Today's News

  • PCMH to offer CPR, first aid classes Oct. 19, 20 in Tell City

    TELL CITY – The Heartsaver Automated External Defibrillator-cardiopulmonary resuscitation class will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Registration deadline is Oct. 18.
    The class will cover rescue breathing, relief of choking, AED and CPR for adults, children and infants.
    The Heartsaver First Aid class will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Registration deadline is Oct. 19. Topics to be covered are first aid basics, care for medical, injury and environmental emergencies.

  • WTE Constitution Day

    Sixth-grade students in Kevin Rhodes’ social studies class presented the “Constitution Day” live announcements Sept. 16 at William Tell Elementary. Students from the class pictured in front from the left are Lucas Kleeman, Whitaker Lyons, Bryson Naviaux and Zachary Butler. Back row: Becca Simpson, Corrie Kimbril, Jenna Coyle, Jana Lacy, Emili Stephens and Amethyst Dunn.

  • Schroeder – Hedinger

    Alan and Nancy Schroeder and Charles and Diana Hedinger, all of Tell City, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Alie Schroeder and Jared Hedinger.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2010 graduate of Vincennes University with an associate’s degree in surgical technology.
    She is a certified surgical technologist at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.

  • COLUMN: TC Electric marks 70 years

    By MARLOW SMETHURST, Guest Columnist

    The Tell City Electric Department celebrates its 70th anniversary today. Before 1941, electric service to Tell City and the surrounding area, including Cannelton, Troy and Hawesville, Ky., was provided by the Ohio River Power Company, which owned and operated an electricity-generation plant in Tell City.

  • COLUMN: Stingy? No. Thrifty? Yes

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    I grew up appreciating the value of a dollar and while I don’t pinch pennies as tight as some people, I don’t like to let things go to waste.

  • EDITORIAL: Cutting Saturday delivery no answer to postal dilemma

    To ensure its future, the United States Postal Service must do more than seek short-term fixes to its long-term financial problems. Year after year, the United States Postal Service continues to raise postal rates to cover its growing expenses without adequately addressing its significant underlying organizational and operational issues. Instead it is offering to cut service by eliminating Saturday mail delivery.

  • Owens – Bruggeman

    Jesse W. Bruggeman of Tell City and Anita L. Brumfield Owens of Cannelton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Rose Brumfield of Cannelton and the late Harvey Brumfield Jr. She is a graduate of Tell City High School and Owensboro Community and Technical College with an associate’s of science degree.
    She works as a sonographer-radiologic technologist at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro, Ky.

  • Hoosiers can file for more unemployment

    INDIANAPOLIS – Beginning Oct, 16, unemployed Hoosiers can file for an additional six weeks of unemployment insurance benefits, also known as tier four. The state is eligible for the fourth tier of federally funded extended benefits because Indiana’s three-month average unemployment rate is 8.5 percent. The additional six weeks of benefits allows unemployment insurance recipients in Indiana to receive up to 99 weeks of benefits. Tier four makes up weeks 74-79.

  • Forest Service meeting Thursday

    PERRY COUNTY – The U.S. Forest Service will host a public meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Perry Central High School Library to discuss plans to burn acreage in the forest in coming weeks.

  • War of 1812 genealogy workshop

    TELL CITY – A free genealogy workshop presented by the Daughters of 1812 – Jonathan Jennings Chapter and the Tell City-Perry County Public library will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the library in Tell City.

    Members of the Jonathan Jennings Chapter will assist anyone who wants to find an ancestor of the War of 1812 or honor those ancestors by adding them to the archives of the soldiers of the War of 1812.