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Today's News

  • TC spring cleanup continues through Thursday

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s spring cleanup is under way, providing an opportunity for city residents to rid their basements, attics and garages of unwanted items. Trash will be collected on residents’ normal trash- collection days today through Thursday.

    Household trash will be picked up at the same time and those items must be bagged and tagged as any normal week.

  • Commission backs Waupaca plan

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Plan Commission voted unanimously May 24 to support an effort by Waupaca to obtain warehouse space nearer than the Spencer County facility the company is currently using.

    They approved an amendment to documents establishing in 1997 a tax-increment-financing district that allowed the company to divert taxes toward improvements of its property as it was moving into the county.

  • Tell City High School Class of 2011
  • Officials to examine planning ordinance

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – If you want to open a business, launch an industry, start a farm or build a house in Perry County, you may want to watch as the Perry County Plan Commission works to update the county’s zoning ordinance.

    Commission President Robert Harding said at a May 24 meeting an update is needed but money to perform it may be difficult to obtain.

  • Public meetings for proposed jail to begin June 15

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Jail Planning Committee will host the first of several public meetings about a proposed new jail at 6:30 p.m. June 15 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The second one is planned for 6:30 p.m. June 30 at the Perry Central High School Cafetorium.

  • Rininger – Sandage

    Jeanne Rininger and Jeff Sandage of Tell City an-nounce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Debbie Howell of Cannelton and Jesse Rininger of Rockport. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and is a floral designer at Lauer’s Floral Co.
    Mr. Sandage is the son of Patricia and Eddie Duke of Tell City and Bill Sandage of Grandview. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and attended the University of Southern Indiana. He is a boilermaker and union journeyman for Local 374.

  • Brown – Wallen

    Samantha Brown and LeRoy Wallen Jr. of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Danny and Pam Brown of Tell City. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Mr. Wallen is the son of Joyce and Tony Conatser of Helenwood, Tenn. He is a 1995 graduate of McCreary Central. He is self-employed as a locksmith and is the owner of LeRoy’s Locks and Keys. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Army.

  • Frederick – Wiseman

    Janie Curl Frederick and Thomas G. Wiseman were united in marriage Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Sycamore Springs Park in English, by Brother Albert Madden.

    Bridesmaids were Falesha Frederick and Cierra Wiseman.
    Groomsmen were Steven, Darren and Nathan Wiseman.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Kermit Curl and Dorothy Curl of Doolittle Mills.
    Mr. Wiseman is the son of the late Georgetta Steurer and Randall Wiseman of Birdseye.
    The couple honeymooned in the Smoky Mountains and the Carolinas. They will reside in Doolittle Mills.

  • Cannelton Elementary celebrates end-of-the-year successes

    Cannelton elementary students gathered in the community center Thursday with teachers, parents and grandparents as they celebrated the ending of the school year. Awards were given for perfect attendance and various academic achievements. Fifth grade teacher Joan Goble was also honored again for being named teacher of the year for the Indiana Small and Rural Schools Association. Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves also declared May 27 to be Joan Goble Day in honor of the Cannelton teacher’s achievements.

  • TCJSHS honors students during end-of-the-year program

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior - Senior High School hosted its annual honors program May 16.

    There were 126 students who were recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn.