Today's Features

  • An academic assembly March 15 at William Tell Elementary featured guest speaker Levi Leffert, a senior at Heritage Hills High School, who spoke to the students about overcoming obstacles and living a life of confidence despite hardships.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Power of Youth Council is still accepting grants applications and would like to invite those in Perry County working with youth or wellness programs to apply.
    Up to $5,000 will be awarded for programs that involve Perry County youth or a focus on wellness that benefits Perry County.

  • ROCKPORT – The “Village People,” volunteers and supporters of Lincoln Pioneer Village in Rockport, met recently to map out the special events taking place at the village in coming months.

    The first thing on the agenda is the  Abe Lincoln Golf Scramble Saturday at The Rustic golf course in Rockport.  The golf scramble fundraiser will begin at 10 a.m. A $45 entry fee includes lunch and a golf cart. Contact Charlie Fincey at the village at 649-9147 for more information.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Jillian Grace Post, the 4-year-old daughter of Holly Bond, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Indiana Pageant set for July 4 through July 7 at the Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis.

    The National American Miss pageants are held for girls 4 to 18 years of age and have five different age divisions. Post will participate in the 4 to 6 year olds Princess age division, along with other finalists from across Indiana.

  • Shirley and Doyle Trenary are looking for the community’s help. Recently, the couple found several photos among the belongings of Slyvia Blum, Doyle’s aunt, who was formerly of Tell City. Blum was a previous owner of the bowling alley with her husband, Ed. The pictures, seen above, are from the 1930s or around that time and have very little to no information written on the back.

  • Annual Good Friday bake sale
    TELL CITY – The United Pentecostal Church will hold its annual bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in front of Wal-Mart in Tell City.
    Pies, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, bunny cakes, fudge, peanut butter balls, hard boiled colored eggs will be among the items for sale.

    Sunrise service at Tell City Church of Christ
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Church of Christ would like to invite the community to come to its annual Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m.

  • TELL CITY – Friends, family and the public are invited to celebrate Mary Rutherford’s 80th birthday Wednesday.
    The event will be held from noon until 4 p.m. at the Tell City Community Center at 16th and Franklin streets. There will be a light lunch and dessert served. The celebration will be in an open-house style and all are welcome to attend.

  • Charlotte Harpenau was the winner of the February quilt drawing, receiving this quilt, “Grandmother’s Flower Garden.” The top was donated by Marie Weisman and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • Matthew and Karry Labhart of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Sue Labhart, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 191/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Labhart is the former Karry Barker. Piper has one older sister, Masen Claire, 4, and a brother, Bo Matthew, 20 months.
    Grandparents are Tony and Kim Barker of Tell City and Kenny and Betty Labhart of Magnet. Great-grandparents are Aloysius and Claire Bruggeman, Connie Craig and Anne Labhart, all of Tell City.

  • Nancy Dauby of Indianapolis and Heath Meyer of Westfield were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, April 14, 2012, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The bride is the daughter of Don and Carol Dauby of Tell City. Mr. Meyer is the son of Larry and Kathy Meyer of Ferdinand.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius.