Today's News

  • All-stars in action
  • In search of Santa Claus

    Feature Writer

    PERRY COUNTY – Most creative ideas are triggered by something. It could be a memory, an event, a place or a meeting. Larry Peter’s latest idea for a documentary came from a person; Santa Claus.

  • Headlines missing from Monday print edition

    TELL CITY – Due to a combination of computer-compatibility issues and human error, headlines on several stories were missing from the front page of Monday’s edition. The News’ page production process requires computer-based pages to be opened on more than one machine and when opened a second or third time, headlines are sometimes slightly askew, hiding them from view.

  • Dragging Main 2012

    Hundreds of people descended on downtown Tell City Saturday to see and be seen. Cars of just about every make and model cruised city streets as a DJ spun tunes in City Hall Park. Local merchants sold pizza, ice cream and other snacks and the city’s venerable Frostop was a hub of activity.

  • Cannelton Police Department’s Camp with a Cop a big success

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  • Oakwood donates more than 17,500 pounds of food to local coalition

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a local provider of senior health and living services, recently donated more than 17,500 pounds of food to the Perry County Food Coalition as part of their annual Independence from Hunger Food Drive held during the month of June.

    Thanks to the generosity of the community members and local business, as well as the campus employees who were encouraged to donate food, cash or personal time off to this worthy cause, the Food Coalition will successfully contribute to the local fight against hunger.

  • No end in sight for fire ban in Hoosier National Forest

    TELL CITY – Hoosier National Forest officials are reminding residents and visitors to the National Forest that a Stage 1 Burn Ban is in place across all areas of the national forest. Terry Severson, fire management officer for the forest, reminds residents and visitors that “all nine counties that have Hoosier National Forest land currently have burn bans in place.”

  • Thomas in concert Saturday evening at Monkey Hollow

    FULDA – Guitar virtuoso Mike Thomas returns to Monkey Hollow Winery Saturday for an afternoon of acoustic jams starting at 4 p.m.

    Thomas is the guitarist for the up and coming band Junction 41 that recently opened for country star Phil Vassar.

    The public is invited to attend. The music will continue through 7 p.m.

  • Free movie series concludes today

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will conclude its free movie night series titled “Movies at Sunset” Thursday. The movie will take place at Sunset Park. The park will be closed to traffic for these evenings.

    Parking will be available outside the floodwall.

    The arts association is not allowed to publicize the movie titles, per the licensing agreement. However, this week’s film is a Jim Carrey feature in which he goes in search of a missing dolphin mascot. The public is invited.

  • School board hires teacher

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members hired a teacher at their regular meeting July 19 who is already known to many Perry County students.