Today's News

  • One-pot meth lab

    Two people were arrested early Tuesday after Tell City police officers and a sheriff’s deputy discovered an alleged “one-pot” meth lab under the seat of a scooter.

    Arrested were Miller Nix and Rocky Arthur. A landowner near Academy Road called about two people trespassing who left on scooters.

  • Courthouse open for tax payments; all payments due Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The offices of county auditor, assessor, treasurer and recorder will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday for the payment of property taxes.

    Payments can also be made at local banks and online. Details can be found on tax statements. Offices will remain open until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    For more information, call the county treasurer’s office at 547-4816.

  • William Tell Kids Triathlon set for May 14

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will have a Kids’ Triathlon for grades 1-6 Saturday, May 14.

    The triathlon is organized to allow students to run, bike and swim. They will run from William Tell Elementary to the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. From the library they will ride their bikes to Tell City Junior-Senior High School, where they will swim up to 50 yards in the pool.

  • Braunecker elected Mu Omicron Chapter president

    TELL CITY – Jacob Braunecker was elected president of the Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

    Alpha Kappa Psi, recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders, is chartered at more than 300 campuses in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom and has more than 228,000 initiated members worldwide.

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  • Harth – Hall

    Allen and Jeanne Harth of Evanston announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Danielle Harth, to Charles Bradley Hall, son of Charles Kevin and Gwen Hall of Derby.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and graduated in 2010 from the University of Southern Indiana.
    She is a respiratory therapist at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City and Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.
    The future groom is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and attends Western Kentucky University.

  • Church news, May 5

    Exhibit will feature ‘Art on the Hill’
    ST. MEINRAD – A mixed-media art exhibit will be on display at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery through May 31.
    The free exhibit, “Art on the Hill,” will feature ceramics, paintings and drawings by Saint Meinrad monks and photography by seminarian Jeffrey Estacio. The ceramic pieces are the work of Brother John Mark Falkenhain OSB and Brother Elijah Luckett, OSB. Paintings by the Rev. Harry Hagan OSB, will be on display, along with drawings by Novice Timothy Wymore OSB.

  • Chamber bestows business awards

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual award dinner April 28 and recognized three businesses and a nonprofit group.

    Large Business Award

    Oakwood Health Campus was presented the award for large businesses. Other nominees were Domtar, ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, Wal-Mart and Webb Wheel Products.

    Small Business Award

  • Slight changes coming to curbside recycling

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Representatives of Tell City and the Perry County Recycling Management District worked together to revamp guidelines for materials left at curbside for recycling, according to Ken Smith, director of the district.

    The guidelines will be mailed to city residents in time for the annual citywide cleanup, he said. He provided copies at the district directors’ regular meeting April 26.

  • Snyder wins Republican primary

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Former Cannelton Clerk-Treasurer Mary Freeman Snyder will be the Republican candidate for the city’s mayor on the November ballot.

    She defeated former Mayor D. Mark Gerlach 161-107 in the only contested race in the county for Tuesday’s primary election.

    “Whew!” Snyder said when asked for her reaction to the results.

    “Thank you very much for your support,” she added, “and I’ll see you in the fall.”