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Today's News

  • Current poll question: Was the county council right to give the sheriff a 4.7-percent raise while denying other employees any increase?

    We invite News readers to express their views about current events by responding to the online poll or using other features in our Opinion section. You'll also find our editorials and columns there, as well as our Readers Forum, where you can start or contribute to discussions on just about any topic.

  • Pancake breakfast a success

    Tell City Kiwanians recently raised more than $1,000 from their annual pancake breakfast. Their annual chicken dinner sales will be held in May and led by the Malone brothers. All funds will be used for scholarships for high-school students and for other youth endeavors in Perry County.
     

  • Leopold 4-H’ers donate blankets

    The Leopold Gang 4-H club made five tie-blankets to donate to the community for families in need. Posing with two of the blankets the club made are Elizabeth Dauby, Adam Dauby and Phillip Dauby.
     

  • Gerlach and Gayer ribbon cutting set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center at noon Friday, April 8 to celebrate the grand opening of a new business. An open house will take place the following day, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Eli Gerlach and Clint Gayer are the owners of Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center, which is located at 1133 Main Street, in Tell City (formerly Kenny and Steve’s automotive shop).

  • RSVP invites public to Branson

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will present a Branson Show Trip through Diamond Tours, Inc. During the five-day and four-night trip, guests will travel to Branson, Mo., to see five shows, including The Brett Family Show, The Twelve Irish Tenors, The Jim Stafford Show, The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show and The Showboat Branson Belle.
    Guests will also visit the Titanic Museum, tour Laura Ingalls-Wilder Historic Home and Museum, dine at Lamberts and spend some free time in historic downtown Branson.

  • Greenwood sexton readies for spring mowing

    TELL CITY – Cemetery sexton, Earl Parker asks that all flowers and decorations, except those on stones or in vases be removed by Monday, April 4. Anything on the ground is not permitted.
    The public’s cooperation is appreciated, Parker said.
     

  • Field trip to The News

    Students at Glory Bees in Tell City visited The News March 11. From left, are, are Jordan Lindauer, Cash Schroeder, Emma Osbourne, teacher Courtney Cail, Ben Brinksneader, Brooklynn Brown, Kaitlyn Rhodes, Grace Keown, August Sommer, Evalynn Voyles, News employee Marilyn Hubert, Max Donovan and Lexi Evans.
     

  • Monday gathering to explore some challenges teens face

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High will be holding a presentation at 6 p.m. Monday in the auditorium. A free supper will be provided in the cafeteria from 5:30 to 6. Childcare and an open gym will be available for all children beginning at 6.

  • Reunions

    TCHS 1971
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1971 are in need of help in finding information for classmates. If you know an address of any of the names below, contact Janet Damin at 547-3266 during the day or at 547-7451 during the evening.
    Information on these classmates is needed: Jonell (Sprinkle) Schepers, Tim Fischer, Donna Scheidegger, Ronnie Knight, Pat Hauser, Dan Graves and Jim Wells.

  • TCHS Art Show opens Monday

    TELL CITY – The seventh annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held next week. The event will be in the new Tell City Junior-Senior High School Library. The show will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
    Visitors are asked to park in the teachers-visitors parking lot and sign in at the office during the school day. The art department and students are asking the parents, businesses and community to attend and see their artwork.