Today's News

  • Forest’s new district ranger begins duties today


    TELL CITY – A Forest Service employee with leadership roles working at several national forests will begin work today as the ranger for the Tell City and Brownstown districts of the Hoosier National Forest.

    Hoosier Forest Supervisor Melany Glossa announced that Chris Zimmer has been selected for the position. He fills a vacancy created when District Ranger Anne Carey accepted a position in Ohio.

  • Family’s new business hits the scenic trail


    PERRY COUNTY – The rugged beauty of Perry County can be seen just about anywhere, from local highways and backroads. A new trail-riding business however, offers some of the most scenic views of the county … from horseback.

  • City ready for cleanup week

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Blue postcards were being sent out advising residents of this week’s spring cleanup in Tell City, Mayor Barbara Ewing said at a regular meeting May 21 of the city’s board of public works and safety.

  • Councilman wants trash gone from park

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Council members voted at a regular meeting May 24 to allot the county’s parks and recreation department $3,500 it had withheld previously, but not without asking some hard questions.

  • Cannelton schools honor rolls


    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School announces the following students were named to the school’s honor roll for the second term, second grading period:

  • Schenk graduates with honors from Mater Dei High School

    EVANSVILLE – Kelsey Schenk, 18, daughter of former Tell City resident Jane Hoffman Schenk and Evansville resident Scott Schenk, graduated from Mater Dei High School in Evansville May 19 during a ceremony held at the Centre.

    Schenk was a three-year member of the varsity swim team where she was seventh in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in backstroke. She was also a member of pep club, service club, prom committee and Friends of Rachel. Schenk graduated with academic honors.

  • Wagner earns Daughters of Isabella $500 scholarship

    TELL CITY – A Daughters of Isabella $500 scholarship was awarded to Amanda Wagner, daughter of Chris and Janet Wagner. She is a 2012 graduate of Tell City High School and valedictorian of her class.

    This award is based on financial need, academics, grade-point average and extra curricular activities in areas such as community, civic and religion. The length of college or program is also taken into consideration. The student must be a child or grandchild of a member of the local D. of I. circle.

  • Community events, June 4

    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.

  • SIRS ribbon cutting

    A ribbon cutting was held April 26 to celebrate the Southern Indiana Resource Solutions remodeling of their facility at 31st and Tell Streets in Tell City. 

  • Twilight Towers May meeting news

    TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Twilight Towers Tenant Council convened May 16 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    May birthdays were Marie Collins, Nancy Lyons, Justin Baysinger, Mary Holpp, Omia Linne, Mag Karney, Raymond Greathouse, Loretta Schroeder, McKinley Roberts, Kathleen Ludwig, Joyce Richardt, Betty Kessans, Cheryl Tanzy, Ambrose Richardt and Lester Solbrig.