Today's News

  • Lynch calls jobs, money county’s biggest issues

    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Bradley Lynch said at a candidates forum he has ideas about saving money, the county’s infrastructure and the jobs available for its young people.

  • Cutting Edge gets new owner

    Cutting Edge Salon in Tell City came under the ownership of Mary Kaster in early April. She and her stylists are available Monday through Saturdays. Walks-ins are welcome or appointments can be made by calling 547-8995. Staff, pictured from left, are Patty Nantz, stylist; Mary Kaster, owner and stylist; Kristina Gayer, stylist and nail tech; Kyra Guilliaume, stylist, and Rene Trinkle, stylist.

  • Reunions, May 3

    TCHS 1962
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 11 at the American Legion.
    Organizers are still attempting to locate the following classmates: Michael Crook, Janette Davis, Royce Devillez, Ernest Goody, Terrel Laflin, Linda Ludwig, Joetta Reed, Kenny Vincent and Richard Wheatley.
    If anyone has any information in regard to these classmates, contact Kaye (Goble) Kleeman at 547-5875 or send e-mail to tc62classreunion@gmail.com.

  • Binkley named All- American Scholar

    ST. CROIX – The United States Achievement Academy announced recently that Samantha Binkley of St. Croix was named an All-American Scholar.

    The USAA has established the All-American Scholar At-Large Award program to offer recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade-point average. Binkley, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, will appear in the All-American Scholar At-Large Yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Council contenders explain views

    LEOPOLD – Dianne Rudolph is well-known as a Tell City dentist and city councilwoman, and is now making a bid for a seat on the county council. Ron Crawford Sr. is well-known for the memorials business he ran for years and more recently, service on the county council he hopes to continue.

    Both joined other candidates in introducing themselves and answering questions in a forum conducted by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce and the News April 26 at Perry Central Community School.

  • Schwartz graduates from University of Southern Indiana

    EVANSVILLE – Jennifer L. Schwartz participated in the University of Southern Indiana commencement April 28 in Evansville.

    Schwartz graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She was also inducted into the National Nursing Honor Society in November 2011. She obtained a minor in nutrition.
    She is the daughter of Barb and Dave King of Santa Claus and Murl D. Schwartz of Troy. She is the granddaughter of Betty Hauser of Tell City and the late Lloyd Hauser and Leo and Margaret Schwartz.

  • Perry Central High School honors top students

    The Captains Club recently hosted a dinner and awards ceremony in the Perry Central Cafeteria honoring the top 10 freshman, sophomore and junior students. The top 10 seniors were honored earlier in April at the Patio Steakhouse.

  • Head Start students experiment with science

    During the month of February, the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities centered science.

    An activity from the socialization included a sinks or floats science experiment and children were able to use scientific inquiry to predict whether items would sink or float. Ben Eberle, left, Kenzie Litherland, center, and Madisyn Kellems, right, test items to see if they will sink or float in a science experiment. For information about Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • WTE hosts annual health, book fair

    Families at William Tell Elementary enjoyed the family health and book fairs held April 3. Many booths and vendors were set up and those attending got to explore an Air Evac helicopter and ask the pilots questions.

    Pictured below is pilot Mike Armstrong and his daughters Emma, a third grader, and Anna, a kindergartner, at William Tell. Also pictured is fifth grader Jonathan Seger was the lucky winner of a color Nook given away as part of the fairs.

  • Church News, May 3

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming services Saturday, Sunday
    CANNELTON – The 44th annual homecoming weekend at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will be observed Saturday and Sunday.
    Saturday night singing Saturday will begin at 7 p.m. with the Pearly Gatemen reunion and Steve Epley Family.
    Sunday school Sunday will be dismissed and morning service will begin at 10 a.m. A carry-in basket lunch will follow the morning worship. Afternoon singing will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday evening service will begin at 7 p.m.