Today's News

  • Marksmen place 6 in top 10 at PAC

    FORT BRANCH—Only five runners score for a cross country team, but Tell City had six make all-conference and seven receive individual awards as it dominated the PAC boys meet Saturday.

  • Cannelton hosts bicentennial parade
  • Catholic Charities fundraiser Nov. 5

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities of Tell City will host a Taste and Share event with local craft beers on Saturday, Nov. 5, with St. Benedict’s Brew Works and Tell City Brewing Co. on hand.

    There will also be a cash bar for wine and full glasses of beer. Live music and a silent auction are also planned. The event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and will be held at The Tell City Depot. This is an ages 21 and older event.

    Tickets are $25 and include beer tastings, food samples and soft drinks.

  • Tell City Ducks Unlimited annual dinner Saturday

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Ducks Unlimited chapter will hold its annual dinner at the Schergens Center this Saturday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6. This year’s event will feature an auction, silent auction, games and raffles and a super gun raffle.

    Numerous community members have donated premium items for this year’s event. 

    Dr. Eric Burris has donated two hand-carved duck calls, artist Karen Syler has donated a framed painting and Greg Hubert is donating a puppy with  a championship hunting pedigree.

  • Museum fundraiser Oct. 22-23

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Museum, along with the Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a Voices of Perry County program Oct. 22-23. 

    Each township in Perry County has its own voice and story to tell. Audiences will experience the voices from the past speak, in their own words, of the life they lived.

    The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the museum from 2 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Cannelton, Bristow next stops on fall tour


    Staff Writer


    The green leaves still hanging firmly to trees belies the fact summer ended several weeks ago. Signifying the arrival of the new season, along with the return to more traditional seasonal temperatures in the mid-60s, the annual Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour will be in full swing this weekend with events in Cannelton and Bristow.

  • District 74 hopefuls share views on economic development, school funding


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – Candidates for the Indiana District 74 House seat came together at the Perry Central campus to answer questions garnered from the local community at a forum Tuesday night. Though those in attendance could not air questions during the event itself, the candidates made themselves available for one-on-one talks after the formal discussions had concluded. The following represents a summary of the topics aired during the debate and how the candidates stand on these issues.

  • Etienne is pope’s choice for Anchorage archbishop




    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Bishop Paul Etienne, a Tell City native who has served as the spiritual leader of Roman Catholics in Wyoming for the past seven years, was named on Monday the new archbishop of Anchorage, Alaska. The 57-year-old will be installed in that position early next month. He will succeed retiring Archbishop Roger Schwietz.

  • Lewis and Clark to return to Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Mo., a group of history re-enactors who focus on the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery, will be arriving in Tell City, at Sunset Park, the afternoon of Oct. 8.

    They will be camping overnight and departing the morning of Oct. 9.

    There will be approximately 30 corps members traveling on boats which are replicas of the ones used 213 years ago.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church to hold soup supper Saturday

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City will host its annual soup supper Saturday, Oct. 8, Emmanuel’s classic soup will be served, as well as barbecued-chicken dinners, with creek-fried potatoes, special-recipe slaw and cakes and pies. Serving will begin in the dining room at 4 p.m.

    There will be a bake sale and country store. Carryout soup and meals will be available outside at 2 p.m. Those wanting bulk soup are asked to take their own containers.