Today's News

  • Storm leaves a mess
  • Veterans set for weekend Honor Flight

    WWII veteran Schwartz eager to visit capital


    Staff Writer


    Nearly seven decades after he was discharged from the Navy, Tell City resident Martin Schwartz will be one of 70 World War II veterans to take part in an upcoming Honor Flight. The trip will commemorate the sacrifices such Americans made in the service of their nation, and will include a gathering Thursday in Evansville and a trip Saturday to Washington, D.C, to tour the many monuments that grace the grounds of the nation’s capital.

  • Schweizer Fest’s ‘Mary Poppins’ performers announced

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest Musical Director Tammy Stallings has announced the cast member names for this August’s musical production of “Mary Poppins.”

    The cast will include Cindia Ress as Mary Poppins and Jim Adams as Bert. George and Winifred Banks will be portrayed by Gary Stath and Sheila Ferguson, respectively.

    The roles of the Banks Children, Michael and Jane, will be played by Gavin “Coby” Whitham and Abi Wilson.

  • Indiana 66 will close east of Cannelton; INDOT to fix slide

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced it will close a portion of Indiana  66 for an embankment slide correction.

    Depending on weather conditions, crews will begin work on the slide correction Monday, June 1. The work will require the closure of about a quarter mile of Indiana 66 near Deer Creek, about 1.5 miles east of the Indiana 166 junction. That section of roadway will be closed around the clock during the project.

  • Spring cleanup begins Monday in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety has set June 1-4  as the dates for the 2015 spring cleanup.

    Rules are similar to past year’s events. Postcards were mailed recently and give the specific dos and don’ts.

    Items will be picked up with residents’ normal trash on the same collection days.

  • Fire destroys barns at dairy farm along Indiana 62
  • Memorial Day tributes
  • American Cancer Society to Paint Perry County Purple for Relay For Life

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations from Saturday, May 30, through Saturday, June 6. Participants who make a $10 donation through the “Paint Perry County Purple” campaign will receive purple decorative luminaria to display. 

    Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

  • Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearer nominations sought

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development announced the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is now accepting torchbearer nominations from the public. Torchbearer nominations recognize Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, excellence in their profession, acts of heroism or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region or state.

  • JFK Pool to open June 3

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open at noon Wednesday, June 3, for the summer season.

    Hours for opening day only will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 and older. Children 4 and younger are admitted for free.

    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $50 for a book of 20 passes.