Today's News

  • Anjan Kashyab earns master’s degree from Murray State University

    Murray, Ky. – 2013 Tell City High school graduate Anjan Kash- yab received his master’s degree in information systems on May 13. Anjan earned his bachelor’s degree in information systems last year from Murray State University. He completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in only four years.

    Anjan played tennis for the university. At Tell City High School, he played No. 1 singles all four years.

  • It’s mid-May ... sweet potato planting time

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Once again, we enjoyed sweet potatoes all winter long from a fantastic harvest last fall. I planted out about 25 organic slips purchased from Country Corner Greenhouse in Shepherdsville, Ky., in late May and, by early November, we had four nursery crates full of one of nature’s perfect foods.

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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.

  • 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.

  • Bucshon needs to host a community open house


    There’s a lot we admire about Congressman Larry Bucshon but we think he’s doing himself and his constituents a disservice by not holding one or more town-hall meetings in the Eighth District. We hope he plans one or more this spring or summer.

  • Supporting our veterans

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47


    Our military service members sacrifice so much to ensure that the freedoms we enjoy each day are preserved and protected both at home and abroad.

    Once these service members retire or are honorably discharged to pursue the next chapter of their career, many of them face challenges adapting back to civilian life. Unfortunately, some veterans also face obstacles from injuries they sustained while serving our country.