PERRY COUNTY – Republican Jim Adams won the race for Tell City Mayor Tuesday, eking out a 16-vote win over Democrat Tony Hollinden. Adams, a former city councilman now serving on the county council, will take office Jan. 1. He will succeed Barbara Ewing, who chose not to run for a third term. Adams received 986 votes. Hollinden, the city’s at-large councilman received 970 votes
In the race for city council, Julie Kohnert and Gary Morton won re-election. Sean Risse, a Democrat newcomer, also won, as did Kevin Dauby.