Today's News

  • Protecting your vote

    Connie Lawson

    Secretary of State


  • Your vote matters

    Tomorrow is Indiana’s primary election. But most of us know that already, with yard signs, billboards and candidates knocking on our doors. There are locally contested races for sheriff and coroner. There’s also a contested race for Congress and U.S. Senate. The number of races to be decided tomorrow may not be large, but they are important. So, it’s important for you to take part by voting.

  • Bonfire ups and downs

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    As  I’ve written a few times over the years, my friends accused me of borderline paganism when I spend one night  a year around a bonfire for Walpurgis Night, or Walpurgisnacht in German. Last Monday marked the Walpurgisnacht. My bonfire was pretty modest. Well, it was downright small but it still served its purpose.

    Past bonfires have been more substantial and more fun.

  • Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High third quarter honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School has announced its honor roll for students achieving a 3.5 grade-point average and above.

  • William Tell Elementary triathlon Saturday

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will be having a kids’ triathlon for grades one through 6 on Saturday, May 12. The rain date will be May 19.

    The triathlon has been set-up for the students to run, bike and swim. They will run from William Tell Elementary to the Tell City Public Library. At the library they will ride their bikes to Tell City Jr-Sr High School where they will swim up to 50 yards in the pool.

  • Giving for Gage
  • Community Events; May 7

    Humane society meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at 5/3 Bank.


    Moose selling chicken and chop dinners Saturday


  • TC loses 3 tennis matches

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one match each day but lost to Tecumseh 4-1 Monday and to Forest Park 4-1 Tuesday in PAC girls tennis.
    Leann Goffinet and Sarah Herren beat Abby Richardt and Katie Tooley 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles Monday.
    Claire Zellers defeated Molly Lusk 6-1, 6-1 in No. 3 singles Tuesday.
    The Marksmen also lost to Southridge 5-0 last Thursday.
    Tell City, 0-5 in the PAC and 0-8 overall, will host Boonville today at 4:30 p.m.
    Last Thursday’s Results
    Southridge 5, Tell City 0

  • Vikings outplay Marksmen

    POSEYVILLE—“We simply didn’t come to play today,” said Tell City baseball coach Trent Benningfield after his team’s 14-4 PAC loss to North Posey Saturday.
    The Vikings outhit Tell City 11-5, had another 11 runners reach base via walks or being hit by a pitch, and also took advantage of seven Tell City errors.
    The Vikings scored in every inning as they won the game in six innings by the 10-run rule.

  • Tell City draws tough road in softball sectional pairings

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City has perhaps its best softball team since winning the sectional in 2009 but won’t have an easy route in this year’s sectional.
    In pairings drawn by the IHSAA Sunday, the Marksmen drew Tecumseh in a first-round game to be played 6 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times) Monday, May 21, at Cedar Crest School in Bretzville.