Today's News

  • Lip-sync contest today at Tell City

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance will host their fifth annual lip-sync contest today. The event will begin at 8 p.m. auditorium. The public is invited to attend and enter through the front doors of the school on 12th Street.
    Cost is $3 per student and $5 per adult.
    Fourteen groups are scheduled to perform.

  • Peter – Hippen

    Danielle Peter and Josh Hippen were united in marriage during an early-evening and ocean-side ceremony Friday, April 8, 2011, at Bowditch Regional Park in Fort Myers, Fla.

    The bride is the daughter of Danny and Brenda Peter of Derby and Mr. Hippen is the son of Pat and Jodi Griffin of Georgetown.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in a double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Steven M. Graebner.
    Ginger Mullis-Davis of Tell City was chosen as matron of honor and James Payne of Floyds Knobs served as best man.

  • Richard and Noreida Paulin

    Richard and Noreida Paulin of Bristow will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 21, 2012. There will be an open house from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Meinrad American Legion. All family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.

    Richard Paulin and the former Noreida Fischer Merkley were married May 5, 1962, at Holy Family Church in Jasper. Their attendants were Neva (Merkley) Arendt, Jane (Merkley) Jenkins and the late Janet (Merkley) Quante, Roman Mehringer, Dennis Baur and Bobby Cox.

  • Foerster – Oliver

    Molly Foerster of Evanston and Jason Oliver of Jacksonville, Ill., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Darryl and Diana Foerster of Evanston. She is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2011 graduate of Oakland City University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She works at the Sonshine Early Learning Ministry in Evanston.

  • Little Warriors benefit

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  • Council funds ADA plan

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members voted in a regular meeting March 22 to appropriate $9,800 from the county’s riverboat fund to pay for an Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan.

    As the News reported March 14, the county’s commissioners and councilmen learned in a joint special session they need to comply with the act signed into law 22 years ago.

  • Police arrest man for murder attempt

    TELL CITY – A Hawesville, Ky., man facing an attempted-murder charge in that state was jailed Friday evening after state police located him at his work site.

    State Police Trooper Charlie Johnson, along with Perry County Sheriff’s Deputy Daymion Marsh and Tell City Police Cpl. Marty Haughee arrested Shawn L. McGan, 25, of 1545 Virgil Road, at ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Foundry.

    He had outstanding warrants filed in Ohio County for attempted murder and assault. McGan was transported to the Perry County Jail and later extradited to Kentucky.

  • Board hears about assessment of home-stay programs

    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital board members heard from Home Care Services Director Connie Boehman at their regular meeting March 28 about an annual assessment of the hospital’s home-stay programs, Home Health and Companion Care for 2011.

  • Woznicki earns Lilly Endowment Scholarship

    TELL CITY – Rachel Woznicki has been named a recipient of the 2012 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, earning her a four-year, full-tuition scholarship. The program is overseen by the Perry County Community Foundation.

    Woznicki will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

  • Visitors center plans clear first green light


    TELL CITY – By a 5-0 vote, the Tell City Common Council gave its endorsement Monday to a new visitors and event center on Seventh Street. The resolution it approved gives official support for using income from a neighborhood-housing grant to build the structure, which would sit on the site of the former William Tell Woodcrafters in the 300 block of Seventh Street.