Today's News

  • Council discusses precincts, walkway, Old Gym bills


  • Genet – Schmidt

    Dana Jo Genet and Johnathon Edward Schmidt of Cincinnati, Ohio, were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 16, 2012, in Cincinnati.

    The bride is the daughter of Doyle and Becky Genet of Tell City. Mr. Schmidt is the son of John and Jeni Schmidt and LaTisa and Chris Baryo, all of Fort Wayne.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. William Proud.

  • Absentee voting concludes Monday

     Perry County residents have until noon Monday to cast absentee ballots in the county courthouse. Voting hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. today and Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Monday. 

    The county clerk’s office will be closed to the public but will be available to field voting-related telephone calls. Other county offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of Election Day. 

  • Three candidates running for school board


    Staff Writer

    CANNELTON – Three people are seeking two open seats on the Cannelton City School Board. Tuesday’s election will elect two people for four-year terms. 

    Incumbents William Garrett and Cory Faulkenberg are seeking re-election. Also running is Kent Little. Garrett declined to be interviewed and The News could not reach Faulkenberg. 

  • A scarecrow in search of candy
  • Fall property taxes due Nov. 13

    PERRY COUNTY – Property owners will need to pay the second installment of their property taxes by Nov. 13. Fall installments are normally due Nov. 10 but the deadline is being pushed back two days this year since Nov. 10 falls on a Saturday and county offices will be closed the following Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day.

  • Sibbitt to serve home incarceration

    Bedford Times-Mail

    ENGLISH – Current Cannnelton City Schools Superintendent Alva Sibbitt Jr. will serve 30 days of home incarceration for the Class D felony resisting law enforcement count that a Crawford County jury convicted him of on Oct. 2.

  • Fall success could be just start for PC

    Different schools have different definitions for sports success, but most high schools with fewer than 400 students would consider a fall season successful when the worst record any of its teams had was 7-4.
    That was the case at Perry Central this fall, where the Commodores won Patoka Lake Athletic Conference titles in all four sports in which they competed.
    They also won sectionals in boys and girls cross country and a regional in boys cross country.

  • Quick Miners stuff Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    LINTON—Linton-Stockton used tremendous quickness at every position to roll past Perry Central 45-7 in the Class A football sectional semifinals.
    Austin Karazsia, the Miners’ 6-foot-7 quarterback whom Indiana University is interested in, completed 22 of 30 passes for 318 yards and five touchdowns.

  • Community Events, Oct. 29

    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@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Explosion of Fun at Community Christian
    TELL CITY – The Explosion of Fun, a Halloween alternative program, will be held at Community Christian Church, 821 10th Street in Tell City, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.