Today's News

  • Perry County trees become Native American lacrosse sticks with Forest Service help

    The first Thanksgiving by tradition, saw Native Americans and English settlers helping each other. That spirit of cooperation continued this month as the Hoosier National Forest worked with the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, a federally recognized tribe, to provide logs for making lacrosse sticks. A handful of trees from Perry County were included in the project.

     One of the provisions of the 2016 Farm Bill was for the Forest Service to work with Native peoples to provide a limited amount of forest products as requested.

  • County to employ marketing campaign


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – A world of information is at our fingertips, via computers, smartphones and the internet. But the community, its employers, and facets of day-to-day life within the rolling hills of Perry County are often lost in a sea of web-based obscurity.

    But all that could soon change, with efforts from a group aiming to put this area atop the www.-landscape.

  • Higher TC utility bills likely in 2017



    EditorTELL CITY – Proposed water and wastewater rate hikes will cost Tell City residents, on average, an extra $24.62 each month in 2017, assuming rate ordinances are approved by the city council. The extra money will shore up the cash balances of the two utilities and provide money for anticipated bond issues to cover new projects.

  • Remembrance and Hope Candlelight Service

    TELL CITY – The Day By Day Grief support group will host its annual remembrance and hope candlelight service Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

  • Christmas card workshop scheduled for Nov. 30

    TELL CITY – Would you like to give three people in your life very unique Christmas cards this year? Then make plans to join area scrapbook designer and card-maker Linda Lindauer at the Tell City branch of Perry County Public Library Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for a Christmas card-making workshop.

  • William Tell Elementary releases first nine weeks honor rolls

    William Tell Elementary School released its honor rolls for the first nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.

    Grade 2 distinguished honor roll: Claire Rose Epple, Kianna Rachelle Glynn, Kinsey Renee Glynn, Luke Matthew Hagedorn, Mary Addison Hagedorn, Hadley Paige Hayko, Sena Ghazi Hazumi, Christian Tyler Holmes, Brennen Leonnah Jones, Kynli Ryann Lambrecht, Ilynd Elizabeth Lawalin, Maddilyn Rae Lochner, William Lucas Sheldon, Brady Clark Stallings and Ollie Cecille Toothman.

  • Harlen Jay Cole

    Valerie and Brian Cole of Troy announce the birth of their son, Harlen Jay Cole on Sept. 26, 2016, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Carol and Marty Vinson of Tell City and Peggy and Franklin Cole of Hawesville, Ky. Great-grandparents are the late Gloria and Leroy Lindauer of Troy and Peggy and James Applegate of Cannelton.

    He was welcomed home by siblings Zaiden, 11, the late Maddix, Lucy, 5 and Scarlette, 1.

    The mother is the former Valerie Stutsman.

  • SIRS’ Oser retiring after 39 years

    BOONVILLE – Patty Oser is retiring as Southern Indiana Resource Solutions’ vice president of community services after 39 years championing the rights of people with developmental disabilities. She officially retires Dec. 17.

    SIRS Management extends warm wishes on her retirement and deep appreciation for her passion and guidance toward full inclusion.

  • Community Events; Nov. 17

    Humane Society free straw giveaway Saturday


    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its annual free straw giveaway for dog houses Saturday, Nov. 19, at Orscheln’s 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    For more information, call Jim Carter at (812) 836-4842.


    Coon Club Christmas party


  • Canneton students honored in October