Today's News

  • Foerster – Oliver

    Molly Foerster of Evanston and Jason Oliver of Jacksonville, Ill., announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Darryl and Diana Foerster of Evanston. She is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2011 graduate of Oakland City University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She works at the Sonshine Early Learning Ministry in Evanston.

  • Little Warriors benefit

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  • Council funds ADA plan

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County-council members voted in a regular meeting March 22 to appropriate $9,800 from the county’s riverboat fund to pay for an Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan.

    As the News reported March 14, the county’s commissioners and councilmen learned in a joint special session they need to comply with the act signed into law 22 years ago.

  • Police arrest man for murder attempt

    TELL CITY – A Hawesville, Ky., man facing an attempted-murder charge in that state was jailed Friday evening after state police located him at his work site.

    State Police Trooper Charlie Johnson, along with Perry County Sheriff’s Deputy Daymion Marsh and Tell City Police Cpl. Marty Haughee arrested Shawn L. McGan, 25, of 1545 Virgil Road, at ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Foundry.

    He had outstanding warrants filed in Ohio County for attempted murder and assault. McGan was transported to the Perry County Jail and later extradited to Kentucky.

  • Board hears about assessment of home-stay programs

    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital board members heard from Home Care Services Director Connie Boehman at their regular meeting March 28 about an annual assessment of the hospital’s home-stay programs, Home Health and Companion Care for 2011.

  • Woznicki earns Lilly Endowment Scholarship

    TELL CITY – Rachel Woznicki has been named a recipient of the 2012 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, earning her a four-year, full-tuition scholarship. The program is overseen by the Perry County Community Foundation.

    Woznicki will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

  • Visitors center plans clear first green light


    TELL CITY – By a 5-0 vote, the Tell City Common Council gave its endorsement Monday to a new visitors and event center on Seventh Street. The resolution it approved gives official support for using income from a neighborhood-housing grant to build the structure, which would sit on the site of the former William Tell Woodcrafters in the 300 block of Seventh Street.

  • The Holiest of Weeks
  • Schools chief, board commend students

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Upon recommendations from interim Schools Superintendent Al Sibbitt, Cannelton School Board members signed at a meeting March 15 congratulatory letters to a number of students and two coaches.

    One went to Rachel Pierrard for winning the Eighth Grade American History Essay Contest sponsored by the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

  • Cannelton to seek students from outside city boundaries

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members voted at a March 15 regular meeting to reach out into surrounding communities in an effort to increase their student population.