Local News

  • Jim Adams elected Tell City Mayor; Snyder wins new term in Cannelton

    PERRY COUNTY – Republican Jim Adams won the race for Tell City Mayor Tuesday, eking out a 16-vote win over Democrat Tony Hollinden. Adams, a former city councilman now serving on the county council, will take office Jan. 1. He will succeed Barbara Ewing, who chose not to run for a third term. Adams received 986 votes. Hollinden, the city’s at-large councilman received 970 votes


    In the race for city council, Julie Kohnert and Gary Morton won re-election. Sean Risse, a Democrat newcomer, also won, as did Kevin Dauby.


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  • Tell City set to add new officers to police force




    TELL CITY – For years, meeting agendas for Tell City’s board of public works and safety and city council have been light the day before city elections. This evening’s sessions follow that tradition, but will include the swearing-in of the city’s new police chief and assistant chief and the likely hiring of two new patrol officers. 

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  • Spencer County eyes sale of refinery site


    Staff Writer


    TROY – The Oct. 20 meeting of the Spencer County Commissioners faced the board with something of a mystery involving property ownership in certain areas of the Troy refinery site.

  • City issues in voters’ hands




    PERRY COUNTY – Candidates for city offices in Tell City and Cannelton – and their supporters – will make final pushes today and tomorrow to rally support as voters in the two cities head to the polls to decide races for mayor and city council.

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  • County taxpayers reminded of deduction information

    TELL CITY – County Auditor Pamela L. Goffinet would like to remind taxpayers to file for property tax deductions. The one-time filing of deductions is still in effect unless your status has changed.

    Any deductions filed by Dec. 31 of this year will be applied to taxes payable in 2016.


    Real Estate Deductions and Credits


    Homestead Deductions:

    Homestead Standard Deduction

  • 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.

  • Marksmen headed to band semistate

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Marching Marksmen will travel to Franklin Community High School this weekend for the Indiana State School Music Association semistate competition. The Marksmen, competing in Class D, will be one of the last bands to take the field Saturday, performing their show “MasterMinder” at 5:33 p.m.