Today's News

  • Summer Fest kicks off today; fireworks Saturday

    TELL CITY – A summertime tradition for many years, Perry County’s Summer Fest picnic, sponsored by Moose Lodge 1424, will return to Zoercher-Bettinger Park today through Saturday, June 25-27. Gene O’ Rides of Fordsville, Ky., will operate rides all three days and is expected to bring some new rides to the festival. Wrist bands offering unlimited rides for a day can be purchased for $20.

  • Fairgrounds hosting weekend ‘pre-fair’ events

    PERRY COUNTY – While Perry County’s 4-H’ers have another week to complete their projects, several “pre-fair” events are planned for this weekend at the 4-H fairgrounds in Tell City.

    “We are calling them pre-fair events but it’s going to be a lot of fun. Everyone hopes for a good turnout this weekend and again when our fair gets underway,” said Cathy Boerste, Perry County’s extension agent for 4-H and youth development.

  • Summer of science
  • Friday storm spawns small twister




    TELL CITY – An already wild year of weather continued Friday as a line of storms triggered a small tornado that touched down briefly near Troy, downing trees and limbs but causing no structural damage and no injuries.

    The National Weather Service placed Perry County under a tornado warning after reports were received of a funnel cloud in Hancock County, Ky. The storm produced ominous-looking clouds with clear rotation visible from downtown Tell City.

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  • Habitat For Humanity, state bicentennial focus of May Kiwanis meetings

    TELL CITY – Kiwanis members were treated to two special guest speakers during May. Sue Denoncour from Perry County Habitat for Humanity and Betty Cash, Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau director, each gave unique presentations about their organizations and the services they provide.

  • Madeline Victoria Hartz

    Philip and Lauren Hartz of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Victoria.

    She was delivered at 7:42 a.m. June 15, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Madeline weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20½ inches long.

    Mrs. Hartz is the former Lauren Ramsey. Madeline has a sister, Hadley, 23 months.

  • Perry Central Captains Club spotlights hard work
  • Anthony Jason Butt

    Brittney and Troy Butt Jr. of Troy announce the birth of their son, Anthony Jason.

    He was delivered June 10, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.

    Anthony weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21½ inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his sister, Erin, 8, and brother, Rylan, 2.

    Mrs. Butt is the former Brittney Taylor.

    Grandparents are Lester and Debbie Taylor of Tell City, Troy and Jan Butt of Evansville and Herb Piker and Cathy Pittman of Linton.

  • Etienne graduates magna cum laude, earns bachelor’s

    LEOPOLD – Nancy A. Etienne graduated with magna cum laude honors May 2, from the University of Southern Indiana, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health administration.

    She is employed at Medi Home Care as an account executive in Corydon. She resides in Leopold, with her husband, David, and her daughter, Alexandria.

    Etienne is the daughter of Doris (Durcholz) Harding and the late Robert Harding Jr.