, April 20, 2012, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

  • Schweizer business honor goes to Harpenaus

    Managing Editor

    His company was featured Jan. 28, 1985 as a News business of the week, which reported Robert Harpenau bought the existing firm in 1959 after trying a couple of different jobs. One of them had him selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door for Sears, and the report noted he called it his most profitable venture.

    His current endeavor lasted much longer than the three weeks that one did, and has also been quite successful.

    It is this year’s Schweizer Fest Business of the Year.

  • Brian and Sandra Hess

    Brian and Sandra “Sam” Hess of Tell City will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 15, 2012.

    Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hess were married Aug. 15, 1987, in Lewisport, Ky.
    The couple has two children, Kelly and Jenny, both of Tell City.
    Both Mr. and Mrs. Hess are employed at Joe & Linda’s Radio Sales in Cannelton. Everyone is invited to stop in and wish them a happy 25th anniversary.

  • 54th Schweizer Fest arrives this week

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest, Tell City’s annual celebration of its Swiss-German heritage, will unfold this week with favorite activities from the past and new ones. Throw in rides, games, a Main Street beer garden and four nights of music and you have all the ingredients for a big celebration.

  • Enjoy today’s Platinum Edition of The News

    Thanks to the support of Perry County Memorial Hospital, today’s Perry County News is being mailed to all of the addresses in the county. The special two-section edition includes advertisements by the hospital.

    We hope our nonsubscribers enjoy today’s complimentary edition and will consider subscribing. To begin a new subscription or reactivate an expired one, call 547-3424.

  • Emergency response on I-64

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  • Today's News includes two special sections

    Today's edition of the Perry County News contains two special sections.

    Schweizer Zeitung is our annual look back at Tell City in celebration of the city's founding. For 2012, we profile the city's clubs and organizations, some of which reach deep into Tell City's history and some that help make it a vibrant community today.

    Also in today's edition is a special section reporting and honoring winners from the 2012 Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • Fall, winter bowling leagues now forming

    TELL CITY – Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.

    Organizational meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 for the Sunday couples league, 7 p.m. Aug. 13 for the Monday three-person league, 7 p.m. Aug. 14 for the Tuesday three-person league, 9 a.m. Aug. 15 for the Wednesday four-person league, 1 p.m. Aug. 15 for the senior citizens league, 7 p.m. Aug. 15 for the Wednesday three-woman league, 7 p.m. Aug. 16 for the Thursday three-man league, and 7 p.m. Aug. 17 for the Friday four-person mixed league.

  • Rockport team loses sectional in final inning

    Staff Writer

    ROCKPORT – Three outs from a regional title, the Rockport Senior Legion baseball team imploded Sunday, as Princeton erupted for six ninth-inning runs to earn a 9-5 win in the tourney’s championship game.

  • Tell City Tornadoes place 2nd at Jasper

    JASPER – The Tell City Tornadoes compiled a .308 team batting average to place second in the Summer Splash age-16-and-under girls fastpitch softball tourney last weekend.

    The Tornadoes went 3-2 in the six-team tourney, which included teams from three states.

    In pool play Saturday, they beat the Vermillion County Chaos of Danville, Ill., 9-0 and lost to the Centralia, Ill., Supersonics 6-3.