Local News

  • Relay for Life to host kick-off event Jan. 11

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Relay for Life will hold a kick-off event at 6 p.m. Jan. 11 at the United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The event is for all individuals interested in participating in the 2010 Relay for Life.

    The committee is going to try new things and encourages all those who are willing to help out to attend so that they will be informed of future events.

    For more information, contact Pam Krygielka at 836-4621 or Gail Edwards at 843-5233.

  • Catholic Charities offers coats

    TELL CITY - Catholic Charities has a wide assortment of new and used coats available for anyone needing one. Sizes range from infant (boys and girls) through adult (men and women). There is no charge.

    Call Catholic Charities at 547-0903 to make arrangements or visit 802 Ninth St. in Tell City.

  • 2010 Republican dinner Thursday

    TELL CITY - A night of fun and fellowship is planned Thursday at Perry County Republicans' annual dinner at Bill & Dave's Smokin' Pit. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:15. Cost is $8 per person. For tickets, call Tom McCart at 547-6156.

  • Conservation Club euchre tourney Saturday

    LEOPOLD - The Leopold Conservation Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the clubhouse. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 7. Food and refreshments will be available. There will be no smoking during the tourneys.

  • Optimists to host chili dinner Jan. 16

    TELL CITY - Tell City Optimist Club members will host their annual chili dinner Jan. 16 at Tell City High School before that night's varsity basketball game.

    A bowl of chili, sandwich, drink and dessert can be purchased for $7. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m.

    This year's event is being named in memory of Nemo Ress, who was very active with past chili dinners.

  • D of I meeting set for Tuesday

    TELL CITY - The Daughters of Isabella will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall.

    Serving on the committee are Eileen Burnette, Hazel Burnette, Betty Cash, Mary L. Cassidy and Janna Chestnut.

  • Hearing on Waupaca monofill Jan. 12

    ROCKPORT — After calling off a planned Dec. 10 hearing to discuss a proposed industrial monofill in Huff Township, the Spencer County Plan Commission has scheduled a public hearing for 6 p.m. Jan. 12.

    The meeting will take place in the Spencer County Youth and Community Center near Chrisney.

    According to a petition filed by ThyssenKrupp Waupaca and landowners Paul and Pamela Metz, the 124-acre site would be used to dispose of solid residual materials generated as byproducts of the Perry County foundry’s operations.

  • Band boosters seek items for auction

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Band Boosters are accepting donations for the annual Tell City Band Booster Auction to be held Jan. 23 at Tell City High School.

    Boosters are contacting area businesses seeking donated items for the auction and would welcome public donations such as gently used furniture, appliances, household items as well as large items such as a vehicle or recreational vehicle.

  • Top leading stories of 2009 - Grants worth millions en route to Tell City

    TELL CITY - Mayor Barbara Ewing is promising Tell Citians a 2010 filled with turning shovels, demolition and new construction. The community received millions of dollars this year in federal money for a variety of projects. Funds will help expand the city's wastewater-collection and treatment system, demolish abandoned and foreclosed houses and build new homes in some of the oldest areas of the community.

  • Top leading stories of 2009 - Voters kill TCHS improvement plan

    TELL CITY - Voters in the Tell City-Troy Township school district went to the polls in November and defeated by a 23-point margin a proposal to perform up to $10 million worth of improvements at Tell City High School.