Today's News

  • Cannelton students visit Vastwood

    Cannelton city schools’ after school program, Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies, took a field trip to Vastwood Park recently. The topics of the week were drug abuse prevention, having good self-esteem, good eating habits and physical activity. The program is sponsored by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee.

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  • Cannelton residents can sign up for medical flights

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A representative of Air Evac Lifeteam made a sales pitch at the Cannelton Common Council’s regular meeting March 12, telling them city residents can avoid huge costs of medical flights if they purchase memberships with the company.

  • City acts to prevent school-crossing accidents

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Members of Cannelton’s Board of Public Works and Safety voted at a regular meeting March 12 to reduce a speed limit and post four-way-stop signs in an effort to improve safety for children trying to get to or from school.

  • Head Start student shoppers

    South Perry Head Start students put together a pretend grocery store in February to help them learn about community helpers.

    The activity encouraged the children to interact with their peers and allowed them to engage in a real world situation. They also counted, sorted and compared the grocery items. Pictured here are Westley Sosh scanning Jalynn Wroe’s items and totaling her purchases. Waiting in line behind Jalynn is Christa Wroe.

  • National Honor Society Trivia Night April 13

    TELL CITY – The National Honor Society of Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its annual trivia night April 13.
    The festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.
    Proceeds will benefit the community. There will be 10 rounds of 10 questions in 10 different fun and interesting categories.
    Teams may consist of up to five members. Cost is $5 per student and $8 per adult. “Come test your knowledge against some of the best minds in the community,” event organizer Amy Kehl said.

  • New patrolman brings Tell City experience


    TELL CITY – A sheriff’s deputy will exchange his brown county uniform for the dark-blue one of the Tell City Police Department after his hiring Monday by the city’s board of public works and safety.

  • Tell City High School art show slated for April

    TELL CITY – The eighth annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held April 2-3 and April 10 in the junior-senior high library. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 2 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3 and April 10.
    Some of the items that will be on display are pencil drawings, pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, scratchboards, paper mache’ sculptures, weavings and fiber projects, and pottery.

  • Your 2012 Community Guide Discover Perry County

    The 2012 edition of The News’ community guide, Discover Perry County, is included in
    today’s edition for subscribers in Perry and surrounding counties. Copies are also included in newsstands.

    Out-of-area subscribers can receive an issue by mail at no cost by calling The News at (812) 547-3424 or sending e-mail to circulation@perrycounty news.com. Extra copies can be picked up at The News.

    The guide is also available in the special-sections area of this site.

  • Church News, March 22

    United Pentecostal to hold concert Friday
    BRISTOW – Christy Clark, Christian singer and songwriter, along with electric guitarist Rev. Jason Clark will be live in concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the United Pentecostal Church, 20843 State Road 145 in Bristow.