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Today's News

  • Cannelton street chief seeks money

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner Charlie Davis said many of the city’s storm drains and catch basins need work, but his department doesn’t have money to do it without dipping into its paving funds.

  • Saving Grace

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor
    A cat named Grace has a new chance at life thanks to a guardian angel with a gun and a big heart.
    Heather Glenn has no wings. A city cop who packs a 40 cal and takes no guff, her heart aches for those in need, people and animals alike and is counted on as a true friend.

  • Sheriff: Current jail doesn’t meet state codes

    By STUART CASSIDY, Staff Writer
    LEOPOLD - Officials overseeing a committee to develop a new county jail explained the scope of the project and heard public comment Tuesday during a meeting at Perry Central.

    As previously reported in The Perry County News, the committee is seeking public input on a proposed 49,900-square-foot, 112-bed jail that may be built behind the courthouse on Indiana 37 for an estimated cost of $15 million.

  • County’s TIF areas have no surplus funds

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Redevelopment Commission is required to approve annual reports describing tax-increment-financing surpluses, attorney Chris Goffinet reminded its members in a June 20 meeting.

  • Seven-run 4th propels Hair Razors to title

    TELL CITY – Hair Razors hit three doubles in a seven-run fourth inning to beat Cash Waggner 9-4 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Thursday.
    Katelyn Kaufman and Alli LaForce combined to pitch a three-hitter for Hair Razors.
    Cash Waggner took a 4-0 lead in the first three innings, though. It scored two runs in the second on two walks, an error, an infield hit by Jordyn Vogt, and an RBI grounder by Shannon Bryant.

  • Coke’s big comeback secures Babe Ruth title

    By CHRIS JOHANNES
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

  • Community News, June 30

    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.

  • Oil Township High School Class of 1961

    The Oil Township High School Class of 1961 held their 50-year class reunion June 10 at the Patio Steakhouse in Cannelton.

  • Reunions

    OTHS 1946-47
    TELL CITY – The Oil Township High School Classes of 1946 and ‘47 will meet at noon Saturday, July
    30 at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit restaurant.
    Friends and other classes are also invited to attend.

  • Oakwood residents enjoy good ol’ fishing

    In June several Oakwood Health Campus residents enjoyed a fishing trip at Twin Lakes Cedar Cabins and campground in Derby.

    Nearly every resident got at least a nibble and several small bluegill and crappie were hooked and thrown back. The residents were assisted by staff baiting hooks and casting lines. Fish stories were told and cold waters were had. After a picnic lunch, the residents headed back to Oakwood. Pictured here, resident Patty Tindall reels in a catch.