Today's News

  • Explore Perry County with Paddle Perry

    PERRY COUNTY – Paddle Perry was created to provide the community with fun and free networking opportunities in the great outdoors to remind the community of what’s in its backyard.

    The group is hosting a trash pick up challenge. The member who collects the most full bags of trash by the end of September wins a gift basket. The rules are simple: collect trash, take a picture onsite of what was collected and share with the group on the facebook page to qualify. Paddle Perry can be found at www.facebook.com/groups/paddleperry.

  • Oakwood Health Campus upcoming events

    Veterans Café at Oakwood July 30

    TELL CITY – The Veterans Café will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 9 a.m. at Oakwood Health Campus in the Assisted Living Dining area. The Café offers a breakfast buffet, door prizes and the opportunity to connect with other local Veterans. For further information, contact Polly or Whitney at (812) 547-2333.


    Schweizer Fest car show Aug. 19

  • Renew Cannelton seeking artisans and craftsmen for October’s Heritage Festival

    CANNELTON – Renew Cannelton Inc. will hold its annual heritage arts and crafts festival on Oct. 12, at 9 a.m. in historic downtown Cannelton.

    There is no charge for attendance. Artisans and craftsman display, demonstrate and sell their hand-crafted items. In addition to the arts and crafts, there will be music, games, a carved pumpkin contest, pedal tractors, free wagon rides and good food. To qualify as a vendor, items must be hand-made. For more information, go to renewcannelton.org or call Barbara Beard at (812) 719-2756.

  • Country performer Tim Atwood in concert July 28 at Dale United Methodist Church

    DALE – Country favorite Tim Atwood, known as an Entertainer’s Entertainer will be bringing his message through song to the Dale United Methodist Church during the Sunday morning worship service on Sunday, July 28.

    This multi-award-winning piano virtuoso learned from the best. With over 8,500 Grand Ole Opry performances, Tim successfully transitioned from the spotlight’s fringe where he played piano for Grammy Award winners and CMA Entertainers of the Year to the center stage where he performs his high-energy stage show for audiences all over the world.

  • Hale first in state archery tourney, second at national event
  • Anderson Township fire

    A fire started in a house, located at 7076 Alamo Rd., in Anderson township on Tuesday morning. Anderson Fire Dept. responded, quenching the fire before it became a large blaze.

    The outside structure was saved, but no reports yet to the extent or condition of the house's insides.

    One person was reportedly taken by ambulance for smoke inhalation.

    Perry County News will update when it receives more information.

  • Paint & sip event set

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will hold a canvas and wine event Wednesday, Aug. 7 during Schweizer Fest. The Paint & Sip party will be held in the Wine Garden at City Hall Park from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    A Bob Ross-certified instructor, Brian Sutton, will lead the participants as they put their creative skills to the test while learning from a master and enjoy locally made wine from Winzerwald Winery

  • Greener Pastures Field Day set

    EVANSTON – The 2019 Greener Pastures Field Day will be held Aug. 20, beginning at 5 p.m. , at E & F Farms and Evanston Park in Spencer County. The location is 11581 E. County Road 1050 N., Evanston. This field day only happens every three years and is coordinated by Purdue Extension and Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Dubois, Perry and Spencer Counties.

  • First Baptist VBS starts today

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Baptist Church invites the community to “ROAR” with them at Vacation Bible School daily from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19. The VBS is for children preschool (age 4) through those having completed grade 5. At ROAR, children embark on an epic African adventure, exploring God’s goodness and celebrating a ferocious faith that empowers them through this life!

  • Leopold Church Picnic July 28

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST. Mass is at 10 a.m. CST. Parking for the handicapped will be available.

    There will be quilts, quilt raffle, silent auction, crafts and country store, bingo, ice cream, hamburgers, games for young and old, and a grand raffle of 81 prizes totaling $4,000.