Today's News

  • Police: Mom let son sell her morphine to classmates


    TELL CITY – Tell City police said a woman charged with dealing in morphine allowed her juvenile son to sell the drug to high-school students and others before tips to police led to a search of their home June 3.

    Christina Mohr, 39, of 648 14th St., Tell City, was jailed on preliminary charges of conspiracy to deal in a controlled substance, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, neglect of a dependent and maintaining a common nuisance. The conspiracy charge is a Class B felony.

  • City pushes for demolition of Heck building

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members voted unanimously in a special meeting May 28 to continue to press Carolyn Barr to tear down the former Heck building and to seek fines they previously imposed upon her.

  • News in Brief, June 10

    Cannelton block party Saturday
    CANNELTON – A block party at Cottonmill Apartments for all Cannelton residents will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
    Free food, games, prizes and family activities will be available.

    Horlander to celebrate 100th birthday
    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a 100th birthday party for Doretha Horlander at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Transitional Care Dining Area. The community is invited to attend or send her a card to help celebrate the occasion.

  • Community Events, June 10

    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.

    Cannelton Legion meeting

  • A day at the quarry

    During April the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center enjoyed Fathers, Uncles, Dads, Grandpas, Etc. Day – or FUDGE – activities.

  • Reunions, June 10

    TCHS 1973
    TELL CITY – Tell City High School Class of 1973 will hold an organization and planning meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fiesta Grande.
    All classmates are invited to attend to help plan the upcoming reunion.

    Rickenbaugh family

    PERRY COUNTY – The Rickenbaugh family reunion is set for June 30 at the Rickenbaugh House at Seline Lake in Perry County.
    A basket dinner will begin around noon. Campsites are available for family members.

  • Annual pageant entries

    TELL CITY – Applicants are sought for the 2013 Schweizer Fest pageant. Applications are ready and available at Cinderella’s, 922 Main St. Tell City.
    Age groups this year are as follows: Mini Princess, girls 2 to 3 years of age; Little Princess, 4 to 5 years of age Miss Princess, girls 6 to 8 years of age; Mini Prince, boys 2 to 3 years of age; Little Mister, boys 4 to 5 years of age; Mister Prince, 6 to 8 years of age; Junior Miss, girls 9 to 12 years of age; Teen Miss, girls 13 to 16 years of age; Miss Queen, girls 17 to 22 years of age.

  • Annual Derby Riverfest set to kick off June 22

    DERBY – Derby Community Association is accepting applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest June 22 at Mulzer Park in Derby.
    Fest activities will include a flea market, community yard sales, antique tractor and gas engine show, a tractor pull for kids, free kids games, a 5K run-walk, a bowfishing tournament and live entertainment.
    Food, beverages and wine tasting will also be available.
    Proceeds from the event will benefit the community association.

  • Yoga class at library

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Pubic Library – Tell City branch will conduct a yoga class hosted by Breanne Walsh of Everbody’s Fun and Fitness. The class will be at 1 p.m. June 29 at the library.
    Walsh will teach basic yoga posture and breathing techniques, which can increase strength and flexibility as well as reducing stress levels.
    The class is suited for all levels and chairs will be provided for those unable to stand.
    Attendance is limited to 15. Registrations can be taken at the Tell City branch or by calling 547-2661.

  • Dupont – Kempf

    Breanna Dupont and Jeremy Kempf were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy.

    The bride is the daughter of Frank and Rebecca Dupont of Tell City. Mr. Kempf is the son of Michael and Joanie Howland of Tell City and the late Allen Kempf.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Sengole Thomas.