Today's News

  • Frederick – Wiseman

    Janie Curl Frederick and Thomas G. Wiseman were united in marriage Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Sycamore Springs Park in English, by Brother Albert Madden.

    Bridesmaids were Falesha Frederick and Cierra Wiseman.
    Groomsmen were Steven, Darren and Nathan Wiseman.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Kermit Curl and Dorothy Curl of Doolittle Mills.
    Mr. Wiseman is the son of the late Georgetta Steurer and Randall Wiseman of Birdseye.
    The couple honeymooned in the Smoky Mountains and the Carolinas. They will reside in Doolittle Mills.

  • Cannelton Elementary celebrates end-of-the-year successes

    Cannelton elementary students gathered in the community center Thursday with teachers, parents and grandparents as they celebrated the ending of the school year. Awards were given for perfect attendance and various academic achievements. Fifth grade teacher Joan Goble was also honored again for being named teacher of the year for the Indiana Small and Rural Schools Association. Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves also declared May 27 to be Joan Goble Day in honor of the Cannelton teacher’s achievements.

  • TCJSHS honors students during end-of-the-year program

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior - Senior High School hosted its annual honors program May 16.

    There were 126 students who were recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn.

  • PC Elementary artists honored

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School held its annual art show from May 16 to May 20 at the school.
    Winners were selected in all grades. Students received ribbons and prizes for winning.


  • Tell City economic team earns first place

    Students from Regina Schaefer’s economic classes at Tell City Junior-Senior High School were just a few of the more than 7,000 students across Indiana to participate in the Indiana Stock Market Game Program this past spring.
    The team consisting of Laura Denoncour, Katie Elder, Greg Holliden and Andrew Jones came in first place out of 305 teams in the southwest Indiana high school division. They were recognized at an awards program at USI May 17.

  • TCJSHS academic bowl team claims first in state

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School academic bowl teams competed in the Purdue University Indiana Academic Super Bowl competition April 30.

    The English team placed first in the regional competition and first in the state competition with 20 of 25 questions answered correctly. Members included team captain Addison Peter, Cassie Bryant, Bailey Powell, Jacob Scott, Luke Thomas and coach Julie Bryant. The students earned gold medals for their first-place finish and Tell City Junior-Senior High School received a commemorative plaque.

  • Community events, June 2

    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 lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • MuGamma donate to Camp with a Cop

    MuGamma Beta Sigma Phi member Mary Snyder presents a donation of $200 to Cannelton Police Chief Eric Dickenson. The donation is to be used for the Kenny Kellems Camp with a Cop program. MuGamma as donated to this camp since its beginning.

  • Local June golf scrambles

    Southern Indiana Republican golf scramble June 14
    SANTA CLAUS – The Southern Indiana Republicans of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties will host a golf scramble June 14 at the Christmas Lake Country Club.
    Tee off time is set for 12:30 p.m.
    There will be a shotgun start for the four-person scramble and dinner will be provided afterward.
    Cost is $400 per team or $100 for a single-person registration. Mulligans will be available at the tournament.
    Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

  • Applications for Miss Schweizer Fest Pageant available at Cinderella’s

    PERRY COUNTY – Applications for the Miss Schweizer Fest or Junior Miss Schweizer Fest pageant are available now.
    Through July 10, possible contestants can pick up the applications at Cinderella’s in Tell City from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.