Today's News

  • Hydrant flushing begins Tuesday in Tell City, Thursday in Troy

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Water Department will begin flushing hydrants Tuesday. Crews will begin working along Fourth Street near the floodwall and will work eastward through the city.

    Troy Water Utility will flush hydrants Thursday and Friday.

    Residents may notice low pressure and water discoloration when flushing is under way in their areas and should exercise caution when doing laundry.

  • Memorial ceremonies to honor veterans’ sacrifices

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.

    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliaries and Sons of the American Legion.

  • Career exploration

    Inspiration and practical advice were on the table, along with a delicious breakfast, April 23 as Perry Central sophomore and juniors gathered to learn about the role of women in the work force and the value of enrolling in advanced classes offered at Perry Central and other area shools.

  • GlennWood Hills Campground honored

    Representatives of GlennWood Hills Campground pose with a plaque awarded the organization during the Perry County Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Business Awards Dinner April 30.

  • Community Events, May 20

    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.

    Football families to meet today
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central football families will meet at 6 p.m. today in the high-school study hall room.

    Deer Creek Baptist Cemetery clean up

  • Anderson Woods gears up for 36th season

    BRISTOW – Anderson Woods Inc. announced its 36th annual special-needs summer camp for people with disabilities will begin June 3 and run weekly for eight weeks.

    Each session begins on a Monday morning and lasts until the following Thursday afternoon when the campers return to their homes. The first four sessions will be for children with the remaining four sessions reserved for adult campers.

  • State group recommends overlay for 812 area code

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is recommending the all-services overlay option for implementing a new telephone area code throughout southern and south-central Indiana.

    A new area code will be needed because of the dwindling number supply for the 812 area code, which has remained largely unchanged since 1947. The 812 area code is projected to exhaust its number supply in 2015.

  • Cannelton’s annual ACES walk

    Preschool through fifth-grade students and staff took their annual All Children Exercising Simultaneously Walk recently. Everyone took a walk around town and also utilized the new Cannelton Greenway.

  • Tell City to seek grant for school-resource officer


    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City will apply for a federal grant that, if received, will allow its police department to place a resource officer in city schools.

    Assistant Police Chief John Allen reported May 6 that the department wanted to apply for a Community Oriented Police Services Grant for a school resource officer.

  • Sectional Champs Again

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