Today's News

  • Nature field day June 25 at Tipsaw

    PERRY COUNTY – The 14th annual ‘Adventures with Nature’ field day will be held at Tipsaw Lake, on Saturday, June 25. Perry County Spencer County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Purdue Extension Perry County and the USDA Forest Service continue to collaborate to make this event possible.

    Activities will get underway at 9 a.m.

  • Branch of knowledge


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Students and staff at Cannelton High School said goodbyes this week to one of their most tenured instructors. After 30 years teaching just about every form of science offered at Cannelton, Jerry Smith, with the end of the school year last Tuesday, set forth into retirement.

  • Tell City farmers market opening Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Farmers Market will kick off a new season Saturday and County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Betty Cash expects a good turnout of vendors and customers. The twice weekly markets, held Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, will be held at the Tell City Depot.

    “I’ve had people stopping me and asking when the markets were going to start up,” Cash said Wednesday. “I think we’ll have a good variety of spring vegetables …. radishes, lettuce and onions.”

  • Picture perfect seating arrangement
  • Farewell to those who made a difference at TC Schools


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – As teachers and students at Tell City High School prepared to send off into the world the Class of 2016, they were also saying farewell to a few familiar faces that have played a role in the education of so many. The importance teachers play in the development of our children can’t be overstated. As the saying goes “what a teacher writes on the blackboard of life can never be erased.”

  • Council weighs pros, cons of TIF districts


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The value of Perry County’s tax-increment finance districts is an ongoing discussion for the county council. An economic-development tool used largely to improve infrastructure for existing and potential business, the benefit has come under scrutiny as of late.

  • Caroline Jean Durcholz

    Tracy and Mark Durcholz of Ferdinand announce the birth of their daughter, Caroline Jean Durcholz, on March 30, 2016.

    She was born at 2:32 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She weighed 5 pounds and was 18 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sister, Claire, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Cheryl and Michael Wollenman of Bristow. Paternal grandparents are Betty and James Ducholz of Ferdinand.

    Great-grandparents in clued Betty Wollenman of Ferdinand and Josepha Sitzman of Bristow.

  • Cannelton Elementary School kids visit four-legged friends
  • Vivian and Raphael DuPont

    Vivian and Raphael DuPont of Tell City, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 5, with a family dinner at The Patio Restaurant in Tell City.

    Raphael and the former Vivian Howell were married June 7, 1941, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

  • Church News, June 2

    Knits and Knots today


    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children?

    Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn.

    The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.


    Chestnut Grove Food pantry underway