Today's News

  • Perry Central health fair today

    LEOPOLD – Family wellness is the theme of this year’s annual Perry Central health fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today.

    Organizers say there will be many fun activities for all ages, including a new family walk-run with prizes for the first 100 families that register and complete the mile-long course.

    Families can also explore an Air Evac helicopter and fire trucks, join a Zumba class, sample healthy snacks, play games and get free or low-cost health screenings, including vision and visual dental checks. 

  • Knights prepare for annual fundraiser

    Terry Schaefer and Clarence Franchville, co-chairs of Tell City Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll drive for special-needs people, accept their first donation of the year from Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing in anticipation of this weekend’s event.

    Knights will accept donations Friday and Saturday at several area locations. All money raised stays in Perry County and will support groups that serve young people with special needs. Knights of Columbus member Bob Hackel is also a co-chair of the project.

  • Community Events

    Relay For Life team to offer chicken dinners April 19
    TELL CITY – The Relay For Life Lifesavers Team will offer chicken dinners at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at the corner of 12th Street and Indiana 37 in Tell City. Cost is $8 and the meal includes half a chicken, creek fries and green beans.

    William Tell Center supper, dance April 25

    TELL CITY – The William Tell Center at 1301 11th St. in Tell City will host a chili supper and dance Friday, April 25, at the center.

  • Moose supreme governor to visit Tell City Lodge Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424 has been selected to host Joseph R. Koons, supreme governor of the Loyal Order of the Moose, during his travels in the state.

    Koons will visit the Tell City lodge at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8.
    All Moose members, their families and others who would like to welcome the Moose fraternity’s chief presiding officer to Tell City and Perry County are invited.

    Koons will visit Jasper later in the day.

  • Cannelton native honored for service

    TELL CITY – Cannelton native and Ohio State Trooper Albert Allen, 72, was recently recognized by the Ohio Highway Patrol for his outstanding service during 2013. Allen was named Motor Carrier Enforcement Inspector of the Year out of the Bucyrus, Ohio district.

    Allen’s sister, Frannie Emerson of Tell City, said her brother was honored to receive the award, presented at a banquet just days before his retirement last month.

  • Child abuse awareness month kicks off Tuesday at courthouse

    TELL CITY – Communities across the state will gather together simultaneously Tuesday for prevention ceremonies in observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The event marks the need to prevent child abuse in Indiana and will again include the use of pinwheels.

  • A musical milestone

    Lucille McFall celebrated her 85th birthday Feb. 18. Her granddaughter, Sara Foster and her great-grandson, Billy Foster, came from Lancaster, Ohio to visit with her before he was to leave to play in the U.S. Army Band.

    Billy entertained the residents by playing his saxophone, dedicating “Happy Birthday” to Lucille.

  • Rice – Neff

    Brittany Rice and Travis Neff, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Johnny and Ethel Rice of Hawesville, Ky.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Nancy J. Byrd of Tell City and the late Paul G. Neff.

    He is the stepson of John R. Byrd of Tell City.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Central Baptist Church in Hawesville. A reception will follow at Immaculate Conception Hall in Hawesville.

  • Ward – Aders

    Catherine Mary Ward of Magnet and Kyle Allen  Aders of Bristow announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ginny Hardin of Magnet and the late Mark Ward.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Mark and Kim Aders of Bristow.

    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. April 26, 2014, at Derby Park in Derby. A reception will be held at the Bristow Community Center in Bristow.

  • Social News

    MU GAMMA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 10 at the Evangelical Church of Christ fellowship hall. Hostesses will be Susie Harpenau, Pam Krieg and Mary Hackel.

    will be held at noon Thursday, April 10, at The Patio restaurant in Tell City.

    Cannelton High School Class of 1961 members will meet for their monthly luncheon at noon Thursday, April 10, at the Patio. All class members and members of other classes and their friends are invited.