Today's News

  • Tell City robotics team places second in Evansville contest

    TELL CITY – The Marksmen Robotics team shined in both technical and oral presentation skills in the VEX Robotics Competition in Evansville March 16.  The competition, sponsored by the Alcoa Foundation and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, was held on the college’s Southwest Campus. Broken into two separate, but equally scored sections of competition, Tell City’s team placed second overall out of the 25 southern Indiana teams competing.  

  • Bridge reconstruction begins at Rocky Point

    ROCKY POINT – Memorial Day travelers en route to or passing through Rocky Point accustomed to stopping and looking before crossing a bridge on Indiana 66 will now have a stoplight navigating them through the construction zone. 

  • Carter offers research to support more deputies

    TELL CITY – The president of the local Humane Society chapter addressed the Perry County Council April 25 to offer research he said shows the county needs to employ more sheriff’s deputies.

  • Memorial Day Preparations

    His baseball cap drawn down to block the sun, Corey Waninger marks the graves of deceased veterans with flags Tuesday as part of a annual project by Troop 192 Boy Scouts. The early-evening work in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Tell City was to be followed by a similar rite in Greenwood Cemetery Wednesday. Members of veterans groups will conduct graveside services across the county Sunday and Monday to mark the holiday. A joint American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars service is planned for noon Sunday in City Hall Park. 

  • Perry Central grads’ eyes on Sunday


  • Sandage, Fuchs to address TCHS grads

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    TELL CITY – Valedictorian Hunter R. Sandage will talk about “The Journey Here” and salutatorian Katie M. Fuchs will discuss “The Three Keys to Success” during Tell City High School’s commencement ceremony Friday. 

  • Reunions, May 23 issue

    SELVIN – Anyone related to Charles Edwin Harper and Mary C. “Molly” Riddle is invited to attend a family reunion at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yellow Banks Center in Selvin.
    The children of Charles and Molly are Bessie Leigh (Harper) Wright, Clarence Edwin Harper, James Silas Harper and Charles Augustus “Gus” Harper.
    Children from Mattison Franklin Riddle and Molly Riddle are Olive M. Riddle and Howard F. Riddle.

  • Memorial ceremonies to honor veterans’ sacrifices

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.
    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliaries and Sons of the American Legion.

  • Generations . . .

    The families of Henrietta Lasher gathered for generations pictures over the holidays last year.

  • A night in the ring

    A TSW wrestling event fundraiser was held May 18 at Perry Central High School to raise funds for Erin Owen. Owen, a 31-year-old Tell City resident has been battling with breast cancer since February.