Today's News

  • Tell City High School honors program April 24

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School announced it will hold its annual honors program for students in grades 7-12 Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

  • Perry Central plant sale April 29
  • Charles Vincent Gerber

    Bridgette Kellems and Chase Gerber of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Charles Vincent Gerber, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 1:44 p.m. He was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Charles was welcomed home by his sister, Addilyn Grayce Gerber, 1.

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

  • Art exhibit on display at Archabbey Gallery

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an art exhibit called “One Plus One” through May 30. The exhibit showcases the art of two friends, Brother Martin Erspamer OSB and Kazhia Kolb.

    Brother Martin will be showing drawings and ceramics. His work in ceramic ranges from functional pieces to more sculptural work. Glazes are used to produce a variety of colors and textures. Some pieces are decorated with delicate line drawings, while other work is deeply incised, producing figurative work of dramatic intensity.

  • Remembering WWII and The Doolittle Raid

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist


    The 18th of this month marks the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid against Japan during World War Two. It was an attempt to strike back at Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor and to buoy American morale in the home front.

    Placing his left boot against the metal rib just above the aircraft’s deck, Lt. Miller braced himself. The bomber was pitching up and down wildly with the ship, as he looked out at the Navy men scurrying about the deck of the carrier preparing for the launch.

  • Six strings, a country heart and a passion to entertain


    Feature Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County musician Ryan Pfeifer is no stranger to the stage, having been in the local cover band, Carter Valley Boys, for a few years with friends before striking out on his own in recent years. 

  • Tell City senior named ‘academic all-star’

    TELL CITY – Congratulations to Shane Lasher, a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, for being named a 2017 Indiana Academic All-Star. From across the state, only 40 Indiana Academic All-Stars and 50 Regional All-Stars will be honored at the awards luncheon this spring in Indianapolis to recognize their academic achievement.

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  • Taking a stand in history: Local students qualify for state contest

    The field is set for the National History Day in Indiana state contest, and the Indiana Historical Society has announced that six Tell City History Day Club students are among the regional finalists. The students qualified projects during the final regional NHDI contest of 2017, which took place Saturday, April 8, at the University of Southern Indiana campus in Evansville.

  • Tucker Publishing Group promotes Lutgring

    EVANSVILLE – Trista J. Lutgring has been promoted to the position of managing editor at Tucker Publishing Group.

    She joined Tucker Publishing Group in 2015 and previously served as senior writer since July 2016. Prior to her affiliation with TPG, Lutgring worked as a sales representative and feature writer at the Perry County News in Tell City. In 2012, she was awarded second place in Best Sports Feature category of the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.