Today's News

  • One Last Chance to be Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

    TELL CITY– A last chance audition for "Mary Poppins" will be held Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall located at the corner of 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City. 

    “We encourage anyone who is interested in performing to audition,” said director Tammy Stallings.

    While there are a limited number of roles for youth in this musical, individuals of all ages are encouraged to audition.

  • Public invited to tour soon-to-open facility

    Perry County Memorial Hospital’s board of trustees, its administration and staff will welcome visitors to the community’s new hospital during weekend open houses Saturday and Sunday.

    The hospital will be open for tours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, and from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 3.

  • PCMH Health Care Heroes

    Over the next couple of weeks, the News will profile some of the caring people who staff Perry County Memorial Hospital and who will make the transition from their current offices and work areas to the new facility.  In keeping with hospital guidelines on employee privacy and security, we are using only their first names.


  • Hospital’s 1950 opening drew thousands of visitors

    Editor’s note: This account of the October 1950 opening of Perry County Memorial Hospital was taken from the Tell City News’ archives. Thousands of people attended an open house for the new facility. Sixty-five years later, a new generation of Perry Countians will tour their new hospital Saturday and Sunday.

  • 4 stars for Tell City Jr.-Sr. H.S.




    TELL CITY  – Currently ranked an “A” school by the Indiana Department of Education, Tell City Junior-Senior High School joined the ranks of Indiana’s 4-Star schools this week.

    On Tuesday, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced the list of Indiana’s Four Star Schools for the 2013-2014 school year.

  • Perry County man killed in crash on Highway 60 in Kentucky

    MACEO, Ky. – A Perry County man has died from injuries sustained in a single-car crash Sunday on Highway 60 in Daviess County.

    According to local police sources, Scott Board, 33, was a passenger in a car that was traveling west on Highway 60 near Maceo. Police said the driver, 32-year-old Tonietta Villanueva, apparently lost control of the vehicle, which traveled off the left side of the highway, down an embankment and rolled over.

    Board was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead by the Daviess County Coroner’s Office.

  • Memorial Hospital wants to build clinic in county




    KITTERMAN CORNER – Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center will approach the Perry County Plan Commission this evening to seek rezoning of land near Kitterman Corner for a proposed medical clinic.

    The plan commission will be asked to rezone a tract of land from light industrial to one that would allow the medical clinic to be built.

  • Courthouse will be open Saturday for early primary voting

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City voters in two precincts may vote today, Friday, Saturday and next Monday at the courthouse for the sole contested primary race in the May 5 primary.

    County Clerk Mandi Mogan said two precincts, Tell City 3 and Tell City 5, will be the only ones voting in the primary.

  • Spring installment of property tax bills due May 11

    PERRY COUNTY – Property-tax bills payable in 2015 have been arriving in Perry County property owners’ mailboxes, Perry County Treasurer Judy Pund said.

    The first installment will be due May 11 and the second installment will be due Nov. 10. Also included in billings is the Form TS-1A. All tax bills will have the spring and fall coupons.

  • Hometown Collaboration: Initiative wants local feedback

    PERRY COUNTY – A new survey is being circulated throughout Perry County and members of the community are being encouraged to provide their honest feedback.

    The survey is being conducted by Perry County’s Hometown Collaboration Initiative  Steering Team to help that team discover where the greatest challenges are to the community. Challenge areas being addressed in the survey include the economy, leadership and quality of place.