Today's News

  • Baumeister graduates basic training

    TELL CITY – U.S. Air Force Airman Rhett D. Baumeister graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • TC applies for grant-funded officer




    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department should learn this fall whether it has been awarded a federal Community Oriented Policing Services grant that would fund 75 percent of the salary and fringe benefits of a new police officer for up to three years.

    The city council gave its OK earlier this year to apply for the grant. Chief Derrick Lawalin made the request, pointing out the grants are often very competitive in nature and there is no guarantee the city will be successful.

  • Animal welfare group to disband

    Editor’s Note: This notice was penned by Charles W. Falls, Chairman of the Board Humane Society of Perry County




  • A helping hand toward the joys of life


    Feature Writer


    TELL CITY – The world is a much different place than just 50 years ago. People no longer have to build or create tangible objects to sell to customers to build a business. Businesses can be built on sharing skillsets to customers, and can impact people just as much as any contraption.

  • PCMH’s clinic adds Telepsychiatry practice


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable, with plush chairs and basic amenities to help set one’s mind at ease. And for those seeking mental-health services in these rooms at the newly renovated Perry County Memorial Hospital Clinic, the doctor will be with you shortly. Though not in person, but via teleprompter.

  • Wheels in motion for road upgrades

    Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    House Dist. 74


    Last week, Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Transportation announced the construction plans for the first five years of the state’s “Next Level Roads” initiative.

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming, a smart movie in the series

    Eric Harris

    Film Critic


    Spider-Man has always been a comic book character I’ve been lukewarm towards. The wise-cracking friendly neighborhood Spider-Man just never seemed as cool to me as Wolverine or other more violent and dark heroes. Despite that, I liked the first “Spider-Man” movies with Tobey Maguire directed by Sam Raimi (the third was my least favorite, but I don’t hate it like many other fans do). I don’t consider them sacred or anything, but they set the standard for what a comic book movie could be.

  • Harvest vegetables daily for continued productivity

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    One day missed in the vegetable garden can mean a big harvest, literally.  All of a sudden, or so it seems, your zucchini is the size of a torpedo and beans are bulging beneath the pod.

  • BE Ministry to embark on international trip in 2018

    PERRY COUNTY – BE Ministry and Educational Opportunities Tours is taking a trip to the Holy Land through Jordan October 2018. They will have an informational meeting Aug. 21, at Tell City First United Methodist church at 6:30 p.m. Meet in the sanctuary.

  • History in Perspective

    Editor’s Note: The following story was printed in the Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 19, 1958, in a column called “In The Pilot house”, written by Joe Curtis.


    Delbert Boyd turned the story in to The Clarion, having received it from a friend of his who happened to find the story in the Commercial Appeal and knew that people in Hancock County would be interested in reading it.