Today's News

  • Marksmen hold off Commodores 8-5

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City jumped to a quick 3-0 lead and held on to beat Perry Central 8-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    Tretter Lyons led off the bottom of the first inning for the Marksmen with a single to left-center field and stole second base.
    He scored on Nick Smith’s triple to right-center.
    Travis Burchett then broke out of his four-game slump by following with a two-run homer over the center-field fence.
    Thus Perry Central trailed 3-0 before recording an out.

  • Marksmen’s football coach Teague resigns

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Josh Teague has resigned as Tell City’s football coach to accept a teaching position in the Indianapolis area.
    Teague, 32, who taught industrial technology, and his wife, Jennifer, who taught English at Tell City, have both secured teaching positions in the Indianapolis area and will move with their family to Indianapolis this fall.
    Teague will teach social studies in the Indianapolis Public Schools system and his wife will teach English at Shelbyville.

  • Archdiocese: 4 parishes to be linked




    TELL CITY – Several Catholic parishes in Perry County which already share pastors and some programs will form even tighter bonds of cooperation under a plan approved last month by Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson.

    Two other churches in the county will formally merge.

  • A poignant lesson in the dangers of impaired driving
  • Public library plans security upgrades


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library is adding a new camera security system to the Tell City branch, hoping it will help reduce damage done to public materials, specifically items in their genealogy department.

  • Building a healthier state




    As parents, caring adults and community leaders, we must create the conditions for healthy kids to thrive. This means recognizing and addressing the dangers children face when they live in unhealthy environments, reducing health-harming behaviors like smoking and substance use by children and around children, and building communities that make it easier for kids and families to make healthy choices about food and physical activity.

  • 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.