Today's News

  • Eagles soar past Tell City

    Sports Editor

    HARTFORD, Ky.—Ohio County hit 6 of 11 three-point shots to beat Tell City 57-46 in boys basketball Friday.

  • Pedone – Schaefer

    Samantha Pedone and Travis Schaefer of Indianapolis were united in marriage during a ceremony held Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at Ross-Ade Pavilion on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette.

    The bride is the daughter of Gerry and Pat Pedone of Kokomo. Mr. Schaefer is the son of Al and Vickie Schaefer of Tell City.
    The bride was given away by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Matthew Skiles.

  • George and Rose Parr Jr.

    George and Rose Parr Jr. of Tell City will celebrate their 50-year wedding anniversary Feb. 10, 2011.

    A celebration held in their honor will be hosted by their children at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City.
    Mr. Parr married the former Rose Smith Feb. 10, 1961, in Shawnee Town, Ill.

  • Bryant named to Ball State’s dean’s list

    MUNCIE – Katelyn Bryant of Tell City has been named to Ball State University’s dean’s list for the fall semester.

    To qualify for the list, undergraduates must earn a 3.5 grade-point average for full time course work during the semester. Bry-ant earned a 4.0 for the semester.
    She is a student of the Miller College of Business and is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School. She is the daughter of Larry and Terri Bryant of Tell City and the granddaughter of Robert and Elva Dickman.

  • Education news, Jan. 31

    After-prom committee fundraiser under way
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School after-prom committee is selling Coca-Cola products to raise funds for this year’s after prom.
    Coke products are available in 20 ounce bottles for $18 per case. Twenty-four bottles are in each case.
    Anyone who is interested in placing an order is asked to call 547-8071, 547-6902 or 547-2650.

  • Community news, Jan. 31

    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 life-styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • COLUMN: Farmers face property-tax hikes

    By LARRY DeBOER, Guest Columnist

    My colleagues in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue tell me that this is a good time to be a farmer. Corn and bean prices are high, incomes are up and land values are rising.

    But into every life a little rain must fall, and every silver lining has a cloud. The very factors that are raising farm income will eventually increase farm property taxes.

  • COLUMN: Have a thought? Sign your name

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    My first real break of the day often comes around 10 a.m. when a co-worker drops mail on my desk. Some days there isn’t much but at least once or twice a week, I’ll get an anonymous letter.

    I also get nameless messages through our Web site and heck, even the occasional anonymous cell-phone voice-mail.

  • EDITORIAL: Don’t edit Mark Twain

    Alabama publisher NewSouth Books announced at the beginning of January that the company would publish a version of the Mark Twain classic “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” without any of the offensive terms, including the “n-word” which appears in the original novel 219 times.

  • Winter Into Spring story time series to begin Feb. 22

    TELL CITY – It’s just about time for the Winter Into Spring story time series to begin at the Tell City – Perry County Public Library.

    Story times will feature weekly stories, songs, seasonal activities and crafts, games and early animated stop-motion cartoon features. Story times begin the last week in February and will run for 10 consecutive weeks, concluding April 28.

    Several story time opportunities will be available.