Today's News

  • Marksman boys place 3rd in PAC swimming

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Drew Ettensohn and Elliot Reed each placed second in an individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to third place in the eight-team PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City, despite being off practice eight days due to snow-outs, scored 179 points. Heritage Hills won with 347.
    Ettensohn nearly broke Tell City’s school record in the 100-yard butterfly as he finished second in 56.61 seconds, 60-hundredths of a second behind Jacob Bohnert of Pike Central.

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  • Nicole Risse joins Dixon Realty sales team

    TELL CITY – Nicole Risse has joined the sales team at Dixon Realty as an associate broker.

    She recently completed the requirements for her real-estate license and will be working with the full-service real estate company and serving clients.

    “Whether you are looking to buy or sell a house, I will work diligently to find exactly what you are looking for,” Risse said.

    Risse and her husband, Sean, live in Tell City. She is a native of Spencer County but has long family ties to Perry County.

  • Cannelton seeks grant for stormwater control


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – When heavy rains hit Cannelton, the aged and undersized stormwater infrastructure has a hard time keeping up. That often leads to flooding of streets, yards and homes in several areas of the city.

    City leaders are hoping to alleviate many of the issues with the help of a more than $500,000 grant from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs. Estimates for a drainage project rang in at $577,600, with the city on tap for 20 percent if OCRA provides assistance.

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  • Kleeman files for House District 74

    TELL CITY – Larry K. Kleeman has filed as a candidate for election to the House District 74 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives. The Democrat announced several weeks ago he would see the seat now held by Stephen Bartels.

    Kleeman ran unsuccessfully for the seat in 2016 against then State Rep. Lloyd Arnold. Bartels was chosen by Republicans during a caucus in November after Arnold resigned to accept the position of law enforcement director for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

  • School guidance efforts have broad reach at PC




    LEOPOLD – A generation ago, school guidance counselors’ biggest jobs, other than the occasional disruption in the classroom, were to get students to  apply for scholarships and to think about what college they wanted to attend. Not any more.

  • Perry Central honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High Schools has announced its honor rolls for the second quarter. The student listed earned a 3.5 grade-point average or above.


  • Hospital’s Williams elected regional surgery group president

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital is proud to announce Earla Williams, surgery nurse manager, has been elected as the president-elect for the Association of Operating Nurses Chapter 1507. The chapter has members from Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.

    As president-elect, Williams will represent the Chapter at the AORN Conference in New Orleans this year and the Chapter in Nashville the following year. She is also tasked with assisting the president with any duties she currently holds. She will officially take the president’s position fall of 2018.

  • Coutlas earns CPAFI scholarship

    BRANCHVILLE – Warden Kathy Alvey of the Branchville Correctional Facility would like to congratulate Ms. Jessica Coultas, daughter of employee Jennifer Coultas, on her recent Scholarship.