Today's News

  • Health fair at WTE Tuesday

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will hold a family health fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the school gym.
    An Air Evac Helicopter will land in the back of the building around 5:30 p.m. and many local businesses and organizations will be in attendance. They will include New Directions, Everbody’s, Perry County Memorial Hospital, Purdue Extension, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Ivy Tech, Herbs and Health Care, Omni Home Care, Golden Living Center, Oakwood Health Campus, Burris-LeClere Eye Center and Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

  • Five Generations

    On a recent trip to Jacksonville, Fla., Janette Hearst of rural Tell City had the opportunity to participate in a five-generation photo with family members. Pictured in the photo are Janette Hearst (great-great grandmother), Carol Turner (great-grandmother), Teresa Miller (grandmother), Samantha Miller (mother) and Jocelyn Miller (child).

  • Ribbon cutting for local business

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center at noon Friday to celebrate their new business. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

  • Antiques at the library Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special Antiques at Your Library event Saturday.
    From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., several local experts will be on hand to display items in the areas of Tell City furniture, Civil War memorabilia, coins, old pictures, pottery, bottles, glassware, western statues and toys. Some of the collectors scheduled to appear are Chris Cail, Mike and Kathy Finley, Michael Highfil, J.R. Flynn, Mark Laflin and Spud and Helen Kleeman.

  • COLUMN: Springtime adventures

    By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    Spring may not be fully here, but spring break has come and gone and a few of my friends have already complained of spring fever. I’ve had friends head to the Smoky Mountains and South Carolina over the past week. A lot of us don’t have the time for that big of a spring fling, but here are a few ideas for an upcoming sunny afternoon, or if you’re really lucky, a day off.

    Hit the Road

  • Perry Central Band expo April 16

    LEOPOLD – The first Perry Central Band expo will be held Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Perry Central dome.
    Activities will include a free Easte- egg hunt for all ages starting at 10 a.m., pictures with the Easter bunny, a color contest, free games for kids, many local craft vendors and hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks sold by the Perry Central Marching Commodores.

  • EDITORIAL: Animal welfare must be a priority for leaders

    Recent headlines about the seizure of dogs from a Perry County man’s home generated plenty of buzz and an outpouring of concern and assistance for those rescued animals.

    We hope the positive response helps generate long-term support for efforts to prevent similar cases of animal abuse or neglect in the future. But for that to happen, more of us need to get involved in helping control our local pet population and supporting advocates who want to put in place common-sense measures to protect animals.

  • Tickets on sale for ‘Wizard,’ ‘Cousin’

    LINCOLN CITY – Tickets for Lincoln Amphitheatre’s “The Wizard of Oz” and “Our American Cousin” went on sale Friday.

    They can be purchased from the box office by calling (800) 264-4223 or online at www.LincolnAmphitheatre.com.

    “The Wizard of Oz” will take the stage Thursday through Saturday evenings July 21 through Aug. 7. Sunday matinees will also be performed

    “Our American Cousin” will run Friday and Saturday evenings with a Sunday matinee Aug. 19-27.

  • Rep. Young to speak at GOP event April 16

    TELL CITY – Local Republicans will host their annual Lincoln Day Dinner April 16 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. The meal will begin at noon.

    U.S. Rep. Todd Young will be the guest speaker. State Rep. Sue Ellspermann will also speak.

    Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling Tom McCart at 547-6156 or Jennifer Land at 457-3158.

  • Revival set

    TELL CITY – Pastor Ron Ammon of the Bethel Baptist Church, 911 Fulton St. in Tell City, has announced the church will hold revival services Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    Michael Soop of Lawrenceville, Ga., will be guest speaker. Services will begin at 7 p.m. and include special singing and music by various church members.

    The public is invited and encouraged to attend.