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Today's News

  • Crisis Connection’s Financial Freedom classes start March 7

    TELL CITY – Crisis Connection Inc. will offer free financial classes starting March 7, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Main office, 302 Main St. in Tell City. The program, titled Financial Freedom, will run for 10 weeks and provide topics on budgeting, ways to save money, tips for managing bank accounts and credit issues.

  • Re-release sale of pictorial history book

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is re-releasing copies of the 150th Anniversary Pictorial History.
    With more than 150 pages of pictures and historical descriptions, nearly 1,000 references to individual people who have lived in Tell City this 8.5-by-11 inch display volume is a perfect gift or addition to the home of any fan of Tell City.

  • Glamour, Glitz and Gourmet event set for Feb. 26

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Women for Women Advisory Committee will again sponsor the Glamour, Glitz and Gourmet event at Schergens Center in Tell City.
    Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 26 and the community is invited to attend and peruse the booths and activities available.

  • Staying safe from fire

    One of four modern fire-alarm systems for the hearing impaired was dropped by The News for a demonstration last week by Tell City Fire Chief Greg Linne.

  • TCHS soccer boosters ask community for help

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Soccer Boosters have initiated a fundraising campaign for Phase 2 Improvements at the high-school soccer field located at William Tell Elementary School. These proposed improvements include completing fencing around the perimeter of the field, adding bleachers and the placement of concrete walks.
    All donated money should be sent to the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp., 837 17th Street, Tell City, Indiana 47586, Attn: Soccer Boosters so that full tax benefits will be obtained.

  • Hospital to invest in new emergency records system

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will invest $354,910 in a new electronic medical-records system that will make the hospital’s emergency room nearly paperless. Trustees approved the purchase at their Jan. 26 meeting.

  • Richland woman jailed after crashing through apartment’s gates

    TELL CITY – A woman who allegedly crashed through both sets of gates at The Springs apartment complex near Fennhaven was jailed in Spencer County Wednesday night on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    Regina M. Seibert, 42, of Richland faces charges of leaving the scene after an accident. Police received a call shortly after 10 p.m. that a dark-colored car had pushed through one set of gates, drove past the apartment building and then drove through the second set of gates. Both sets of gates suffered damage.

  • Schools miss chance to star in video production

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton school officials discussed at a regular school-board meeting Jan. 27 the absence of any information about their facilities in a video production highlighting Perry County’s quality of life.

  • Jump for Heart

    Bailey Little, a third-grader at William Tell Elementary School, jumps rope Friday as part of a morning physical-education class.

  • Four generations

    Four generations of the Etienne family recently gathered for a picture.

    Alex Etienne is pictured with his father, Adam Etienne, grandmother Nancy Etienne and great-grandmother Mary Jane Gehlhausen.