Today's News

  • Coming Events

    Junior high students seek photos for class project
    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Junior Senior High School is in need of pictures.

  • Relay For Life of Perry County meeting today at Moose Lodge

    TELL CITY – It’s time to fight back against cancer and the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County has set the 2015 event goals.

    This marks Perry County’s 20th Annual Relay For Life. Event Leadership Team has set a $35,000 income goal.

    The group would like to have 20 fundraising teams, have 85 survivors engaged and hundreds of Perry County residents attend this year’s Relay For Life of Perry County.

  • Coming Events

    Ladies Lenten prayer coffees
    PERRY COUNTY – The Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will begin Saturday, Feb. 21. All women and girls are invited to attend.
    There will be an offering taken at each session. At the final session, the group will decide which local charity will receive the offering.
    There will be light breakfast and a program at each session. All sessions will be from 9 to 10 a.m.

  • Elementary students recognize World Braille Day

    Students in the William Tell Elementary On Target after-school program celebrated World Braille Day by creating their names in Braille using Cheerios. Jan. 4 is World Braille Day, as it is the birthday of Louis Braille, the French educator who invented a code in 1821 that helps provide equal opportunity for many blind people worldwide.

  • Social News

    THE CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, Feb. 12, at The Patio restaurant in Tell City.

    THE MU GAMMA CHAPTER of Beta Sigma Phi will meet for their annual Valentine’s Day party at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Fiesta Grande Mexican Restaurant in Tell City. Hostesses for the party will be the special events committee.

    THE BRISTOW COMMUNITY CENTER hosts euchre games at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

  • Ewing outlines 2015 vision for Tell City

    TELL CITY – In her final year in office, Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing simultaneously looked back at 2014 and charted goals for the current year in a broad-reaching state-of-the-city address.

    Delivering the annual speech last Monday before the city council and others, Ewing upheld the city’s annexation efforts and pledged the community to deliver infrastructure upgrades and fire and police protection to the area, along with utilities, once the case is resolved in court.

  • Frustration builds over bookmobile downtime

    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – A string of problems continue to plague the Perry County Bookmobile. “We’re going to take it back (to Evansville) over spring break and have it worked on some more,” Bookmobile Director Brandi Sanders told the board during Wednesday’s regular meeting. “Some things still aren’t working.”

  • Reed named Ivy Tech site director

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College has named Linda Reed the site manager for the Tell City campus.

    Reed earned her bachelor’s degree in business management with a certificate in human services from Indiana Wesleyan University.

    She previously served as grant writer and special project coordinator at the University of Southern Indiana. Prior to her work for the university, she served as program director and later executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley.

  • School board grapples with funding limitations

    By Don Steen
    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – At a Wednesday work session of the Tell City-Troy Township School Board, members talked well into the night about the challenges facing the school system. While there are many areas where the board sees room for improvement, a lack of funds loomed large over the proceedings.

  • James to play volleyball for Penn in Ivy League

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Grace James signed a scholarship Thursday to play volleyball for the University of Pennsylvania.
    “It was a priority of mine to find a high academics school where I could also play volleyball,” ssaid James.
    Pennsylvania, commonly known as Penn, fits both criteria. A member of the Ivy League, it was ranked the No. 1 academic school in the nation by College Factual last fall.