Today's News

  • Tell City chili cook-off, pie baking contest Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host its ninth annual chili cook-off and second annual pie baking contest on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 5 pm. The event will take place in City Hall Park and along the sidewalks in front of City Hall Park.

  • TCPC Library introduces interactive game table
  • Los Gozosos homes benefit Nov. 2

    DERBY – Los Gozosos joy-filled homes benefit will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Derby Community Center. The event is a night out for adults to raise funds for a special needs orphanage in Chimaltenango, Guatemala.

    Live music will be by Carl & Eryn Sommer and Parker Newby. A photo booth, a look into the lives of the home, silent auction, homemade jewelry from a Guatemalan women’s shelter, and live videos will be shown with the hands and feet of these missions. Catering provided by Fiesta Grande.

  • Chamber to host business ribbon cutting ceremonies Saturday

    Never Enough Tattoos

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to a ribbon cutting and grand opening event at the new location for Never Enough Tattoo Studio located at 902 Main St., Tell City. The event will take place beginning at noon and run to 8 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 13.

    A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. The grand opening will include bands, food, tours, face painting, giveaways and fun for the entire family. 

  • A streetside palette

    Mr. Robert B. Edwards and Mrs. Kayla M. Edwards of Marengo announce the birth of their son, Ezra James Edwards. He was born, July 17, 2018, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    He is the grandson of Shawn and Christina Bailey of Tell City and Barbara L. Edwards and Bernard F. Edwards Jr. of St. Louis, Mo. His great-grandparents are Don and Norene Duke of Tell City.

    The mother is the former Kayla Bailey.

  • Community Events; Oct. 11

    VFW dinners each Tuesday in October


    TELL CITY – The Tell City VFW will hold a dinner every Tuesday in October, and serving from 3 to 7 p.m. Meals will cost $5.50 and include pulled pork sandwich with choice of mild, hot or regular barbecue sauce with baked beans, potato salad, and a side of onion and pickle.


    Biscuits & gravy breakfasts at Twilight Towers Oct. 20


  • Critiques of capitalism

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist


    Anti-capitalist feelings in the United States are enjoying a brief moment in the sun these days. Surveys of young people report that support for socialism is on the rise, and we can even hear some apparently wistful musings about communism from the shallow end of the public debate pool.

    Given that the only coherent national spokesman for socialism is a millionaire with three homes, it’s pretty clear this is not yet serious stuff.

  • U.S. Senate race appears close

    Kelly Hawes

    CNHI News Indiana Columnist


    Philip Wegmann describes Indiana’s U.S. Senate race as a battle of centrists. “The Democrat supports a border wall, and the Republican supports protections for pre-existing conditions,” he wrote last month in the Washington Examiner.

    Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly says he’d fund the wall in exchange for a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants who arrived in this country as children.

  • Life on the farm ...

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    “Well life on the farm is kinda laid back

    Ain’t much an old country boy like me can’t hack

    It’s early to rise, early in the sack

    I thank God I’m a country boy”