Today's News

  • 13-pointer

    J.D. Underhill bagged this 13-pointer on the opening day of the state’s whitetail-deer gun season.

    The buck weighed in at 228 pounds after being field dressed. Underhill said it was with several does. Hunters took to the field in large numbers over the weekend.

  • Holiday Helpers United partners ready to help others

    TELL CITY – Is your youth group, organization, business or family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? Well, you aren’t alone. The Holiday Helpers United partners are already working to help those in need this Christmas and needs the community’s help, too.
    There are many ways to help, by conducting food drives for the Perry County Food Coalition, which will help fill the shelves of Widow’s Barrel, Jasper’s Pantry, Council of Agencies, Martin’s Cloak and Community Adventist food pantries.

  • Cobb delivers OB-GYN care with familiar name, same level of patient care

    TELL CITY – A new face is helping serve the medical needs of area women. But Dr. Ashley Cobb’s last name is already familiar to many in the community.

  • District works to increase recycling of office paper

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The volume of white office paper recycled by the Perry County Recycling Management District will increase soon if efforts by its advisory board and director bear fruit.

    Ken Smith reported at the district board of directors’ Oct. 27 meeting that he’s looking into options for offering a shredding service for office paper, whose collection is being urged in conjunction with Tell City’s clean-city campaign, he said.

  • Acting out for a cause

  • Two join Tell City police reserves

    Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing swore in Josh Shively, left, and Jim Alexander as new reserve officers for the Tell City Police Department. Shively has already completed a 40-hour prebasic program and will begin field orientation soon with Patrolman Bryce Hammack. Alexander should complete his prebasic program in January.

  • Port traffic down in some areas, up in others

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Sand and scrap-metal movements through the Port of Tell City were higher than projected in October, offsetting those of pig iron and coke, according to a report presented to the Perry County Port Authority Board of directors Nov. 9.

  • Neighborhood Watch program under way

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A new Tell City Neighborhood Watch will offer extra sets of eyes to local police in combating vandalism, break-ins and other crimes.

    Organizers Jesse Boarman and Joe Bailey received permission from the city council and Police Chief Greg Hendershot to begin organizing the effort, which includes public education, community meetings and keeping an eye out for activity the police should be concerned with.

  • Tell City claims grant for long-term planning

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

  • Special Delivery

    William Tell Elementary School fourth-graders Victoria Thomas and Ethan Scifres carry a basket of items donated by students in Mark Wahl’s class to patients at the Dialysis Center of Tell City.

    The delivery Tuesday marked National Philanthropy Day and Do Something Good for Someone in Perry County Day. William Tell art instructor Susan Godthaab helped package the items and the two students visited with staff and patients before returning to class.