Today's News

  • Filing time at hand for property-tax deductions

    TELL CITY – County Auditor Connie A. Berger would like to remind taxpayers to file for property-tax deductions and exemptions. The one-time filing of deductions or exemptions is still in effect unless your status has changed.
    Any deductions filed by Dec. 31 of this year will be applied to taxes payable in 2013. Following is an explanation of what may qualify taxpayers as having a change in status:

    Mortgage Deduction

  • Forest Park shuts out Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.
    The closest matches were No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles.
    Sami Hopf beat Rachel Woznicki 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    Jordan Buechler and Kereston Hochgesang defeated Robyn Scarpa and Megan Teague by the same score in No. 2 doubles.
    Rachel Hentrup and Amelia Ebert beat Cassie Bryant and Kelsey Gowers 6-2, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • INDOT decides on Deer Creek bridge design

    Managing Editor

    ROCKY POINT – A replacement bridge over Deer Creek at Rocky Point will provide an additional three feet of clearance when it’s built in 2013, a spokeswoman for the Indiana Department of Transportation said last week.

  • Memorials to honor Ed Whitcomb’s contributions


    INDIANAPOLIS – An effort under way in several Hoosier locations hopes to honor former Indiana Gov. Ed Whitcomb for the honor and distinction his life has brought to the state of Indiana as a military veteran and public servant.

  • Kleaving believes hospital, roads important to county

    LEOPOLD – During a political forum April 26 at Perry Central High School, county commissioner candidate Randy Kleaving explained to audience members he believed the development of a new hospital and maintaining roadways in the county are important issues he’d address if elected.

  • Lynch calls jobs, money county’s biggest issues

    Managing Editor

    LEOPOLD – Bradley Lynch said at a candidates forum he has ideas about saving money, the county’s infrastructure and the jobs available for its young people.

  • Cutting Edge gets new owner

    Cutting Edge Salon in Tell City came under the ownership of Mary Kaster in early April. She and her stylists are available Monday through Saturdays. Walks-ins are welcome or appointments can be made by calling 547-8995. Staff, pictured from left, are Patty Nantz, stylist; Mary Kaster, owner and stylist; Kristina Gayer, stylist and nail tech; Kyra Guilliaume, stylist, and Rene Trinkle, stylist.

  • Reunions, May 3

    TCHS 1962
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 11 at the American Legion.
    Organizers are still attempting to locate the following classmates: Michael Crook, Janette Davis, Royce Devillez, Ernest Goody, Terrel Laflin, Linda Ludwig, Joetta Reed, Kenny Vincent and Richard Wheatley.
    If anyone has any information in regard to these classmates, contact Kaye (Goble) Kleeman at 547-5875 or send e-mail to tc62classreunion@gmail.com.

  • Binkley named All- American Scholar

    ST. CROIX – The United States Achievement Academy announced recently that Samantha Binkley of St. Croix was named an All-American Scholar.

    The USAA has established the All-American Scholar At-Large Award program to offer recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade-point average. Binkley, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, will appear in the All-American Scholar At-Large Yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Council contenders explain views

    LEOPOLD – Dianne Rudolph is well-known as a Tell City dentist and city councilwoman, and is now making a bid for a seat on the county council. Ron Crawford Sr. is well-known for the memorials business he ran for years and more recently, service on the county council he hopes to continue.

    Both joined other candidates in introducing themselves and answering questions in a forum conducted by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce and the News April 26 at Perry Central Community School.