Local News

  • Perry Central hosts grandparents, science fair

    More than 600 grandparents visited Perry Central March 18 to enjoy a Grandparents Day breakfast and musical presentations by elementary students. The science fair attracted hundreds of visitors including many grandparents enjoying Grandparent’s Day at the school.

  • Tell City Electric Department builds substation

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department is constructing an electric substation on Spring Road to enhance electric service reliability and distribution system operation. The utility plans to have it completed by Aug. 1.

  • New equipment at Zoercher-Bettinger Park
  • Legislative breakfast Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit.

    State Sen. Richard Young and State Rep. Sue Ellspermann will be available to speak about the current session and to answer questions and hear concerns from those attending. Other legislators have been invited, The public is invited to attend this event. Breakfast will be available for purchase. Call 547-2385 to make reservations.

  • Cannelton plans city-wide cleanup next week

    CANNELTON – This year’s Cannelton city-wide cleanup has been set for next week.

    The annual cleanups offer residents opportunities to have city workers collect refuse not normally accepted in trash pickups, such as large items.

  • Tell City all-sports extravaganza to begin with parade Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School’s Spring All Sports Extravaganza will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride, according to organizers.

    The evening will begin with a parade starting at the corner of Washington and Main Streets. It will continue to Jefferson Street, then east to 15th Street.

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  • TC School Board approves policies

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Tell City-Troy Township School Board members approved a number of policies or policy changes at a regular meeting March 8 and conducted a first reading on one they’d held out at their previous meeting.

  • FOP bringing circus to Tell City April 28

    TELL CITY – Everyone loves the circus. Mark your calendars for April 28 because Perry County Fraternal Order of Police has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for two shows.

    The traditional “old style” circus will present performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. under the big top along city-owned land on Seventh Street.

  • Bench dedication Friday at City Hall Park

    TELL CITY – The public is invited to Friday’s dedication of a bench at City Hall Park that will honor the memory of a city native killed late last year in Afghanistan.

    The noon program will dedicate a bench in memory of Sgt. 1st Class Barry Jarvis. Friday’s ceremony will be held in City Hall Park at the corner of Main and Mozart streets. In the event of rain, the program will be held under the park gazebo. A short program is planned and members of Jarvis’ family are expected to be present.