Today's News

  • Tell City 2nd, Perry Central 3rd in invitational

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Darian Allen won the 3200-meter run to lead Tell City to second place in its own seven-team boys track invitational Saturday.
    Perry Central won three events but had some athletes missing due to injuries and an ACT test and finished third.
    Elijah Littles scored 12 points, including winning the long jump, for Cannelton.

  • COLUMN: Levco will serve the county well

    County Prosecutor

    On Monday, April 9, the Perry County Council held an emergency session to hear my petition to hire a part-time Deputy IV-D prosecutor.

    In 1975, Congress amended the Social Security Act, Title IV, Part D – hence the Title IV-D – to provide greater assistance to the states in establishing paternity and enforcing child-support orders.

  • FamilyWize prescription discount cards still available

    PERRY COUNTY – Due to recent store policy changes, the FamilyWize Prescription Discount cards used by many Perry Countians are no longer distributed by Wal-Mart or CVS.

    According to United Way of Perry County Executive Director Rebecca Fenn, both stores do honor the cards. FamilyWize cards are available at the United Way of Perry County office, Catholic Charities, local food pantries or can be mailed to residents. For more information or to request a card, call 547-2577.

  • National Players on stage this weekend

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will once again present the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays Friday and Saturday.

    On Friday, the actors will perform William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew.” On Saturday, the performance will be “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck. Both performances are free.

  • ‘Power Of The Purse’ marketplace returns Saturday

    TELL CITY – Are you looking for something fun to do Saturday during Perry County’s Dogwood Weekend? Why not come to the “Power of the Purse” open-air marketplace at Oakwood Health Campus to buy Mother’s Day, first communion or graduation gifts?

  • Relay Rally Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – D.A.T. Crew’s will host a Relay Rally with Damaged Goods from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Lain residence, 3916 Sheba Road, Cannelton.
    Admission will be $5 per person, with all proceeds going to Perry County Relay for Life.

  • ThyssenKrupp, German American, TC Electric contribute to apple

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  • Head Start students learn about horses

    The students of South Perry Head Start took a field trip to the Nancy Ress Horse Farm in March to learn more about farms. Children learned about the different items used to take care of horses and how they are used on the animals. They were also shown equipment used for horse riding. Pictured above are Savannah Cronin, Josh Temple and Alexander Sanderfur with Nancy Ress brushing one of her horses. For more information on South Perry Head Start, call Yvonna Holmes at 547-8463.

  • Spencer County Relay for Life events

    SPENCER COUNTY – Several Relay for Life teams in Spencer County are planning upcoming fundraisers.
    Team H-A-P-P-Y will have a Family Road Rally at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Boniface Parish Center in Fulda. Entrants will visit several areas of interest in the area. There will be a spaghetti supper after at the Parish Center in Fulda. A donation of $15 is asked for anyone 13 years and older attending both the rally and supper. Children 12 and under is can be admitted for $5. Cost of the meal only is $8.

  • Local church celebrates 45 years

    Senior Pastor Nellie Hempfling and Pastor Dea Goad, along with members of the Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church, celebrated the church’s 45th anniversary at the current church location and 54 years as a church assembly Easter Sunday.