Today's News

  • Cannelton’s monthly trash collection fee to increase


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Residents and small-business owners in Cannelton will soon see a $1 increase in their monthly trash disposal bills. In the first rate increase in more than a decade, residential fees will go up to $16 per month and businesses to $4.

    The uptick was a response to a recent $7-per-ton hike the landfill that accepts Cannelton’s refuse imposed on the city, which is now set at $48 per ton.

  • Ash Wednesday
  • TC residents could see decreases in sewer bills




    TELL CITY – The Tell City Common Council will consider adopting a rate ordinance Monday that would adjust sewage rates for Tell City residents. The ordinance, which was introduced at the council’s Feb. 5 meeting, would decrease bills for customers who use under 3,000 gallons of water each month. Those who use more than that amount would see their bills stay the same or increase slightly.

  • School districts awarded after-school funding

    PERRY COUNTY – Two local school districts have been awarded funding through the 21st Century Community Learning Center program to continue a range of activities, from after-school programs, academic enrichment and counseling services.

    Perry Central Community School District will receive $224,679 annually for four years. Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will receive $299,781 each year for four years.

  • Honor Band accolades
  • Tell City Students of the Month
  • Perry Central Elementary second nine weeks Honor Rolls

    Second 9 Weeks Distinguished


    Grade 3: Mia Bishop, Hailey Brosmer, Gage Clark, Rory Craney, Eva Decker, Nolan Hall, Wyatt Harris, Teagan Howard, Aubrie Hubert, Benjamin Hubert, Owen Hubert, Trey Hubert, Klyne Kelly, Ava Labhart, Masen Labhart, Elise Lawalin, Jaeda Meredith, Aimee Sauer, Lyla Schultz, Josephina Sickle, Charlee Stewart, Bryn Yeager, Jayci Zorn

    Grade 4: Cooper Brown, Summer Guillaume, Colton Jamniczky, Aleah Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Dylan Mullis

  • TCHS to crown homecoming royalty Friday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Jr.-Sr. High Student Council is excited to host this year’s homecoming ceremony between the varsity and junior varsity basketball games on Feb. 16, at approximately 6:30 p.m.

    This year’s crown carriers are Lily Kleeman, daughter of Chelsea and Michael Kleeman, and Ross Schultz, son of Gretchen and Matt Schultz.

  • Cool season weeds waiting in the wings

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I was just thinking about spring, but then I realized I should just live in the moment and be thankful that I do not have to battle weeds this time of the year! Spring and cool- season weeds will be here soon enough.

    The most common cool-season annual and perennial weeds will be germinating once our soils warm a bit. It is amazing how quickly it can happen as our days get longer and the sun shines more frequently.

  • Dunbar poems add life to Lincoln Day


    Staff Writer


    LINCOLN CITY – On Sunday. Feb 11, the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial hosted the 94th annual Lincoln Day program. Pastor Nicholas Clark of Heritage Hills Baptist Church gave the invocation and said there is no authority but God and those in authority are there by God’s design. He continued saying Lincoln Day is a time to reflect on Lincoln, an important figure, a man God placed in authority for that time in our history.