Today's News

  • Lynch big winner in Noble’s grocery grab

    TELL CITY – It was just 60 seconds – one minute – but at the end, Judy Lynch of Tell City was exhausted.

    Lynch and three other finalists gathered at Noble’s IGA at noon Wednesday to learn who would be chosen for the speed grocery spree. Finalists included Lynch; James Cash, Mt. Pleasant; Kevin Rogier, Branchville; and Sylvia Brown, Derby. More than 1,300 entries were received in the contest sponsored by Perry County News and Nobles IGA. The three remaining finalists each received a $50 grocery certificate from Nobles.

  • Body pulled from river mutilated after death




    TROY – A woman found dead in the Ohio River in May was mutilated after her death.

    The Perry County News confirmed this week that Sarah Lindsay Ipock died from a severed artery on her neck.

    She also suffered a long incision and had lost most of her internal organs, but the killer made those cuts after death.

  • Memories of the Millstone School



    Editor’s Note: This collection of stories about the Millstone School was written by Rosemary C. Gunn Weatherholt in 1999, long before it was moved to the Shubael Little Pioneer Village, where it will be dedicated Saturday.


    The Millstone School is located in Tobin Township in Perry County and is still standing on the same place that it originated on in 1906.

  • Train ride Saturday from Tell City to Lincoln City, back to TC

    TELL CITY – On the heels … the tracks, rather … of successful excursion train rides in recent weeks, Lincoln Scenic Way will host a fall scenery ride this Saturday, Oct. 15.

    It is the second of several autumn excursion trains with various themes.

    “It’s been a great success thus far and we want the interest and the number of travelers to keep growing,” said Betty Cash, who directs the county’s visitors bureau.

  • Winter Storytime Begins Nov. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library announces Winter Storytime. 

    Winter Storytime will run Nov. 14-Dec. 15, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations.

    Registration will begin on Oct. 17.  Register for Storytime by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Storytime programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in Tell City,birth through 2 years old

    • Tuesday evenings, 6 to 7 p.m., in Tell City, 3 years through 6 years

  • Doogs-Wheatley

    Alicia Doogs and Nathan Wheatley announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Karen and Rodney Doogs of Cannelton.

    The future groom is the son of Lynetta Schwartz and the late Ricky Wheatley of Navarre, Fla.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and attended Henderson Community College and Chamberlain College of Nursing earning a bachelor of science for nursing. She is employed with American Mobile Travel Nursing.

  • Free archabbey concert Saturday

    ST. MEINRAD – A free concert featuring piano, oboe and viola will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Central Time in the theater in St. Bede Hall, on the campus of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad.

    Performing will be Christy D’Ambrosio, Celeste Johnson and Rose Wollman.

    D’Ambrosio is an accomplished piano soloist and collaborative chamber musician. In addition to maintaining a private studio, she has served as an adjunct instructor at Murray State University in Murray, Ky., since 2008.

  • Church News; Oct. 13

    Chili Supper at Troy UMC


    TROY – Troy United Methodist Church will hold a chili supper, complete with desserts and beverages Saturday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church.

    The church is located on the corner of Walnut and Spring Streets in Troy.

    Join church members for a fun evening of fellowship and a free meal, free-will donations will be gratefully accepted.


    D of I charity drive underway


  • Community Events; Oct. 13

    Shooting match Oct. 23


    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Coon Club shooting match will be held Oct. 23. The ham shoot will take place at 11 a.m. and a closed match will begin at 2 p.m. Participants will shoot for hams, pork and beef. First prize will be a $600 beef box.


    Flu-shot clinic Oct. 20


  • Benefit for Tammy Tanner scheduled for Oct. 29

    CANNELTON – A benefit for Tammy K. Tanner will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Cannelton American Legion located at 516 Knight Street, Cannelton.