Today's News

  • Perry Central marchers focus on college campuses


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – Perry Central band members are trying something just a little different this year. Instead of competing in Indiana State School Music Association programs, they are foregoing that decades old tradition, and focusing emphasis on a wider range of knowledge.

    According to Perry Central Band Director Andrea Clark, they are coordinating efforts with some of the most prestigious collegiate music programs in the region.

  • TC marchers open strong at Evansville Central


    Staff Writer


    EVANSVILLE – Months of work went into the Marching Marksmen’s season before they stepped onto the field Saturday at Evansville Central for their first band competition of the season. In rehearsals since early July, the Marksmen finished fourth in their Class D grouping, scoring just 5.4 points off the pace set by Southridge.

  • Cannelton council readies for budget adoption


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Board of Public Works and Safety and the city council convened Monday. Each quickly maneuvered through short agendas, concluding business within 10 and 20 minutes, respectively.

    The council convened a first reading for the city’s proposed 2016 budget. The spending limit was advertised at $938,788, based on a tax rate of 2.459 percent, with another 5 cents per $100 of assessed valuation going toward the cumulative capital fund.

  • Ribbon cut on foundry helipad

    TELL CITY – A new helipad is open for business on the grounds of Waupaca Foundry, another sign of cooperation between the community and its largest employer.

    Waupaca Foundry, a Hitachi Metals Group company, unveiled the site Tuesday. The helipad is located at the south side of the foundry’s property and is part of a larger parking lot addition.

     The pad is 1,600 square feet and is equipped to land an Air Evac helicopter day or night with around-the-clock lighting and an illuminated wind sock.

  • Bethel joins PCN writing team

    TELL CITY - The Perry County News welcomed a new staff member  Monday  with Jake Bethel’s appointment to the position of lifestyles-staff writer. A southern Indiana native, Bethel graduated from South Spencer High School in 2008 and went on to the University of Southern Indiana. He earned  a bachelor’s degree in journalism from USI in 2014.

  • Tampering with water levels in lake could bring charges
  • Harvest begins
  • Work progresses on historic Millstone School
  • Julius Kaiser Cabin to be dedicated Oct. 17

    Kaisers from several states who trace their ancestry to Julius and Matilda Kaiser will gather the third weekend of October at the Shubael Little Pioneer Village to see their ancestors’ rebuilt cabin.

  • Hidden treasures:Tulip Trestle, Yoho Store

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales


    Fishing, hunting, camping and hiking usually are the primary focus of the Outdoor Tales column. Sometimes it is something like a flower or tree, maybe even a bug. And, sometimes it is a road trip.

    Often I enjoy just taking a drive and a nice day. There are times there is no destination in mind when the drive begins.