Today's News

  • Tell City Water Department to flush hydrants next week

    The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Tuesday, May 23. Crews will begin work on Fourth Street by the floodwall and will work eastward. Residents should be alert for discolored water and low pressure when flushing is taking place in their areas.

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  • Tell City senior awards night set for Sunday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will celebrate its graduates during a Senior Awards Program on Sunday, May 21, at 1 p.m. This event will be held in the TCJSHS auditorium.

    Scholarships and many other prestigious awards will be presented. Organizers invite the community to share in recognizing seniors on this day.

    For more information, contact Lisa Noble at (812) 547-9715 ext. 223 or lisa.noble@tellcity.k12.in.us.

  • Sabelhaus-Nugent

    Tiffany Sabelhaus and John Nugent Jr., both of Cannelton, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding May 20.

    The ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Cannelton. A reception will immediately follow at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are David and Diana Sabelhaus of Bristow. The future groom’s parents are John Nugent Sr. of Cannelton and the late Shirley Nugent.

  • Bits of wisdom at age 50

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    I turn 50 tomorrow. Instead of a column attempting to offer some reflection on the milestone, I’m sharing a few thoughts garnered over 50 years of life.

  • Masters of the small screen:


    Staff Writer


    Lights, camera action! William Tell Elementary students in Pat Jarboe’s broadcast program aired its variety-news production live for the first time Friday. Part of  the school’s On-Target after-school program, Jarboe has offered the extra-curricular class for the last three years.

  • Champions Again
  • Interest builds in TC theater




    TELL CITY – Mayor Jim Adams and a Tell City real-estate broker confirmed Friday that a Kentucky family is interested in purchasing the embattled Tell City Cinema. Tony Hollinden, owner of Hollinden Realty, said an offer has been made on the business and he is hopeful the sale will go through.

  • Cannelton looks for options after failed vote


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – In response to losing its referendum financing, Cannelton City Schools is planning some monetary shifts.

    The initiative failed by 3 votes, 73 to 70, and will cost the school system about $90,000 each year in tax revenue.

    Superintendent Alva Sibbitt explained at a special session May 11 the school will no longer have a referendum fund and the expenses that were once paid from that account will now come out of the school corporation’s general fund.

  • Community Events

    Perry County Indivisible event Tuesday


    TELL CITY – Perry County Indivisible group will host 8th District congressional candidate Glen Miller  Tuesday, May 16, at 6 p.m. at Perry County Public Library in Tell City.

    Topics will include recent healthcare legislation, among others.


    Oakwood open house May 18


    TELL CITY – The Villas at Oakwood will host an open house Thursday, May 18, from 2 to 5 p.m.