Local News

  • Maurices celebrates anniversary

    TELL CITY - In honor of Maurices' one-year anniversary in Tell City, the store is inviting the public to vote for their favorite charity now until Aug. 22. The charity that receives the most votes will receive a $500 donation from Maurice's, a nationwide clothing store for young women.

    "Being part of this community has been terrific," Store Manager Lynn Fulkerson said. "This is one way we can say 'thanks,' and we hope customers enjoy the opportunity to determine which charity will receive the donation." For more store information, visit www.maurices.com.

  • Special Olympics car wash Saturday

    TELL CITY - The Special Olympics Indiana - Perry County will host a fundraiser car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Evans Tire, formerly Shelby Tire.

    The community is encouraged to attend and show their support.

  • Breaking News Three jailed on meth charges

    MILLSTONE - A search for a Perry County man wanted on several warrants led to his arrest and those of two others Sunday after police uncovered what they said was evidence of a methamphetamine lab in and around a home near Millstone.

    One of the men may have been involved in a vehicle fire Friday night.

  • Prosecutor accused of misconduct

    INDIANAPOLIS - Perry County Prosecutor Robert Collins faces disciplinary action for sexually charged comments he allegedly made to a former deputy in his office. She was later fired, triggering a disciplinary investigation that remained behind closed doors until this week.

  • Mayor: Seventh Street eyesore has to go

    TELL CITY - Mayor Barbara Ewing said it's high time for a Kentucky salvage company to clean up a former furniture-manufacturing building it owns on Seventh Street.

    "I'm tired of looking at it and I know everyone else who sees it feels the same way," Ewing said at Monday's meetings of the board of public works and city council.

  • Councilman suggests bridge money be returned

    TELL CITY - They took no official action, but county-council members heard a suggestion July 22 that $991,000 be given back to the federal Department of Transportation because to use it would cost the county $145,000 for "a bridge to nowhere."

    Councilman Ron Crawford said at a regular meeting he and Stan Goffinet attended a Spencer County Council meeting "just to see how they hold their meetings and et cetera, and they brought up this Huffman Mill thing."

    Goffinet is the Democrat nominee for the council's District 2 seat in the upcoming election.

  • Memorial marks designer's contributions to TCHS band

    TELL CITY - David Hebeisen challenged band and color-guard members always to remember and celebrate the traditions of Tell City High School, the Rev. Paul Alvey said Friday as he launched a memorial service for a man who designed and helped refined marching-band shows for many years.

    Hebeisen died suddenly and unexpectedly last year after returning to his California home from the Marching Marksmen's kickoff party. The memorial service Friday marked the end of the second of three weeks of band camps, and preceded by two hours the launch of this year's kickoff party.

  • Marching into history
  • County farmers eligible for disaster recovery loans

    CORYDON - Effective May 24 and 28, the president issued several amendments to Major Disaster Declaration M1912 in Kentucky due to severe storms, flooding, mudslides and tornados that occurred May 1 through June 1, making some counties in Indiana eligible because they are contiguous to the state of Kentucky.

  • Talk with an attorney for free today

    EVANSVILLE - The next regularly scheduled Talk To A Lawyer phone-in clinic is scheduled for 4:30 to 7 p.m. today (Thursday). Volunteers will be available to answer general legal questions posed by the public. To access this clinic, call (800) 994-2169.

    This service has been provided by local volunteer attorneys since January 2002 and is sponsored by the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana and the Evansville Bar Foundation.