Today's News

  • School board approves terms to repay state debt

    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Schools Superintendent Alva Sibbitt told school-board members at a regular meeting June 13 he had struck a deal with state officials on delinquent unemployment-insurance payments.

  • Zeitung to recount history of Tell City’s fun places

    TELL CITY – The 2013 Schweizer Zeitung will mine the rich history of Tell City’s beer gardens, theaters, taverns, breweries and distilleries through feature stores, photos and first-hand accounts.
    Published in early August ahead of Schweizer Fest, this year’s Zeitung will look at the gathering places that added mirth and merriment to Tell City life, from the years after its founding through the challenges and rebellion against prohibition.
    It will also look at today’s businesses, old and young, that keep the tradition alive.

  • Stand strong!

    Children filled the pews of First Baptist Church in Tell City last week as the church held its annual vacation Bible School. The five-day event’s theme this year was “Kingdom Rock,” and children began every morning with songs and verses, and learned about characters such as Sir Valiant the lion.  After review and songs, the children were divided up into age groups for activities, games and more.

  • Cannelton to recruit pupils

    Managing Editor
    CANNELTON – Are you looking for an elementary school that has small class sizes, individualized instruction, high student academic achievement, state-of-the-art technology, a student dress code and disciplinary codes that are enforced and a caring environment in which each student is treated with respect and dignity?

  • Brush with tornado leaves big mess

    PERRY COUNTY – Himself  a trained weather spotter, Frank Germano wouldn’t have had any trouble reporting local damage from Wednesday’s tornado that struck areas of Troy Township. He was in its direct path.
    “I had limbs blocking my door and they actually had to cut them away for me to get out,” he said.

  • Nineteen 4-H’ers complete their final year

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2013 class of final-year and 10-year 4-H members is made up of 19 individuals. Final-year 4-H members are Ashley Aders, Sarah Allen, Nathan Bashor, Loren Braunecker, Shelby Crane, Nathaniel Dauby, Lauren Davis, Taylor Elmer, Ashley Gengelbach, Lynsay Goffinet, Levi Hilgenhold, April Huebschman, Adam Kleaving, Haley Machen, Courtney McDaniel, Cathryn Peter, Kayla Seifert, Deni Taylor and Sara Wenzel.

  • Cannelton Legion, auxiliaries install officers
  • Community Events, July 1

    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.

    Salsa workshop July 16

  • March of Dimes baby contest set for July 13

    TELL CITY – The annual March of Dimes baby contest held during the Perry County 4-H Fair will begin at 10 a.m. July 13 at the fairgrounds in Tell City.

  • Tinch – Stilwell

    Robert Dean Stilwell and Jessica Morgan Tinch announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Paula F. Tinch of Tell City and William O. Tinch of Munice. Mr. Stilwell is the son of Charles L. Stilwell of Tobinsport and Diane Buntin of Tell City.
    A private ceremony is planned for Monday, July 15, 2013, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    A reception will be held at the Stilwells’ home at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Friends and family are invited to attend.