Today's News

  • Historical society plans art exhibit at museum during Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is planning an art exhibit featuring artists of the past with ties to Tell City.

    These would include people native to Tell City or having lived in Tell City. It is believed that many paintings exist by persons from Tell City that may not have been displayed for many years.  This is an opportunity to recognize these talented people.

  • Perry County Community Foundation accepting grant proposals

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation has announced its Community Good granting cycle is now accepting applications from community organizations.

    Proposals are sought for charitable projects and activities that address needs and opportunities in the county in arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health, human services, recreation, youth development, women or girls, families, animal betterment and other areas that would improve the quality of life in Perry County.

  • FSA county committee nomination period in Spencer, Perry counties now open

    ROCKPORT – Spencer-Perry County U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Executive Director Rhonda Eaton announced the nomination period for local FSA county committees began June 15. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the Spencer and Perry County FSA offices by the close of business Aug. 3.

    “County Committees are unique to FSA and allow producers to have a voice on federal farm program implementation at the local level,” said Eaton.

  • SWCD cover crop applications due

    PERRY COUNTY – Those who want to have cover crops aerial seeded, will need to submit an application by July 31. Applications for the Cover Crop Incentive Program must be submitted to the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District office.

    Eligible applications will be taken on a first come, first-served basis. For additional information, contact the SWCD office at (812) 547-4686.

    With funds provided by Clean Water Indiana and the SWCD it will provide $20-per-acre incentive payments to encourage landowners to utilize cover crops on their farms.

  • Bluegrass sounds to kick off Schweizer Fest Aug. 1


    TELL CITY – Some of the top area names in bluegrass will converge on City Hall Park Saturday, Aug. 1, as part of a growing pre-Schweizer Fest tradition.

    The free bluegrass concert from 3 to 8 p.m. is hosted by the Tell City Regional Arts Association and supported this year by the county’s Realtors. City Councilman Tony Hollinden, speaking at last Monday’s council meeting, said he expects a large turnout for what will be the third consecutive year of bluegrass music in the park before Schweizer Fest week.

  • Hoosier Hills Credit Union welcomes staff to soon-to-open Tell City branch

    TELL CITY – Hoosier Hills Credit Union has welcomed new staff to serve members at its new Tell City location, set to open later this summer.

    Terena Kyle

    Terena Kyle has been hired as vice president of Tell City operations. In her new role with Hoosier Hills Credit Union, she will oversee all operations of the Tell City branch.

  • 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.