Today's News

  • Unwanted pets could overwhelm shelter

    PERRY COUNTY - The Humane Society of Perry County needs the public's help.

    This spring will bring the births of many unwanted cats and dogs that could be prevented by the individual owners taking their own initiative now.

  • 'Glamour, Glitz and Goals' set for Feb. 27 at TC's Schergens Center

    PERRY COUNTY - "Glamour, Glitz and Goals," a women and girls' expo, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. Feb. 27 at the Schergens Center.

    "Enjoy a morning filled with fun and education," organizers urge . Local vendors will offer products that women and girls like, such as Mary Kay, Lia Sophia and Longaberger, they said. Liberty Labs will offer comprehensive blood screening for 40 items, including cholesterol and blood sugar, for $20.

  • School board sign-up begins in July

    TELL CITY - With candidate sign-ups under way for the county's May 4 primary election, several people have been inquiring about how to file for seats on the Tell City-Troy Township School Board. Unlike school-board races at Perry Central Community School Corp. and Cannelton City Schools, three seats on the Tell City-Troy Township School Board will be decided in the November general election. County Clerk Jean Schulthise said filing for those seats begins July 21 and continues until Aug. 20. For more information, call Schulthise at 547-3741.

  • Shoot for the Stars auditions set March 5, 6

    TELL CITY - Auditions for this year's Shoot for the Stars singing competition will be conducted March 5 and 6 at Tell City's City Hall. The competition is held in conjunction with the city's Music In The Park summer concert series.

    Applicants may complete a form available at www.tcraa.org/Shoot_For_The_Stars.html.

    For more information, contact Mandy Jackson at 547-3422 or queenofphoto@yahoo.com.

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  • Three charged after police search St. Croix home

    ST. CROIX - Three people face criminal charges after officers attempting to serve criminal warrants allegedly uncovered marijuana, paraphernalia and controlled substances inside a St. Croix home.

    According to Sheriff's Department Deputy Jason Shadwick, he and Tell City Cpl. Marty Haughee were performing a community corrections check Friday on Joshua Carter, 23, of Cannelton.

  • Deer Creek Baptist leads worshippers to the cross

    TELL CITY - More than 350 people packed into the newly built sanctuary at Deer Creek Baptist Church just outside Tell City Sunday night for "Lead Me to the Cross," an event that would showcase different youth groups from area churches. They filled pews and spilled into chairs placed in the aisles as they listened to Christian music performed by Fire for Freedom, watched interpretative skits and welcomed guest speakers Terry Kelley and Cameron Mills.

  • 'Edge of Darkness' a worthy return for Mel Gibson

    "Edge of Darkness" marks the first time Mel Gibson has starred in a film for nearly eight years. It's a shame Mel waited this long, because he's still got it.

    Maybe you feel differently about him after all the controversy of the past few years. If his remarks or actions made you hate him, this film isn't going to bring you back on his side. If, like me, you ignore controversy and just watch a movie, then you'll get a nostalgic feeling while watching "Edge of Darkness" and you'll wish Mel never took a break.