Today's News

  • Tell City woman attends D.C. march


    Staff Writer


    Amid a sea of pink, protest signs and overall skepticism that President Donald Trump’s policies will improve the lives of all Americans, a Tell City woman stood last Saturday in proud unity with hundreds of thousands of others.

    Jennifer Hauser, 34, made the trip to the nation’s capital to rally last week with the masses of like-minded people to march in dissent the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

  • County recycling bills for 2017 sent

    PERRY COUNTY – Bills for 2017 Perry County Recycling Management District fees, assessed to all home and business owners in Perry County are being mailed during the month of January. The first rounds of bills are due March 15. The district will mail the bills for real estate and mobile homes in the following manner:

    • All homes and mobile homes on land owned by the occupant are considered real estate. These bills are being mailed this month and will be due March 15.

  • Tell City’s trash department often in the red




    TELL CITY – While Tell City residents will soon see a major hike in their water and wastewater rates, another city office may soon seek an increase in revenue.

    The city’s trash department regularly runs in the red and faces increased costs for fuel, labor and making repairs to aging equipment, Street Commissioner Jeff Everly said.

  • Dinner theatre fundraiser Feb. 25

    SANTA CLAUS – The Santa Claus Museum and Relay for Life team H-A-P-P-Y present “Bullets in the Bathtub,” a murder mystery dinner theatre fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Event Hall at 802 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand.

    Tickets cost $50 per person and doors open at 6 p.m. Central time. Guests are encouraged to wear 1920s attire, as they will be part of the show.

    The dinner will be provided by The Mill House. The cash bar will be provided by St. Benedict’s Brew Works and Monkey Hollow Winery.

  • Community Events; Jan. 26

    Sons of Legion to sell pork chop dinners


    TELL CITY – Tell City Sons of the American Legion Squadron 213 will sell pork chop dinners beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Super Bowl Feb. 5, at the post home.

    Dinners will include a pork chop, creek fries and baked beans. The cost will be $8 and dinners will be available for dine-in or carry-out.


    Boater safety course Feb. 13-15


  • Tips for winter bird feeding

    You may be surprised to learn what a huge difference you can make by feeding wild birds right outside your own door or window.  A large-scale winter storm, with deep snow or ice cover, cuts off many birds from their natural food supplies and can actually cause them to starve by the thousands and even millions.

    Backyard bird feeding can make a real contribution to their survival and even thriving during the winter months. Here are 10 pointers for a successful winter bird feeding season:

  • Dodgeball tourney Feb. 26

    TELL CITY – Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Perry and Spencer counties will host the second annual dodgeball tourney on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Tell City High School.

    The tourney will begin at noon. Teams of six people are welcome to join in the fun. Cost is $150 per team with all proceeds benefiting children served by local Big Brothers Big Sisters programs.

  • Perry Central’s rising stars recognized
  • Perry Central Elementary School releases honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the second nine weeks and first semester of the 2016-17 school year.


    First semester

    Third grade distinguished honor roll:Cooper Brown, Summer Guillaume, Logan Hall, Colton Jamniczky, Hope Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Gloria Sommer, Ethan Stater and Luke Zellers.

  • Forest management course Feb. 16

    BIRDSEYE – A course titled “Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner” will be offered by Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. The purpose of the course is to assist private woodland owners in becoming more knowledgeable managers of their woodlands.

    If you own woodland or are considering buying woodland, are considering selling timber, want to enhance  the wildlife habitat on your land, or just enjoy the beauty and solitude of your woods, then this class is for you.