Today's News

  • Community Events, Aug. 20

    March of Dimes silent auction at Old National
    TELL CITY – The Old National Bank March of Dimes team will host a silent auction today through Friday to help raise funds for the March of Dimes. The auction will be in the lobby of the main bank during regular banking hours. The auction will end at 4 p.m. Friday.

  • Community foundation accepting grant applications

    PERRY COUNTY – Jane Efinger-Hayden, chairwoman of the grants committee of the Perry County Community Foundation, has announced that the foundation is accepting applications for grants to community organizations.

    Proposals are sought for charitable projects and activities that address needs and opportunities in the county in health, human services, arts and culture, education, community development and other areas that would improve Perry County.

  • Tots Lots enrolling for 2012-13

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool is still accepting enrollment for their 2012-13 school year.

    For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday, Thursday, Friday session of Tots Lots, the child must be 4 years old by Aug. 1. This session will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m. For a child to be eligible to enroll in the Monday-Tuesday session, they must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This class is in session from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    For more information, call 719-1899.

  • United Way offers free workshop

  • Forage program offers cost-sharing benefit

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District has received a Clean Water Indiana Grant to be used for a cost-sharing program for pasture and land used for hay production.

    The purpose of this cost-share program is to provide technical and financial assistance to Perry County landowners for pasture and hay land planting this fall.

  • Janet James completes MBA program at WGU Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – Janet James of Evanston is celebrating her June graduation from WGU Indiana, the state’s nonprofit, online university established for working adults.
    She is the first WGU Indiana graduate from Evanston and joins 289 students who graduated from Indiana’s eighth state university in its first two years of existence.
    James earned her MBA in management and strategy. As an instructor at Ivy Tech Community College, she hopes her degree will give her more opportunities for teaching and allow her to teach a broader range of courses.

  • Reminiscing ... Moutschka Family Orchestra

    The Moutschka Orchestra was one of the first orchestras in the history of Tell City. It provided music for the many dances held in the city and in Perry County played dinner music for many social affairs.

  • Congressional Visit With A Twist
  • District begins accepting household hazardous wastes

    TELL CITY – Revenues from recyclable materials are down, and the Perry County Recycling Management District will have to tap into its financial reserves soon, according to the district’s accountant.

  • Board spends student-activity money

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members voted at a regular meeting Thursday to spend $14,500 from the city’s junior-senior high-school extracurricular fund without getting the students’ permission.