Today's News

  • County to take on added insurance cost

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners voted in a special meeting Wednesday to take on additional costs of county employees’ insurance to avoid increasing the workers’ expenses.

    The cost to employees has been hiked $75 over the last several years, Commissioner Bill Amos said.

  • Book shares message of hope amid loss

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A local educator’s childhood experience of losing a parent provided inspiration for a new book she hopes will offer hope and encouragement for young people facing similar grief.
    Joyce Stath’s first children’s book, “Dear Daddy, When a Parent Dies,” was published this fall.

  • Lions Club nut, candy sale under way

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Lions Club nut and candy sale now under way. The club is selling five different types of nuts: pecan halves are $9.75; cashews, $9.50; almonds, $8; walnuts, $9.75 and mix nuts, $9.
    Also, the club is selling chocolate cashews for $9.25, chocolate raisins for $7, chocolate almonds for $8.50, chocolate pecans for $9.50, chocolate bridge mix for $7.25, malted milk balls for $6.50, trail mix for $6.50 and praline pecans for $9.50. To place an order, call Barb Haller at 547-2509.

  • Ramsey home a comfortable family space

    TELL CITY – The home of Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey is located at 72 Park Ave. in a condominium development known as The Springs.

    It is quite evident that the Ramseys put much thought and effort into planning a home that requires low maintenance while providing a space that allows for comfortable entertaining of family and friends.
    The Springs was built in 2009 after a more than two-year planning stage. Thirteen total units comprise The Springs.

  • ‘Messiah’ coming to Tell City

    EVANSVILLE – As part of its outreach programs, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus will present George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Here comes Santa Claus
  • Austin returns to manager role at Sears

    TELL CITY – Susan Austin has returned as the on-site manager of the Tell City Sears Hometown Store. She left that position after suffering a stroke in June 2009.

    She had managed the store for four years.
    “It feels like coming home again,” she said of her return after two years of recovery. “I’m looking forward to reuniting with old customers and meeting new customers who are moving to the area. There are plenty of sales with great prices planned for your holiday shopping needs,” she said.

  • St. Paul Christmas bazaar this weekend

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church, 824 Jefferson St. in Tell City, will host its second annual Christmas bazaar Friday through Sunday at the church and parish hall.
    The even will kick off with a chili supper in the parish hall from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. Those attending the dinner will be able to prove the Christmas assortment in the narthex.
    The community will also be able to browse the bazaar before and after the 5:30 p.m. Mass Saturday, and before and after the 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses Sunday.

  • Leroy and Janice Nugent

    Leroy and Janice Nugent celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 15, 2011, with a surprise celebration hosted by their children and family at the Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club.

    Mr. Nugent married the former Janice Winchell Nov. 25, 1961, at First Baptist Church in Tell City.
    The couple has three children, Robin Ball and Kevin Nugent, both of Cannelton, and Tonya George of Tell City. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Department earns award from state council

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton’s police department was named a “best small agency” by the Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving.

    Police Chief Eric Dickenson announced receipt of the award at a special meeting Wednesday of the city’s board of public works and safety.