Local News

  • Perry County rabies clinics planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Two local veterinarians will offer rabies clinics at several locations in the county this month and in early May. Dr. Bill Schoene from County-Wide Animal Clinic in Cannelton and Dr. Alan Decker of Greenwood Animal Hospital in Tell City will host the clinics. Any dog or cat may be vaccinated if at least 3 months old. Fee is $9 per animal and pet owners are encouraged to attend the clinic nearest them.

    • Monday, April 13, Bristow Milling Co. lot  in Bristow, Dr. Alan Decker, 6 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Annual Tell City H.S. art show opens Monday

    TELL CITY – Next week’s 11th annual Tell City High School Art Show will showcase the talents of students in several media.

    The April 13-17 exhibit in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Library-Media Center will open Monday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, exhibits will be on display from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hours next Thursday will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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  • Making a hypertufa pot Tuesday at VIP

    PERRY COUNTY – On Tuesday, April 14, VIP Foliage in Tell City will host a class on making Hypertufa pots. Hypertufa, commonly known as ‘tufa,’ is an artificial stone first created in the mid-19th century by mixing sand, peat and various volcanic aggregate and cement. Today, the updated recipe calls for cement, vermiculite (or perlite) and peat moss.

  • Lamb Cemetery earns historic designation

    It’s another first for Lamb Cemetery. The resting place of Revolutionary War soldiers, it is the first cemetery in Perry County to be recognized in Indiana’s Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry.

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  • Tell City husband and wife face drug charges


    TELL CITY – A drug investigation led to the arrest Saturday of a Tell City husband and wife.

    According to the Tell City Police Department, officers following up on information they received about possible drug trafficking, obtained a search warrant for the 136 N. 14th St. home of Eric L. Howard and his wife, Dana M. Howard.

    The late-evening search of the home allegedly turned up nearly an ounce and a half of methamphetamine, along with marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

  • Wanted: A nanny for two adorable children

    TELL CITY – “If you want this choice position, have a cheery disposition, rosy cheeks, no warts; play games, all sorts.” So begins the “Nanny wanted” advertisement written by hopeful youngsters Jane and Michael Banks in the popular musical, “Mary Poppins.”

    This year, the 57th Tell City Schweizer Fest will feature “Mary Poppins” during this summer’s celebration July 30-31 and Aug. 1-2.

  • No foolin’! Frostop opens April 1
  • Council to pick up RV parking issue at today’s meeting




    TELL CITY – Residents of Tell City in favor or against possible parking restrictions for recreational vehicles can add their voices to the discussion at this evening’s meeting of the city council.

    The council discussed at their March meeting whether to proceed with having an ordinance prepared that could ban parking or storage of watercraft, motor homes, campers and other recreational vehicles – and any type of trailer – on city streets.