Today's News

  • And-Tro line flushing begins Nov. 5

    GATCHEL – And-Tro Water Authority will begin flushing mains Nov. 5 with the work continuing several weeks. Due to the possibility of discolored water, customers are encouraged to use caution when doing laundry. 

  • Community Events, Nov. 1

    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 life styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

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  • Winners of the first Cannelton Miss Heritage Fest contest announced

    CANNELTON – Winners of the first Miss Heritage Fest pageant held Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton are as follows:
    Little Miss category ages 7-9 – Miss Photogenic, Madison Moore; second runner-up, Lydia Cook; first runner-up, Katie Lindsey and queen, Hayley Wroe.
    Miss Pre-Teen category ages 10-12 – Miss Photogenic, Haylea Crandall; second runner-up, Maddie Gray; first runner-up, Matie Robertson and queen Haylea Crandall.

  • Hoosier National Forest plans prescribed burns

    BEDFORD – Staff employed by the Hoosier National Forest have 13 possible prescribed burns planned for this year. 

  • Brigg Edward Rogier

    Nathan and Angel Rogier of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Brigg Edward Rogier, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Deconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds and 7 ounces.
    Mrs. Rogier is the former Angel Kleeman.
    Grandparents are James and Myrna Rogier of Tell City, Angela Kleeman of Troy and the late Mark “Flash” Kleeman. Great-grandparents are Francis and Helen Kleeman of Tory and Chester and Ann Doogs of Tell City.

  • PCMH Auxiliary’s holiday bazaar today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. There will also be a silent auction.
    Several items are up for bid and include a one-night stay for two, a spa session for two and cafe breakfast for two at the West Baden Inn, two one-day passes to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, a C & S gas card, a Christmas wreath, a certificate for one dessert each month for one year beginning in January 2013, a necklace and a Longaberger Christmas plate.

  • Council discusses precincts, walkway, Old Gym bills


  • Genet – Schmidt

    Dana Jo Genet and Johnathon Edward Schmidt of Cincinnati, Ohio, were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 16, 2012, in Cincinnati.

    The bride is the daughter of Doyle and Becky Genet of Tell City. Mr. Schmidt is the son of John and Jeni Schmidt and LaTisa and Chris Baryo, all of Fort Wayne.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. William Proud.

  • Absentee voting concludes Monday

     Perry County residents have until noon Monday to cast absentee ballots in the county courthouse. Voting hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. today and Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Monday. 

    The county clerk’s office will be closed to the public but will be available to field voting-related telephone calls. Other county offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of Election Day.