Today's News

  • Community Events, Sept. 13

    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.

  • Shoot for the Stars finale is Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – The finale for the “Shoot for the Stars” competition sponsored by the Tell City Regional Arts Association will take place Friday. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in City Hall Park. 

  • March Of Dimes walk Sept. 30

    TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Committee would like to invite everyone to the Perry-Spencer March for Babies.
    The event will be held Sept. 30 at Old National Bank. Team check-in is at 2 p.m. and the walk will begin at 3 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served after the walk. 

  • Tell City, Troy agree on sale of water tower

    TELL CITY – The city of Tell City’s water tower near Troy will soon belong to that community. 

  • Cooper Joseph Evrard

    Adam and Stevi Evrard of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Cooper Joseph Evrard, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Evrard is the former Stevi Wheatley. Cooper has one older brother, Owen Matthew Evrard, 5.
    Grandparents are Jane Brumfield of Tell City, Gary Wheatley of Leopold, Fred and Rebecca Evrard Jr. of Tell City and Jeff and Bev York of Troy.

  • Sale of junior high may net district $98,000


    TELL CITY – Saturday’s auction at the former Tell City Junior High School drew hundreds of bidders and the bargains they found could generate close to $100,000 for the Tell City-Troy Township School District. 

    Dixon & Dixon Auctioneers conducted the sale of the building and contents. Randy Cole of Tell City purchased the real estate, including the 60,000-square-foot facility, for $85,500. 

  • Kathryn Lynn Wagner

    Jeremy and Ashley Wagner of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Kathryn Lynn Wagner, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Wagner is the former Ashley Moore. Kathryn has one older brother, Jacob Wagner, 8.
    Grandparents are Sherry Moore of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Keith and Margie Wagner and John and Jenny Brunner, all of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Mildred Beck, Thelma Wagner and Elizabeth Simpson.

  • Wright – Mehling

    Jackie and Nancy Wright of Saint Croix are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kasey Leigh Wright to Derek Robert Mehling, son of Tony and Jill Mehling of Ferdinand.

  • Wheatley – Sabelhaus

    Chelsea Renea Wheatley and Dane Michael Sabelhaus, along with their families, announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

  • Hess – Kratzer

    Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hess of Derby announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kristel Hess, to Nicholas Kratzer, son of James and Billie Faye Schwartz of Tell City and the late Charles Albert Kratzer.

    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2002 graduate of Ivy Tech State College. She is employed at Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. in the accounts-receivable department.
    Mr. Kratzer is a 1998 graduate of Tell City High School. He is employed at ATTC Manufacturing as a general supervisor.