Today's News

  • Four vie for commencement honors

    Tell City High School graduates will don their mortarboards and gowns Friday for a 7 p.m. ceremony in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. TELL CITY - Four students were in the running for Tell City High School salutatorian and valedictorian as of press time, with the honors to be decided by final results of advanced-placement classes they're taking. Hunter L. Dauby, Alex J. Flynn, Travis A. Jones and Mariah C. Nix were preparing addresses, just in case, to be given at a commencement ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m.

  • Class of 2010

    The 2010 Graduation Section is included in today's print edition and on this site. It has photos of high-school seniors from Tell City, Cannelton and Perry Central. 

    To see it here, simply click on "Special Sections in the blue bar near the top of the page, then on "Graduation Keepsake Edition."

  • Sheriff recovering from heart attack

    TELL CITY - Perry County Sheriff Bob Glenn was in good spirits at home Wednesday after suffering an apparent mild heart attack.  Glenn was discharged Tuesday from Owensboro Medical Health System. He was transferred there Saturday night after complaining of chest pains. He was first taken by family members to Perry County Memorial Hospital and transferred to Owensboro by ambulance a short time later. Surgeons placed a stent in one area of cardiac blockage, police officers told The News Monday.

  • Young graduates
  • Cannelton sewer plan changes

    CANNELTON - Doug Ralston of the Bernardin-Lochmueller engineering firm of Evansville provided May 10 a legally mandated summary of a proposed long-term control plan for separating sanitary from storm sewers in Cannelton. City leaders found in 2007 both types of sewer lines converge, which could have sanitary lines flushed out into public waterways during heavy rains. It could also allow rain water to be sent to Tell City for costly but unnecessary treatment.

  • Bike to Work Day Friday in TC; lunch in City Hall Park

    TELL CITY - Perry County Wellness 2010 will celebrate National Bike to Work Day Friday. Plans are set for area students to gather at City Hall Park for lunch. There will be a discussion about upcoming bike and walk-run activities. Lunch will be provided at no cost. The public is invited to the event and encouraged to ride bikes to the park.  


  • Students to offer free concert 2 p.m. Sunday

    TELL CITY - Tell City Junior High School choral and band students will take the stage for a free public concert at 2 p.m.

  • Church officials settle with first of Monroe's victims

    INDIANAPOLIS - The first of numerous civil lawsuits accusing the Archdiocese of Indianapolis of helping former priest Harry Monroe continue molesting children was settled for $199,000 early this month. "This is the first time the archdiocese has ever settled, (a priest sex-abuse case)" attorney Patrick Noaker said Monday. "That may carry some significance ...

  • Aster Road man faces sex charge

    TELL CITY - A rural Tell City man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of sexual misconduct with a minor. Matt Finley, 36, of 10074 Aster Road, was freed after posting $10,000 bail.  Formal charges and a probable cause affidavit were not filed as of Wednesday morning.  Sheriff's Deputy Richard Kratzer is investigating allegations made against Finley. That inquiry is continuing, he said Wednesday. 

    Finley will be in court June 9 for an initial hearing. He could face either Class B or Class C felony charges, or both.  

  • Groups offer low-cost spay-neuter opportunity in June

    PERRY COUNTY - Pets will be spayed or neutered at reduced prices June 1 through a special clinic offered by the Perry County Animal Shelter Inc. and the Humane Society of Perry County. "We're constantly full during this time of year," Shelter Director Tiffany Reed said Wednesday.