Today's News

  • Trash department asks tags be placed on bag handles

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Trash Department and pickup crew is asking residents when tagging their trash during winter months to place the tag around the handle of the bag (as pictured) and securing both ends together. Tags affixed to bags flatly may come off due to low temperatures. Residents with questions should call the trash department at (812) 547-3266.

    Tell City Trash Collection Recycling Program Guidelines

  • Cannelton Jr.-Sr. High School honor rolls

    CANNELTON – The students at Cannelton Junior-Senior High School who earned various honor roll distinctions during the second grading period of the first term and for the first term as a whole are listed in three categories: high honor roll, honor roll and honorable mention.


    Term 1, Grading Period 2

    Grade 6 high honor roll: Jhett B. Garrett and Devyn Rollie Powers.

    Grade 6 honor roll: Logan Bishop, Maggie K. Dawson, Kyra J. Hemmings, Jackson C. Sandage and Jenessa Sturgeon.

  • Ruling on annexation signatures possible during Feb. 1 hearing

    TELL CITY – Special Judge William Weikert has set an 11 a.m. hearing Monday, Feb. 1, and could issue a ruling then on whether annexation opponents have sufficient signatures to challenge Tell City’s annexation plans.

    Weikert heard oral arguments Dec. 10 from the city’s attorneys and legal counsel for remonstrators.

    At issue is whether more than 100 signatures that did not exactly match property cards should be counted.

  • Next Parents’ night out event Feb. 13

    TELL CITY – Perry Childcare will host a parents night out Saturday, Feb. 13, from 6 p.m. to midnight.  Children ages 6 weeks to 12 years will be welcome.

    Those wishing to participate should make reservations within two days in advance and must fill out required paperwork.

    For more information on activities, call Jennifer at (812) 566-1795.

  • Luciana Katherine Morey

    Amanda and Steven Morey of Indianapolis announce the birth of their daughter, Luciana Katherine Morey. She was born Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. She weighed 7 pounds and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ed and Pam Morey of Tell City, formerly of Waupaca, Wis., and Paula Ramirez of Anderson.

    Great-grandparent is Philip Moe of Waupaca.

  • Isaiah Michael Stowe

    Chelsea Love Stowe of Cloverport, Ky., would like to announce the birth of her son, Isaiah Michael Stowe. Isaiah was born Jan. 7, 2016 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. He weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Michael and the late Lisa Stowe of Perry County. Great-grandparents are Kittie Stowe, Loren and Karen Stephens and the late Frances Stowe, all of Perry County. Isaiah was also welcomed home by sibling Leah Anna Marie, 3.

  • New City Council President
  • Cannelton begins year with more projects


    Staff Writer


    CANNELTON – Work on a recently completed sewer works project on the west end of Cannelton came in well under budget. According to project engineer Eric Parsley, the installation of forced mains and a lift station on Fourth Street rang in nearly $15,000 below what was expected.

    That was welcomed news for a project that was held up for months due to contractor delays but was eventually finished on time and before a grant timeline lapses in March.

  • Community Events; Jan. 14

    Cancer support meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY – A local cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday in Fellowship Hall at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    Cancer survivors, cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome.


    Next Horseman’s Club euchre game set for Saturday


    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games throughout fall and winter.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility bids farewell to two long-time employees

    BRANCHVILLE – The close of 2015 brought with it the end of two very distinguished careers at Branchville Correctional Facility. On Dec. 29, Officer Maureen Palmer retired, and on Dec. 31, administrative assistant Richard Newton retired.