Local News

  • TC Water Department coninues search for leak

    UPDATE : The Perry County Health Department has warned if the source of a water leak cannot be found and isolated, all Tell City restaurants may be required to close their doors.


    Stand by for more info.



  • Perry County’s own ‘Bison-tennial’ bison arrives
  • Local church plans to open new food pantry


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church of Christ, in Tell City, will host a food pantry, beginning Sunday, May 15. The pantry will open each Sunday at 9:30 p.m.

    Church member Darren Echterling will run the pantry, with help from a few fellow church members, including his wife.

    Echterling said organizers have been collecting pantry items since January in order to build up the inventory. “We don’t want to send anyone away hungry,” said Echterling.

  • Champions’ will, Olympic hearts

    TELL CITY – Shouts of encouragement and smiles of enjoyment were plentiful during the 2016 Perry County Special Olympics, held Saturday, May 7, at Legion Field in Tell City.

  • Former Perry Central teacher translates Whitman tribute

    TELL CITY – Fans of the 19th-century poet Walt Whitman may be interested in a newly published bilingual edition of Hispanic-American poet Luis Alberto Ambroggio’s recent tribute to Whitman.

    “Todos somos Whitman,” or We Are All Whitman, is Ambroggio’s literary response, primarily, to Whitman’s “Song of Myself.”

  • Street repairs eyed in Cannelton


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Streets in Cannelton could soon see some unanticipated upgrades thanks to few extra dollars earmarked for the city coffers.

    City officials announced Monday during a board of public works session they will receive $68,478 that can be specifically used for infrastructure improvements.

  • Stormwater fees adopted by city


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON -– New stormwater collection fees will go into effect for Cannelton residents beginning with the June billing cycle.

  • TC Post Office asks residents to ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

    TELL CITY – Want to deliver a little help Saturday in the battle against hunger in Perry County? Look no further than your mailbox. It won’t even cost you a stamp.

    The National Association of Letter Carriers, United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking Tell City residents to help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday. The annual food drive has grown into a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.

  • Woman’s body pulled from river




    TROY – Investigators with the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police were continuing their efforts late Wednesday afternoon to identify a woman pulled that morning from the Ohio River near Troy. An autopsy scheduled for tomorrow could help authorities determine a cause of death but County Coroner Charlie Baumeister said he hopes law enforcement agencies are able to learn the woman’s name in advance of the autopsy as they work to confirm an identity.

  • Tractor fire