Today's News

  • Sports extravaganza in Tell City Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The spring All Sports Extravaganza for Tell City Junior-Senior High School will be held March 30 starting at 6:30 p.m.
    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride. The evening will begin with a parade, which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets.
    The parade will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.

  • PC cheerleaders earn honors

    The Perry Central High School cheerleading banquet was held at the Patio Steakhouse recently.

    Receiving awards were, in front from left, Brittany Mullins for best jumper and Kosha Wetzel for best flyer and best tumbler. Sitting in the back, Brandi Eckert for most spirited and best base; Nikki Hall for best dancer; Cassie Rodgers for most improved; Jennifer Simpson for most valuable cheerleader, best base, sharpest motions and Julie Irvin Memorial Tumbling Award; Raina Voges for best back spot and Crystal Peter for best flyer.

  • Education Notes

    Hemmings earns all-American scholar-at-large award
    TELL CITY – The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Mikah Hemmings of Tell City has been named an All-American Scholar At-Large Award Winner. Hemmings will appear in the All-American Scholar Official Yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Kast named to dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Jeffrey Andrew “Andy” Kast of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list in the Indiana State University’s College of Science for outstanding scholarship during the fall 2010 semester.

    Currently a sophomore in the ISU-Indiana University School of Medicine’s B-MD Rural Health Program, he has maintained a 4.0 grade-point average.

  • Local students awarded Alliance of Indiana Rural Water scholarships

    CANNELTON – Spencer Herzog and Cody Lawalin from Cannelton High School were awarded $750 scholarships from the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water. The alliance awards scholarships yearly to a child of an employee of a member system. Both are sons of employees of Cannelton Municipal Utilities.

  • Bills need Hoosiers’ input

    The state Senate continues to move forward with legislative business while the House of Representatives is still at an impasse.
    As the House Democrats’ protest over anti-worker and anti-public-school legislation continues to stall House legislative action due to their absence, rallies at the Statehouse draw hundreds of workers and teachers to voice their opposition to those measures.

  • It’s been a fun ride, but so long, soda

    VINCE LUECKE, Editor

  • Library merger committee on right track

    Earlier this month, Tell City-Perry County Library Board members heard about continuing efforts of a committee to see if a merger of the two county libraries in Tell City and Cannelton would be possible and beneficial. It’s been a few months since the two libraries decided to pursue this challenge and it seems committee members are starting to get into the different aspects of the merger that will determine if the two libraries will be able to become one.

  • St. Meinrad cookbook available at The News

    ST. MEINRAD – Copies of the St. Meinrad 150th anniversary cookbook remain available at The Perry County News.
    The book is a collection of 700 recipes from throughout the community placed in a hard-cover, three-ring binder. Cost of the book is $18.
    The cookbooks are also available at the Spencer County Journal-Democrat in Rockport and the following St. Meinrad businesses: Archabbey Gift Shop, Spencer County Bank’s St. Meinrad Branch, Superior Ag Resources in St. Meinrad, Ruxer Furniture and Appliances and Vaal’s Furniture and Appliances.

  • German Ridge trails reopened after timber sales

    Tell City –  Hoosier National Forest officials have announced the reopening of the southern loops of the German Ridge Trail. The trails had been closed at the campground and the two southern trailheads for timber sale operations.