Today's News

  • Community Events; March 16

    Horseman’s club to host euchre games Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games Saturday, March 21. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 at the door and 25 cents per euchre game.

    Chili, hotdogs, desserts, coffee, sodas and water will be available.

    No smoking is permitted in the building. All games are open to the public ages 16 and older.

  • Oakwood volunteer workshop March 24

    TELL CITY – The staff and residents of Oakwood Health Campus invite the community to join them at an upcoming workshop about volunteer opportunities.

    This free event will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, Oakwood Health Campus. A luncheon and a TV door prize will also be included.

    Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to Polly Story at (812) 547-2333 by Tuesday, March 17.

  • CCC Preschool to host open house

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church Preschool will host an open house and registration session from 9 a.m. to noon and an evening session from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the school. Registration is open to the public for the 2015-16 school year.

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  • Social News; March 16


    THE WOMEN’S GUILD OF EUCC will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the fellowship hall. Note the new meeting time. Everyone is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.


  • Hoosier Wine Trail kicks off ‘Slam Dunk’ promotion

    PERRY COUNTY – The Hoosier Wine Trail announces a March Madness promotion, “Slam Dunk!” which coincides with the NCAA basketball tourney. Customers who purchase four or more bottles of wine at individual wineries between March 17 and April 6 will receive a free wine glass. Potentially, if you purchase four bottles of wine at each winery on the trail, you will have a complete setting of eight new wine glasses; thus, the “Slam Dunk!”

  • Good Samaritan thanked

    I’m writing this letter to thank the gentleman who took the time to stop and help a little girl and her grandmother.

    I was taking my great-granddaughter to the bus stop and I stepped off the sidewalk to cross the street and fell, waist-deep, into the snow that had been plowed.

    I didn’t think it was that deep, but I soon found out I couldn’t get enough of a footing to climb out.

  • New hospital tour
  • Grant for Troy infrastructure improvements off the table


    Feature Writer


    TROY – Troy Town Council members voted Wednesday to approve several documents needed to move forward with upcoming projects. Jay Oliva presided over the regular monthly session in council president Gary Palmer’s absence.

  • Parks board prepared to poll public on preferences


    Sports Editor


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Department Board of Directors approved a questionnaire Wednesday that will help determine its master plan for the next five years.

    The board previously met to determine a list of goals it might want to tackle in the coming years. Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel then compiled them in a draft of a questionnaire to be presented to the public.