Today's News

  • Council weighs pros, cons of TIF districts


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – The value of Perry County’s tax-increment finance districts is an ongoing discussion for the county council. An economic-development tool used largely to improve infrastructure for existing and potential business, the benefit has come under scrutiny as of late.

  • Caroline Jean Durcholz

    Tracy and Mark Durcholz of Ferdinand announce the birth of their daughter, Caroline Jean Durcholz, on March 30, 2016.

    She was born at 2:32 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She weighed 5 pounds and was 18 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sister, Claire, 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Cheryl and Michael Wollenman of Bristow. Paternal grandparents are Betty and James Ducholz of Ferdinand.

    Great-grandparents in clued Betty Wollenman of Ferdinand and Josepha Sitzman of Bristow.

  • Cannelton Elementary School kids visit four-legged friends
  • Vivian and Raphael DuPont

    Vivian and Raphael DuPont of Tell City, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 5, with a family dinner at The Patio Restaurant in Tell City.

    Raphael and the former Vivian Howell were married June 7, 1941, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

  • Church News, June 2

    Knits and Knots today


    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children?

    Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn.

    The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.


    Chestnut Grove Food pantry underway


  • Leo Gregory Clark

    Josh and Britney Clark of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Leo Gregory Clark. He was delivered at 4 p.m., May 6, 2016, at Deaconess Gateway Women’s Hospital in Evansville. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Mrs. Clark is the former Britney Hendershot. Maternal grandparents are Greg and Yvette Hendershot and paternal grandparents are Gary and Linda Clark and Vicki Clark, all of Tell City. Great-grandparents are Tony and Donna Collignon, Norman and Ruth Weber, June Hendershot, Bettye Volgemann and Lucille Clark.

  • Tell City native graduates college with honors

    TERRE HAUTE – Stephen Wayne Jones, a 2012 Tell City High School graduate, earned a diploma from Indiana State University on Saturday, May 6. Jones graduated with honors with a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. He was vice president and president of Tribeta, a biological honors society. He participated in a summer undergraduate research experience. Stephen was a laboratory assistant and a chemistry tutor.

    He volunteered at the children’s museum and at the Summer Special Olympics.

    Jones plans to attend graduate school.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit




    I recently grabbed lunch with a police officer who happens to be a friend of mine. I couldn’t help but notice that he was wearing a bulletproof vest … because he just came from work … where he may be shot at.

  • Perry Central Junior-Senior High Art show finalists
  • Cannelton Junior-Senior High honor rolls

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the second grading period of the second term and the final honor rolls of the second term.

    Term 2 Grading Period 2

    Grade 6 high honor roll: Jhett B. Garrett, Devyn Rollie Powers and Jenessa Sturgeon.

    Grade 6 honor roll: Logan Bishop, Kyra J. Hemmings, Kyra Jones, Dylan Persohn and Jackson C. Sandage.

    Grade 7 honor roll: Kyra Hemmings.

    Grade 7 honorable mention: Daniel Applegate.