Today's News

  • County will retain current insurance providers


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Just weeks after announcing they would open up personal-property-liability and workman’s compensation insurance for bid, the commissioners are backtracking on that sentiment. The board voted Monday during its regular meeting to halt the bid-quote process for both insurances.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict Summer Social June 2-3

    FERDINAND  – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will hold their 150th anniversary summer social on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    Social hours will be from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT on that Friday and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

  • Coroner’s office IDs woman found in Tipsaw Lake

    PERRY COUNTY – The identity of a woman found in Tipsaw Lake Saturday has been released.

    County Coroner Charlie Baumeister said the body of Candy (Russell) Hay, 52, was identified using dental records.

    A canoeist called police Saturday afternoon after spotting what appeared to be a body in the water. Conservation officer, state police and sheriff’s deputies worked together to recover the badly decomposed remains. The body may have been in the lake for 10-14 days.

    Baumeister said foul play is not suspected in the death.

  • Fire Sunday on Lily Road

    PERRY COUNTY – The Anderson Township Fire Department responded to the report of  brush fire Sunday afternoon off of Lily Road. Upon their arrival, firefighters discovered a small outbuilding had caught fire. The department responded with five trucks and 15 members.

  • Dependability: Why it’s important




    Editor’s Note: This is the latest of a series on work-ethics articles. Written by adults and students, they reflect the growing importance of personal workplace skills and attributes. This one was written by Tell City High School senior Natalie Sanders.


  • Indiana’s infrastructure improvements

    State Rep. Lloyd Arnold

    District 74


    The 2017 legislative session recently concluded and along with passing a balanced state budget, the General Assembly accomplished a key goal by making the largest investment in state and local infrastructure in Indiana’s history.

  • Hospital partnering with school district to begin wellness clinic

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital and Tri-State Community Clinics are partnering with the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. to develop a wellness clinic.  The wellness clinic will provide a proactive approach to health for school staff and their dependents.

    Some of the services offered will be urgent care access, health coaching for staff and dependents and  wellness assessments. 

  • Lutgring graduates from basic training

    TELL CITY – U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Emily J. Lutgring graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Chestnut Grove to host speaker

    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church will host a special speaker from Palestine, W. Va., evangelist singer The Rev. Jerry Cattrell.

    Starting Thursday, May 11, through May 14 each night at 7 p.m. except Sunday night at 6 p.m.

    The public is welcome. More information, call Pastor Harold Nix (812) 547-8101.

    Go expecting something wonderful to happen.

  • Church News; May 4

    St. John’s bake sale begins Thursday


    EVANSTON – The board of education at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will sponsor the annual spring rummage and bake sale May 4-6. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Lots of baked goods, clothes and miscellaneous items will be available.

    Organizers will also be serve soup and sandwiches. The church is located at 12308 E. County Road 1160 N. in Evanston.