Today's News

  • Rural News


  • Creative Crayons Preschool enrolling

    TELL CITY – Creative Crayons Preschool is now accepting registrations for the 2015-16 school year.
    Both 3- and 4-year-old classes will be available, led by an Early Childhood Education teacher with 16 years of experience.
    The program is designed to educate children through the use of their imaginations and encouraging them to think outside of the box. The goal is to let kids be kids by making it fun to learn while preparing them for kindergarten.

  • Changing young people’s lives, one arrow at a time

    PERRY COUNTY – The National Archery in the Schools Program continues to grow in Indiana. Over 330 schools have the NASP program as part of the curriculum. The program is affecting approximately 50,000 students annually.
    The DNR Law Enforcement Division has certified over 1200 teachers as instructors in the NASP program.  The Division is working with schools across the state with the ambitious goal of adding a minimum of 45 schools a year. Students participate by shooting a Genesis compound bow at an international competition scoring target.

  • Community Events

    Horseman’s club to host euchre games March 21
    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games Saturday, March 21. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 at the door and 25 cents per euchre game.
    Chili, hotdogs, desserts, coffee, sodas and water will be available.
    No smoking is permitted in the building. All games are open to the public ages 16 and older.

  • Birthdays

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong.
    If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    March 13

  • Education Pays taking applications for fall loan awards

    TELL CITY – The Board of Directors of Education Pays student loan fund of Tell City-Perry County, is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing a post-high school education for the fall 2015 semester.  
    Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.  

  • Busy weekend on TCHS stage
  • Social News

    MU GAMMA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12 (today), at Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall. Hostesses will be Joanie Little, Shirley Quick, Kim Zellers and Judy Roberts.

  • Tell City whips Rangers 102-0

    LINCOLN CITY—The term domination is overused in sports, but it certainly applies to Tell City’s 102-0 junior high wrestling victory over Forest Park Monday.
    The Marksmen won all 17 weight classes by pins - all of them in the first period - as they scored the maximum amount of points possible.
    They also beat Heritage Hills 51-39 earlier in the evening in the three-team, round-robin competition.
    Both wins were over fellow PAC teams, and the conference tourney is coming up Saturday.

  • Rowe makes All-PAC boys basketball team

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City guard Hunter Rowe was named to the All-PAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Tuesday.
    Rowe, a 5-foot-10 junior, is the first Tell City player to make the team in three years.
    He led the Marksmen in scoring at 12.9 points per game.
    Tell City Coach Greg Arnold noted that he accomplished that despite opposing defenses’ regularly keying on containing him.