Today's News

  • Conservation officers ID body found in Patoka Lake as Tell City man

    PATOKA LAKE – Indiana conservation officers have identified the body of a male discovered in Patoka Lake Saturday.

    The body is that of Terry Alvey, 55, of Tell City. With the assistance of relatives and close acquaintances, conservation officers were able to positively identify Alvey.

    An autopsy was conducted Sunday and the Orange County coroner’s office ruled that the preliminary cause of death was consistent with drowning. Toxicology results are also pending.

  • TC schools plan summertime meals

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. has announced plans to participate in a second year of a summer food-service program. 

    Free meals will be available for all children 18 years of age and younger and some adults who are enrolled in state-approved education programs. Free meals will be provided without charge at Tell City Junior-Senior High School from June 4 to July 27. 

    There will be no service July 4. 

    Free transportation will be offered. Approximate pickup times are as follows:

  • TC spring cleanup week June 4-7

    TELL CITY – The week of June 4-7 has been designated spring cleanup week in Tell City. Street Commissioner Jeff Everly confirmed the date at this month’s meeting of the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety. 

    Residents will be able to dispose of unwanted items during those days. Details of the cleanup will be mailed to residents via postcards that should arrive in coming days. 

    Watch The News for more details. 

  • Board position available for GOP

    PERRY COUNTY – A term on the airport authority held by Gene Borders will expire June 30 and any Republican interested in seeking it should submit a letter of interest to County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg by the end of the day June 19, she said. 

    Borders has expressed interest in continuing to serve, she added when announcing the authority opening at a county-commissioners meeting May 16. 

    She suggested the commissioners could make their appointment at a June 20 meeting.

  • Community mourns Tyler Zoglman

    Tyler Zoglman, a Perry Central seventh-grader whose two-year battle with cancer inspired a county, died early Tuesday. The small-framed boy was remembered during a Tuesday candlelight vigil as a brave child who always let others know he loved them and who put a smile on the faces of others even when dealing with the pain of his own disease. 

  • Perryman – Brown

    Lester and Roxanne Perryman of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lesley Jo Perryman, to Joseph T. Brown, son of Jerry and Susie Brown of Lyons.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and is currently studying at South University. She is employed with Glenburns Home as a certified nursing assistant.

  • Schools chief seeks three more years on job


    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The interim superintendent for Cannelton City Schools may have violated the state’s open-records law when he refused twice to provide to the News a proposed three-year extension of his contract.

    Al Sibbitt distributed to school-board members at a regular meeting May 17 copies of what he called an addendum to his contract.

  • Monofill site earns planning group approval


    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – A vote to recommend a monofill be built near Gatchel elicited a low groan of disapproval from the crowd packing the commissioners room and spilling into the lobby of the county courthouse Tuesday.

    But the reaction was muted considering the emotional pleas that came from several in the audience before the vote was taken.

  • Birth announcements, May 27

    Parker Eli Radigan
    Roger and Jamie Radigan of Tennyson announce the birth of their son, Parker Eli Radigan, at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Radigan is the former Jamie Houle of Grandview. Parker has three brothers, Blake, 16, Ethan, 11 and Clay, 8.
    Maternal grandparents are Connie Houle of Grandview and Duane Houle of Troy. Paternal grandparents are Sandy Koch of Evansville and Roger Radigan of Wadesville.

  • Foerster – Oliver

    Molly Foerster of Evanston and Jason Oliver of Jacksonville, Ill., were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 12, 2012, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston.

    The bride is the daughter of Darryl and Diana Foerster of Evanston. Mr. Oliver is the son of Wayne and Sheila Oliver of Elizabethton, Tenn.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Michael Mueller.