Today's News

  • 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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  • Tell City students excel in academic bowl


    TELL CITY – Tell City Troy-Township students did not disappoint in the 2013 Indiana Academic Super Bowl State Finals. Students followed up their winning ways at area competitions by placing in the top ranks statewide.

    Tell City Junior High School Academic teams competed in Class 3 of a statewide competition held April 27 at Evansville North Junior High School.

  • Photographs can be picked up at News office

    TELL CITY – The Perry County News has many photographs on file that belong to readers and while we don’t want to throw them away, we cannot keep them forever.
    If you brought in a photo for an engagement, wedding, obituary, memorial, birthday, congratulations, baby contest and club, please come by and pick them up. We know these memories mean very much to you. If you have already picked up your photo, thank you.

  • Reunions, May 20 issue

    Roy-Harper family
    SELVIN – Anyone related to Charles Edwin Harper and Mary C. “Molly” Riddle is invited to attend a family reunion at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yellow Banks Center in Selvin.
    The children of Charles and Molly are Bessie Leigh (Harper) Wright, Clarence Edwin Harper, James Silas Harper and Charles Augustus “Gus” Harper.
    Children from Mattison Franklin Riddle and Molly Riddle are Olive M. Riddle and Howard F. Riddle.