Today's News

  • Board wants fast action on leaky roof


    TELL CITY – A leaky elementary-school roof could result in legal action unless an Indianapolis contractor agrees to make repairs soon. Members of the Tell City-Troy Township School Board agreed Monday to direct Schools Superintendent Lynn Blinzinger to again contact Coomer Roofing of Indianapolis about the roof at William Tell Elementary School.

  • American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life supports free patient programs, local services

    PERRY COUNTY – It’s time to fight back against cancer and offer help to patients in Perry County who are battling the disease. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County will take place June 8-9 starting at 2 p.m. at Perry Central High School.

  • Alvey gearing up for boxing nationals (Corrected)


    TELL CITY – A determined 17-year-old athlete from Tell City ranked fourth in the nation for his age as an amateur boxer, hopes to compete in a national event at the end of the month. However, he’s going to need some support from the community for that to happen.

  • Community Events, March 18

    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.

    Relay meetings today at First UMC

  • Donations cover finishing touches to depot

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    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council voted March 4 to use donations to cover the cost of some furnishings in the new Tell City Depot building.

  • Cannelton Media Club’s Snail’s Pace fundraiser

    The Cannelton Media Club recently completed its Snail’s Pace fundraiser, which sponsor Joan Goble said was successful. Money raised with this fundraiser goes toward the club’s festival competition in the fall.

  • Hunter-ed course Tuesday

    CHRISNEY – Spencer County volunteer hunter-education instructors, along with Indiana Conservation Officers, will conduct a hunter education class Tuesday through Thursday.

  • Simpson – Roberts

    Linda and Charles Simpson of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shasta Simpson of Tell City to Stanley M. Roberts Jr. of Tell City, son of Kathleen and Stanley Roberts Sr., of Lafayette.

    The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2011 graduate of Regency Beauty Institute. She works at Accent Marketing Services LLC in Tell City.
    Mr. Roberts is a 2002 graduate of McCutcheon High School and works at Farbest Foods Inc.

  • Everly – Winters

    Leslie Everly and Matthew Winters of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeff and Shari Everly of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and is currently attending Ivy Tech Community College and seeking an associate’s degree in office administration. She works at Automated Routing, Inc.
    Mr. Winters is the son of Harry and Norma Winters of Cannelton. He is a graduate of Tell City High School. He is a member of the Army National Guard and works at Mulzer Crushed Stone.

  • Houle’s second place leads Tell City in PAC

    HUNTINGBURG—Stephen Houle placed in the top three in two events to lead Tell City in the PAC junior high swim meets Thursday.
    Tell City finished fourth among six teams in the girls meet with 131 points and sixth among seven boys teams with 103 points.
    The Marksmen did not win any events, but Houle placed second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:18.00.
    He took third in the 50 breaststroke in 38.03 seconds.
    Teammate Josh Gaynor placed third in diving with 80.00 points.