Today's News

  • Dobberstein-Rogier

    Chelsie Dobberstein and Zachary Rogier were married March 25, 2017, at 2:30 p.m., at Goeglein’s Homestead in Fort Wayne.
    The ceremony was officiated by Amy H.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
    The Matron of honor was Jessica Miller, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ellen Rogier, sister-in-law of the groom, of Evansville; Amber Chappell, friend of the bride, of Auburn; Kayla Smith, friend of the bride, of Auburn, Aubrey Graham, friend of the bride, of Fort Wayne; and Lindsey Rogier, sister of the groom, of Evansville.

  • Mildred and Cornelius Fest

    Cornelius (Corneil) and Mildred (Sandi) Fest of Mariah Hill will celebrate their 50th anniversary July 1. A celebration dinner and breakfast for invited guests will be held at the French Lick Resort West Baden July 1.
    Cornelius and Mildred (Vaeth) were married in St. Meinrad Catholic Church on July 1, 1967. Father Richard Hindel officiated.

  • On the road to Oz

    Vince Luecke

    editor@perry countynews.com


  • Local initiatives go a long way to clean up the community

    With questions about the future conditions of the U.S. ecosystem, local initiatives are more important than ever.
    Organized cleanups, like River Sweep, go a long way to protect our landscapes in the community and the Earth.
    The Ohio River Sweep is an event during which volunteers pick up debris along the river, in order to clean up over 3,000 miles of the shoreline.

  • Tots Lots Preschool plans open house

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool will host an open house Wednesday, June 28, beginning at 6 p.m. Refreshments and activities will be provided. The evening will give parents a chance to ask questions, meet the teachers and let students begin to interact with their future classmates. For more information, contact Tots Lots at totslotspre@gmail.com.

  • Chamber of Commerce awards businesses, community members


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The 16th annual Perry County Chamber of Commerce business award ceremony was held Tuesday evening, at the Schergens Center. A total of five awards were handed out over the course of the evening, in five different categories.

  • TC Schools approve bus route contracts


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Preparing for the upcoming school year, Tell City School Corp. is making plans to ensure students arrive to class in a safe and timely manner. At the front of the board’s business at its regular session June 13 was acceptance of route contracts that superintendent John Scioldo said would “bring down the ages of our buses substantially.”

    In April, the board announced that all vehicles in its fleet would be required to be 2012 or newer, with room for few exceptions.

  • Relay for Life returning to Tell City Saturday


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The annual event designed to commemorate cancer survivors is set for the heart of Tell City for its 2017 inception.

    “Having it back in Tell City again is great,” said Lena Joyal, leader of this year’s event. She said one advantage of it being in Tell City Hall Park is the likelihood of foot traffic to the attend event.

    The walk-in element comes at a time when the event is seeing some changes.

  • Edwelweiss Ball 2017: Dancing With The Stars

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest is still more than a month away, but plans for the city’s  59th celebration of Swiss and German heritage is already in full swing. One event returning for its fourth year is the Edelweiss Ball. Named after the national flower of Switzerland, the event is set for Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Schergens Center.

    The Edelweiss Ball “Dancing With The Stars” night is the Perry County Museum’s biggest fundraising event of the year and a major contributing factor in the operation of the museum and upkeep.

  • Joann and Kenny Waninger

    Kenny and Joann Waninger of Fulda celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary May 27, with a surprise party given by their children. Mr. and Mrs. Waninger were married June 1, 1957, at St. Meinrad Archabbey Church in St. Meinrad.

    They have seven children, Tony (Sandy) Waninger of Fulda, Becky (John) Wesner of Fulda, Tim Waninger of Owensboro, Ky., Jeff (Becky) Waninger, Jackie (Neil) Deom, Mike (Donna) Waninger and Tammy (Troy) Smith, all of Fulda. They have 25 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.