Today's News

  • Community News, June 23

    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.

  • Smith graduates from Ball State University

    MUNCIE – Lauren N. Smith of Jasper graduated from Ball State University May 7 with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and a minor in food management.

  • Farewell reception for Lasley set for Friday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City–Perry County Public Library staff will bid farewell to Evelyn Lasley Friday with a retirement reception from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the genealogy department of the library.
    Lasley has been working at the library since 1989.
    The public is encouraged to attend and wish her well.

  • Five generations

    Laura (Bolin) Burden recently celebrated being a great-great-grandmother of three baby girls. The first, Audra Lynn Bolin, was born April 29 to Tim and Laira Bolin. Audra’s grandparents are Dennis and Lisa Bolin. The second, Ryleigh Katherine Scott, was May 11 to Uriah Scott and Megan Whitworth. Ryleigh’s grandmother is Denisa Whitworth. The last baby girl, Makenzie Lynn Bolin, was born May 29 to Cody and Mandy Bolin. Makenzie’s grandparents are Charles and Cheryl Cravens. Great-grandparents of all three babies are Dennis and Peggy Bolin.

  • Births, June 23

    Cole James Harpenau
    Brandon and Jessica Harpenau of Jeffersonville announce the birth of their son, Cole James Harpenau, Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Cole has one older sister, Adilyn Marie.
    Grandparents are Eric and Tara Leeson of Salt Lake City, Utah, Bob and Becky McCabe of Indianapolis and Maurice and Donna Harpenau of Tell City.

  • Birthdays, June 24 - June 30

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    June 24

  • Ignet – Hess

    Jennifer Ignet and Alan Hess of Milltown announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick and Amy Ignet of Tipp City, Ohio. She is a graduate of Tipp City High School and Urbana University with a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine.
    Mr. Hess is the son of Tom and Joan Hess of Tell City. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and Urbana University with a bachelor’s degree in education. He is a teacher and head football coach at Crawford County High School.

  • Graman – Wagoner

    Gary and Nancy Graman of St. Meinrad announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Krystle S. Graman, to Trevor L. R. Wagoner, son of Tony II and Milissa Wagoner of Borden.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Heritage Hills High School and Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.
    She is employed with West Clark School Corp. in Sellersburg. 

  • HNF awards winners of kids fishing derby

    Hoosier National Forest officials announced winners in the annual free kids fishing derby hosted last month at Rainbow Pay Lake near Derby. Prizes were awarded in four age groups in three categories: most accurate caster, most fish caught, largest fish caught.



  • Hayes selected for underclass showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City junior center McKenzie Hayes has been selected to play in the ninth annual girls IBCA/IHSAA Underclass Showcase at Ben Davis High School 2 p.m. July 12.
    Staged by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association with support from the Indiana High School Athletic Association, the Underclass Showcase events are NCAA certified. Each is designed to give exposure to top basketball prospects from across the state to colleges across the state and nation.