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Today's News

  • Saturday benefit will offer fun, auction as it helps cancer victim

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Diana James of Derby at the Tell City American Legion hall will offer food, euchre, cornhole, music and dancing Saturday.

    The wife of Jeff James and daughter of Linda Amos Ball and the late Frank Sabelhaus, Diana has been diagnosed with adenocarcinoma cancer.

    Chicken dinners will be served for $7 each beginning at 11 a.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, soups, pulled pork and beef stew will also be available.

    To order dinners call 547-8965 or 619-0155.  

  • St. Mark confirmation class

    Confirmation was held Oct. 10 for members of St. Mark Catholic Church at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. Pictured are the Concelbrants, the Revs. Barnabas Gillespie OSB and Dennis Duvelius, Levi Hilgenhold, Ashley Aders, Logan Harding, Greg Coultas and RT. Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, Archabbot of St. Meinrad.

  • Thanksgiving gospel concert Saturday

    TELL CITY – Continuing a tradition already several years old, First Christian Church in Troy will offer a gospel concert, “A Gospel Thanksgiving in Song,” from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Tell City High School.

    Doors to the auditorium will open at 1:30. The concert is offered by the church at no cost, though a freewill offering will be collected.

  • Man crashes while fleeing police

    TELL CITY – A man allegedly driving drunk fled police early Sunday before crashing his truck into a utility pole on Tell Street near Tell City High School.

  • Community Calendar, Nov. 18 - Nov. 22

    Thursday November 18
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • Foundation Alliance announces grant opportunity

    PERRY COUNTY – The Community Foundation Alliance Education and Literacy Fund is designated to support programs and initiatives in the fields of education and literacy throughout southwestern Indiana.

    Initially, the Alliance will focus the fund’s proceeds on the advancement of early childhood literacy.

  • Bell-ringers needed for ‘God’s Army’

    PERRY COUNTY – Volunteers are needed to ring Salvation Army bells at Wal-Mart entrances in Tell City between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

    Randy Roccia, kettle coordinator for the Perry County Salvation Army, said bell-ringers are needed for two-hour shifts from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Nov. 26 to Dec. 24.

  • Deer hunters find meth-lab items on Bear Creek Road

    TOBIN TOWNSHIP – Two hunters uncovered an active methamphetamine lab on Bear Creek Road Friday, triggering a search of the area for a man police said was seen running from the area.

    Police recovered a handgun at the lab site and  a search of the area by Tell City Patrolman Derrick Lawalin and his canine, Jago, was unable to locate the man. Police said it is possible he was picked up. A state police lab team removed the lab.

  • Birth announcements, Nov. 18

    Hank Paul Hagedorn
    Jonathan and Holly Hagedorn of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Hank Paul Hagedorn, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Hagedorn is the former Holly Weigand. Hank has two older siblings, Jolene, 5, and Waylon, 3.
    Grandparents are Kenneth and Linda Weigand of Evanston and John and Betty Hagedorn of Tell City.

  • Dogs shot, missing

    PERRY COUNTY – Jim Carter, president of the Humane Society of Perry County, said Wednesday he has been getting reports of dogs being shot or going missing.

    “Deer season has started, so people should keep their dogs on their own property,” he said. Irresponsible hunters may shoot “at anything that moves,” he said, and some shoot dogs that chase deer.