Local News

  • Leopold 175th Celebration

    Leopold… a community built on faith, family and hard work. Founded in 1842 by a missionary priest, it boasts a rich history and a proud citizenry which continues to honor their ancestors’ dreams of freedom and independence.

  • Tell City man jailed after fleeing police, ramming trooper’s car

    PERRY COUNTY – An attempt to pull over a wanted Tell City man early Saturday resulted in a lengthy vehicle pursuit and suspect in jail.

    Around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, Trooper Jeremy Galloway was patrolling Ninth Street in Tell City when he watched a 2009 Pontiac G6 disregard a stop sign at Ninth and Steuben streets. Galloway recognized the vehicle as that belonging to 30-year-old Blake Hensley of Tell City, state police staid. Galloway knew that Hensley had an active arrest warrant through Warrick County for battering a police officer. 

  • Man dies at scene of off-road vehicle accident near Evanston

    EVANSTON – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a Spencer County Man who was found dead at the scene of an off-road accident Sunday evening.
    Jerome Meunier, 60, of Evanston was ejected from the ORV he was operating after it left the roadway and flipped over. He was found by another person passing by the location.  It is unknown how long Meunier was there before he was found. 
    CPR was administered by first responders without success and Meunier was pronounced dead at the scene by the Spencer County Coroner’s Office.

  • Street tagging
  • Income surveys going out to TC residents

    The City of Tell City is conducting an income survey to establish their status of eligibility to apply for grants through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.  This survey is needed in order to allow the City of Tell City to apply for grant funds for city projects.

  • Monthly Commodore Table provides hot meals for the hungry




    LEOPOLD – A new outreach program at Perry Central Community School Corp. will warm stomachs and hearts each month and will leverage the time and talent of community groups across the county. Behind the idea is a Perry Central student who was surprised at the number of people in the county who face food insecurity.

  • Parks survey nets hundreds of replies


    Sports Editor


    TELL CITY – A survey currently being conducted about Perry County’s parks is getting a high volume of responses and should help the Perry County Parks and Recreation Department update its five-year plan.

  • TC Schools: an ISTEP review


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – When it comes to keeping students on track toward educational goals and preparing them for the annual ISTEP assessment, it’s a collaborative effort between the test takers and their educators. During their session Tuesday, the Tell City School Board recognized those endeavors as principals from both William Tell Elementary and the High School presented ISTEP scores that were among some of the best in the state.

  • Bridging a city’s past


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Architecture of a century past still highlights Cannelton’s downtown business district. Yet, it’s an ode to a decades-ago heyday, with many of the storefronts now vacant and several in disrepair.

    While many in the city say it’s time for these building to go, members from Renew Cannelton believe there is an opportunity to revive the depressed streetscape. Those plans by the group include petitioning to become a member of the state’s Indiana Main Street Program.

  • Council balances budget for 2018


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The click of number keys being input into electronic calculators quickly followed with the sound of feed-paper expelling from the adding machines. The streams of paper being tallied by the county auditor and her deputies eventually over fell the tables as the tabulations came in quick succession at this week’s county council budget session.