Today's Features

  • Michelle Jean Gehlhausen and Eric Lee Rahman of Ferdinand announce their upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Eileen Gehlhausen and the late Rudolph Gehlhausen.

    The future groom is the son of Mary Ann Rahman Leinenbach and the late Hugo Rahman.

    Miss Gehlhausen is employed by Masterbrand Cabinets in Ferdinand and Mr. Rahman is a farmer and also employed by Ferdinand Street Department.

  • Miles 4 Missions 5k-10k fundraiser set for Sept. 19


    TELL CITY – WOW-SIS, the women’s ministry of the Tell City United Methodist Church, will hold the third annual Miles 4 Missions 5K-10K Run-Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Cost is $20 per person, $10 for children ages 10-15 or $50 for a family of three or more.

    Registration forms are available at the church office, online at tellcityumc.org,  EverBody’s or New Directions. 

  • ROCKY POINT – The Perry County Museum will host a fundraising event during Blue Heron Winery’s Wine Over Water Friday, Sept. 18, at the winery on the hill above Rocky Point. The event will start at 6 p.m. with admission and silent auction proceeds benefiting the museum.

    The music guests will be Danny Bolin, Leo Gronquist and Don Sherry. Food will be available for purchase from Rudy’s and wine from Blue Heron Winery.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital invites community members to join them as they celebrate the Race for the Cure Sunday, Sept. 27. The hospital has chartered a bus to transport participants at no charge.

    The bus will depart PCMH at 6:15 a.m. and will return at approximately 11 a.m.

  • Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    My neighboring vendor at the Belknap Farmers’ Market, Janet Haggerty, shared some little cherry tomatoes with me last week that came from a stray seedling: the little tomatoes where a dull yellow and about the size of a gooseberry.  They were fantastic!

    I remember meeting a woman at the state fair years ago that brought in a similar bag of tiny tomatoes.

  • Michael and Delores Kessans will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sept. 20, 2015.

    Michael and the former Delores Carter were married Sept. 20, 1975, at St. Paul Catholic Church.

    They are the parents of two children, Kara Kessans of West Lafayette and Mika Knable of Georgetown. They also have two grandchildren, Cole and Lyla Knable.

    Delores retired from Cloverport Independent School System as a teacher and Michael was an electrician and owned Tom’s Electric in Tell City before his retirement. 

  • TELL CITY – The Hoosier National Forest will help launch an Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect the nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them.

  • TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital celebrated the grand opening of the new facility May 21.

    The new facility includes state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including the most advanced mammography equipment in the region. The PCMH Auxiliary donated funding to support the new mammography equipment.

    The mammography equipment at the hospital includes stereotactic biopsy equipment and promises advanced imaging and convenience for the patient and medical staff.