Today's News

  • ‘Animals Underground’ event for children at Tell City library Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library would like to invite everyone to attend “Animals Underground” at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Tell City branch, presented by Animal Tales LLC.
    The theme for summer reading has been “Dig into Reading” for younger children and “Beneath the Surface” for preteens and teens. “Animals Underground” will provide a fun, educational, interactive and safe learning experience that will feature live animals from across the globe, organizers said.

  • New Directions to host fitness games

    TELL CITY – New Directions Health and Wellness will host a Perry County fitness games event Aug. 9 through Aug. 11.
    Participants will compete in six different events over three days to test their overall fitness. Anyone can enter and the top three men and women will be selected after the games. Those entering are asked to be familiar with main lifts, such as bench, squat, deadlift and clean lifts.

  • Community Events, July 18

    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 lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Fundraiser cookout Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Epic All Stars Cheerleaders will host a dinner fundraiser Sunday at Zoercher-Bettinger Park in Tell City.

  • No signs on utility poles

    TELL CITY – The city statute has been in place for years but Tell City residents still forget that it is against city rules to place yard-sale and other signs on utility poles. Police officers regularly remove the signs and city council members have been known to visit yard sales to remind homeowners of the rule. While citations have been rare, violators face possible fines. City leaders asked the News to issue another reminder.

  • Budget-planning sessions set


  • News in Brief

     TELL CITY – Bingo games held every Tuesday at the American Legion Post 213 post home have been temporarily suspended.
    Watch the News for more details of when the games will begin resume.

  • Encaustic printing workshop July 27

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch will present a workshop on encaustic printing July 27 from 2 to 3 p.m.
    Local amateur artist Laurie Dinkel will lead the workshop. Those attending are asked to take a warming tray, electric griddle or frying pan and mitten potholders, if possible.
    Other necessary supplies will be provided.
    The cost of the workshop is $5 per person to cover the cost of supplies.

  • Benefit for Erin Owen set for July 26

    TELL CITY – A benefit for cancer patient Erin Owen will be from 6 to 10 p.m. July 26 at the Tell City Moose Lodge.
    Live music will be provided by Jeremy Luecke and Matt Schultz. The event will include a silent auction of items including two rounds of golf with a cart at Ben Hawes Golf Course; four rounds of golf at the Summit; two $25 gift cards to Golf Plus and much more.
    Owen was diagnosed with a fast-growing breast cancer called ductal carcinoma. In a few months, she is scheduled to undergo a bilateral mastectomy and chemotherapy.

  • Luke Vinson Fields

    Vince and Katie Fields of Greer, S.C., announce the birth of their son, Luke Vinson Fields, Thursday, June 6, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, S.C.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Fields is the former Katie Kress.
    Grandparents are Joe and Beverly Kress of Cannelton and the late Garry Fields and Janet Johnson.
    Great-grandparents are the late Victor and Marie Kress and Kenneth and Verna Poehlein.

  • City outlines 2013 paving projects

    TELL CITY – Limited funds will prevent the city of Tell City from paving all of the streets needing attention but J.H. Rudolph & Co. will pave sections of several streets this summer.