Today's News

  • Stella Jo Leisman

    Audrie and Mike Leisman of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Stella Jo Leisman, May 15, 2017, at 7:28 p.m. at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her sister, Addison Fella, age 15.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Brenda Fella of Troy.

    Paternal grandparents are Kenny and Rose Leisman of St. Anthony.

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  • Becky and Wyman Davis

    Wyman and Becky Davis of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 3.

    They couple was married June 3, 1967, at St. Mark Catholic Church. Mrs. Davis is the former Becky Goffinet.

    They have one child, Tim Davis and three grandchildren, Lauren, Emily and Claire.

    Wyman is retired from being self-employed as a carpenter and painter. Becky is retired from Old National Bank.

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  • County seeks funding for road projects


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Developments in funding and equipment could be afoot for Perry County’s Highway Department.

  • Hospital revenues strong first months of ’17




    TELL CITY – Less than a week after announcing a reduction in force that eliminated the jobs of seven employees, Perry County Memorial Hospital trustees and hospital officials shed some light on the financial conditions that led to the decision. They also expressed optimism about the hospital’s future and pointed to new programs coming in the months ahead.

  • Morning crash claims life of rural Troy woman

    BRETZVILLE – An early morning crash Thursday between Jasper and Ferdinand claimed the life of a  rural Troy woman and left her husband in critical condition.

  • Nominations sought for farm award

    PERRY COUNTY –Since 1999, key conservation and agricultural organizations have sponsored the River Friendly Farmer Program. The statewide initiative recognizes farmers who, through good production management practices, help keep Indiana’s rivers, lakes and streams clean.

    Annually, each county Soil and Water Conservation District may nominate up to two farmers who do an outstanding job of protecting their rivers, lakes and streams through their everyday conservation management practices on the farm.

  • Consumer reports mailed

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Water Department mailed its annual consumer-confidence report last week, said Superintendent Dale Poole.

    The report is mandated by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and must be sent each year to water customers. It informs of the quality and status of the water. Customers who don’t receive a copy may pick one up at the Water Department office in City Hall.

  • Ivy Tech summer semester begins June 5

    TELL CITY – The Ivy Tech Tell City Center will begin its summer semester on Monday, June 5. The site offers courses in many different areas of study such as English, math, communications and Welding.

    Students can pursue an Ivy Tech degree to prepare for an in-demand, high-paying job in two years or less, or as a smart start to a bachelor’s degree. Ivy Tech offers certificates, technical certificates, associate of applied science and associate degrees.