Today's News

  • Electric cooperatives to power developing region of Guatemala

    GUATEMALA – Southern Indiana Power lineman Eric Schank will join a crew of 13 other Indiana electric-cooperative linemen traveling to Guatemala in late April.

    Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better Tomorrow, is part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala.

  • Wanted: A nanny for two adorable children

    TELL CITY – “If you want this choice position, have a cheery disposition, rosy cheeks, no warts; play games, all sorts.” So begins the “Nanny wanted” advertisement written by hopeful youngsters Jane and Michael Banks in the popular musical, “Mary Poppins.”

    This year, the 57th Tell City Schweizer Fest will feature “Mary Poppins” during this summer’s celebration July 30-31 and Aug. 1-2.

  • Bolin – Froehlich

    Jacqueline Bolin and Dylan Froehlich announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rick and Michelle Bolin of Cannelton.

    The future groom is the son of Don and Debbie Froehlich of Tell City.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Southern Indiana Horsemen’s Club. A reception will follow at the same location.

    Formal invitations have been issued but all family and friends are welcome to attend.

  • Social News; April 6

    THE DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA will host activities Tuesday, April 7, at St. Paul Church’s parish hall. An open meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a carry-in dinner. The D of I circle will provide meat and drinks. Committee members will provide desserts. Members of the committee are Marjory Roberts, Elaine Rice, Marjorie Roberts, Sara Rogier and Anita Sanders. Anyone unable to attend but who has service hours to report should call Mary Seibert at (812) 547-4847 or Becky Hagedorn at (812) 836-2805.


  • Perry Central announces snow make-up plan

    LEOPOLD – Due to the number of snow days experienced by Perry Central Community School this winter, the Indiana Department of Education has approved the following schedule for the remainder of the school year.

    School will be in session Monday, April 6 (today), with extended hours. Today through Thursday, May 7, school will begin 15 minutes earlier and buses will depart 15 minutes later in the afternoon. The morning bus schedule will remain the same since students arrive on campus earlier than the current instructional day begins.

  • Community Events; April 6

    Moose Lodge dinners available Friday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424 will sell barbecue-chicken and pork-chop dinners beginning at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, at the corner of 12th and Tell streets. Cost is $8 per plate and includes a meal of a half of a chicken or a 1¼ inch thick pork chop, creek-fried potatoes and green beans.


    TCHS Band Boosters auction Saturday


  • One controversy shouldn’t alter nation’s view of Hoosiers




    As Indiana’s attorney general, I have legal obligations as the lawyer to state government that do not permit me to provide specific legal analysis or advice to the public, but only to my government clients. But as attorney general, I want to reassure all Hoosiers that our Constitution provides strong protections for both religious liberties and protections against discrimination.

    The current issues involving state statutes can in no way lessen any constitutional rights.

  • Perry County has role in ensuring equality for all

    Local gatherings of the public and Perry County’s state legislators used to be sleepy affairs, with discussions that usually centered on economic development, education and road funding. Those are, without doubt, important issues but most often there was very little disagreement or debate.

    Times and issues have changed.

  • Treat littering as a crime

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    Stop littering! It’s a message often repeated, but one that has apparently yet to sink in the minds of the litterbugs of Perry County whose ugly handiwork can be seen alongside highways and county roads.

  • No foolin’! Frostop opens April 1