Today's News

  • Hoosier National Forest plans prescribed burns

    BEDFORD – Staff employed by the Hoosier National Forest have 13 possible prescribed burns planned for this year. 

  • Brigg Edward Rogier

    Nathan and Angel Rogier of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Brigg Edward Rogier, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Deconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds and 7 ounces.
    Mrs. Rogier is the former Angel Kleeman.
    Grandparents are James and Myrna Rogier of Tell City, Angela Kleeman of Troy and the late Mark “Flash” Kleeman. Great-grandparents are Francis and Helen Kleeman of Tory and Chester and Ann Doogs of Tell City.

  • PCMH Auxiliary’s holiday bazaar today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. There will also be a silent auction.
    Several items are up for bid and include a one-night stay for two, a spa session for two and cafe breakfast for two at the West Baden Inn, two one-day passes to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, a C & S gas card, a Christmas wreath, a certificate for one dessert each month for one year beginning in January 2013, a necklace and a Longaberger Christmas plate.

  • 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.