Today's News

  • Public library plans security upgrades


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library is adding a new camera security system to the Tell City branch, hoping it will help reduce damage done to public materials, specifically items in their genealogy department.

  • Building a healthier state




    As parents, caring adults and community leaders, we must create the conditions for healthy kids to thrive. This means recognizing and addressing the dangers children face when they live in unhealthy environments, reducing health-harming behaviors like smoking and substance use by children and around children, and building communities that make it easier for kids and families to make healthy choices about food and physical activity.

  • Protecting your vote

    Connie Lawson

    Secretary of State


  • Your vote matters

    Tomorrow is Indiana’s primary election. But most of us know that already, with yard signs, billboards and candidates knocking on our doors. There are locally contested races for sheriff and coroner. There’s also a contested race for Congress and U.S. Senate. The number of races to be decided tomorrow may not be large, but they are important. So, it’s important for you to take part by voting.

  • Bonfire ups and downs

    Vince Luecke


    editor@perry countynews.com


    As  I’ve written a few times over the years, my friends accused me of borderline paganism when I spend one night  a year around a bonfire for Walpurgis Night, or Walpurgisnacht in German. Last Monday marked the Walpurgisnacht. My bonfire was pretty modest. Well, it was downright small but it still served its purpose.

    Past bonfires have been more substantial and more fun.

  • Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High third quarter honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School has announced its honor roll for students achieving a 3.5 grade-point average and above.

  • William Tell Elementary triathlon Saturday

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will be having a kids’ triathlon for grades one through 6 on Saturday, May 12. The rain date will be May 19.

    The triathlon has been set-up for the students to run, bike and swim. They will run from William Tell Elementary to the Tell City Public Library. At the library they will ride their bikes to Tell City Jr-Sr High School where they will swim up to 50 yards in the pool.

  • Giving for Gage
  • Community Events; May 7

    Humane society meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at 5/3 Bank.


    Moose selling chicken and chop dinners Saturday


  • TC loses 3 tennis matches

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one match each day but lost to Tecumseh 4-1 Monday and to Forest Park 4-1 Tuesday in PAC girls tennis.
    Leann Goffinet and Sarah Herren beat Abby Richardt and Katie Tooley 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles Monday.
    Claire Zellers defeated Molly Lusk 6-1, 6-1 in No. 3 singles Tuesday.
    The Marksmen also lost to Southridge 5-0 last Thursday.
    Tell City, 0-5 in the PAC and 0-8 overall, will host Boonville today at 4:30 p.m.
    Last Thursday’s Results
    Southridge 5, Tell City 0