Today's News

  • Cain earns degree from IU

    BLOOMINGTON – Courtney Marie Cain graduated May 9 from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. Her degree’s focus was on medical sciences.

    A 2010 graduate of Tell City High School, the graduate is the daughter of David and Cindy Cain of Tell City.

    While at IU, she worked under world-wide known researcher Dr. Timothy Mickleborough on his research for the American Diabetes Association.

  • Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School names honor roll students

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School has released the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 academic year.

  • Perry Central releases fourth nine weeks honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has released the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2014-15 academic year.

    To be named to the list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher on a 4.0 scale.

  • Lending a hand to the brothers and sisters in Belize

    Editor’s Note: A group of youth and adults from two Spencer County congregations, St. Boniface and St. Meinrad churches, recently returned from a week in Belize. They volunteered for Hand in Hand Ministries. One of those making the trip, Emily Troesch, wrote this reflection of the group’s experience.


    “For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11)


  • Tennessee man killed in one-car crash




    MILLSTONE – A Tennessee man was killed early Saturday after the car he was driving overturned at the intersection of Millstone Road and Indiana 166 south of Rocky Point.

    According to the Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Matthew D. Huggins, 27, of Portland, Tenn., and a passenger, Mark D. Galu, 26, were traveling on Indiana 166 when their Isuzu flipped onto its side.

  • ‘Are we there yet?’

    Brittany Overstreet

    Staff Writer


    It’s not a family vacation without the four words, “are we there yet” a few dozen times. When on my way to Panama City Beach though, I just put in my headphones, think happy thoughts and it’s not so bad.

    Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of spending seven amazing days vacationing with my boyfriend and his family. When a lot of people hear PCB, spring break and crazy high school kids usually seems to be the first thing that comes to mind.

  • A home of your own

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    Perry County needs more homeowners and there are resources available to help people purchase a home of their own. It’s also a good time to purchase a first home.

    Gov. Mike Pence issued a proclamation last week marking June Home Homeownership Month. The proclamation was delivered by Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann, who was joined by members of the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, Indiana Builders Association and Habitat for Humanity of Indiana.

  • Our View: Council needs better explanation before granting abatement on apartments

    The developers of River Pointe, the housing complex along Tell City’s Seventh Street, are seeking a 10-year property-tax abatement on portions of the more than $7 million project. We reported two weeks ago on the request by Myszak and Palmer, the developers behind the four-story complex that has quickly changed the city’s skyline. When ready for occupancy early next year, River Pointe will offer 40 affordable apartments for seniors and 10 condominium apartments.

  • Community Events; June 22

    Landlord association to meet June 26


    TELL CITY – The South Central Indiana Landlord Association will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, at Ivy Tech in Tell City. The meeting will also include a guest speaker. Call or text (262) 458-4782 with any questions.


    Cruise For A Cause planned for Saturday


  • Cannelton Legion installs officers