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Today's News

  • New homes under construction

    Arnold Masonry and other businesses working with general contractor Casebolt Construction have begun work on new homes in Tell City funded through a federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

  • Weber – Himsel

    Christine Weber of Dale and Luke Himsel of Dubois were united in marriage during a ceremony held June 19, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.
    The bride is the daughter of Frederick and Diane Weber of Dale. Mr. Himsel is the son of Lois Recker and Harvey Himsel of Dubois.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in the ceremony officiated by the Rev. John Brosmer.

  • Property-tax bills due Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Perry Countians’ fall property-tax bills are due Wednesday and several county offices will be open extended hours to accommodate owners.

    County Treasurer Martha Wooldridge said her office, as well as the offices of auditor, recorder and assessor, will be open until 6 p.m. Wednesday. Payments can also be made at local banks in Tell City.

    Property owners can also pay bills in person in the treasurer’s office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

  • UPDATE: Lane murder charge dismissed, for now

    TELL CITY – A Perry County man jailed for 19 months on a charge of murder was released Wednesday after a judge granted a defense motion to exclude DNA evidence from a trial that had been scheduled to start Monday.

  • ORIGINAL STORY: Man charged with murder freed after DNA evidence ruled inadmissible

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – A Perry County man jailed for 18 months on a charge of murder was released Wednesday after a judge granted a defense motion to exclude DNA evidence from a trial that had been scheduled to start Monday.

    Judge Lucy Goffinet granted a request by special prosecutor Gary Schutte to dismiss the murder charge against Thomas E. Lane. Goffinet ordered the man released from the county jail, where he has been held since his arrest in April of last year.

  • Hauser defeats Dauby

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – The defeated incumbent and his victorious challenger for the county commission’s District 2 seat were chatting amicably in the county courthouse immediately after general-election results were announced Tuesday.

    “We live in interesting times,” Democrat Gary Dauby said after suffering a 507-vote loss to Republican Tom Hauser. “Tom’s a good man. I’ve known him all my life. I hope I didn’t let anybody down.”

  • Goffinet, Wilson repeat as MVP award winners

    TELL CITY—Sarah Goffinet and ZachWilson were repeat winners as most valuable cross country winners at Tell City’s fall sports banquet Monday.

  • Gunn, Henrickson on All-PAC football team

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City seniors Trent Gunn and Ryan Henrickson were named to the All-PAC football team in voting by conference coaches Monday.

  • Peter 86th in state meet

    TERRE HAUTE—Perry Central sophomore Cathryn Peter finished 86th among 189 runners in the IHSAA girls cross country state meet Saturday.

  • What makes Mikey run?

    LEOPOLD—After having only one 1,200-yard rusher in its football team’s first 32 years, Perry Central has had at least one each of the last 12 years and has had one with at least 1,900 yards seven of the last 10 years.