Today's News

  • Midgett graduates basic training

    GREAT LAKES, Ill. – Steven Midgett has recently completed Navy basic training from Great Lakes.

    He is the son of Tonia Kling and Tim Kling, both of Tell City, and the grandson of Connie and Phil Kling of Tell City and Robert and Mary Walker of Radcliff, Ky.
    Midgett is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School. He is currently stationed in Meridian Miss., attending A School and will train to become a Navy Seal.

  • UMC women selling noodles Saturday

    TELL CITY – The United Methodist Church women will sell homemade noodles from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the 10th Street lobby of the church.
    Bags are $3 a piece.
    The noodles are made by the women of the church every year.

  • Night for the Museum Friday at Blue Heron

    ROCKY POINT – The Perry County Museum will host “Night for the Museum” Friday at the Blue Heron Farm. The event will feature music by Monte Skelton.
    Along with music, the event will include a silent auction, food and wine by Blue Heron Winery.
    Gates will open at 5 p.m., with music beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    The Blue Heron Farm is located at 7757 Indiana 66 E. in Rocky Point. For more information, call Brandi at (812) 549-5954. All proceeds will benefit the Perry County Museum.

  • Program on Tell City to air Sunday

    TELL CITY – Evansville TV station WTVW (Channel 7) will air a program Sunday profiling Tell City.

    The program titled My Town will air at 7 p.m. and will be approximately 30 minutes long.

    A television crew interviewed several people, including Mayor Barbara Ewing, and will explore the community’s history, heritage and businesses.

  • Birth announcements, Oct. 20

    Harper Monroe Adams
    Seth and Jessica Adams of Shelbyville announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Monroe Adams, Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Harper has one older brother, Kennedy, 5.
    Grandparents are Larry and Edna Jones of Shelbyville and Jim and Sharla Adams of Tell City.
    Great-grandparents are Glen and Lois (Schneider) May and Ken Adams, all of Tell City and the late Charles J. Schneider and Bessie Adams.

  • Frymire back with annual winter forecast

    IRVINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky weather prognosticator Dick Frymire has issued his 46th forecast for the upcoming winter. Frymire has gained acclaim for using a Japanese maple tree to predict the severity of winter and his forecast includes guesses about specific winter events: first frost, the coldest day of the winter and even the arrival of the first robin of spring.

  • Visiting with History

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  • Tell City attorney pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    TELL CITY – A Tell City attorney arrested last year pleaded guilty to an amended charge Friday under terms of a plea agreement.

    Michael H. Hagedorn pleaded to a Class B misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay a $500 fine and $165 in court costs. Hagedorn represented himself at the afternoon hearing, presided over by Senior Judge Edward Campbell.

    Hagedorn was charged with domestic battery after his arrest Oct. 22, 2010.

  • Bristow man hurt in crash

    ST. MEINRAD – A two-vehicle crash the afternoon of Oct. 12 on Indiana 62 left one person injured.

  • Republicans rally behind Berry

    TROY – While neighboring Illinois struggles to provide basic services and pay its bills on time, Indiana is weathering the nation’s recession from a position of strength.

    That was the message delivered Sunday by State Auditor Tim Berry, who was the keynote speaker at Mulzer Camp and the annual picnic sponsored by Republicans in Perry and Spencer counties.