Today's News

  • Perry Central’s Little Green Mile

    Perry Central’s Cross Country team hosted the Little Green Mile. In each row second place is on the left, first place is in middle, and third place is on the right.

  • Call for Vendors for the Cannelton Heritage Festival

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 8 art festival.
    The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans, and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply.
    The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items only.
    The committee is also accepting food booth applications. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit and church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • Rome Fall Fest plans set

    ROME – The Rome Community Center (the Old Courthouse at Rome) is preparing for the Fall Festival set for Oct. 2.
    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. with a fried chicken dinner complete with dessert and drink. A concession stand will be available outside through out the day.
    Danny Burns will sing gospel music from 10:30 to 11 a.m. He will be followed by music from the Nashville Revue with Ray Reed and band starting at noon.

  • Dennis and Sharon Shreve

    Dennis and Sharon Shreve celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Aug. 22, 2011.

    The couple’s children hosted a surprise celebration Aug. 6, 2011, at Moonlite Barbecue in Owensboro, Ky. The couple took a two-week cruise to Alaska, Aug. 22, 2011.
    Mr. Shreve married the former Sharon Harris Aug. 22, 1961 at Happy Valley Church in Chrisney.
    Mr. and Mrs. Shreve are the parents of three children, Dennis Shreve Jr. of Rivertown, Utah, Terry Shreve and Kimberly Patrick, both of Tell City.

  • Robert and Louise Baur

    Robert and Louise Baur of Tell City celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, with a small family gathering at the home of the couple.

    The celebration was hosted by their children.
    Mr. Baur married the former Louise Price Sept. 15, 1956, in Tell City.
    The couple has three children, Bob Baur and his wife, Debbie of Muncie, Tim Baur and his wife, Libby of Tell City and Kathy Anderson of Tell City.

  • County leaders tout hometown program

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – A handful of Perry County leaders gathered in the Schergens Center Sept. 12 to talk about the launch of the Indiana Home Town Competitiveness program in the county.

    Cheri Taylor, Perry County’s IHTC community coordinator, addressed the crowd first, explaining the program’s origins and what the committee will do in the first stage of the project.

  • Parks board to receive FEMA funds

    By LARRY GOFFINET, Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel said Wednesday the county’s parks and recreation department will receive some money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help pay to repair flood damage at the department’s Derby and Magnet riverside parks.

  • UPDATE: Indiana 237 re-opened

    UPDATE: A caller told the News at 2:40 p.m. Friday the highway had been re-opened.

    ORIGINAL STORY POSTED FRIDAY MORNING: PERRY COUNTY - The re-opening of Indiana 237 has been delayed a day, according to Indiana Department of Transportation spokeswoman Cher Elliott.

    Based on a letter from INDOT provided by Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves, the News reported Sept. 6 the road was to re-open Thursday evening.

    The News reported May 9 that Indiana 237 was to be closed so damage caused by settling of earth under the road could be fixed.

  • TC boys win junior high Lincoln Trail

    TELL CITY—Reed Goffinet placed second to lead Tell City to the championship of the nine-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country meet Tuesday.

  • Tell City finishes 7th in PAC tourney

    OAKLAND CITY—No Tell Citian shot under 100 as the Marksmen finished seventh in the seven-team PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.
    North Posey shot 350 to repeat as team champion. Tell City shot 508.
    Jessica Ballman shot 103 to lead the Marksmen.
    “Jessica played well—she shot 10 shots better than last year,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch.
    Amber Fentress shot 118, Courtney Blinzinger 140, and Jenny Hess 147 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.