• Summer chill spot
  • Dance Haven to offer more classes

    TELL CITY – Dance Haven, dance studio of Tell City held its first recital Saturday, May 6, since their opening. The Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium held over 700 fans of the 113 dance students, from ages 3 years to teens, that performed.

  • Leadership Perry County graduates
  • Tell City Electric Department recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. David Lynch, assistant director of utility operations at Marquette Board of Light and Power, Michigan and chair of the Association’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designations on May 8 during the Association’s annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Life in Perry County




    Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of columns from residents about Perry County. Columns are provided by the Perry County Quality of Life Committee.


    My life has truly been blessed. I have a wonderful wife and children; I have my health; I have tremendous friends; I have thoroughly enjoyed the jobs I have had; and I am fortunate to live in Perry County.

  • Applicants sought for LHDC development account program

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. continues to have funds available for the Individual Development Account Program. Under this program, income eligible individuals and families can earn while they learn, save for a home down payment, complete home rehabilitation  if  a homeowner, purchase a vehicle, start or expand a business and attend post secondary education while watching their savings matched up to $1,000 annually. 

  • Hoosier National Forest’s newest firefighter stays busy

    Sean Moreno is the newest full-time firefighter on the Hoosier National Forest and is stationed on the Tell City Ranger District. He came to the Hoosier National Forest from California. Since arriving, Moreno has been busy with preparing fire lines for the spring burning season and working on several prescribed fires. There have even been a few wildfires to keep him busy.

  • Hospital partnering with school district to begin wellness clinic

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital and Tri-State Community Clinics are partnering with the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. to develop a wellness clinic.  The wellness clinic will provide a proactive approach to health for school staff and their dependents.

    Some of the services offered will be urgent care access, health coaching for staff and dependents and  wellness assessments. 

  • SIRS recertified in excellence program

    INDIANAPOLIS – Boonville-based Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc. received consecutive certification as a participating organization in the Indiana Safety and Health Recognition Program. INSHARP sites are small Hoosier companies with exemplary workplace safety and health culture and achievement.

  • Chamber of Commerce accepting applications for annual awards dinner

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has announced the call for nominations for the 16th annual Perry County Chamber Awards Dinner.

    One award will be given for each of the five categories: large business (25 or more employees), small business (fewer than 25 employees), entrepreneurship, applause award (nonprofit, civic organization or charity) and outstanding citizen award.

    The award winners will be chosen by an independent panel and will be announced at the dinner held June 13. Nominations are due by Monday, May 8, at 4 p.m.