Today's News

  • Clark – Labhart

    Natalie Clark of Newburgh and Morgan Labhart of Evansville announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    Miss Clark is the daughter of Paul Clark of Newburgh and the late Kathleen Clark. She is a graduate of Castle High School and the University of  Southern Indiana. She attended graduate school at the University of Evansville and is employed through Deaconess Health System.

  • Library summer reading program to begin Saturday, June 6

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Public Library will keep kids reading with its summer “Heroes” reading program, set to begin in just a few days.

    Named “Every Hero Has a Story,” the summer program will include hero-themed activities, movies and special events offered throughout the summer.

  • Social News; May 25

    THE PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY will have its annual spring membership meeting and appreciation breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, in the new PCMH education room. 

  • STEAMtastic event at Holiday World to highlight science, design behind rides

    SANTA CLAUS – The United Way of Perry County is offering free tickets to 50 Perry County Girl Scouts to the STEAMtastic event to be held Saturday, June 20, at Holiday World in Santa Claus.

    This event, sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana will engage girls, grades K-12, in exploring science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics concepts that went into creating their favorite amusement-park rides.

  • Legion treasure hunt drawing May 29

    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will have a weekly treasure-hunt drawing beginning Friday, May 29.

    The drawing will be held at 7 p.m. and will continue every Friday thereafter.

    Tickets are now on sale at the post home. The public is welcome to attend the drawing and purchase tickets.

  • Court and Police Records: May 25



    • Heather S. Masterson, 26, of 349 Webb St., Cannelton, May 18, on preliminary charges of battery and residential entry.

    She was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $2,105.

    • Stacy D. Knasel, 39, of 8938 Addison Road, Tell City, May 18, on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    She was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released later the same day after posting $205 bail.

  • Overstreet joins staff at Journal Democrat

    ROCKPORT – Brittany Overstreet, who graduated this month from Ball State University, has joined the Journal-Democrat’s staff as a clerk and staff writer.

    Overstreet, 21, earned a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism. While at Ball State, she worked with student media, including the Daily News and Ball Bearings magazine, as a photographer, reporter and writer.

    She was also on an immersive learning staff that created a year- in-review book that covered events throughout the school year.

  • Mucker propels Tell City to 2nd in PAC boys meet

    LINCOLN CITY—Treyton Mucker won two events to lead Tell City to second place in the nine-team PAC junior high boys track meet Saturday.
    Mucker cleared 5 feet, 1 inch in the high jump and ran the 400-meter dash in 57.59 seconds for his blue ribbons.
    Tell City also won both throwing events. Lucas Labhart took the discus with a 124-foot-5 1/2 throw and Jeff Miller won the shot put with a 45-foot-6 1/2 toss.
    Miller, Will Simpson, Mucker and Josh Perry placed second in the 400 relay in 51.36.

  • Cannelton loses 2 games

    CANNELTON—Wood Memorial outhit Cannelton 14-3 to beat the Bulldogs 14-3 in baseball Monday.
    Three batters each had one single for Cannelton.
    Walker Nurrenbern had three hits and Jared Cox hit a home run and a double for Wood Memorial, which scored 10 runs in the second inning.
    Bryce Garrett pitched the first 1 1/3 innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up nine hits and two walks and struck out one.

  • No. 1 Rebels top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Kaylea Horn threw her third no-hitter in two weeks as South Spencer beat Tell City 3-0 in PAC softball Tuesday.
    South Spencer, with all but one player back from last year’s state Class 2A state championship team, is ranked No. 1 again this year and Horn is a big reason why.
    All three of her no-hitters have come against PAC teams, including a perfect game against Heritage Hills last Thursday.
    “We struggled with her speed and her change-up,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Horn struck out seven and walked three.