Today's News

  • Perry Central attends IU Band Day
  • City council set to adopt budget for 2017




    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council will meet this evening to adopt a 2017 budget that calls for modest pay raises for city employees, assuming city finances are where officials want them to be next year.

  • Share your voice this year:

    Commit now to voting In Indiana, you must be a registered voter to cast a ballot, and there are a few ways to do so. Hoosiers with a valid Indiana driver’s license or state ID can register to vote online at indianavoters.com. State voter registration forms also can be downloaded at indianavoters.com.

    Don’t have access to a computer? Call the Indiana Election Division at (800) 622-4941 or your county voter registration office to request a form be mailed to you.

  • The Beehive arts market to return Oct. 28-29

    JASPER – The Beehive, a juried open-air arts market, opens for their third annual show Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28 and 29. Local artists will offer a variety of handmade items, including pottery, jewelry, textiles, paper, painting, mosaic, upcycled vintage, knitting, housewares, bath and body products, clothing, handbags and woodworking.

    The Beehive concept came to be when a group of art-minded friends were looking for a way to celebrate local artisans and makers.

  • FOP jeep ride set for Saturday at Eagle’s Bluff

    TELL CITY – Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 137 will host its second annual jeep ride Saturday, Oct. 8, at noon. The ride will begin and end at Eagle’s Bluff Park near Cannelton. The entrance is located just west of the home on Indiana 66.

    Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and will be $10 for participants ages 16 and older. The ride will depart Eagle’s Bluff at noon and will return at 4 p.m. Prizes will be drawn upon the group’s return. Food and refreshments are planned at Eagle’s Bluff and at stops along the route.

  • Home chiseled into Tell City’s history









    More than three decades ago, Ed and Dorothy Hoffman saved Tell City’s oldest residence from an uncertain future. Now, they hope another family will shower the 162-year-old stone house with the same tender loving care.

  • Tell City Electric marking Public Power Week

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Electric Department has been in business since 1941. Previously, electric service to Tell City and the surrounding area, including Cannelton, Troy and Hawesville (Kentucky) was provided by the Ohio River Power Company. Ohio River Power owned and operated an electric generation plant in Tell City.

  • Kiwanis reorganized
  • USS Indianapolis had key role before tragedy

    Andrea Neal

    Guest Columnist


    The city of Indianapolis will be forever linked to one of the worst naval disasters in history: the sinking of the USS Indianapolis in World War II.   

    This was the 10,000-ton cruiser that delivered secret components for the atomic bomb to be used against Japan, only to be sunk by Japanese torpedoes on the return trip. More than 870 men died in shark-filled waters, and the ship’s captain, Charles McVay, was unjustly court martialed, his name cleared long after he took his own life.

  • TC boys win, girls 2nd in Lincoln Trail junior high races

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed all five of its scorers in the top 10 and seven runners in the top 16 as it won the 13-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country race Saturday.