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Today's News

  • EUCC Scholar
  • 90s alt-rockers Cracker to perform at the Lincoln Amphitheatre June 10
  • Three churches team up for VBS

    TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ, Tell City United Methodist Church and St. Paul Catholic Church have scheduled a cooperative vacation Bible school for the week of June 27-30.

    Four, five and six year olds who have completed kindergarten will attend VBS at the United Methodist Church at 10th and Mozart streets from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m., while those students who have completed Grades 1-4 will attend at St. Paul Catholic Church at Main and Jefferson Streets from 9 to 11:30 a.m., with craft, game and snack centers stationed at EUCC during mid-mornings.

  • Gehlhausen-Henke

    Audra Rose Gehlhausen and Joshua Allen Henke announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on Saturday June 11, 2016. The ceremony will take place at Monkey Hollow Winery in St. Meinrad at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow at Fulda Sportsman Club.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are Denise and Tim Gehlhausen of Bristow. The future groom’s parents are Dinah and Steve Goffinet of Tell City and Glenn Henke of Ferdinand.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Perry Central High School and graduated Indiana University Southeast in 2013.

  • Tell City native graduates from Vincennes with honors

    VINCENNES – Stephanie Robinson Mayfield, of Tell City, graduated Saturday, May 7, an Associate of Science Nursing from Vincennes University with cum laude honors. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and is currently completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

    Mayfield is a graduate of Perry Central High School and the daughter of Tracey Dwiggins of Ohio and the late Toni Robinson.

    She is the granddaughter of Loretta and Robert Dwiggins of Ohio.

    Mayfield and her husband, David, have a five-year-old daughter, Arianna.

  • Community Events; June 6

    Class of ‘49 to meet Saturday

     

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School class of 1949 will celebrate its 67th class reunion at The Patio Steakhouse Saturday, June 11, beginning at noon. For further information, call (812) 566-0654.

    The Patio Steakhouse is located on Indiana 66.

     

    Cook-York reunion Sunday

     

  • State must close campaign contribution limit loophole

    One is a conservative. The other a dyed-in-the-wool liberal. They and their agendas could hardly be more different from each other.

    Democratic challenger John Gregg and Republican incumbent Gov. Mike Pence are locked in a tight and historically significant battle to win Indiana’s gubernatorial election in November. The outcome will have a dramatic impact on the direction of state policy, taxpayer money, social programs, education, economic development and a host of other concerns affecting Hoosiers’ quality of life and the state’s future.

  • A bicentennial update

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

     

    editor@perry countynews.com

    Indiana’s bicentennial celebration is unfolding and there are several events planned across Perry County in coming months. The News has shared the news of several of them, including the torch relay’s visit to the county Sept. 10 and plans for the torch to travel through Derby, Rome, Cannelton, Tell City and Troy.

  • Protecting Indiana jobs

     

    Joe Donnelly

    U.S. Senator

     

    I have always believed that our country works best when the middle class is strong. It’s good for families, businesses, and our local communities. For decades, the strength of the middle class has been rooted in a social contract between businesses and workers, a mutual understanding that the success of one contributes to the success of the other. 

  • Library aims to safeguard finances

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Feature Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In efforts to secure its coffers, the Perry County Public Library Board of Trustees approved a materiality threshold of $500. This means if there is a discrepancy in funds valued at or above that amount, it must be reported to the State Board of Accounts, by a state requirement.

    Library Director John Mundy clarified overdue books do not count toward this threshold.