Today's News

  • Spencer County Relay for Life all-day event Saturday

    SPENCER COUNTY – This year’s Spencer County Relay for Life event, set for Saturday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. will be an all-day event.  Activities will be held at Honey Creek Farm.

    Relay is much more than just a walking event, it has activities and events to go along with walking.

    The opening ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. There will be a color guard and a guest speaker, Stanley Arachikavitz. 

  • Ippoliti Law Office welcomes Kloeck

    FERDINAND – Ippoliti Law Office LLC is happy to announce that attorney Megan Kloeck has joined the firm. She is a Spencer County native and a 2011 graduate of Heritage Hills High School.

    Kloeck graduated with distinction in May, 2014, from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in political science and minors in communications and organizational leadership and supervision. She graduated in December 2016 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

  • Driver killed in one-car wreck

    SANTA CLAUS – A Grandview man was killed Friday after a single-vehicle crash. Kenneth Mullen, 64, was found unresponsive after a passing-by motorist reported coming upon an unidentified wreck on County Road 1200 N., near the intersection with C.R. 350 E.

    It is believed that the crash may have taken place a couple of hours before it was called in.

    Santa Claus Police reportedly were the first to arrive at the scene and found Mullen trapped inside the overturned vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt. Speed may have played a factor in the accident.

  • Chamber announces business award nominees

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has announced nominations for its 16th annual Chamber Awards. The annual event will be held June 13, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    The evening’s social will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner will begin at 6. Catering will be provided by the Patio Steakhouse.  Reservations are needed by Monday. Tickets are $25 per person.

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  • Salute to fallen heroes leads to cannon mishap


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    CANNELTON – An annual tradition of local military rite was met with a painful reminder that caution must always be used. During Memorial Day observances Monday, Cannelton American Legion Adjutant Dan Hayden, who also serves as a details commander, injured his arm after a ceremonial cannon he was operating accidentally fired.

  • Farmers market kicks off season Saturday




    TELL CITY – Perry County’s twice-weekly farmers’ markets swing into gear this Saturday, with the first market date planned at the Tell City Depot.

  • Legislators wrap up busy session




    PERRY COUNTY – State Sen. Erin Houchin and State Rep. Lloyd Arnold are happy with the results of the recently completed legislative session in which both legislators were able to muster bills to the desk of Gov. Eric Holcomb.

  • Best Home Furnishings to host NASCAR driver Joey Gase

    FERDINAND – Best Home Furnishings is hosting “Joey Gase Day” on Tuesday, June 6, at their corporate showroom in Ferdinand.  

    The meet and greet with the NASCAR driver is open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 8 p.m. There will be snacks, drinks, games and give-aways. The official Best Home Furnishings show car will be alongside Gase, who will be signing autographs and available for photographs. The Best Home Furnishings furniture showroom will also be open to visitors.

  • Derby River Fest June 17

    DERBY – Derby Association is accepting requests for booth space at the fest on Saturday, June 17.

    Cost is $25 for a 10-foot by 10-foot space and $35 for a 10-foot by 20-foot space.

    If interested, contact by email at  derbyassociation@gmail.com or by phone at (812) 836-4403.