Today's News

  • Town of Troy invites bids for stormwater project


    Feature Writer

    TROY – Moving forward with its large-scale stormwater improvement project, the town of Troy last week began accepting sealed bid packets from interested contractors. Legal notices detailing the project were published in the News Jan. 8 and 15.

  • Officers presented life-saving awards

    Mr. and Mrs. Murray Pride celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. Mr. Pride and the former Sara Albright were married in Clarksville, Tenn., Dec. 28, 1964.
    Mr. Pride served the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. for 23 years as a teacher, coach and administrator. He is a retired superintendent of North Putnum and Eminence School Corps.
    Mr. and Mrs. Pride both taught in Union County, Ky., before moving to Tell City in 1969.


    Deann Edwards of Leopold and Cory Anson of New Boston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Gail Edwards of Leopold.
    The future groom is the son of Robert and Pat Anson of Tell City.
    The wedding is planned for March 21, 2015. Formal invitations will be issued.

  • Farm Service Agency, Purdue Extension to host farm bill meeting

    PERRY COUNTY – The Spencer-Perry County Farm Service Agency and Purdue Extension services in Perry and Spencer counties will host a Jan. 26 meeting on the nation’s farm bill.
    The meetings are sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance and Farm Credit Mid-America.
    Meeting attendees will learn about Farm Service Agency Farm Bill programs.

  • St. Boniface to celebrate 150th anniversary Saturday

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will celebrate 150 years with an evening of cards, painting and wine beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the parish center.
    The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a euchre tourney and play will begin at 7 p.m. There will be six 20-minute games. Cost is $15 per player. There will be door prizes and half-pot drawings. Finger foods and drinks will be furnished. All are welcome.

  • Financial-aid workshop Thursday at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop for seniors and their parents at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the high school library.
    Guest speaker Casey Trela of Ivy Tech will explain procedures for completing the Federal Application For Student Aid forms and answer questions seniors or parents may have.  
    Filing the FAFSA is required for consideration for financial assistance for all colleges and some scholarships.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility Superintendent Kathy Alvey recently reinstituted the facility’s Employee Appreciation Committee.  
    One of the duties of the committee is to select an employee of the quarter for each one of the following five categories: supervisor, non-custody employee, custody employee, contractual employee and volunteer.  
    The committee has announced the following winners for the most recent quarter:

  • Perryman files for District 3 seat in Tell City




    TELL CITY – With age comes wisdom, Tell City resident Roxanne Perryman says. The 60-year-old Democrat has filed for the city’s common council and while the run is her first for political office, she believes she has plenty to offer city residents if elected to the Ward 3 seat.

    “I’ve been here 30 years and I feel a big part of Tell City,” she said. “I think I have a lot to offer.”

  • Brown, Coultas Region 9 stars

    EVANSVILLE—Elliott Brown broke several Tell City records on offense at running back and Perry Central’s Nick Coultas is being recruited by several colleges as a defensive lineman.
    So of course Brown made the Region 9 senior football all-star team as an outside linebacker/safety and Coultas made it as an offensive lineman when area coaches voted for the team Wednesday.
    Players on the Region 9 team are eligible to be considered for the South team for Indiana’s North-South all-star game when voting for it is done March 8.