Today's News

  • Kaffee Klatch is Wednesday
  • Sunshine Baby Contest winners
  • EDITORIAL: Change in pension funding could keep six-day mail delivery viable

    In his autobiography, Mark Twain said, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” There was a lot of truth in that humorous remark, which helps explain why the facts aren’t always what they appear to be.

    One example is the often-stated “fact” that the U.S. Postal Service is losing money and needs to reduce mail delivery from six to five days a week and eventually to three days a week.

  • Recording artist Kim Smith films debut video in county

    Hailing from a small town in Louisiana, singer-songwriter Kim Smith said she immediately felt at home when she arrived in Tell City to begin production on the music video for her new song, “Life of Plenty.”

    “I didn’t realize I was leaving my small hometown only to enter another that felt just as welcoming and serene,” said Smith. “The scen-ery was breathtaking and the residents showed such hospitality, I felt I left my Louisiana family only to join a new one in Indiana.”

  • Rick and Rita Aders

    Rick and Rita Aders of Bristow celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with a private dinner celebration July 11, 2011.

    The couple will also plan to take a trip in a couple of months.
    Mr. Aders married the former Rita Hubert July 11, 1981, in Tell City.
    The couple has two children, Leon Elverd and his wife, Danielle and Alessandra Graham and her husband, Joshua.
    They also have two grandchildren, Kayleigh Lanier and Kolten Elverd.

  • Free things to see and do in Perry County

    There’s plenty to do in Perry County that doesn’t cost a lot of money. In fact, a lot of things are free. That’s the message the Perry County Quality of Life Committee is pushing through a new brochure. The committee operates under the Perry County Development Corp. and members worked several months to prepare lists of things to do.

    To contribute to this list – the brochure may be updated later this year – send e-mail to Cheri Taylor, executive director of the Perry County Development Corp. at perrychamber@psci.net.

  • 11th Street yard sale set for Friday, Saturday

    TELL CITY – The residents of 11th Street in Tell City will gather items for a street yard sale Friday and Saturday.
    Sales will be set up from one end of 11th Street to the other. Everyone is welcome to shop the sales and all 11th Street residents are welcome to participate with their own sales.
    For more information, contact Jimmy or Wanita at (270) 922-6671.

  • Past-due recycling bills need to be paid by Sept. 1

    PERRY COUNTY – A legal advertisement on Page 8C of today’s News lists the names of more than 130 people who have not paid user fees to the Perry County Recycling Management District.

    The district will soon file small-claims cases against those who have not paid. That will add approximately $90 to fees and past-due charges.

    Bills can be paid weekdays at the recycling district office in the courthouse annex in Cannelton. For more information, call the office at 547-9787.

  • Free rides Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College and Schweizer Fest Inc. will sponsor free rides Wednesday as the 53rd Schweizer Fest kicks off.

    Free rides in City Hall Park will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m.

  • Tell City history films to be shown in Sunset Park

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will show two films Monday (today) in Sunset Park. The movie titled “Ohio River Floods” will be shown at 8:30 p.m.

    The association will also debut a second film, “Building of the Floodwall.”

    Both of these movies are the property of the Tell City Historical Society.

    The public is invited to take chairs and enjoy an evening in the park.