Today's News

  • Honoring community service

    Cannelton Mayor Mary Snyder joined mayors from across the country earlier this month to highlight the impact of national service in their cities and thank individuals who serve. She met with representatives of Lincoln Hills Development Corp., which sponsors the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program locally. Pictured from the left are Tammy Thompson of LHDC, RSVP volunteers Henrietta Dickman and Bobbie Goffinet, RSVP volunteer and RSVP Advisory Council member Maxine Nelson, Snyder, RSVP Director Kim Scales and Bill Borders of LHDC. The photo was taken by Curt Powers, an RSVP volunteer.

  • Grand-opening festivities for CVB offices is May 11

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau will host grand-opening festivities and an open house for its new office and gift shop May 11. Activities will begin at 11 a.m. and will take place at the CVB offices, located in the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City. 

  • Clayton hired as CFO for Fairfield Memorial

    FAIRFIELD, Ill. – Kathy Clayton of Tell City has been named the new chief financial officer of Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

    Clayton takes to Fairfield 28 years of experience earned from Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, which is similar in size to Fairfield Memorial.
    “After 28 years in the same facility, I was ready for a change with new challenges,” Clayton said. “I enjoy the hospitality of a small community and when I saw this opportunity present itself, I knew it would be the perfect place to transition to.”

  • Nominations announced for Chamber award dinner

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce announced the nominations for the 2013 Chamber Award Dinner. Awards are given in four categories and nominees are: Large Business – ATTC Manufacturing, Waupaca Foundry, and WGS Global Services; Small Business and Entrepreneurship – EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center, Glenn’s Cleaning Service, Hoosier Southern Railroad, Kessner Interior, McFall Family Meats, Power Plant, Winzerwald Winery and Tell City Pretzel; and Applause Award – Cannelton Foundation, Glenn Wood Hills Campgrounds and VNA Plus.

  • Oscar and Marilyn Mullis

    Oscar and Marilyn Mullis of Siberia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 20, 2013.

  • Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report released

    DOOLITTLE MILLS — The 2012 Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report has been released for 2012.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Roger Ball & family, $100; Shirley Mitchell, $50; Charolette McKim, $50; Eugene & Lora McKim, $20; Gerald En-low, $200; Russell Johnson $40; Norma Thompson, $200; Frances Belcher, $50; Frances Wells, $75; Eva Underhill (CD), $11.77; Nova Sturgeon, $100; Nolan Lynch Family, $25; and Herschel DuPont (CD), $32.36.
    Contributions for 2012... $954.13

  • Dylan Xavier Clouse

    Brittney McCoy and Justin Clouse announce the birth of their son, Dylan Xavier Clouser, Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Grandparents are David and Melissa Clouse, Duane and Christy McCoy and Jenny and Phillip Evans.
    Great-grandparents are Judy Boarman, Imogene Grant, Betsy Clouse, Robert McCoy and the late Wilfred Clouse, Gary Boarman, Brenda Burlingame, Margret Sumner and David Sumner.

  • Schaefer – Yearby

    Morgan Briana Schaefer and Nicholas Daniel Yearby, both of Chrisney, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Michelle Gehlhausen-Schaefer of Ferdinand and Brian Schaefer of St. Meinrad. She is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and attended Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed at Sonshine Early Learning Ministry in Evanston.
    Mr. Yearby is the son of Donald Jr. and Juanita Yearby of Chrisney. He is a 2007 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is a maintenance technician at Waupaca Foundry.

  • Drug roundup set for Saturday at two county locations


  • More than 200 athletes expected at May 4 Special Olympics

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Indiana-Perry County and Saint Meinrad Archabbey-Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will host their 48th annual track and field and bocce meet at 9 a.m. May 4 at Legion Field in Tell City.