Today's News

  • Birthdays

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    December 12

  • Community Events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    United Pentecostal takes candy orders

  • Fruits of bell-ringers’ service stay in Perry County

    TELL CITY – Randy Roccia, kettle coordinator for the Perry County Salvation Army, is seeking bell ringers for shifts at Wal-Mart entrances between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. through Dec. 24.

  • Public to participate in winter concert

    TELL CITY – Members of the public are invited not only to enjoy a free concert, but to become part of it.

    The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Winter Music Concert is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14 in the school auditorium.

    Performing will be the junior-high and high-school choruses, the Marksmen Chorale, the sixth-grade band, the seventh- and eighth-grade band, and the high-school band.

  • Christmas in the Park fills downtown square with holiday cheer

    Tell City’s downtown square was filled with community and holiday spirit during Saturday’s Christmas in the Park.

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  • Perry Central students visit Oakwood
  • Relay For Life kickoff to begin Monday, Jan. 12

    TELL CITY – The 20th annual Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its kickoff celebrations Monday, Jan. 12, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge.

    All residents are invited to attend the celebrations. Games, prizes, food, fun and information will be provided. Friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers – everyone knows someone who is fighting or has fought this disease, so come to the kickoff and see what you can do to help finish the fight.

  • COLUMN: Close Christmas encounters of the family kind

    Guest Columnist

    A few Christmases back, my wife Leonna and I drove to Tennessee to visit her sister and family who live in a rural area near Clarksville. They reside on three acres in a charming two-story ranch house with their three young boys and older daughter.

    I was looking forward to the visit because I hadn’t been able to spend time with the younger children since they were born.

  • Perry County parade winners

    PERRY COUNTY – Winners have been named in weekend parades in Tell City and Leopold.

    Tell City Chili Cook-off

    Judge’s Choice: Jason Lindsey

    People’s Choice: Harpenau Insurance Agency

    Tell City Parade Winners

    Commercial Division: EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center

    Nonprofit Division: St. Boniface Catholic Church, Fulda

    Grand Prize winner: Perry County Memorial Hospital

    Leopold Parade Winners

  • Tell City School Board bids farewell to long-time colleague

    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – At a regular meeting of the Tell City School Board Dec. 9, the board honored outgoing member Dr. Gene Ress for his many years of service. Ress had served on the board for 16 years, before being unseated in November.

    Board Vice President Mack Cail and Superintendent John Scioldo presented Ress a plaque honoring his achievements and hard work. Cail called the moment, “the end of an era.”