Today's News

  • Wilzbacher is new port-rail chief executive

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Officials with the Perry County Port Authority have announced the hiring of a new executive vice president and chief executive officer.

  • Here’s the mail!

    Glory Bees Preschool five-day students took a field trip March 9 to the Tell City Post Office. They learned many things about the mail service and saw the journey the mail takes from the post office to their home.

  • Universal Design adds Ackerman, Pund to staff

    FERDINAND – Universal Design Associates Inc. in Ferdinand welcomes two new staff members, architectural design intern Ashlyn Ackerman and structural engineer Jonathan Pund.
    Ackerman earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture with cum laude honors from Ball State University in 2011 and is pursuing a career as a licensed architect.
    She is a 2007 graduate of Jasper High School and a former summer intern of Universal Design Associates.

  • Cannelton leaders to conduct 2 hearings, 2 meetings Monday

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in City Hall for two public hearings, one of which the city’s mayor would like “everybody to turn out for.”

    As the News reported March 22, Mayor Mary Snyder said she was working on a grant application through the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund radios, a police car and equipment for it. Grant requests can be strengthened by shows of support from the citizens who will benefit from them.

  • Daughters of Isabella offers scholarship opportunity to students

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from any high school. The applicant must have a mother or grandmother who is a member of the local D of I circle.
    The scholarship is based on financial need, academics, scholastics and extra curricular activities including church, civic or community involvement.
    For applications, contact Mary Seibert at 547-4847 or pick one up at the next D o I meeting at 7 p.m. April 3 at St. Paul Catholic Church.

  • Courthouse to receive new metal roof

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the Perry County Redevelopment Commission voted March 21 to reroof the county courthouse with the metal material called for in its original design. They also opted to make repairs to the courthouse parking lot to eliminate a drainage problem, fix another problem at the building’s front door and install canopies to provide weather protection at back doors.

  • Deadline approaching for April craft show

    DALE – The Dale Park and Recreation Department will host its first April Arts and Crafts Show to coincide with its second annual Classics, Coupes, Cruisers and Cycles Show. Both events are fundraisers for the Park and Rec Department. Everyone is welcome and there is no admission charged to the general public.

  • Oakwood named Best Place to Work

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community, has been named 2012 Best Place to Work in Indiana. This marks the fourth year since 2009 that the campus and its employees have received this recognition.
    Seventy companies were named Best Places to Work list for 2012; 39 on the small-medium size business list and 31 on the large-size business list. Trilogy Health Services and its Indiana locations were named to the large-size employer list.

  • Cooper earns IU Southeast dean’s list spot

    LEOPOLD – Heather Cooper of Leopold was recently named to the current dean’s list at Indiana University Southeast.
    She is a nursing major in the school’s four-year program. Cooper is a 2010 Perry Central High School graduate and the daughter of Kurt and Carla Cooper and Paula Cooper, all of Leopold.

  • Church News, March 29

    Rome UMC to host song fest Sunday
    ROME – Rome United Methodist Church will host a songfest started at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    The gospel group, Truth Be Told, will perform, followed by a covered-dish supper. Meat and drinks will be provided and those attending are asked to take their favorite covered dish.
    A love offering will be taken for the group. All are welcomed to attend.