Today's News

  • COLUMN: No shirt on a frosty night


    Lost: A nice, blue flannel shirt last seen Wednesday night in New Boston. If found, please call 547-3424.

  • Nilssen inducted to Rho Chi honor society

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Ethan S. Nilssen, son of Steve and Kathy (Bailey) Nilssen and grandson of Carol A. Bailey of Tell City, was inducted into the Rho Chi Society, the national pharmacy honor society, April 1.

    The purpose of Rho Chi is to recognize outstanding scholarship and promote advancement of the profession of pharmacy through lifelong commitment to high standards of conduct, service and leadership in the profession.

  • EDITORIAL: Who’s minding the store at the state Department of Revenue?

    We trust most Perry Countians signing checks for their spring property taxes have confidence their hard-earned dollars are being managed well here at home. At the same time, Hoosiers should have the same confidence over the money they contribute each paycheck.

    Sadly, recent news from the Indiana Department of Revenue again casts doubt on an even bigger question: whether our tax dollars are even getting to the right place.

  • Boosters’ auction set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Band Boosters are accepting donations for their annual fundraising auction set for Saturday.

    The boosters have been contacting area businesses seeking donated items for the auction and welcome donations from the public such as gently used furniture, appliances, household items and large items such as a vehicle, including a recreational vehicle.

    Anyone who has items to donate should call Selina Sims, auction chairwoman, at 547-2945 or 719-7232.

    Transportation of any donated items can be arranged.

  • Fast, free, confidential HIV testing May 15

    CANNELTON – AIDS Research Group of Evansville will be at The Perry County Health Department from 1 to 3 p.m. May 15, offering fast, free and confidential HIV testing.

    County Health Nurse Sara Gehlhausen encourages anyone interested in the service to visit during that time.

    Test results will take about 20 minutes. No appointment will be necessary.

    For more information, call 547-2746.

  • March quilt winner

    Shari Everly was the March St. Paul quilt social winner. She is pictured with the quilt she won, “Shades of Pink.”  It was pieced by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

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  • Comedy benefit for Cundiff Saturday

    TELL CITY – A comedy benefit will be held to raise funds for Tyler Cundiff Saturday, featuring comedian Danny Browning and opening act Gavin Eddings.
    The event will be held at the American Legion hall in Tell City, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the show beginning at 8 p.m.
    Admission is $10 and you must be at least 18 years old to attend. A cash bar will be available.

  • Former governor to sign books Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb will sign copies of his latest book at two book signings at the Perry County Public Library branches. 

    “Cilin II: A Solo Sailing Odyssey” chronicles Whitcomb’s 30,000-mile, six-year, solo sailing experience through Greece, Panama, Antigua, Australia and other destinations.

  • Women’s Travel Club learns about coal mining in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Five members of the Woman’s Travel Club gathered April 4 for a meeting at the Cannelton Public Library with President Opal McCarthy presiding. Margaret Schank presented a history of coal mining in the Cannelton area.