Today's News

  • Perry Central shuts out Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor TELL CITY—Miranda Claise pitched a three-hitter and Perry Central scored three runs in the sixth inning to beat Tell City 4-0 in girls softball Monday.

  • Perry Central outslugs Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Anthony Mosby went 3 for 5 with a home run as Perry Central beat Cannelton 13-11 in baseball Monday.

  • Student art show

    The ninth annual Tell City High School Art Show opened to the public Monday and will continue from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. The event is being held in the school’s library.

  • TNR program May 20

    PERRY COUNTY – County residents are asked to help the Perry County Animal Shelter in controlling stray cats in the area with a trap, neuter and release program.

  • Afternoon work detail

    About 30 people took part in Tuesday afternoon’s cleanup of portions of downtown Tell City. Some volunteers swept sand and dirt from streets and sidewalks while others removed litter. Several Tell City students helped plant five trees in City Hall Park.

  • Area woman accused of abusing horse


  • United Way awards nearly $75,000 in grants

    TELL CITY – United Way of Perry County awarded grants totaling nearly $75,000 to community partners during an annual campaign celebration late last month. The money, raised during the organization’s annual appeal, will support emergency services, education, youth services and other community-based programs during the coming year.

  • Special guest

    Army Reserve 1st Sgt. James Harris paid a surprise visit to William Tell Elementary School Tuesday, greeting his son, James, whom he hugged shortly after making a surprise entrance. The elder Harris is home on a two-week leave from a deployment in Afghanistan and said his son, who is in first grade, did not think he would be back until this summer. Harris talked about some of his responsibilities with his unit and also taught students, above, how to give the U.S. military salute. 

  • Board makes teaching changes


  • FedEx driver killed in fall from truck


    MOUNT PLEASANT – A FedEx employee known to many Perry Countians was killed Monday after she fell from a moving delivery truck east of Leopold. 

    Debra J. Harris, 54, of Velpen was pronounce dead from her injuries at Perry County Memorial Hospital, state police said. She was flown from the scene by a medical helicopter originally bound for University Hospital in Louisville, Ky. However, her condition worsened and the crew diverted to Tell City.