Today's News

  • Community Events, May 17

    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.

  • Math team participates in state competition

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School participated in the regional competition for the Academic Super Bowl April 17.

    The main topic covered was the colonial time period, including the Revolutionary War.
    The math team composed of Tyler Sims, Chelsey Skeen, Stephen Jones, Rachel Woznicki and Jackie Niswonger and coached by David Alvey placed first at this competition and was one of the top seven teams in the state, qualifying them for state competition.

  • Five generations

    Five generations of the Bryant family gathered recently for a picture. From left, mother Brittany Howes hold son Zelan as grandmother Kelly Jones holds Zelan’s brother, Riley. Next to them are great-grandmother Barbara Durbin and great-great-grandmother Hazel Bryant.

  • County marching bands to host 5k run-walk June 2 in Tell City

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City and Perry Central marching bands are teaming up to host the first Two Bands-One Goal 5k Fun Run-Walk June 2 at Legion Field in Tell City.
    Check in will begin at 7 a.m. and the run-walk will start at 8. This is a “fun” run-walk with no official times given or age-group prizes scheduled. However, there will be several drawings and the top male and female runners will receive priz-es.

  • Children invited to free summer camps

     BEDFORD – Perry County children are invited to a variety of free camps offered by the Salvation Army.

    Hidden Falls Camp is a ministry of The Salvation Army Indiana Division. Located near Bedford, the 600-acre facility offers a variety of fun and recreation for every camper. 

    The camp has a swimming pool, paintball, rock climbing, zip line, a snack shop, suspension bridge, obstacle course, nature center, observation deck, lodge, dorms and a chapel. The camp even has a place for a campfire. 

  • Champion hunters
  • Rome flea market Saturday

    ROME – The Rome Community Center will begin to host flea markets through summer and fall months this year. The first market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Everyone is welcome and vendors may include new and used items, crafters, antiques, artists and produce. No food vendors will be accepted. Space is available for $10.
    Concessions will be available. Proceeds from the markets will benefit the Rome Community Center, which is the old Perry County Courthouse. For more information, call 836-2104 or 836-4431.

  • PCMH donations for early 2012 announced

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation donations for January, February, March and April have been announced.

  • Student Art

     More than 400 works of student art were entered into this year’s Tell City Regional Arts Association show, held May 5-6 at the Schergens Center. A list of winners was in last Thursday’s News. More photos are available on this website.

  • BIRTHS, May 17

    Shane Allen Lane
    Lori Ann White of Cannelton and Chad Allen Lane of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Shane Allen Lane, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds and 13.5 ounces.
    Grandparents are Debra White of Cannelton, Clayton White of Tell City and Brenda and Jeffrey Lane of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Geneva Litherland, Jasper McMahon and R.O. Parker, all of Cannelton and the late Ruth and James Alvey, Ollie and Basil Lane, Charles Litherland and Beverly McMahon.