Local News

  • Perry County gets money back tenfold

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County commissioners heard from Charles Malinowski at a regular meeting Nov. 18 a report on the latest amount of money he returned to the county.

    The president, owner and founder of Malinowski Consulting Inc. of Carmel was seeking renewal of a contract under which his company recovers costs going into the collection of child support from parents delinquent in their payments.

  • Plans in place for third Silvesternacht

    TELL CITY – A scavenger hunt, pub crawl, photo booth and evening social are just a few of the new and returning events planned for Tell City’s Silvesternacht celebration Dec. 31.

  • Torch relay will mark bicentennial celebrations

    PERRY COUNTY – “We’re No. 3!” according to an announcement Thursday from the governor’s office.

    A news release and map show the route for a torch run intended to mark the state’s bicentennial next fall, and Perry County is the third of the state’s 92 counties to be part of the 2,300-mile route.

  • Alvey credits staff for correctional center success


    BRANCHVILLE – An Indiana correctional facility currently home to more than 1,400 men is led by a woman who brings a wealth of experience to her new job – and a talented staff.

    Kathy Alvey, a Perry County native who has worked at the medium-security facility since 1992, became superintendent Oct. 19. She succeeds Gil Peters, who remains with the Indiana Department of Correction as an assistant to the department’s commissioner.

    Alvey served as acting superintendent since Peters left in April.

  • Fruits of bell-ringers’ service stay in Perry County

    TELL CITY – Randy Roccia, kettle coordinator for the Perry County Salvation Army, is seeking bell ringers for shifts at Wal-Mart entrances between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. through Dec. 24.

  • Public to participate in winter concert

    TELL CITY – Members of the public are invited not only to enjoy a free concert, but to become part of it.

    The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Winter Music Concert is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14 in the school auditorium.

    Performing will be the junior-high and high-school choruses, the Marksmen Chorale, the sixth-grade band, the seventh- and eighth-grade band, and the high-school band.

  • Christmas in the Park fills downtown square with holiday cheer

    Tell City’s downtown square was filled with community and holiday spirit during Saturday’s Christmas in the Park.

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  • Perry Central students visit Oakwood
  • Relay For Life kickoff to begin Monday, Jan. 12

    TELL CITY – The 20th annual Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its kickoff celebrations Monday, Jan. 12, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge.

    All residents are invited to attend the celebrations. Games, prizes, food, fun and information will be provided. Friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers – everyone knows someone who is fighting or has fought this disease, so come to the kickoff and see what you can do to help finish the fight.

  • Perry County parade winners

    PERRY COUNTY – Winners have been named in weekend parades in Tell City and Leopold.

    Tell City Chili Cook-off

    Judge’s Choice: Jason Lindsey

    People’s Choice: Harpenau Insurance Agency

    Tell City Parade Winners

    Commercial Division: EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center

    Nonprofit Division: St. Boniface Catholic Church, Fulda

    Grand Prize winner: Perry County Memorial Hospital

    Leopold Parade Winners