Local News

  • Country kickoff

    Ariel James attempts to toss stuffed animals into a mesh container in one of numerous game stations set up behind Tell City Junior-Senior High School Friday for a kickoff to this year’s junior-high anti-bullying efforts.

  • Students will rally Oct. 15

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance Class will host its second annual Academic Pep Rally Kickoff in the school auditorium beginning at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 15.  

  • Adding color to the show

    Tell City Marching Marksmen color-guard members practice their part of this year’s show Sept. 30 ahead of district competition Saturday, where they earned a gold rating and the right to advance to regional competition Oct. 16 at Evansville Central High School

  • LHDC receives stimulus grants

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Executive Director Larry K. Kleeman announced that LHDC recently received continuation grants for its Head Start and Early Head Start programs funded last year through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

  • Perfecting precision

    Perry Central Marching Commodores rehearse their show Sept. 28 after competing at three invitational events and ahead of a district contest Saturday.

  • Voters must take photo ID to polls

    PERRY COUNTY – County Clerk Jean M. Schulthise reminds voters in all Perry County precincts that several changes to the election process in 2006 as a result of both federal and state election reform legislation are still applicable in 2010.

    Voters are required to present photo ID at the polls on Election Day, Nov. 2, before casting a ballot. The ID must meet the following criteria:

    1. Display the voter’s name, and the name must conform to the name on the voter registration record.

    2. Display the voter’s photo.

  • Tires slashed outside of Main Street bar

    TELL CITY – Police detained a male juvenile Monday in their investigation into vandalism to vehicles parked near Braunie’s Bar.
    Officers received the call late Saturday night that 13 cars had their tires slashed.

    Cpl. Marty Haughee and Patrolwoman Heather Glenn fielded the initial call and Lt. Alan Malone said a male juvenile was detained Monday.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Tell City Police Department at 547-7068 or the department’s anonymous tip line at 547-9563.

  • Maple tree gone, but Frymire back with famed forecast

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN, News Enterprise, Elizabethtown, Ky.

    IRVINGTON, Ky. – L.H. “Dick” Frymire’s famous Japanese maple — reportedly a survivor of two lightning strikes and a twister — will no longer offer predictions such as when the year’s first robin will appear.

    “We’re getting ready to cut it down,” he said. “It’s just plain dead.”

  • Washington Street repaving coming soon

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s mayor was hesitant to set a firm date for the work to take place, but Barbara Ewing said Monday that portions of heavily traveled Washington Street will be repaved in coming weeks.

  • Walk-to-School Day at William Tell Elementary

    William Tell Elementary School students, staff, administrators and several parents walked from the Tell City-Perry County Public Library to the school Wednesday, providing a local observance of International Walk to School Day.