Today's News

  • Dogwood Tour visits Shubael Little Pioneer Village
  • Medical clinic gets thumbs up


    Staff Writer


    KITTERMAN CORNER – A plan for a new medical clinic in northern Perry County earned praise from the Perry County Plan Commission Thursday. Representatives from several parties involved in the project were present to provide information and make the case for the clinic

    The proposed facility would be operated by Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center and be located in Kitterman Corner near an intersection of Interstate 64, Indiana 145 and Indiana 62.

  • Famous names may help county honor state’s bicentennial




    TELL CITY – Perry County might mark next year’s Indiana bicentennial with a William Tell-based drama and maritime re-enactments of events related to its own 200-plus years of history. Also likely are events tied to the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s arrival in the state, beginning with his family’s journey across the Ohio River into Perry County.

  • Polls open Tuesday in two Tell City precincts

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City voters in two precincts will go to the polls Tuesday, May 5, to decide the county’s single contested primary race.

    Voters in the Tell City 3 Precinct may cast ballots from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 and voters in the Tell City 5 Precinct will cast ballots at Twilight Towers.

    There are no other contested races in Tell City, Cannelton or Troy. That means no other polls in the county will be open Tuesday.

  • Money earmarked for work on Middlefork watershed

    INDIANAPOLIS – Jane Hardisty, state conservationist for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Indiana, announced last week that $200,000 will be available to assess 10 high-hazard dams across the state in an effort to protect public health and safety.

    Projects for Indiana include those along the Middle Fork of the Anderson River in Perry County.

  • Low cost spay-neuter clinic offered through shelter Thursday,May 28

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Animal Shelter will coordinate a spay-neuter clinic Thursday, May 28. Registration for the clinic is Friday, May 22.

    Cost is $60 for dogs less than 100 pounds and $85 for dogs weighing more than 100 pounds.

    Cats may be spayed or neutered for $40 and vaccinated for rabies for $12. Owners wishing to spay or neuter outdoor cats may do so for $40, which includes rabies vaccine, booster vaccine and ear-tipping to designate cats as altered.

  • One Last Chance to be Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

    TELL CITY– A last chance audition for "Mary Poppins" will be held Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall located at the corner of 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City. 

    “We encourage anyone who is interested in performing to audition,” said director Tammy Stallings.

    While there are a limited number of roles for youth in this musical, individuals of all ages are encouraged to audition.

  • Spring installment of property tax bills due May 11

    PERRY COUNTY – Property-tax bills payable in 2015 have been arriving in Perry County property owners’ mailboxes, Perry County Treasurer Judy Pund said.

    The first installment will be due May 11 and the second installment will be due Nov. 10. Also included in billings is the Form TS-1A. All tax bills will have the spring and fall coupons.

  • Hometown Collaboration: Initiative wants local feedback

    PERRY COUNTY – A new survey is being circulated throughout Perry County and members of the community are being encouraged to provide their honest feedback.

    The survey is being conducted by Perry County’s Hometown Collaboration Initiative  Steering Team to help that team discover where the greatest challenges are to the community. Challenge areas being addressed in the survey include the economy, leadership and quality of place.

  • Tell City’s spring cleanup set for June 1-4




    TELL CITY – The Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety agreed Monday to designate June 1-4  as Tell City’s spring cleanup week.

    The event is held each year and allows residents to dispose of large, bulky items that cannot be discarded in weekly trash pickups.

    Rules are expected to be similar to past year’s cleanups. Postcards will be mailed with rules sometime in May.