Today's News

  • Museum fundraiser Oct. 22-23

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Museum, along with the Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a Voices of Perry County program Oct. 22-23. 

    Each township in Perry County has its own voice and story to tell. Audiences will experience the voices from the past speak, in their own words, of the life they lived.

    The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the museum from 2 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Cannelton, Bristow next stops on fall tour


    Staff Writer


    The green leaves still hanging firmly to trees belies the fact summer ended several weeks ago. Signifying the arrival of the new season, along with the return to more traditional seasonal temperatures in the mid-60s, the annual Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour will be in full swing this weekend with events in Cannelton and Bristow.

  • District 74 hopefuls share views on economic development, school funding


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – Candidates for the Indiana District 74 House seat came together at the Perry Central campus to answer questions garnered from the local community at a forum Tuesday night. Though those in attendance could not air questions during the event itself, the candidates made themselves available for one-on-one talks after the formal discussions had concluded. The following represents a summary of the topics aired during the debate and how the candidates stand on these issues.

  • Etienne is pope’s choice for Anchorage archbishop




    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Bishop Paul Etienne, a Tell City native who has served as the spiritual leader of Roman Catholics in Wyoming for the past seven years, was named on Monday the new archbishop of Anchorage, Alaska. The 57-year-old will be installed in that position early next month. He will succeed retiring Archbishop Roger Schwietz.

  • Lewis and Clark to return to Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Mo., a group of history re-enactors who focus on the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery, will be arriving in Tell City, at Sunset Park, the afternoon of Oct. 8.

    They will be camping overnight and departing the morning of Oct. 9.

    There will be approximately 30 corps members traveling on boats which are replicas of the ones used 213 years ago.

  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church to hold soup supper Saturday

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City will host its annual soup supper Saturday, Oct. 8, Emmanuel’s classic soup will be served, as well as barbecued-chicken dinners, with creek-fried potatoes, special-recipe slaw and cakes and pies. Serving will begin in the dining room at 4 p.m.

    There will be a bake sale and country store. Carryout soup and meals will be available outside at 2 p.m. Those wanting bulk soup are asked to take their own containers.

  • Community Events; Oct. 6

    Villas to host fall block party


    TELL CITY – The Villas at Oakwood will host its annual Fall Block Party Oct. 7, from 2 to 4 outside the Villa Club House. River City Cannelcade will be providing the entertainment. Chili and hamburgers will be served. This is a free event open to the community.


    BB gun shoot Saturday

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will hold a BB gun shoot on Oct. 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the post home.

  • Manufacturing Industry Leaders

    What are local schools doing to prepare students for future careers? Students from Perry Central and Tell City high schools will demonstrate just how well-prepared they are to compete in the increasingly competitive job market of tomorrow. Students from both schools’ Hire Technology programs and businesses from across the county will join together Wednesday, Oct. 12, to host the annual event, Manufacturing in the 21st Century.

  • Jeeps shut out Marksmen

    DUBOIS—Tell City had eight shots on goal but could not connect in a 9-0 boys soccer loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    “We had a few good runs early on,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “Our passing was patient and we evaluated our options before passing.
    “Variations in fields tend to leave our passes not as crisp as we would like them to be, and then we are not going toward them. When we sit and wait for the ball, we get burned. Our aggression is beginning to get there, but we need to get more physical.

  • Area player listed as No. 3 in nation

    Lindy’s Sports College Basketball season preview magazine is out and it usually has some of the more accurate predictions.
    It also ranks the top high school seniors, juniors and sophomores in the nation and picked New Albany’s Romeo Langford, listed at 6-foot-5, 200 pounds, as the No. 3 junior in the country.
    Since new Tell City coach Matt Lynch was an assistant at New Albany the last two years and thus got an extensive closeup view of Langford, I asked Lynch if he thought that was an accurate ranking.