Today's News

  • Hospital announces the arrival of new nurse practitioners, evening clinic hours

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital has announced the addition of three new nurse practitioners, JaeWon Lee and Beth Sharp at Tell City Clinic and Megan Kleemann at Cannelton Clinic.

  • Hoesli partners with Huber

    PERRY COUNTY – Huber Funeral Home is pleased to welcome Jamie Lawson Hoesli to the business. She will serve as a partner in the operation of the Tell City and Cannelton funeral home locations.

    Hoesli has been a funeral director in the Perry County area for over 20 years. She is a 1994 graduate of Tell City High School and a 1997 graduate of Mid-American College of Funeral Service.

  • Developing agreements for the Hoosier National Forest

    December’s Hoosier National Highlights article was written by Marjorie Tweedale, grants management specialist for the U.S. Forest Service.


    As a Grants Management Specialist for the Southern Tier Zone in Region 9, I work with the Wayne (Ohio) and Hoosier National Forests and the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois on many different types of agreements. 

  • Financial Peace University provides hope to families

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than 4.5 million people have positively changed their financial future through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. The nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    JT Hills

    Guest Columnist


    In my office, right in view whenever I sit at my desk, there is an image of the earth and the moon hanging on the wall. It is the famous “Earthrise” photo taken by Bill Anders from lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. I wasn’t alive then, but perhaps you might remember that moment.

    It had been a rough year. In January, the Tet Offensive shook the country as the Vietnam War took a turn for the worse. In April, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated outside his hotel room in Memphis.

  • Art show champions
  • Finally, a ‘Star Wars’ movie for adults

    Eric Harris

    Film Review


    A funny thing happened after I purchased “The Force Awakens” on video: I didn’t immediately watch it. (I also never felt motivated enough to even officially review it.)

  • A fond farewell
  • Property tax debt won’t doom Can-Clay


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY –  Instead of a lump of coal, the Cannelton-based pipe manufacturer, Can-Clay Corp., may get a huge gift just in time for Christmas. Amassing nearly a half-million dollars in back property taxes, the financial slate will soon be wiped clean with a county takeover of the grounds. Yet, in a controversial move, the business may be allowed to remain open.

  • Tell City, Cannelton split games

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Kaden Chestnut scored 23 points and Tell City held off a late Cannelton rally to beat the Bulldogs 50-41 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.
    “We talked about not leaving him (on defense) and we kept leaving him,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett of Chestnut.
    Tell City led 37-21 after three quarters but Cannelton cut the gap to five points, 46-41, on a three-pointer by Devyn Powers with 15 seconds left.