Today's News

  • Ransom - Morris Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. James and Ruth Ransom of St. Croix announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Rene Ransom to James Thomas Morris of Tell City.

    The future groom is the son of the late William and Peggy Morris.

    He is a graduate of Tell City High School and attended Vincennes University. He is a heavy-equipment operator at Mulzer Crushed Stone.

  • Volunteers sought for June 20 River Sweep

    TELL CITY – Have a few hours to spare a week from this Saturday? The Perry County Recycling Management District has a brief but rewarding job for you: help clean two area parks that front the Ohio River

    Ken Smith, the district’s director, said volunteers are sought for the annual River Sweep June 20. It is a six-state event that extends the entire length of the Ohio River. Locally, volunteers are sought to work 9 a.m. to noon at Sunset Park in Tell city and Hafele Park in Cannelton.

  • Veggies abundant as farmers market kicks off




    TELL CITY – The first session of Tell City’s farmers market Saturday drew a good selection of late-spring produce as well as other edibles, crafts and other homemade items. It also attracted a small crowd of buyers.

    “We had a lot of nice things and there will be more each week,” said Betty Cash, who directs the county’s convention and visitors bureau.

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  • Perry Central to refinance pension bonds



    LEOPOLD – An exact amount won’t be known until the transaction takes place, but a planned refinancing of pension bonds could save Perry Central Community School Corp. about $180,000 over the next decade.

  • Comprehensive plan earns praise at hearing


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Perry County’s recently completed draft comprehensive plan is on its way to county commissioners with a favorable recommendation from the plan commission.

    That vote followed a Tuesday hearing at the courthouse. A series of public-input sessions helped develop new ideas for the county’s development. The Tuesday hearing yielded no objections from the commissioners or assembled citizens, with many voicing approval for the fruit of the county-wide effort.

  • Hinton-Deel Engagement

    Christopher Deel and Jaimi Hinton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The future bride is the daughter of James Hinton Jr. and Mari Hinton of Tell City.
    She is a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School and graduated this year from the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed at Owensboro Health.
    Mr. Deel is the son of Carl Deel of Birdseye and Norma Deel of Tell City. He graduated in 2009 from Perry Central High School and received a degree in 2010 from Nashville Auto Diesel College.
    He is employed at Peabody Energy.

  • Tell City shut out on All-PAC softball team

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the All-PAC softball team selected by conference coaches last week.
    Tell City finished seventh in the nine-team conference with a 2-6 mark.
    None of the bottom three teams had anyone make all-conference.

  • Cannelton nips Perry Central late

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Each team had some big innings but Cannelton had the last one to overtake Perry Central 17-15 in junior high baseball Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning to jump to a 12-1 lead.
    Eight walks, four singles, James Adkins’ two-run double to left-center field, three wild pitches, and a hit batsman fueled that rally.
    Dylan Hubert had two hits and drove in two runs that inning.
    Cannelton scored 10 runs in the fourth to tie the score 12-12.

  • Hayes takes 18th in state meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes couldn’t match last season’s success at the girls state track meet, as she finished 18th in the shot put Friday.
    She had thrown the shot 40 feet, 6 1/2 inches in the Evansville Central regional. That would have placed her seventh in the state, one notch higher than she finished last year.
    But her best throw Friday was 36 feet, 3 3/4 inches. Her other two throws went 36-1 1/4 and 35-4 3/4, and she did not make the finals.