Today's News

  • Donation honors veterans

     Mark Brasseur donated most of his hair Monday to Locks of Love and while helping children with hair loss he also honored the memory of veterans. Brasseur said he grew his hair for three years and said his donation was made in honor of Preston Robert Jones, a close friend who served for 21 years in the U.S. Army. Jones died last September. He also honored the memory of his uncle, Roger Aubery, who served in the U.S. Marines in the 1960s. “I also did it for all veterans, past and present,” he said. All About You Salon’s Vicki Gebhard did the honors.

  • Donation honors veterans
  • Genet – Schmidt

    Dana Genet and Edward Schmidt of Cincinnati, Ohio, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Jam workshop Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process and Purdue Extension can help with a 6:30 p.m. workshop Wednesday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. Cost is $5 per person. 

    Registration deadline is Friday and the class size is limited. To register, call the Perry County Extension Office at 547-7084 or send e-mail to bhagedor@purdue. edu.

  • Ellspermann chosen by Pence for running mate

    FERDINAND – Republican nominee for governor Mike Pence introduced District 74 State Rep. Sue Ellspermann as his running mate at a rally in her hometown of Ferdinand Monday.

    Elected in 2012, Ellspermann was seeking re-election this year but will instead vie with Pence for the state’s two highest elected positions. 

  • Conservation officers ID body found in Patoka Lake as Tell City man

    PATOKA LAKE – Indiana conservation officers have identified the body of a male discovered in Patoka Lake Saturday.

    The body is that of Terry Alvey, 55, of Tell City. With the assistance of relatives and close acquaintances, conservation officers were able to positively identify Alvey.

    An autopsy was conducted Sunday and the Orange County coroner’s office ruled that the preliminary cause of death was consistent with drowning. Toxicology results are also pending.

  • TC schools plan summertime meals

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. has announced plans to participate in a second year of a summer food-service program. 

    Free meals will be available for all children 18 years of age and younger and some adults who are enrolled in state-approved education programs. Free meals will be provided without charge at Tell City Junior-Senior High School from June 4 to July 27. 

    There will be no service July 4. 

    Free transportation will be offered. Approximate pickup times are as follows:

  • TC spring cleanup week June 4-7

    TELL CITY – The week of June 4-7 has been designated spring cleanup week in Tell City. Street Commissioner Jeff Everly confirmed the date at this month’s meeting of the Tell City Board of Public Works and Safety. 

    Residents will be able to dispose of unwanted items during those days. Details of the cleanup will be mailed to residents via postcards that should arrive in coming days. 

    Watch The News for more details. 

  • Board position available for GOP

    PERRY COUNTY – A term on the airport authority held by Gene Borders will expire June 30 and any Republican interested in seeking it should submit a letter of interest to County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg by the end of the day June 19, she said. 

    Borders has expressed interest in continuing to serve, she added when announcing the authority opening at a county-commissioners meeting May 16. 

    She suggested the commissioners could make their appointment at a June 20 meeting.

  • Community mourns Tyler Zoglman

    Tyler Zoglman, a Perry Central seventh-grader whose two-year battle with cancer inspired a county, died early Tuesday. The small-framed boy was remembered during a Tuesday candlelight vigil as a brave child who always let others know he loved them and who put a smile on the faces of others even when dealing with the pain of his own disease.