Today's News

  • Lego Robotics

    TELL CITY – Robots, touch sensors, color sensors, gyro sensors … do these terms sound like a foreign language? Would you like to learn more about them?

    The William Tell Elementary Lego League would like to invite community members interested in seeing what this is all about.

    The League is offering adults in the community opportunities to learn about robots along with the William Tell Elementary Lego teams.

  • Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. 2015-16 bus route information

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. continues to work with the City of Tell City’s “get healthy” initiative. In doing so, there will once again be walking areas for students in grades seven through 12 within the city of Tell City.

  • Reunions; July 30

    ESAREY-SAALMAN FAMILY will gather for a reunion following church service Sunday, Aug. 9, at Leopold Hall. The event will begin about 11:30 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to take pictures along and also a covered dish for lunch at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane Flamion at (812) 843-5167 or Clark Esarey at (217) 652-0521.


  • Fundraiser held for Phyllis Richards

    TROY – A fundraiser will continue for Phyllis Richards at the Barge Inn through Sunday, Aug. 2. The Barge Inn will donate 10 percent of all purchases to help with Richards’ medical expenses. Free-will donations will also be accepted.

  • Addilyn Grayce Gerber

    Bridgette Kellems and Chase Gerber of Cannelton announce the birth of their daughter, Addilyn Grayce.

    She was delivered at 11:46 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Addilyn weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Angel (James) and Jason Gaynor of Cannelton, Daniel Kellems Sr., of Tell City, Carla Hunter of Santa Claus and Chad Gerber of Cannelton.

  • Jake Jackson Meyer

    Heath and Nancy Meyer of Carmel announce the birth of their son, Jake Jackson.

    He was delivered at 2:01 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2015, at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital.

    Jake weighed 10 pounds, 5½ ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Mrs. Meyer is the former Nancy Dauby.

    Jake was welcomed home by his sister, Christina, 19 months.

    Maternal grandparents are Don and Carol Dauby of Tell City Paternal grandparents are Larry and Kathy Meyer of Ferdinand.

  • Tell City council sets pair of budget sessions

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council has scheduled two special meetings as its members begin work on next year’s city budget. The council will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, and 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11.

    Held annually, the meetings provide an opportunity for the council to hear updates on the city’s financial position and expected revenues. Department heads provide information on their anticipated budgets and the council often discusses potential raises for city employees.

  • Veggie Tales
  • Wilt caused by more than heat in vegetable patch

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    The garden is languishing this year but, ironically, there is one perennial problem that doesn’t seem to be bothering my squash and zucchini: the squash-vine borer.

    The early summer rains stunted my yellow squash; my Romanesco zucchini ‘Gadzukes’ is really the only variety producing and there seem to be no signs of wilt on the horizon.

  • Sports Notes; July 30

    Perry Central football practice to begin Monday


    LEOPOLD – Official practice for Perry Central’s football players in grades 9-12 will begin Monday, Aug. 3. Times will be 3:30 to 6 p.m. 


    Bowling leagues forming


    TELL CITY – Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.