Today's News

  • Rural News; April 23: GERALD

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Jo Ella Evrard, who passed away Friday, April 10, 2015, at Oakwood Health Campus.

    Also, our condolences to the family of Al Bruggeman, who passed from this life Saturday, April 1; Stella Scales, who passed away Sunday, April 12; James “Jim” Basham, who passed away April 15, and Charlie Kuntz, who passed from this life April 16 after an automobile accident.

  • D of I scholarship deadline Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 will award a $500 scholarship.

    The scholarship will be awarded to a high-school senior from any high school as long as his or her mother or grandmother is a member of the circle.

  • Social News; April 23

    THE WOMEN’S GUILD OF EVANGELICAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, April 27, in the fellowship hall. The nominating committee will present a slate of officers for the upcoming elections. Everyone is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.


    ROSETTA ROBERTS entertained her euchre club at her home in Tell City Tuesday, April 14. Winners were Judy Schultz, Wanda Kemp, Linda Curtner and Deanna Rudolph.


  • Marksmen beauty pageant returns Friday, May 1

    TELL CITY – The second-annual Marching Marksmen Beauty Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Tell City Junior Senior High School auditorium. Guests will have an opportunity to see some of Tell City’s finest gentlemen transform into beauty queens. Attendees are encouraged to take money to vote for their favorite contestant. Pageant contestants will be Chris Hollinden, Christopher Edmonson, Bryan Taylor, Nick Sauer and the 2014 reigning queen, Greg Jarboe, will return to defend his title.

  • Spring has sprung at William Tell Elementary
  • Perry Central papier mâché art show out of this world
  • Bexley Kay Lawalin

    Jacob and Kayla Lawalin of Gatchel announce the birth of their daughter, Bexley Kay.

    She was delivered at 8:18 a.m. March 31, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. Bexley weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Lawalin is the former Kay Miller.

    Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet and paternal grandparents are Duane and Jancy Lawalin of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Sue Miller of Tell City, Lee and Janet Goff of Owensboro, Ky., and Hermann and Virginia Epple of Tell City.

  • Bristow Christian Church awards $1,000 scholarships to four area students
  • Ideas sought for county’s role in state bicentennial

    TELL CITY – Perry County celebrated the 200th anniversary of its founding last year. Now it’s time for the community to plan its role in the state’s bicentennial in 2016.

    Betty Cash, executive director of the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, hopes the county will be able to generate ideas during a Tuesday, April 28, meeting to be held in the conference room at the Tell City Depot on Seventh Street.

    The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m.

  • Deer Creek Cemetery items should be removed

    TELL CITY – To prepare for mowing, the Deer Creek Baptist Church cemetery committee will remove floral arrangements in the cemetery Saturday, May 2. Items to be kept should be removed before that date. To aid with mowing, trimming and safety, the committee requests new flowers or figurines be securely fastened to the memorial stone above ground level or attached to a shepherd’s hook. New items placed at ground level will be removed before the cemetery is mowed.