Today's News

  • County OKs Waupaca rezoning

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners approved Wednesday a rezoning request that sent an overflow crowd, for the third time, to meetings on the issue.

  • Community Events, July 23

    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.

  • Perry Central to host annual back-to-school cookout Aug. 2

    LEOPOLD – The annual Perry Central back-to-school cookout will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 in the school cafetorium.
    It will feature “getting ready for school” booths and activities hosted by school and community organizations and businesses.
    There will be entertainment by the Perry Central band during the cookout, bus rides for new preschoolers and the Perry Central cheerleaders will perform.

  • Back to school time again! - William Tell Elementary information

    William tell announces back-to-school information
    TELL CITY – All kindergarten through sixth-grade parents are asked to visit William Tell Elementary during bookstore-registration hours in August. Parents can also register online through Harmony.
    Book rental fees and updating student information can all be done during bookstore hours and on Harmony. Hours are as follows: from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 7; from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9.

  • Cooper named to IU Southeast dean’s list

    NEW ALBANY – Heather Nicole Cooper has earned a spot on the spring 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University Southeast. This is her fourth appearance on the IU Southeast dean’s list.

    She is a junior nursing major and a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Cooper is the daughter of Kurt and Carla Cooper of Tell City and Paula Cooper of Leopold.

  • Tri Kappa Kaffee Klatch Aug. 8

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa would like to invite the community to its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast Aug. 8 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.

  • Norman and Sharon Lange

    Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lange of Ferdinand will celebrate their silver anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Ferdinand Catholic Church. A reception will follow Mass at the Ferdinand American Legion for family members only.

    Mr. Lange and Sharon Rogier were married Aug. 22, 1987, at St. Isidore Catholic Church near Bristow by the Rev. Keith McClellan.
    Their attendants were Carol Schwoeppe, Darla Sixx, Diane Harrison, Mary Cassidy Richard, Ernest Lange and the late Alfred and John Lange.

  • Fun in the Bug Zone

    Youngsters from St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, as well as other local parishes, enjoyed a week’s worth of activities during vacation Bible school held from June 11 through June 15.

    This year’s theme was Bug Zone. Children from preschool through fifth grade participated in this event.

  • Post office changes to blame for delivery woes

    Dave Eldridge


    To our valued subscribers living close by in Spencer County – and possibly Dubois, Harrison and Warrick – I must apologize to you if your newspaper has been delayed by as much as five days in the last few weeks. 

    It seems that the postal service has made some significant changes in the way they handle delivery of our newspapers to your home or business after leaving Tell City.

  • Fall, winter leagues now forming

    TELL CITY—Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.
    Organizational meetings will be held 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.