Today's News

  • Operation Homefront, Dollar Tree program benefits military children

    CHESAPEAKE, Va.  – Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Inc. have joined forces again this year to gather school supplies for military children across the country. The supplies were purchased by customers nationwide and placed in collection boxes in each store.

    The Back-to-School Brigade program is a nationwide campaign by Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree. This is the seventh year that Dollar Tree has partnered with Operation Homefront for the program. Last year, Dollar Tree patrons donated more than $5 million of supplies.

  • Autumn story times to begin Sept. 21 at library

    TELL CITY  – Perry County Public Library announces registration is now open for the autumn story time session.

    Autumn story times will run Sept. 9 through Oct. 29, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. 

    Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Story time programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10-10:30 a.m. – Tell City (birth through 2 years)

  • Altmann – Jones

    Heather Altmann of Bristow and Jonathan Jones of Rockport announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    Miss Altmann is the daughter of Bill and Tammy Sandage of Bristow and Tim and Jatina Altmann of Ferdinand. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central and works at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City in guest relations.

    Mr. Jones is the son of Carl and Elaine Jones of Rockport. He is a 2009 ITT Tech graduate and works at Enova Premier in Princeton as a maintenance technician.

  • 10th Street Fall Fair set for Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – The first ever 10th Street Fall Fair is coming this autumn to Tell City on Saturday, Sept. 19.  Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening. 

    This family friendly event will run from 3-7 p.m. CDT and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ in partnership with Community Christian Church, both located on 10th Street in Tell City.

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  • Tell City man sentenced in child-pornography case




    TELL CITY – A Tell City man charged in February with possessing child pornography has been sentenced to six years in prison after agreeing to plead guilty.

    Under terms of the agreement, William A. Jordan, 70, pleaded guilty to one count of child exploitation and two counts of possession of child pornography.

    He will serve three years for the exploitation charge, which is a Level 5 felony and 18 months each for the two possession offenses.

  • Kiwanis Coke sales to benefit youth

    TELL CITY – Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Labor Day Coca-Cola Fundraiser. Any of 43 Coke products may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by calling one of the following project chairpersons listed below.

  • Church News; Aug. 20

    St. Paul youth to host bake sale Saturday


    TELL CITY – High School Youth from St. Paul’s Church will be doing a fund raiser on Saturday, August 22nd at the Farmer’s Market at the Depot.

    They are raising money to be able to attend the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, IN in November.

    They will be selling cakes, breads, cup cakes, brownies, pies, jams, jellies, breakfast rolls.


    Cancer support group meeting weekly


  • Wreath presentation Saturday will mark 150th anniversary of Argosy disaster

    A wreath presentation at the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument on Parks Road near Magnet is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. 

  • Cannelton fall schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    17    Cloverport Fraize HS    H    5:30
    18    Perry Central    H    6:00
    20    Lanesville    A    5:30
    26    Springs Valley Community HS    A    5:00
    27    Orleans    A    6:30
    5    Orleans Tourney    A    8:00