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Today's News

  • Records (Published Oct. 23, 2017)

    Arrests
    • Daniel W. Davis, 38, of 541 19th St., Tell City, Oct. 16, on preliminary charges of burglary and theft.
    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $11,505.
    • David W. Manning, 39, of 418 Ross Springs Drive, Maryville, Tenn., Oct. 16, on a preliminary charge of endangerment by operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released Oct. 17 after posting $605 bail.

  • Real Estate Transfers (Published Oct. 23, 2017)

    Real Estate Transfers

  • Hoosier National Forest plans fall prescribed burns

    PERRY COUNTY – Hoosier National Forest staff firefighters and planners have several prescribed burns scheduled for this fall – if weather and other factors allow.
    Burns are planned in Perry, Brown, Orange and Crawford counties. Each area has been identified to improve wildlife habitat or woodland restoration. Other areas may also be included later in the fall burning season.
    In Perry County, the Forest Service hopes to burn 1,077 acres at Mogan Ridge, in an area known as “Rattlesnake.”

  • Chili cook-off coming to TC downtown

    TELL CITY – Fall is here and that means chili, and the 8th annual chili cook-off on Tell City’s Main Street. This year’s event is set for Saturday Nov. 4, from 2 to 5 p.m.

  • Health exchange assistance available

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will begin open enrollment for the nation’s health exchange beginning Nov. 1 and continuing through Dec. 15.
    A certified Indiana Navigator will be available at the hospital at no cost. The health exchange is a government-regulated marketplace of insurance plans with different levels of coverage, offered to individuals and families without health care or to small companies.

  • Witches Walk set for Thursday

    Tell City will be invaded by a menagerie of costumed characters Thursday as the 27th Chamber of Commerce Witches Walk draws vampires, mummies assorted superheroes – and, yes, friendly witches, for two hours of treats and fun. Witches Walk hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. See Page 2 for a full story with the details and a list of participating businesses and organizations.

  • Deadline for paying fall taxes is Nov. 13

    PERRY COUNTY – The deadline for Perry County property owners to pay the second installment of property taxes will be Monday, Nov. 13.  The courthouse will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day, which will push the deadline to the following Monday. Any payments received after Nov. 13 will be subject to a penalty.

  • Marksmen place second in semistate

    NASHVILLE—Nate Kaiser placed sixth to lead three Tell City runners in the top 22 as the Marksmen placed second in Brown County’s 20-team boys cross country semistate Saturday.

  • Perry Central winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    November
    16    Corydon    A    11:00
    22    Tell City    A    6:00
    December
    1    Cannelton    A    6:00
    2    Evansville Mater Dei    H    4:00
    5    Crawford County    A    5:30
    8    Wood Memorial    H    5:30

  • Tell City should remain cross country sectional favorite

    Some thoughts on the local fall sports season, with only the state cross country meet remaining and with the girls basketball regular season starting in eight days:
    Lost in the celebration of Tell City’s boys cross county team’s winning three consecutive regionals and qualifying for the state meet three straight years is the fact that the Marksmen are also closing in on the record for most consecutive titles in the Jasper sectional, a record that has stayed in Perry County for decades.