Today's News

  • Community Events; May 5

    Twilight Towers yard sale May 21


    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. The event will take place in the dining room, located at 1648 10th Street in Tell City.

    There will also be a biscuits and gravy breakfast. The cost for breakfast is $2 for a full order and $1 for a half order. Coffee, milk and orange juice will cost 50 cents. There will also be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.


  • TC senior wins automotive skills competition

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Senior Andy Froehlich was the winner of the first annual Automotive Skills Competition at the Ivy Tech-Evansville Campus.

    Andy had to perform various hands-on skills to demonstrate his knowledge in the automotive field as well as take a written test to demonstrate his understanding.

    He was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Ivy Tech and $800 worth of Snap-On and NAPA tools.

  • Paint Perry County Purple event kicks off May 16

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by selling purple butterflies and putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts from May 16 to June 8. Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

  • Church News; May 5

    Emmanuel Lutheran to hold yard, bake sale


    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tell City will hold a yard and bake sale Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    The sale will take place in the basement of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, located at 12th and Pestalozzi streets.

    Bake sale items include cookies, pies, cakes and some canned goods.


    Mothers Celebration Friday


  • Crisis Connection’s Beth Stein: dedicating a life to helping others


    Staff Writer


    Executive director of Crisis Connection Beth Stein has been leading the charge against sexual and domestic violence throughout southern Indiana since the organization’s inception. But after 33 years, she believes the time has come to retire. Crisis Connection will host an open house in her honor from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Monkey Hollow Bistro at the Wollenmann House in Ferdinand.

  • Individual Development Account Program Accepting Applications

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. continues to operate the Individual Development Account Program. Under this program, income eligible individuals and families can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $900 annually.

    The IDA Program is administered by LHDC and designed to help eligible individuals save money while learning financial skills. Through the program, qualified applicants are encouraged to save money, with every dollar they save matched by $3 from the state and federal levels.

  • Gilbert-Schipp

    Amber Gilbert and Logan Schipp announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    Gilbert is the daughter of Emily Schmidt. Schipp is the son of Denise Leclere and Dennis Schipp.

    The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Central time May 28, 2016, at Troy United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at American Legion 213, in Tell City.

    Formal invitations will be issued.

  • Derby to cut ribbon on community center

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association will have an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new community center. The open house will take place Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

    The community center is located at the junction of Indiana 66 and 70 in Derby. The public is invited welcome.

  • Don’t forget to plant those blue and gold flowers

    PERRY COUNTY – Betty Cash and other members of a local state bicentennial planning committee want to paint the town blue and gold. In fact, they’d like to see the county and all of its cities and towns covered in yellow and blue flowers this year as all Hoosiers mark their state’s 200th birthday.

    “Those are our state flag’s colors and we want individuals and businesses to consider flowers that will be covered in blue and yellow blossoms,” said Cash, who directs the county’s convention and visitors bureau.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jason Neu