Today's News

  • Daughters of Isabella awards scholarships

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella, Nativity Circle 710 have awarded $500 scholarships to graduates Mary Steen and Aaron Lutgring.

    These scholarships are based on financial need, academics, grade point average, rank in class, college attending and extra curricular activities.

    The applicants must have a member of the local circle as a mother or grandmother.

  • Rahman-Hubert

    Nicole Rahman of Ferdinand and Kegan Hubert of St. Croix announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on Sept. 10, 2016. The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. at St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand. A reception will follow at Fulda Sportsman Club.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jean Rahman and the late Gary Rahman. The future groom is the son of Daniel Hubert and the late Lisa Hubert.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Forest Park High School and is currently employed at The Smile Center.

  • Atreyu Amadeus Carrico

    Katlyn and Jacob Carrico of Owensboro, Ky. announce the birth of their son Atreyu Amadeus Carrico on June 12, 2016. He was delivered at 8:14 p.m. at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He weighed eight pounds and one ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Angie and David Dykes of Cannelton.

    Paternal grandparents are Charlotte and Jim Carrico of Derby.

    Great-grandparents are Sandra Sanders of Cannelton, Paula Holmes of Kentucky, Allen Booth of North Carolina, Victor Carrico of Owensboro and Peggy Stole of Washington, Ind.

  • Community Events; June 20

    Lunch and Learn event Thursday


    TELL CITY – The Villas will host a Lunch and Learn session Thursday, June 23, at noon at the Villa Club House. Adaptive Healthcare representatives will discuss services Adaptive delivers in comprehensive home care solutions for the community.

    Adaptive will also hold a free blood-pressure clinic from 9 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the Lunch and Learn.

  • WorkOne office to relocate

    TELL CITY – The WorkOne office in Tell City will relocate to the Ivy Tech Campus, located at 1034 31st St. in Tell City. Office hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Church camp set for 44th summer, kicks off July 24

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle will host its Victory Valley Church Camp for the 44th year the week of July 24-29.

    The camp is just 2 1/2 miles east of Cannelton on Girl Scout Road, on 19 acres of land.

    Youth ages 12 through 18 are invited to attend a week of fun, sports, activities and learning in a Bible-based, Christian atmosphere devoted to motivating and inspiring teens to dedicate their life to Christ.

  • Community Crossings infrastructure projects

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47


    Indiana’s road infrastructure has been a major topic of discussion recently, especially at the Statehouse. As the Crossroads of America, citizens rely on our roads and bridges to grow our economy and keep drivers safe.

    This past session, the General Assembly passed a funding plan that provides $1 billion for Hoosier roads without raising taxes.

  • Police camp in good hands

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    Perry County’s Fraternal Order of Police organization has been busy lately, developing a new lodge building in Tell City and making plans for this year’s Camp with a Cop.

  • Adopting Sanders’ entire platform would be disaster for Democrats

    Sen. Bernie Sanders called Tuesday for a “fundamental transformation” of the Democratic Party, but most of his suggestions would be a recipe for disaster for the party.

    First he wants to eliminate superdelegates, the party officials and leaders who are free to vote for the presidential candidate of their choice at the convention instead of being pledged to a candidate based on votes won in primaries or caucuses.

  • Troy faces issue with dust from industry parking lot


    Staff Writer


    TROY – The gravel parking lot at KK Integrated Logistics, a company that recently moved operations into Troy along Indiana 545 has residents living close by worried about the dust getting kicked up from it and into the air.

    Robert Thiery, who lives across the highway from the company said he isn’t so much worried about the outside of his car and house being covered in particulate matter as he is the inside of his lungs.