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  • Silvesternacht to ring in 2016 for fourth year

    TELL CITY – Plans are in place for Tell City’s fourth annual Silvesternacht New Year’s Eve celebration. The community celebration began in 2012 as a family-friendly way to ring in the new year and at its heart is the lowering of the illuminated apple in City Hall Park.

  • 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.

  • Retirement leaves vacancy in county parks board


    Sports Editor


    TELL CITY – Saying his “life is changing quite a bit because of retirement,” Pat Clark announced his resignation from the Perry County Parks & Recreation Department’s board of directors Wednesday.

    There are two years left on Clark’s term and his replacement will be appointed by the County Council. That is the council’s Democratic appointment to the five-member board.

  • Annexation ruling expected in early 2016




    TELL CITY – A legal decision on whether opponents of Tell City’s annexation attempts met a required number of signatures in a remonstrance won’t come until January. That announcement by Special Judge William Weikert came at the end of more than two hours of legal argument and testimony Thursday afternoon.

  • Statehood Day in Troy
  • Elementary school plans to raise report-card standards


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Keeping with sweeping changes taking place in classrooms across the state for measurement of student success, A-F report cards could be a thing of the past for grade schoolers in Tell City. It’s probably two school years away from implementation, but plans are in the works for a new standards-based report card at William Tell Elementary.

  • Ushering in Indiana’s Bicentennial Year
  • Kleeman retiring proud of LHDC successes




    TELL CITY – Laughter, tears, heartfelt hugs and congratulatory handshakes. Larry Kleeman’s last weeks as executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. have been filled with many gestures of grateful appreciation as he prepares to say goodbye to a community action agency he has called home for nearly 40 years.

  • Hospital CEO to step down in 2016

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital’s president and chief executive officer will retire next spring. Joseph A. Stuber, who has led the hospital since 1999, announced Thursday he will retire from his position effective May 31, 2016.

    In a press release, the hospital said a nationwide search will be launched to find a successor.

  • Rebroadcast of It’s A Wonderful Life: Live from WVL radio theatre at Jasper Arts Center

    JASPER – A recent Backstage production of It’s A Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theatre was recorded by WNIN public radio of Evansville. The recorded version will be rebroadcast on WNIN 88.3 FM on Sunday, Dec. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. People who missed the sold-out performance or who would like to hear this iconic play within a play are invited to listen to this wonderful production.