Today's News

  • Audrey Danielle Pannett

    Samantha and Robby Pannett announce the birth of their daughter, Audrey Danielle Pannett. She was born July 6, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Cheryl Peter and the late Larry Peter. Paternal grandparents are Patty and Dave Pannett.

    Great-grandparents are Jeanette Pannett and Eva Knable. Great-great-grandmother is Verena Blanford.

  • Dickens-Doughty

    Amanda Dickens and Robert Doughty, both of Cannelton, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robin and John Smitson of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Mike and Barb Doughty and Sandy and Bud Burst, all of Cannelton.

    The bride-to-be is employed with The Hearth. The future groom is employed at Best Chairs in Cannelton.

  • Gladish-Byers

    Kari Lauren Gladish and Steven Wesley Byers II announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tina and Rob Gladish of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School, Vincennes University and Owensboro Community Technical College. She is employed at Santa Claus Family Dentistry as an office manager.

  • An arc of talent: Metalworker showcases designs at fests


    Staff Writer


    ST. MARKS – The white glow of the plasma arc outlines the pattern, making quick work of the intricate designs that go into Cathy Crossley’s decorative pieces. Using a tabletop computer-numerical-controlled program that can accommodate up to a 4-by-8-foot sheet of steel; the end result is a concise artwork.

    With a now booming venture, Cathy’s Custom Metalworks provides something unique amid those in the handicraft business.

  • Young designers shine at Schweizer Street Car Parade
  • Sibbitt marks 50 years in education


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – A lot has changed in education over the last half century. Just ask Dr. Alva Sibbitt who, last week, began his 51st year in public education.

    Sibbitt arrived in Perry County almost five years ago, helping turn around the financial situation in Cannelton City Schools after a disastrous series of events put the school corporation in turmoil.

  • Slight enrollment increase at Perry Central




    LEOPOLD – While the official student count by the state won’t take place for a few more weeks, Perry Central Community School officials are happy with a slight initial increase in enrollment that should lead to a small but important increase in state funding.

  • Tell City shoots 258 in girls golf season opener

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City had enough players for a team score but Bosse didn’t as they met in a season-opening girls golf match Monday.
    Bosse’s only golfer, Isabella McGregor, shot 58 for medalist honors.
    She finished one stroke ahead of Tell City’s Alex Lawalin and Kyra Gentry, who each shot 59.
    Newcomers Kenzie Burgess and Abby Lawalin each shot 70 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Tell City will host Forest Park Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Sparse old-timers crowd hits baseball diamond

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Maybe it was the extreme heat and humidity or the threat of rain, but Tuesday’s Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game had apparently its smallest turnout ever.
    In the past each team sometimes used five outfielders because it had plenty of players and that kept them from having to try to cover so much ground.

  • Rockport wins regional, going to World Series

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.—Three Tell City graduates played key roles as Rockport Post 254 won the Great Lakes American Legion baseball regional last week.
    Rockport went 5-0 in the eight-team, double-elimination tourney to raise its season record to 32-1 and qualify for the eight-team American Legion World Series, which starts today in Shelby, N.C.
    Rockport will play Rowan County, N.C., in the first game of the World Series at 11:30 a.m. Perry County time.