Today's News

  • Tinsley twins will be college teammates at Brescia

    GLASGOW, Ky.—The Tinsley brothers, both 5-foot-10 guards, thought the opportunity to play college basketball on the same team seemed like only a dream. But Tuesday it became a reality, as both signed with Brescia University.

  • Cassidy leads small, quick all-county team

    Perry Central dominated Perry County (and much of southwestern Indiana) with a small but quick boys basketball team this year.

  • Tell City places 3rd in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City had five individual champions as it tied for third in the nine-team PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Southridge won with 302 points. Tell City scored 237.
    Southridge had only three champions but used its superior depth to win the tourney.
    All five Tell City champions finished the season undefeated.
    Tell City’s Nate Kaiser pinned Race Britton of Pike Central for the 80-pound title to finish the season 15-0.

  • Roos writes book about Spuds’ regional champs

    Sports Editor

    IRELAND—Mike Roos played high school basketball for Tell City and has lived in Ohio for 39 years.
    His parents are Dale High School graduates and his father’s last job in education was principal of Rockport High School 1963-64.
    So why has Roos written a book about tiny Ireland’s regional championship basketball team of 50 years ago?

  • Talk to DNR groundwater expert today

    SPENCER COUNTY – In honor of National Groundwater Awareness Week, Facebook followers of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources can “talk” online about groundwater with environmental scientist Monique Riggs from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT today on the DNR’s Facebook wall.
    Riggs will talk and answer questions about why it’s important to properly construct and maintain wells and plug abandoned wells. Participants are invited to join the conversation and ask questions.

  • Stir-n-Up Hope seeking volunteers

    CHRISNEY – Stir-n-Up Hope is a nonprofit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions by PATH Intl. certified instructors to handicapped individuals. The group is currently seeking approximately 50 volunteers to help with its services. Previous experience is not necessary as training will be provided to all volunteers. Volunteer sign up and training will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. March 23 at 5891 N. County Road 200 W. in Chrisney.

  • Oakwood residents learn about local pretzel shop

    Residents from Oakwood Health Campus recently visited the Tell City Pretzel Shop as part of their Lifelong Learning program. A member of the group, Grace Brown, was a former employee of the Kessler’s when they owned the business.

    Pictured here are Brown with current owner Brad Smith, comparing their techniques used to twist pretzels. The group was able to experience twisting pretzels on the line as viewing the whole production process. Upon exiting they were able to sample a variety of the flavored pretzels.

  • Holy Week, Easter schedule set for Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – The Holy Week and Easter schedule for Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad has been set. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church. All times are central.
    Palm Sunday, March 24, 9:15 a.m., Blessing and procession with palms, followed by Mass; 5 p.m., Vespers
    Holy Thursday, March 28, 5 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper; no Vespers
    Good Friday, March 29, 3 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord; no Vespers

  • Church News, March 14

    Cannelton First Baptist movie showing Sunday
    CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church of Cannelton would like to invite the public to a viewing of “The Passion of the Christ” at 5 p.m. Sunday. Light refreshments will be provided.
    The viewing will be in the Cotton Mill Community Room. Enter through the Adams St. entrance.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. MPAA rating for the movie is R; anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, send e-mail to marknorthener@gmail.com.

  • Community Events, March 14

    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.

    Register now for swim lessons
    TELL CITY – Swimming lessons for children 4 to 12 years old will be held at the Tell City Junior-Senior High School from March 25 to April 4.