Today's News

  • Deom wants to donate land to parks board

    By LARRY GOFFINET, Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – Michelle Allen Deom told the Perry County Parks and Recreation Board Wednesday that she wants to donate approximately a half acre of land to the parks department.

    The land, between Lafayette Springs and Rocky Point on Indiana 66, could possibly be used “for a bicycle stop-off place,” said Parks Board President Dan Peter.
    That seemed to be the most popular idea that the board kicked around, and it met with Deom’s approval.

  • Perry Central suing former health insurer

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central School Board members gave the go-ahead May 4 for the corporation to seek money it believes it is owed from a former health-care insurer.

  • Hook Wilson – Litherland

    Carrie Hook of Tell City announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Darlene Hook Wilson of Tell City to Phillip Litherland of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late William “Bill” Hook. She is a 1981 graduate of Tell City High School and works at Southern Hills Counseling in Tell City.
    Mr. Litherland is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Litherland. He is a 1985 graduate of Tell City High School and works at Parker Hannifin in Tell City.

  • Tell City High School afterprom success

    Tell City’s After Prom this year was held in the auxiliary gym and took place from 12:30 to 3:30 a.m. The theme was casino with blackjack and poker tables set up to play.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High to hold honors program Monday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School announces it will hold its annual honors program for students in grades 7-12 at 7 p.m. Monday in the school auditorium.

  • Cannelton students participate in ACES walk

    Cannelton preschool through fifth-grade students, parents and community members participated in the annual All Children Exercising Simultaneously Walk recently. Shown are some of the faculty, staff and students at the end of their walk around the streets of Cannelton. They were treated to bottles of water at the William Bennett Early Learning Center. Refreshments were provided by Perry County Wellness Committee.

  • Baumeister set to graduate Kentucky Wesleyan

    TELL CITY – Cassandra Baumeister will graduate Saturday, May 14 from Kentucky Wesleyan College with a bachelor’s degree in education with an emphasis on special education K-12 and social studies.
    During her time at Kentucky Wesleyan College, she maintained a 3.40 grade average and was on the dean’s list for seven semesters.
    She was one of 38 nominees for the Oak and Ivy Award during the 2008-09 school year, of which four students received the award.
    She is currently working at Cannelton High School as a part-time teacher.

  • Community News, May 12

    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.

  • Spring chamber job fair planned

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair with area businesses May 25.
    The job fair will be held at the Schergens Center from 1 to 6 p.m.
    All interested businesses are invited to set up booths promoting employment in their companies. Booth rental for chamber members is $100 for large employers and $50 for small employers; non-members is $200 for large employers and $100 for small employers. The job fair is free to educational institutions, workforce development agencies and local government.

  • Sportsman to hold craft show May 21

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host its second annual craft show at the club from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. May 21.
    New events this year will be a car show and cornhole tournament. Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. until noon with prizes to be awarded in various classes.
    Other entertainment will be a Kiddie Tractor pull beginning at 11 a.m.
    Breakfast, barbecued chicken and pork-chop dinners, burgers and drinks will be available throughout the day.