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Today's News

  • County employees to get raises

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members began their all-day budget sessions Monday with a goal of cutting $174,631 from spending proposed for 2013. By the time they finished their deliberations Tuesday, they had reached that mark and agreed to provide raises to most county employees. 

  • 10th annual Tri Kappa musical Nov. 9-11 at EUCC

    TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theater production Nov. 9-11 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The production “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree” is one in a series of “Nunsense” musicals written by Dan Goggin. Tri Kappa previously presented “Nunsense,” “Nuncrackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • Cannelton Sewer Pipe drivers 1960

    Cannelton Sewer Pipe Co. drivers posing for an awards photo in 1960.

  • Community Events, Oct. 11

    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.

  • RSVP to hold volunteer recognition event Oct. 19

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host their annual recognition event Oct. 19 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. The event is held to honor the Perry County RSVP volunteers who contribute many hours of their time and talent for the betterment of the community. The event will feature food, fun and prizes. All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend. RSVP volunteers are encouraged to bring a guest.

  • Cronin accepted into nursing program

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – James Derek Cronin has been accepted into the nursing program at Owensboro Community Technical College in Owensboro. He will begin the two-year program in January.

    After completing the program, Cronin plans to pursue his doctoral degree at Western Kentucky University. He earned a spot on the OCTC spring dean’s list.
    Cronin is a 1990 graduate of Tell City High School. He is the son of Rick and Joan Faucett and Ed Cronin. He and his wife, Ashley (Vonderheid) Cronin live in Tell City.

  • Bauer twins attend twins festival

    Audrey and Kennedy Bauer of Tell City pose in front of the attendance signs at the Twinsburg Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, held Aug. 3-5.

    The girls, the daughters of Dominic and Mandy Bauer, won third place medals in “Most Alike Females” in the 5-6 year age category. For more information about the annual festival of twins, visit www.twinsdays.org.

  • Bauer twins attend twins festival

    Audrey and Kennedy Bauer of Tell City pose in front of the attendance signs at the Twinsburg Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, held Aug. 3-5.

    The girls, the daughters of Dominic and Mandy Bauer, won third place medals in “Most Alike Females” in the 5-6 year age category. For more information about the annual festival of twins, visit www.twinsdays.org.

  • Heritage Fest filled with activities, contests, more Saturday, Sunday

    CANNELTON – The annual Heritage Festival will officially kick off Saturday in Cannelton with the Save Our History 5K run at 8 a.m. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and cost is $20 per person. The first Miss Heritage Fest Pageant will follow at 10 a.m. at the Covered Wagon. Entry fee is $3 for those attending the pageant.

  • Simpson-Pledger – Kincaid

    Caryn Simpson-Pledger and Greg Kincaid of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Thomas Simpson of Tell City and the late Brenda Simpson. She is a 1993 graduate of Cannelton High School and will graduate from Western Kentucky University in December. She works as the youth ministries coordinator for Tell City First United Methodist Church.