Today's News

  • Hefty cabbage

    Gage Jennings holds heads of cabbage weighing between 8 and 10 pounds he grew at his family’s home on Troy Ridge Road.

    The early spring has helped local gardens thrive. Gage said he’s also growing zucchini, squash, tomatoes, brussels sprouts and other vegetables. Much of what his family doesn’t use goes to local farmers markets.

  • A day at the museum

    Students of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about the community during June.

    They took a field trip to the Owensboro Museum and were able to examine exhibits such as a mammoth skeleton and an underground coal mine.
    For more information about Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Community Events, June 21

    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.

  • Reunions, June 21 issue

    TCHS 1972
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1972 is planning its 40-year reunion. Addresses are needed for the following classmates: Kay LaGrange, Debbie Davis, Ronnie Dyer, Patty Miller and Matt Brakora.
    If anyone has information on these classmates, call Terri Greulich at (812) 661-9279.

  • Oakwood kicks off annual food drive

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services Community and a Tell City provider of senior health and living services, has officially kicked off their annual company-wide “Independence from Hunger” food drive.
    The campus’ business office will collect nonperishable food items and monetary donations from now until July 3. All proceeds will benefit Perry County Food Coalition.

  • Two immunization clinics canceled

    PERRY COUNTY – The Monday immunization clinic held at Indiana 37 and French Ridge Road and sponsored by the Perry County Health Department will be canceled June 25 and July 23 due to staffing.

  • Static fun

    Students at Stepping Stones Preschool experimented with static electricity recently. Pictured from the left are Joe Cunningham, Jakob Hurm, Hope Kellems and Addie James.

  • Macy Leann Martin

    Justin and Kristen Martin of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Macy Leann Martin, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Macy has one older sister, Miley Grace, 21⁄2.
    Grandparents are Tim and Peggy Martin of Tell City and Barbara Burgess of Evansville. Great-grandparents are Doris Martin and Betty Marvel, both of Tell City and the late Harry Martin, Gerald Marvel, William Guy and Virginia Burgess.

  • Thomas Daniel Joseph Sims

    Daniel and Selina Sims of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Thomas Daniel Joseph Sims, Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
    The infant weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Sims is the former Selina Plock. Thomas has five older siblings, Trie Bland, 15, Jasmine Sims, 11, Johnathan Sims, 7, Danielle Sims, 5 and Danny Sims, 33.
    Grandparents are JoAnne Plock of Tell City and the late Warren and Margaret Sims, Elaine Plock and George Plock.

  • Germany – VanHoosier

    Tamara Germany of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Don VanHoosier of Santa Claus announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Lois Smith and Elmer Miller. She is a graduate of Apollo College Medical School and works as a head nurse at Advanced Care Emergency Center.
    Mr. VanHoosier is the son of Rita and Bernie Hudecek of Evansville. He is a graduate of Woodbridge High School and retired from METS Transportation.