Today's News

  • T’birds beat Perry Central


    Sports Correspondent


    BLOOMFIELD—Perry Central gave up two big plays in a 14-3 football loss to Eastern Greene Saturday.

    Perry Central’s defense stopped Eastern Greene on a fourth-and-5 from the Thunderbird 46.

    The Commodores took over on the 48. Gavin Poole then ran for 3 yards, Cameron Bland completed a 37-yard pass to Clay James, and Bland then carried for 4 yards.

  • Richardson named News sports editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County News has named  a successor for the sports editor position following the retirement of veteran sportswriter Larry Goffinet. Taking on the reins of coverage for local sporting events throughout Perry County is Kasey Richardson.

    Born in Marietta, Ga., Richardson, 24, arrives in Tell City with a wealth of recent journalism experience, reporting on local school, youth and recreational sports; and he also carries a love for games at the collegiate and professional ranks. 

  • TC school budget sees modest 1 percent increase


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Tell City School Board advanced its 2019 budget during a brief special session Sept. 11. Opened for public input, no one was in attendance to speak for or against the proposed spending plan.

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  • Cannelton CHARM group meeting today

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Historic Advancement and Revitalization Movement will meet at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 27, in the ground floor of the Cannelton old gym. Director Emily Preston said she and a group of volunteers have recently cleaned and organized the rooms on the main level. She hopes the city will allow groups as well as private citizens to use the space for events and meetings. The meeting is open to anyone who wants to help Cannelton advance.

  • Candidate forum rescheduled for Oct. 18

    PERRY COUNTY – A political forum that had been set for Thursday, Oct. 4, has been pushed back for two weeks to help meet the schedules of candidates.

    The Perry County News and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 6:30 p.m. event on Oct. 18. It will be held at the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City. Candidates for county offices, including sheriff, coroner, commissioner and county council, will introduce themselves and answer questions. The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live.

  • Harding honored by insurance society for 25-year commitment

    TELL CITY – Tim Harding of Home Mutual Insurance Co. in Tell City was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, a leading national insurance professional organization.

    Harding was awarded a certificate marking more than 25 years of leadership as a designated CIC, which requires annual completion of advanced education and training.

  • Marching Marksmen earn gold


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – The Marching Marksmen tightened their snares, polished their brass, squared away their march and made several changes to their ballad last week, and were awarded first place in their class at the Floyd Central Highlander Invitational at Floyds Knobs over the weekend.

  • Regional providers interested in PCMH partnership




    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial  Hospital’s chief executive officer is pleased that a request for proposals made to regional health-care systems has been met with strong interest, with at least four parties requesting additional information.

    In-depth discussions about a possible alliance or management agreement are expected to begin this fall with an announcement as early as next year.

  • Biscuits and gravy fundraiserat Twilight Towers Oct. 20

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will be having a Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 20, in the dining room at 1648 10th St., Tell City, starting at 7 a.m. until finished. A full order will be $3.50 including drink; a half order will be $2 including drink. There also will be a Bake Sale & Quilt Fundraiser. Quilt tickets are $1 a piece or six for $5. It is open to the public.