Today's News

  • Rangers shut out Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park controlled the ball in its offensive half of the field most of the game and beat Tell City 10-0 in girls soccer Tuesday.
    Tell City freshman goalie Linden Froehlich made several nice saves, but the Rangers got so many shots from fairly close range that it still became a high scoring game for them.
    “Linden made great saves,” said Tell City Coach Kelsey Henrickson. “She plays hard and she plays aggressive.

  • Tell City boys place 8th in State Preview

    TERRE HAUTE—Leo Simpson and Nate Kaiser placed in the top 18 to lead Tell City to eighth place in the 31-team State Preview boys cross country meet Saturday.

  • No easy answers to animal issues



    TELL CITY – United in their efforts, a group of animal-rights proponents are trying to gain momentum in their lobby to get an animal control officer for the county. More than a dozen people pleaded their case Tuesday before the county commissioners.

  • Slow July impacts PCMH finances




    TELL CITY – A smaller number of admissions and less demand for services had a big  impact on finances at Perry County Memorial Hospital in July, trustees learned during a meeting Aug. 23, but the volume of services provided by the hospital have rebounded in August, the hospital’s chief executive officer said.

  • Cooper joins CHS faculty


    Staff Writer


    Cannelton High School has welcomed long-time Perry County educator Kurt Cooper into its classrooms. He will teach English.

    Originally from Plymouth, Cooper is a 1985 graduate of Manchester College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in English education whiling playing four years of football for the school. He then earned a masters degree from Indiana University – Bloomington.

  • Veteran receives medals 65 years late




    JASPER – In a simple but moving ceremony Saturday morning in front of the Dubois County Courthouse, a Tell City man who fought for his nation in Korea and was seriously wounded there, was presented the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantry Badge.

    “Sometimes things get lost in the shuffle,” joked Lt. Col. Shawn Eaken about the more than 60-year delay in obtaining the service decorations due to Wilmer Holman.

  • Cool nights initiate bloom for holiday cacti

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    It looks like we are in a cool weather pattern, which got me thinking about some of my orchids and holiday cacti.

  • Bluff City Pow Wow Sept. 16-17 in Rockport

    ROCKPORT – The 13th annual Bluff City Pow Wow will take place Sept. 16-17 at the Rockport City Park. The park is located at 928 Fairgrounds Drive, which is at the west end of Main Street in Rockport.

    The gates will open at 11 a.m. both days and the grand entry will be 1 p.m. on Saturday and noon Sunday.

    The cost of admission is $6 per person or $5 with the donation of a non-perishable food item for the Christian Resource Center’s Food Pantry. There is no cost for children 12 and younger.

  • The importance of initiative

    Editor’s Note: This is one of a series of columns about workplace values written by community members. This one was written by recent Perry Central graduate  Hannah Hubert.


    Starting in junior high, teachers introduced students to the idea of being a, “self starter.” They wanted us to begin working without being told to, get assignments done before they were due, and to start projects on our own without help.

  • Groves-Taylor

    Stephanie Groves and Bryan Taylor were united in marriage on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy. The Rev. Dennis Duvelius presided at the 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Dean and Melissa Groves of Tell City. The groom is the son of Tom and Debbie McCart and Grant and Gayle Taylor, all of Tell City.

    Matrons of honor were Amanda Fisher of Tell City, cousin of the bride, and Amy Kleeman of Tell City, a friend of the bride.