Today's News

  • Cannelton to recruit pupils

    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Are you looking for an elementary school that has small class sizes, individualized instruction, high student academic achievement, state-of-the-art technology, a student dress code and disciplinary codes that are enforced and a caring environment in which each student is treated with respect and dignity?

  • Brush with tornado leaves big mess

    PERRY COUNTY – Himself  a trained weather spotter, Frank Germano wouldn’t have had any trouble reporting local damage from Wednesday’s tornado that struck areas of Troy Township. He was in its direct path.
    “I had limbs blocking my door and they actually had to cut them away for me to get out,” he said.

  • Nineteen 4-H’ers complete their final year

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2013 class of final-year and 10-year 4-H members is made up of 19 individuals. Final-year 4-H members are Ashley Aders, Sarah Allen, Nathan Bashor, Loren Braunecker, Shelby Crane, Nathaniel Dauby, Lauren Davis, Taylor Elmer, Ashley Gengelbach, Lynsay Goffinet, Levi Hilgenhold, April Huebschman, Adam Kleaving, Haley Machen, Courtney McDaniel, Cathryn Peter, Kayla Seifert, Deni Taylor and Sara Wenzel.

  • Cannelton Legion, auxiliaries install officers
  • Community Events, July 1

    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.

    Salsa workshop July 16

  • March of Dimes baby contest set for July 13

    TELL CITY – The annual March of Dimes baby contest held during the Perry County 4-H Fair will begin at 10 a.m. July 13 at the fairgrounds in Tell City.

  • Tinch – Stilwell

    Robert Dean Stilwell and Jessica Morgan Tinch announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Paula F. Tinch of Tell City and William O. Tinch of Munice. Mr. Stilwell is the son of Charles L. Stilwell of Tobinsport and Diane Buntin of Tell City.
    A private ceremony is planned for Monday, July 15, 2013, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    A reception will be held at the Stilwells’ home at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Mu Gamma lends hand to Camp with a Cop

    Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall accepts a donation for the Kenny Kellems Camp with a Cop from MuGamma Beta Sigma Phi representative Mayor Mary Snyder. MuGamma has donated to the camp since its beginning.

  • Heartland Half Marathon, 5K Labor Day weekend

    JASPER – The half marathon and 5K run-walk event is slated for Sept. 1 – during the middle of Labor Day weekend – in Dubois County, just west of the Hoosier National Forest in southwestern Indiana.

  • Leopold church annual picnic set for July 28

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28.  Mass is 10:30 a.m.
    There will be parking for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 75 prizes totaling $3,500.
    Family-style chicken dinners will be served by the ticket number system in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carryouts will be available.