Today's News

  • Schweizer Fest food booth meeting today

    TELL CITY – The Schweizer Fest Committee will convene a meeting for food-booth vendors at 5:15 p.m. today at the Perry County Chamber office at 601 Main St., Tell City.

    This meeting is for nonprofit organizations that had food booths at Schweizer Fest last year and plan to have them again this year.

    Anyone representing a Perry County nonprofit organization that would like to have a food booth at Schweizer Fest can ask to be placed on a waiting list to be called as tent space becomes available.

  • TCHS Class of 2011 claims scholarships, academic honors

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s Class of 2011 was recognized for academic excellence May 22 during the school’s annual Senior Awards Program. Scholarships, other academic honors and athletic awards were announced. The following students were recognized:

  • Event excites parents about kids’ success

    PERRY COUNTY – The LHDC Youth Service Bureau’s Early Risers Skills for Success program recently held PEAK Nights (Parents Excited About Kids) at William Tell and Cannelton elementary schools.

  • TC spring cleanup continues through Thursday

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s spring cleanup is under way, providing an opportunity for city residents to rid their basements, attics and garages of unwanted items. Trash will be collected on residents’ normal trash- collection days today through Thursday.

    Household trash will be picked up at the same time and those items must be bagged and tagged as any normal week.

  • Commission backs Waupaca plan

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Plan Commission voted unanimously May 24 to support an effort by Waupaca to obtain warehouse space nearer than the Spencer County facility the company is currently using.

    They approved an amendment to documents establishing in 1997 a tax-increment-financing district that allowed the company to divert taxes toward improvements of its property as it was moving into the county.

  • Tell City High School Class of 2011
  • Officials to examine planning ordinance

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – If you want to open a business, launch an industry, start a farm or build a house in Perry County, you may want to watch as the Perry County Plan Commission works to update the county’s zoning ordinance.

    Commission President Robert Harding said at a May 24 meeting an update is needed but money to perform it may be difficult to obtain.

  • Public meetings for proposed jail to begin June 15

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Jail Planning Committee will host the first of several public meetings about a proposed new jail at 6:30 p.m. June 15 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The second one is planned for 6:30 p.m. June 30 at the Perry Central High School Cafetorium.

  • Rininger – Sandage

    Jeanne Rininger and Jeff Sandage of Tell City an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Debbie Howell of Cannelton and Jesse Rininger of Rockport. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and is a floral designer at Lauer’s Floral Co.
    Mr. Sandage is the son of Patricia and Eddie Duke of Tell City and Bill Sandage of Grandview. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and attended the University of Southern Indiana. He is a boilermaker and union journeyman for Local 374.

  • Brown – Wallen

    Samantha Brown and LeRoy Wallen Jr. of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Danny and Pam Brown of Tell City. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Mr. Wallen is the son of Joyce and Tony Conatser of Helenwood, Tenn. He is a 1995 graduate of McCreary Central. He is self-employed as a locksmith and is the owner of LeRoy’s Locks and Keys. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Army.