Today's News

  • Dragging Main returns Saturday

    TELL CITY – Dragging Main is returning Saturday night, promising to fill Tell City’s Main Street with vehicles, people and plenty of fun.

    For those who don’t know the story, Dragging Main was created last summer after local resident Joe Morton posted a Facebook entry about how nice it was to drag Main Street with friend. That led to a huge event in July that drew thousands of people into the city.

    A second event in the fall drew fewer people.

  • County included in USDA drought disaster declaration


    INDIANAPOLIS – Perry County is one of 36 Indiana counties declared natural-disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, making farmers eligible for emergency loans and other assistance due to losses caused by this summer’s intense drought.

    Julia A. Wickard, state executive director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency said Perry, Spencer and Crawford counties were included in Thursday’s designation.

  • Offenders describe progress in drug court

    Managing Editor

  • 4-H’ers high in the saddle

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  • Kramer one of five finalists in hunt for talk show co-host

    Feature Writer

    NEW YORK – Rory Kramer, former resident of Tell City and a graduate of Tell City High School, could be the next co-host on Live with Kelly, a daily morning talk show aired on the ABC network.

    The show announced recently it would run a contest to find a host to sit alongside Kelly Ripa for one day. Kramer said he heard about the contest from a family friend.

  • Tell City, port authority swap land

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Port Authority adopted a resolution at a special meeting June 22 outlining exchanges of land with the city of Tell City.

  • PCMH to offer CPR classes

    TELL CITY – The Family and Friends CPR classes will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
    This program is designed for the lay person, 10 years and older, to learn CPR and choking-rescue skills. Children 10 and 11 years old may participate in the class with an older sibling or adult. No testing or performance evaluation required. Fee is $10 for the two-hour class.

  • VFW officers installed
  • Community Events, July 16

    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.

  • Generations

    Four generations of Shirley Schaefer’s family gathered recently for a picture. Pictured from the left are Chad Nugent, father of baby Laine Nugent, who is being held by great-grandmother Shirely Schaefer, and grandfather Lloyd Nugent.