Today's News

  • Vikings eliminate Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Bad passing by Perry Central and strong spiking and digging by North Posey helped the Vikings win 25-13, 25-12, 25-14 in a first-round volleyball sectional match Tuesday.
    “They’ve got a nice team,” Perry Central Coach Becky Genet said of North Posey. “They hit around the blockers and they put the ball down.
    “And they’ve got more than one or two hitters.”

  • Tell City repeats as regional champion

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Tell City had three of the top eight finishers and five of the top 18 as it won the 10-team Crawford County boys cross country regional Saturday.
    Tell City scored 46 points to beat runner-up Christian Academy by 57.

  • Prayer rally Nov. 7 in City Hall Park

    TELL CITY – There will be a community ecumenical prayer rally at noon Monday, Nov. 7, ahead of the election. It will last about 30 minutes and is being sponsored by the ministerial association of the county.  It will be held in City Hall Park in Tell City.

    The service will be nonpartisan and will be focused on the community coming together.

  • Community Events; Oct. 20

    Cannelton Trunk or Treat Oct. 29


    CANNELTON – The second annual Cannelton community Trunk or Treat will be held Oct. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Gazebo Park in Cannelton.

    Guests are invited to come dressed in costume. There will be lots of candy and games for all ages.

    Several local churches and school groups will participate.


    Goodwill grand opening Oct. 27


  • Lamar woman arrested for child molestation

    LAMAR – Angela M. Ward, 45, of Lamar faces Level 5 felony charges of sexual misconduct with a minor and child molestation following her Oct. 5 arrest.

    Indiana State Police Officer Jason Dunsworth began an investigation following a report from a man advising that Ward had sexual relations with his 14-year-old son. He added that he found video evidence of one of these encounters on her phone, which he copied and provided to police as evidence.

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  • PCMH Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.  There will also be a silent auction.

  • Why United Way is important to our community




    This community deserves a huge round of applause for last year’s United Way fundraising results. Because of your donations last year, we were able to raise $120,000 for the United Way of Perry County.

    As a second year campaign co-chair, I want to thank all our donors for their generous contributions. Let us make 2016 even greater!

  • Perry County Chamber of Commerce to hold ribbon-cutting for Tell Me

    TELL CITY– The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for new business Tell Me, located at 504 Main St. in Tell City.

    The ribbon cutting will be held Thursday, Nov.  3, at 11:30 a.m.  Tell Me will also host an open house the same day from 11 a.m. until noon.

  • Democracy’s Primer: Our two-party system

    Editor’s note: A Democracy’s Primer is a collaboration between the journalism and legal communities to aid the public’s understanding of how government works with citizen engagement. Volunteers for the Indiana Bar Foundation (Bar Foundation) will write the articles for distribution by the Hoosier State Press Association Foundation. More about the both organizations may be found at www.inbf.org/ and www.hspafoundation.org/.This article was written by Scott L. Barnhart.



    How did we end up with a Two-Party System?