Today's News

  • Painting Day

    The children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start had a fun time painting corn hole boxes to use. Each box was unique in design. Pictured painting legs for the boxes are, from left, Lanie Mullis, and Dusty Roberts. Painting on the right side of the picture is Curry Parker and Skyler Wilkerson.

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    By ERIC HARRIS, Film Review

  • Dauby to receive Ph.D May 7

    PERRY COUNTY – Jason Paul Dauby, son of Paul and Janet Dauby, will receive his doctorate in systems engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology Saturday.

    He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Evansville in May 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and then his master’s degree in engineering management at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in May 2005.

  • Reward offered in Easter vandalism in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Police Department is looking for the person responsible for vandalizing several vehicles and a home Easter night.

    Sgt. Lee Hall said more than 20 vehicles suffered damage in one form or another, mainly from paint. Vandalism took place on St. Louis Avenue and Poke Street in the Green Meadows area, along with S. Fourth Street.

    A city resident who is among the victims is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people responsible.

  • Learning about St. Patty’s Day

    The Explorer group of the Tell City Leprechauns 4-H club recently learned about St. Patrick’s Day and some interesting facts about space in recent meetings. They made Leprechauns crowns and comets.

  • Farmers market opens Saturday

    TELL CITY – The annual farmers market hosted by the city of Tell City and the Perry County Chamber of Commerce kicks off the season Saturday.

    This year’s market will be held along Ninth Street on the east side of City Hall Park. Sales will be conducted from the sidewalk. There will be no venders on the loop drive around City Hall.

    Saturday’s market begins at 7 a.m. and Wednesday’s starts at 1 p.m. There will be no early sales this year. For more information, contact City Hall at 547-5511.

  • One-pot meth lab

    Two people were arrested early Tuesday after Tell City police officers and a sheriff’s deputy discovered an alleged “one-pot” meth lab under the seat of a scooter.

    Arrested were Miller Nix and Rocky Arthur. A landowner near Academy Road called about two people trespassing who left on scooters.

  • Courthouse open for tax payments; all payments due Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The offices of county auditor, assessor, treasurer and recorder will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday for the payment of property taxes.

    Payments can also be made at local banks and online. Details can be found on tax statements. Offices will remain open until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    For more information, call the county treasurer’s office at 547-4816.

  • William Tell Kids Triathlon set for May 14

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will have a Kids’ Triathlon for grades 1-6 Saturday, May 14.

    The triathlon is organized to allow students to run, bike and swim. They will run from William Tell Elementary to the Tell City-Perry County Public Library. From the library they will ride their bikes to Tell City Junior-Senior High School, where they will swim up to 50 yards in the pool.

  • Braunecker elected Mu Omicron Chapter president

    TELL CITY – Jacob Braunecker was elected president of the Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

    Alpha Kappa Psi, recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders, is chartered at more than 300 campuses in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom and has more than 228,000 initiated members worldwide.