Today's News

  • Tell City police cap busy December

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department has announced the completion of increased enforcement during the 2016 Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel periods. During this 31-day period, the following citations and warnings were written, along with criminal and felony arrests.

  • Calling all future engineers

    BOONVILLE – Calling all future engineers. Purdue Extension invites youth in grades 6-8 to join us at the Warrick County 4-H Center in Boonville for the Boilermaker Blast. It will be a day of tinkering, building, and designing.

    Participants will experiment with different gadgets, robots, and kits to build and design new things. Boilermaker Blast will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Winter gardening restores in many ways

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    There is something about working in the garden on a sunny winter day:  it clears debris from both the perennial bed and the gardener’s head. There is clarity to the winter landscape that is quite different than any other season. 

    On a clear day, the sky is a true blue, you can see all the birds flitting about the leafless trees. 

  • Addressing challenges facing southern Indiana this session

    Lloyd Arnold

    Indiana House District 74


    As the General Assembly convenes at the Statehouse to begin the 2017 legislative session, the House of Representatives will be focused on policies to continue moving Indiana forward. In addition to the big-ticket items such as road funding and education, I am authoring a set of bills that aim to address some of the challenges facing southern Indiana.

  • New Year’s discovery
  • Relay for Life 2017 season beginning for Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – American Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Perry County, on June 17, at City Hall Park, Tell City. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, the event celebrates people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change.

  • Two-day ATV safety training course begins Jan. 17

    EVANSVILLE – A free two-day all-terrain vehicle safety training course, presented by multi-state 4-H safety coordinator Mike Klumpp, is available for local law enforcement, EMS, educators teaching grades 2 and up, Purdue Extension, Department of Natural Resources, youth groups, departments of health, Boy and Girl Scouts, Safe Kids coalitions, fire departments or state agencies.

  • Strobel-Cross

    Cortni Lee-Shai Strobel of Tell City and Brandan Scott Cross, stationed at Fort Jackson, S.C., were married Dec. 30, in a 5 p.m. ceremony at Country Plantation House in Greenville, Ky. Rev. Paul Frederick officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Jon and Rhonda Strobel of Cannelton. The groom is the son of Tonya and Sean Reed of Newburgh and Eric and Tonya Cross of Santa Claus.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father and her grandfather, Charles Amburgy.

  • TC school board opens 2017 campaign


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – In their first session of 2017, the Tell City-Troy Township School Board of Trustees worked through a laundry list of agenda items to ring in the new year. While welcoming the newest member of the board, Tony Thomas, they also said goodbyes to another.

    The group ratified a resolution of appreciation honoring the service of out-going member Randy Cole, who did not seek re-election.

  • Old guard returned to redevelopment commission


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Appointments to various county boards should come with fresh faces and new ideas, according to County Councilman JR Flynn. That was the sentiment he presented to fellow councilman during the group’s reorganization meeting Tuesday.