• Branchville Correctional Facility bids farewell to two long-time employees

    BRANCHVILLE – The close of 2015 brought with it the end of two very distinguished careers at Branchville Correctional Facility. On Dec. 29, Officer Maureen Palmer retired, and on Dec. 31, administrative assistant Richard Newton retired.

  • Hibbett Sporting Goods to open TC store

    TELL CITY  – Hibbett Sporting Goods, a national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Ala., has announced plans for a new store in Tell City. Hibbett Sports plans to open their new location this spring in Lincoln Park Plaza along Indiana 66. The storefront is currently undergoing renovations in anticipation of the opening.

    The store anticipates employing eight full- and part-time team members.

  • Golden Living honor supports United Way
  • Roland’s Jewelry giving back to the community
  • Hospital investing in orthopedic equipment




    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital’s board of trustees have approved the purchase of several items of equipment that will expand the new health-care facility’s orthopedic services.

  • Local company keeps holidays looking good


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – VIP Foliage had a team on Main Street in Tell City Monday, working to make the facades of several local businesses more festive for the upcoming Tell City parade.

    “There’s a little bit of a deadline,” said Mickey McMahon, who is employed with VIP Foliage.

    She said business is like this every year around this time and facades and storefront shrubbery are not the only project for the company around the holidays.

  • Oakwood sets ribbon cutting for transitional unit

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate Oakwood Health Campus’s expansion of its transitional unit and new therapy gym Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m.

    An  open house will take place the same day from 2 to 5 p.m. 

    Oakwood is a skilled nursing facility, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The business offers independent living, assisted living, memory care, long term skilled nursing, and transitional rehab with private suites.

  • Esareys’ E&E Guns always on target

    TELL CITY – Nearly half a century of gunslinging to Perry County’s vast community of outdoorsmen, puts E&E Guns and Sporting Goods and its ownership under the Esarey clan in select company for longevity among local family businesses.

  • Boutique joins Main Street business district

    TELL CITY – Even before entering, the vibe of Vanessa’s Unique Boutique becomes apparent. Multi-colored Christmas lights hang in the window, complete with tinsel. Ponchos, cardigans and other garments line the walls and hang on racks out on the floor.

    Upon entering, the subtle presence of incense can be detected and now the rest of the lights, previously out of view, can be seen swooping up toward the turn-of-the-20th century tin ceiling.

  • Foundation distributes grants from designated, agency funds

    PERRY COUNTY – Recently, the Perry County Community Foundation distributed grants established by donors to benefit specific charitable groups. This includes funds created by individuals or families to benefit specific groups and also funds created by agencies.

    The foundation has several ways donors can give back to the charities and causes they love, Foundation Director Renate Warner said. Funds such as these, called designated and agency funds, are one way people can make meaningful gifts to improve quality of life in their communities, forever.