Today's News

  • Carver – Smith

    The parents of Sarah Rae Carver and Derek Robert Smith announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Carver of Corydon. She is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2009 graduate of Indiana University.
    She works as an eighth-grade science teacher.
    Mr. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Smith of Corydon. He is a 2005 graduate of Corydon High School and a 2006 graduate of Vincennes University.
    He is a welder and fabricator.

  • Birthdays, July 1 - July 7

    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.
    July 1

  • Births, June 30

    Stephen Nathanael Heeke
    Brent and Vicky Heeke of Dugger announce the birth of their son, Stephen Natha-nael Heeke, Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 181⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Heeke is the former Vicky Wood. Stephen has six brothers, John, Daniel, Benjamin, Joseph, David and Michael.
    Grandparents are David and Becky Wood of Sugar Land, Texas, and Frank and Martha Heeke of Evanston.

  • Tell City to host girls tourneys

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Girls Softball League will sponsor a fastpitch tourney, the Ohio River Riot, July 9-10 at its complex on 19th Street.

    The tourney is for ages 8-and-under, 10-U, 12-U and 14-U. The 8-U and 10-U ages will be machine pitch. ASA fastpitch rules will apply for 12-U and 14-U and there will also be a live-pitch tourney for 10-U.

  • Siblings win road race

    Jessica Theis, 14, was the overall female winner in the Ferdinand Heimatfest five-kilometer run June 18, finishing 15th overall. Her brother, Jonathan, 9, won the 9-and-under division, finishing 32nd overall, and their sister, Jillian 12, won the 10-14 division and finished 31st overall.

  • Cash Waggner reaches girls SB finals

    TELL CITY – Taylor Lawalin hit two doubles and drove in two runs as Cash Waggner & Associates beat Carriage Inn 14-4 Tuesday to reach the finals of Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.

    The championship game will begin at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

    Hair Razors was scheduled to play Ohio Valley Gas in the other semifinal game Wednesday and the winner of that game will meet Cash Waggner for the title in the single-elimination tourney.

  • Ump says safe

    Ryan Dooley tried his best but an umpire ruled as safe the Forest Park runner he was trying to tag at third base Tuesday. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • COLUMN: ‘Green Lantern’ goofy, childish but still entertaining

    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

    The comic-book-movie train speeds on with by far the strangest comic creation to hit the screen this summer, “Green Lantern.”

    Weird isn’t always good, but the odd elements of “Green Lantern” make the film stand out a bit, even if the film does get too goofy at times because of it. Overall, despite its flaws, “Green Lantern” still ends up being an entertaining movie.

  • Preserving the spiritual heart of Oriole

    Editor’s Note: This article was prepared by Danny Bolin, who is working on efforts to preserve Oriole Methodist Church.

    If you drive too fast over the little hill, you’ll most likely miss it. Standing there all alone without a sign to acknowledge that it once was a prominent place for the faithful to gather, it awaits its ultimate purpose. Or its triumphant finale.

  • Why ATVs aren’t allowed in the Hoosier National Forest

    Editor’s Note: The following column was provided by Chalonda Jasper, a soil scientist for the Hoosier National Forest.


    The Hoosier National Forest is an exceptional place that offers many recreation opportunities from camping to fishing or wildlife viewing. However, the use of all-terrain vehicles in the Hoosier is prohibited. This means no four-wheelers, motorcycles, dirt bikes, mopeds, dune buggies, scooters, Segways, golf carts, six-wheelers or any other motorized vehicles are allowed off roads.