Today's News

  • Oscar and Marilyn Mullis

    Oscar and Marilyn Mullis of Siberia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 20, 2013.

  • Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report released

    DOOLITTLE MILLS — The 2012 Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report has been released for 2012.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Roger Ball & family, $100; Shirley Mitchell, $50; Charolette McKim, $50; Eugene & Lora McKim, $20; Gerald En-low, $200; Russell Johnson $40; Norma Thompson, $200; Frances Belcher, $50; Frances Wells, $75; Eva Underhill (CD), $11.77; Nova Sturgeon, $100; Nolan Lynch Family, $25; and Herschel DuPont (CD), $32.36.
    Contributions for 2012... $954.13

  • Dylan Xavier Clouse

    Brittney McCoy and Justin Clouse announce the birth of their son, Dylan Xavier Clouser, Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Grandparents are David and Melissa Clouse, Duane and Christy McCoy and Jenny and Phillip Evans.
    Great-grandparents are Judy Boarman, Imogene Grant, Betsy Clouse, Robert McCoy and the late Wilfred Clouse, Gary Boarman, Brenda Burlingame, Margret Sumner and David Sumner.

  • Schaefer – Yearby

    Morgan Briana Schaefer and Nicholas Daniel Yearby, both of Chrisney, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Michelle Gehlhausen-Schaefer of Ferdinand and Brian Schaefer of St. Meinrad. She is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and attended Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed at Sonshine Early Learning Ministry in Evanston.
    Mr. Yearby is the son of Donald Jr. and Juanita Yearby of Chrisney. He is a 2007 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is a maintenance technician at Waupaca Foundry.

  • Drug roundup set for Saturday at two county locations


  • More than 200 athletes expected at May 4 Special Olympics

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Indiana-Perry County and Saint Meinrad Archabbey-Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will host their 48th annual track and field and bocce meet at 9 a.m. May 4 at Legion Field in Tell City.

  • Jailhouse talk
  • Bill may stop transfers between school districts

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Al Sibbitt reported at a regular school-board meeting April 18 that 15 students had enrolled the day before in 2013-14 preschool classes and 14 were signed up for kindergarten. 

  • Dogwood events in bloom this weekend

    PERRY COUNTY – The 51st annual Dogwood Festival will mark another Perry County springtime Saturday and Sunday with activities around the county.

  • School faces stiff hike in insurance premium

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The superintendent for Cannelton City Schools is shopping for another insurance carrier after learning the current provider intends to raise the corporation’s premiums by 46.71 percent June 1.