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Today's News

  • Welcome, wheelchair users

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  • Free movie series at Sunset Park continues

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is hosting a free movie night series titled “Movies at Sunset” each Thursday during the month of July. The movies will take place at Sunset Park. The park will be closed to traffic for these evenings. Parking will be available outside the floodwall.

  • Stahly to walk in the footsteps of U.S. leaders

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 250 outstanding middle-school students from across the United States, including one from Perry County, are taking part in a leadership conference this week in Washington, D.C.

    Titled Voices of Leadership: Reflecting on the Past to Create the Future, the Junior National Young Leaders Conference introduces young people to the rich tradition of leadership throughout American history, while helping them develop their own leadership skills.

  • Haughee charged with sex-offender registry violation

    TELL CITY – A Perry County man already facing a charge of failing to register as a sex offender was arrested July 9 for the same alleged offense.

    Michael Haughee, 60, was jailed for allegedly failing to update his address, one of the requirements of being on the state’s sex-offender registry.

    Perry County Chief Deputy Daymion Marsh said he received information that Haughee was not residing at the address at which he had registered.

    He was taken to the Perry County Jail, where he was being held Friday.

  • Sonic ribbon cutting set for noon Friday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Sonic of Tell City at noon Friday, July 20, to celebrate their grand re-opening. The drive-in restaurant is located at 603 Indiana 66.

    It is managed by Katrina Page and Austin Buck. The community is invited to stop by and meet the staff and welcome them to Tell City.

    The public is invited to the ribbon cutting. For more information, call Sonic at 548-4930 or the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at 547-2385.

  • Dragging Main returns Saturday

    TELL CITY – Dragging Main is returning Saturday night, promising to fill Tell City’s Main Street with vehicles, people and plenty of fun.

    For those who don’t know the story, Dragging Main was created last summer after local resident Joe Morton posted a Facebook entry about how nice it was to drag Main Street with friend. That led to a huge event in July that drew thousands of people into the city.

    A second event in the fall drew fewer people.

  • County included in USDA drought disaster declaration

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS – Perry County is one of 36 Indiana counties declared natural-disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, making farmers eligible for emergency loans and other assistance due to losses caused by this summer’s intense drought.

    Julia A. Wickard, state executive director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency said Perry, Spencer and Crawford counties were included in Thursday’s designation.

  • Offenders describe progress in drug court

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

  • 4-H’ers high in the saddle

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  • Kramer one of five finalists in hunt for talk show co-host

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

    NEW YORK – Rory Kramer, former resident of Tell City and a graduate of Tell City High School, could be the next co-host on Live with Kelly, a daily morning talk show aired on the ABC network.

    The show announced recently it would run a contest to find a host to sit alongside Kelly Ripa for one day. Kramer said he heard about the contest from a family friend.