Today's News

  • Coming 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.

    Church of the Nazarene to host Sunday concert

  • Candlelight vigil for infant loss set for Oct. 15

    TELL CITY – Early Flight Angels will host a candlelight vigil for pregnancy, infant loss and Infertility Day.

    Organizers invite everyone to attend and support the community and loved ones during this dedication.

    The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Sunset Park in Tell City, with a guest singer, warm drinks and balloons for children. Candle-lighting will be at 7 p.m. and candles and lanterns will be provided free of charge.

  • Parent-teacher conferences at William Tell Elementary Thursday, Oct. 23

    TELL CITY – The afternoon and evening of Thursday, Oct. 23, are designated times for parent-teacher conferences at William Tell Elementary School.

    There will be no school Friday, Oct. 24 or Monday, Oct. 27 due to fall break.

    Parents will be notified of their scheduled times by Monday, Oct. 20.

    If parents need to change their appointments, they are asked to call their child’s teacher at 547-9727.

  • TCJSHS grades to be issued Thursday, conferences set Oct. 23

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School will receive grade cards and parent-teacher conference information Thursday, Oct. 16.

    Parent-teacher conferences will be held Thursday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 7:45 p.m. School will not be in session Friday, Oct. 24 or Monday, Oct. 27 due to fall break.

  • Manufacturing in the 21st Century set for Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Manufacturing in the 21st Century will be presented by Hire Technology students at Perry Central and Tell City high schools.

    The Perry County College Success Coalition will host the event beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Schergens Center in Tell City. An open house will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by student recognition and a panel discussion from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Troyer – Daum

    Drs. Ted and Brenda Troyer of Evansville and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Daum of Tell City announce the approaching marriage of their children, Carrye Lynn Troyer and Michael Ralph Daum.

    Miss Troyer is a 2003 graduate of Harrison High School, a 2007 graduate of Indiana University and a 2013 graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. She is currently in residency training for obstetrics and gynecology at Palmetto Health-University of Carolina in Columbia, S.C.

  • Joe and Rosemary Lagrange

    Joe and Rosie LaGrange of St. Croix plan to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

    Mr. LaGrange and the former Rosemary Heeke were married Oct. 24, 1964, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia.

    They are the parents of Tamara Dexter of Evansville, Tim LaGrange of Jeffersonville and Tara Bishop of Bandon. They have 10 grandchildren.

    Mr. LaGrange retired from Perry Central Community School Corp.

    Rosemary worked at Tell City National Bank, Franklin Insurance Co. and Insurance Advantage.

  • Tiffany and Kyle Rasche

    Tiffany and Kyle Rasche were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony June 21, 2014, on the Jasper Riverwalk.

    The bride is the daughter of Lynn Daverin of St. Croix and Keith and Michelle Englert of Dale. The groom is the son of Steve and Jan Rasche of Ferdinand.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father in a ceremony officiated by Bruce Collins.

  • Parks department seeks new truck

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Department plans to ask the county council for money to purchase a new four-wheel-drive pickup truck.

    Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel told the parks board Wednesday that the department’s current truck has 272,000 miles on it and “about 12 to 15 things wrong with it.”

  • Leaders discuss collapsed storm drain, scooter law

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – A storm drain had collapsed in the Pleasant Valley subdivision, Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder reported at a regular meeting of the city’s board of public works and safety Sept. 8.

    “It’s got several potholes in a straight line down where the drain goes,” she said, adding, “it’s right between two houses, real close to a fence. We’re planning on working on it in late fall, maybe a few months down the road yet.”