Today's News

  • Low-cost spay and neuter clinic in May

    CANNELTON – Perry County Animal Shelter will host a low-cost spay and neuter clinic May 31. Dogs under 85 pounds will cost $60 and cats $40. Rabies vaccines will be $10 unless vaccinated in past 12 months.

    Dogs and/or cats from low-income Indiana families will cost 20. Space is limited. To register, pet owners must visit the animal shelter and register before May 11. Payment is due at the time of registration. Surgery date is May 31.

  • St. Paul youth help Sister Benita celebrate her 100th
  • Lillpop faces rape charges; held without bond

    TELL CITY – Already facing multiple charges of having illegal sexual contact with minors, William Lillpop was arrested last week in Kentucky on new charges of rape and sexual misconduct.

    Lillpop, owner of Tell City Cinemas, had been free on bond but was ordered held without bond. He was first held in the Hardin County, Ky., Detention Center but was booked into the Perry County Detention Center on Monday.

    He was formally charged last week with two counts each of rape and sexual misconduct with a minor. 

  • Citizens police academy begins




    While they won’t carry a firearm or climb behind the wheels of police cruisers, 20 people enrolled in a new citizens police academy will get a big dose of first-hand knowledge about police work, as well as the duties of dispatchers and jailers.

  • Weekend power switch set for Troy

    TROY – Having finalized plans with Indiana Municipal Power Agency, Troy Utilities Superintendent Bernard “Pudder” Linne said the switchover from Hoosier Energy will officially take place Sunday, April 30.

    The switchover will include an outage across all of Troy, for businesses and residences. It will take place in the morning, between 8 and 11 a.m., according to Linne. The outage is expected to last about an hour and a half, but could be as long as three hours if crews face unforeseen circumstances.

  • Call center to close, 200 jobs likely lost


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Startek call center at 211 U.S. Highway 66 E. in Tell City will close its doors this summer, taking more than 200 jobs with it, company officials announced this week. A federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act  notice of the planned job loss was submitted to the state Monday.

  • Church News; April 27

    Deer Creek concert Saturday


    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host an hour of praise music from Ryan Lynton, a singer-songwriter from Corydon Sunday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. There will be a fellowship dinner following the service. For more information about Lynton or to listen to his music, visit his Facebook page.


    St. John’s Lutheran bake sale May 4-6


  • Two ordained deacons at St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Two seminarians received the order of deacon from the Most Rev. Charles Thompson, bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church Saturday.

    The newly ordained deacons are Jeffrey Dufresne of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and Brother Peduru Fonseka OSB of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. They are students at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    Others in their class will be or have been ordained deacons in their respective dioceses.

  • Cheryl and Michael Wollenman

    Michael and Cheryl Wollenman of Bristow celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary the weekend of Sunday, April 23, with a cabin getaway at Forgotten Times in Derby. They were visited by their children and grandchildren for grilling, fishing and paddleboating. The couple ended their weekend with a meal at The Overlook Restaurant in Leavenworth.

    Their children are Tracy (Mark) Durcholz of Ferdinand and Amanda Wollenman of St. Croix. Their grandkids include Landon, Claire, Desiree and Caroline.

  • German Ridge fishing derby May 20

    GERMAN RIDGE – The Hoosier National Forest will sponsor the annual Tell City Ranger District Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 20, at German Ridge Recreation Area near Rome. Forest Service staff want to get families outdoors, and get kids hooked on fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.