• Grant funds benefit Tell City

    Lloyd Arnold

    Rep. District 74


    Indiana continues to work towards improving the safety of Hoosiers as well as raising the quality of life for all its residents. In order to do so, we must maintain the current housing stock in our communities and make sure those residents are in homes that are safe and easily accessible.

    The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority helps to ensure we preserve Indiana’s housing through partnerships and grants.

  • Little cause for celebration

    Lee Hamilton

    Center on Congress


    You can understand why President Obama and congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle sought to cast their end-of-October budget deal in the best possible light. They avoided a potentially catastrophic national default. They reduced the possibility of a government shutdown. And they raised the debt ceiling until March 2017, taking that bargaining chip off the table until the next president is in the White House.

  • Annexation judge to hear arguments on signature issues

    TELL CITY – Questions over the validity of some signatures in the ongoing legal challenge against Tell City’s annexation efforts may be answered during a Dec. 10 hearing scheduled in Perry Circuit Court.

    The hearing, which will begin at 1 p.m. and is open to the public, will focus on more than 100 names of remonstrators flagged by the county auditor’s office months ago for various reasons, many of them over alleged inconsistencies in signatures.

  • New chief, assistant police chief sworn in for Tell City
  • Second installment of property taxes due Nov. 10




    PERRY COUNTY – The approach of Election Day and Veterans Day also means another pending deadline for Perry Countians: paying fall installments of property taxes.

    County Treasurer Judy Pund reminds taxpayers the deadline for fall payments is Tuesday, Nov. 10.  Payments received after that date will be subject to a penalty.

    Fall installments were included with tax notices that were mailed in the spring.

  • Candidate forums scheduled

    PERRY COUNTY – A pair of forums next week will give local candidates for city offices in Tell City and Cannelton an opportunity to speak on issues they believe are important.

    Cannelton candidates are invited to attend a forum Tuesday evening, Oct. 13,  in the city’s council chambers, located in town hall in the lower level of the city library. The event will begin at 6 p.m.

    Tell City candidates are invited to a 6 p.m. forum Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Tell City Depot.

  • Ewing shares plans for Seventh Street park


    TELL CITY – A new city park along Seventh Street could begin taking shape later this year and while it would likely be completed in phases as funding becomes available, Mayor Barbara Ewing predicted it will provide a new public gathering point along a revitalized corridor of the city.

  • Council adopts RV parking ordinance


    TELL CITY – A last-minute compromise shifted the focus of a new recreational vehicle parking ordinance from when boats, campers and motor homes can be parked on Tell City’s streets to one of how many can be parked in front of a home.

    An ordinance approved last Monday will allow one boat, camper or motor home to be parked in front of a resident’s home year-round. Additional boats and RVs will have to be parked off the street, either in a garage or yard or at an off-site storage area.

  • Houchin earns perfect score from jobs group

    INDIANAPOLIS – State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) earned a perfect score on the Indiana Manufacturers Association’s recently released legislative vote analysis, which ranks lawmakers based on their votes on measures that protect manufacturing jobs.

    According to IMA, bills used in the report were selected based on the significant impact to the state’s manufacturing community, including sales and income- tax relief, repeal of the common construction wage and a reform of the unemployment insurance system.

  • Herp joins Troy Town Board