Today's News

  • Collins – Stein

    Heather Lynn Collins of Newburgh and Justin Eugene Stein of Evanston announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Brent Collins and Doug and Karen Wright, all of Newburgh. She is a 2006 graduate of Castle High School. She works as an office administrator at Advanced Rehabilitation Inc. in Tell City.
    Mr. Stein is the son of Dirk and Roxanna Stein of Evanston. He’s a 2006 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is self-employed at Stein Turkey Farm LLC.

  • Lutgring – Peter

    Mr. and Mrs. Steven Lutgring of Tell City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Madeline Lutgring of Tell City to Wesley Peter of Owensboro, Ky., son of Larry Peter and Pam Burst, both of Tell City.

    The bride-elect is a Tell City High School graduate and a graduate of Tri State Beauty College. She works as a hair stylist at Domestic Goddess in Tell City.
    Mr. Peter is a graduate of Tell City High School and of Owensboro Community College with a degree in applied science. He is employed at Metalsa in Owensboro.

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  • Tell City Junior-Senior H.S. students to learn about traffic safety, hands-on

    TELL CITY – Car crashes continue to be the leading cause of death among 15-20 year olds. This spring, Indiana Students Against Destructive Decisions will bring visits with interactive, educational teen traffic-safety programming to Tell City Junior-Senior High School. In an effort to lower teen fatalities, Indiana SADD has partnered with the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and State Farm Insurance to offer the free traffic safety programming to schools and communities throughout the state.

  • Four generations of Bumm Family ride Harleys

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  • Social Security rep visits to change

    PERRY COUNTY – Due to the current budget situation, the Social Security Administration announced that effective today, a representative will visit the Tell City remote site located at 700 Main St., Tell City only when an appointment has been made in advance.

    Residents of Perry County can call toll-free directly to the New Albany Social Security office at (866) 331-9073 between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through to conduct their Social Security business.

  • Property-tax bills due May 10

    TELL CITY – The first installment of property taxes, which were mailed at the beginning of April, will be due on the traditional date of May 10.

    Taxpayers can make payments in person at the county courthouse from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or they can mail payments to the address listed on statements.

  • County commissioners agree on numerous issues

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners approved at a regular meeting April 2 an ordinance on electronic-monitoring funds and chose a bank to finance highway-department equipment. They also amended a geographic information system data-sharing agreement, named an Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator and declared two pickup trucks surplus.

    Electronic Monitoring

  • Crowd expected at Perry Central health fair

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School’s annual health fair will deliver a wealth of information this evening – along with a chance to run, bike, stretch and dance.

    “We expect another big crowd and there will be a lot to see, learn and do,” said Jackie Colucci, family-outreach director at Perry Central. That group and Perry County Memorial Hospital are co-sponsors.