Today's News

  • Facilitating dialogue

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74


    This legislative session, House Republicans worked to pass an honestly balanced budget, enhance public safety and expand educational opportunities for Hoosier students – all while maintaining accountability and transparency.

    These policy victories will foster a better quality of life for Hoosiers today and for future generations, but there is plenty of work yet ahead.

  • Goodell’s lying about Deflategate should exonerate Brady

    The National Football League’s image has taken a hit in the last 18 months due to what many perceived as its inadequate reaction to domestic- and child-abuse cases against some star players and to concussions suffered by current and former players.

  • Summer has been fleeting

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    Where has summer gone? A lot of people have been asking that over the past week or so with the return of school and the arrival of Schweizer Fest in Tell City.

    Summer isn’t gone by any means but the free time the months of June and July affords many people is slipping away. OK, it’s basically gone.

  • Stetter – Gehlhausen

    Sarah Ann Stetter of St. Anthony and Todd Lee Gehlhausen of Bristow announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Stan and Brenda Stetter of St. Anthony.

    The future groom is the son of Roch and Marlene Gehlhausen of Bristow.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Schnellville.

    A reception will follow at the Ferdinand Community Center.

  • Tell City 10-U all-stars win own tourney

    TELL CITY—Four players each hit at least .818 as Tell City’s age-10-and-under team won its own youth baseball all-star tourney last weekend.

  • Elaman double award winner in rain-shortened old-timers game

    TELL CITY—Mike Elaman won two of the three individual awards in the rain-shortened Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game Tuesday.

  • Junior high team 25th in world

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Tell City shot its best score of the season to finish 25th among 90 teams competing in the junior high division of the NASP world archery tourney July 24.
    The Marksmen scored 3,224 of a possible 3,600 points. They shot 124 arrows into the center 10 ring.
    Hannah Rhodes scored 282 of a possible 300 points to lead Tell City.
    Hunter Sodrel was next with 281, followed by Tucker Finley and Neal Hollinden with 272 apiece.

  • Deom repeat winner in Schweizer Fest tourney

    TELL CITY—Wes Deom, Nathan Freeman and A.J. Hubeert were local winners in the Schweizer Fest archery tourney Saturday.

  • Hall of Famer returns to field after 16 years

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—When pitcher Jim Palmer attempted a comeback with the Baltimore Orioles in spring training in 1991, he gave up five hits and two runs in two innings of an exhibition game against the Boston Red Sox.
    Red Sox star Wade Boggs said Palmer “threw pretty well for a Hall of Famer.”

  • Veteran Tell City golf team shooting for .500 season

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Friday was the first day girls golf teams could practice and Tell City had a match scheduled with Heritage Hills Tuesday.
    The match was stopped by lightning after three holes, so the Marksmen will have a few more days to practice before hosting Bosse Monday.
    But after just two practices Coach Amber Thomas probably knows more about her team than at this point in previous years, as five of her six golfers are returnees from last year.