Today's News

  • Financial Peace University class forming this summer
  • Library welcomes new assistant director


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library has hired a new assistant director from La Porte, who brings with him an appreciation for a deep sense of community.

  • Cannelton St. Jude Bike-a-thon raises over $2,800
  • Community Events; July 20

    Friends of the Perry County Library meeting Monday


    TELL CITY – The Friends of the Perry County Public Library will meet Monday, July 24, at the Tell City Library in the Community Room at 7 p.m.

    The order of business will be discussing the end of the Summer Children’s Program and the Schweizer Fest Book Sale set for Saturday, Aug. 12, at the library.

    The public is invited to attend. For more information, call the library at (812) 547-2661.


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  • Learn More about local skilled work, Ivy Tech partnership July 27

    TELL CITY – On July 27, area business, industry and community members will have an opportunity to learn more about how Ivy Tech Community College, the Perry County Business & Industrial Development Corp. and the Perry County Community Foundation, are working to provide a skilled workforce for the region.

    The “Trained & Ready” announcement will be at Ivy Tech’s Tell City site, at 10 a.m.

  • Chamber plans trio of business ribbon-cuttings

    TELL CITY – On Monday, July 24, the Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Perry County Memorial Hospital Tell City Clinic & Virtual MD Telepsychiatry.

    The ribbon-cutting will be held at 5 p.m. at 109 Indiana 66 in Tell City.

    In the fall of 2016, Perry County Memorial Hospital received an overwhelming number of  requests  for  additional  mental  health  services  from  a  Community  Health Needs Assessment.

  • Peter-Miller

    Crystal Peter of Tell City and Garrett Miller of Magnet announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The ceremony is set to be held Saturday July 22, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Ginger Peter of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Bruce and Elaine Miller of Magnet.

  • Plott hound fans returning July 26-29

    Due to an editor’s error the dates for Plott Day were incorrect in Thursday’s edition. The event is set for July 26-29, not July 19-22 as reported in the original story. We regret the mistake.




    TELL CITY – Fans of a particular breed of hunting hound are hot on a trail leading them to Perry and Hancock counties next week for four days of shows, bench trials and camaraderie.Events are scheduled July 26-29.

  • County to return property to its donors


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – A small tract of land east of Branchville held by the county highway department for the last 65 years will soon be deeded back to the original property owners. The Guillaume family donated the acre of ground near the Leopold-Oriole Road junction to the county in 1951 and a garage, which still stands, was erected on the site.