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Today's News

  • Community Events, Jan. 3

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Twilight Towers tenant news
    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers tenant council met Dec. 19 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.

  • Grazing conference coming Feb. 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District invites livestock producers in Perry County to attend the Southern Indiana Grazing Conference. It will be held Feb. 6 at the Simon J. Graber Building in Odon. Registration will be from 7 to 8 a.m. and the conference is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • St. Paul children remember Newtown
  • Tell City couple accused of abducting infant

    SPENCER COUNTY – Two people were jailed Sunday on charges they allegedly abducted a 2-week-old boy from a home in Santa Claus.

    Carrie J. Black, 21, and Randy R. Black, 22, both of 1427 10th St., Tell City face felony charges of theft and interference with custody and were lodged in the Spencer County Jail, state police said.

    Troopers announced Sunday they were searching for the infant, Jacob Alexander Black, after he was taken from his legal guardians by the couple, who police said are his biological parents.

  • Driver critically hurt in crash

    MILLSTONE – A morning crash critically injured one man the morning of Dec. 27.

    Charles T. Brady, 26, of Tell City, was flown to the trauma center at University of Louisville Hospital after being extricated from his truck.

    Dispatchers received a call at 5:11 a.m. from another motorist who found the truck wrapped around a tree near the Millstone boat ramp.

  • Council OKs ambulance upgrade

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members approved at a regular meeting Dec. 13 the transfer of nearly $31,000 within the county commissioners budget to fund upgrades to ambulances.

  • Police continue hunt for stolen utility vehicle

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    TELL CITY – Police continued Wednesday to search for a utility vehicle reported stolen Monday from a high-school band support group.

    According to Tell City Patrolman Roger Smith, the Tell City Police Department was called to 800 N. 15th St. after the Kawasaki utility vehicle was noticed missing. Smith said the vehicle belongs to Tell City Band Boosters and had been stored in a locked building on school property.

  • Ringing in New Year’s Eve

    About 1,000 people filled City Hall Park in Tell City New Year’s Eve to ring in the new year. (Click photo to enlaarge and right arrow to see more.)

  • 2012: The year in review

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Annexation tops TC comprehensive plan recommendations

    TELL CITY – Studying the best way to annex areas into the city, constructing a fire department substation, developing the Seventh Street corridor and hiring a city planner led the recommendations made in a new Tell City comprehensive plan approved by the city council in 2012.

  • Cannelton leaders express discontent on Indiana 66 work

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The status of Cannelton’s Seventh Street, undergoing improvement by the Indiana Department of Transportation since late spring, inspired spirited discussion at the city leaders’ December meetings.