Today's News

  • Flooding had minor impact on port-rail operations

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Hoosier Southern Railroad employees had to clean mud out and put electronics back into a rail-car scale after April flooding which reduced rail traffic and caused pig-iron shipments to take to highways.

  • Humane Society wants to help animals hit by cars

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County president invited the county commissioners to attend a June 14 meeting of the Humane Society chapter and told them he’d also invited police dispatchers.

  • Henrickson 400 dash champion in regional

    EVANSVILLE—Ryan Henrickson won the 400-meter dash in the IHSAA boys track regional Thursday, becoming Tell City’s seventh regional champion in the last 42 years.

  • New coach makes good first impression

    We can’t know for sure how successful a new high school basketball coach will be until we’ve seen his team in action for several games and seen how he relates to his players and deals with parents, referees and the many ancillary responsibilities that few realize the job entails.

  • Noble new Tell City coach

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Troy Noble, who has been part of winning coaching staffs at four high schools and has also coached at several small colleges, was hired as Tell City’s boys basketball coach Thursday.

  • Community News, May 26

    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.

  • Kid’s fishing derby at Patoka

    BIRDSEYE – Grab your friends, family, fishing pole, tackle and bait, and head over to Patoka Lake from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 4 for the annual Kid’s Fishing Derby.
    Participants will meet at the Modern Campground Center Shelterhouse to begin registration and then take a short stroll down to the fishing pond. This event is for children 12 years of age and under and who are accompanied by an adult.

  • Cars for a Cure show June 4

    ROCKPORT – Honey Creek Farms off Highway 231 near the AEP Power Plant in Rockport will host a Cars for a Cure car show Saturday, June 4, in conjunction with the Relay for Life of Spencer County.
    Registration for the show will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $15 for pre-registration and $20 the day of the show. Judging will start at noon and awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Awards will include people’s choice best of show, top 25 people’s choice and dash plaques to the first 50 registered cars.

  • Celebrate World Blood Donor Day by giving blood in June

    PERRY COUNTY – June 14 is World Blood Donor Day – a day set aside to celebrate those who donate blood to help save lives without expecting anything in return. It is also a day to raise awareness about how a safe and stable supply of blood products is vital for hospitals and patients.

  • JCPenny Catalog store grand opening

    JC Penny Catalog Store held a grand opening May 16 at its new location in the Dauby Hardware store, located at 1522 10th St., in Tell City. The owner is Debbie Ramsey. Pictured at the ribbon cutting were, from left, Lois Humphrey, Gloria Shephard, Randy Fischer, Glenda Gogel, Tony Hollinden, Jean Zellers, Linda Zellers, Debbie Ramsey, Paul Ramsey, Gretchen Lain, Jenny Richter, Tina Ziegelgruber, Eric Kehl, Virginia Ramsey, Ewell Stanley and Martha Dixon.