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Today's News

  • Suspect in Evansville car theft captured in Tell City

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – A man who allegedly stole a car overnight in Evansville was captured in Tell City early Monday morning.

  • 4-H’ers bring home the eggs and the bacon
  • City council mulls Hafele Park future

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Playground equipment at Hafele Park may soon be moved or permanently done away with all together. The council cited a need to make a decision on the front in order to comply with requirements under their liability insurance.

  • Engineer sought for armory upgrades

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY –  The Perry County Redevelopment Commission could soon apply tax-increment-finance money to renovate the former armory. With about $150,000 collected annually in TIF revenue, the board discussed during their July 10 regular meeting what steps they need to take to begin construction.

  • Community Events; July 16

    Book sale at library July 22-24

     

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will hold a large book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage located behind the library.

     

    Sportsman club to host euchre tourney July 25

     

  • Turner completes basic Air Force training in Texas

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Trevor A. Turner recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

    Turner completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Reunions; July 16

    Esarey – Saalman reunion Aug. 9

     

    LEOPOLD – The 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.

     

    TCHS Class of 1960 reunion Aug. 7

     

  • United Way’s Stuff the Bus drive July 24-25

    PERRY COUNTY – Un-ited Way of Perry County will again sponsor its annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive for area students in need.

    United Way, Wal-Mart and local businesses, organizations, retailers and area volunteers are partnering to collect donations of much-needed school supplies for all Perry County school corporations, Perry County Head Start and North Spencer Schools.  Last year’s two-day event gathered more than 4,000 items valued at approximately $3,145. 

  • Hubert and Darlene Etienne

    Hubert and Darlene Etienne of Washington will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary July 24, 2015, with their family.

    Hubert and the former Darlene Thomas were married July 24, 1965, at Sacred Heart Church in Magnet.

    They are the parents of Teri (Mike) Dunlavy of Wilkinson, Brett Etienne of Washington and Leigh (Derek) Latshaw of New Harmony, and the grandparents of Brittany and Tony Backer, Justin Dunlavy and Cade and Danner Latshaw.

    Mr. and Mrs. Etienne own Etiennes Farm Market.

  • Weekend VBS set for July 24-26 at Tell City First Church of the Nazarene

    TELL CITY – The Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a weekend vacation Bible school, “Outback Rock – God is always with us,” from Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26, at the church, located at 17 Lausanne Ct. in Tell City.