Today's News

  • Center Floor Spotlight

    Story and Photos by Stuart Cassidy


    It’s as much fun as work, for not only the students at Dance Haven studios, but the instructors as well.

  • Elder retiring from PCMH after 43 years

    TELL CITY – Becky Elder, RN, vice president of clinical services, retired from Perry County Memorial Hospital on June 15 after 43 years of service. While at PCMH, Elder achieved many accomplishments and wore multiple hats. She started her healthcare career right out of school as a staff nurse.

  • Arts event July 8 at City Hall

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host its second annual evening of art at City Hall in Tell City on Saturday, July 8, from 5 to 9 p.m.

    Features of the evening include wine and beer tasting from Blue Heron, Winzerwald wineries and craft beer from St. Benedict’s Brew Work. Light snacks and many displays of local artists work will be available for view. There is no charge for the event but donations will be accepted to help with future events.

  • Perry County native Jack Boyce honored with Shelby Chamber award

    SHELBYVILLE – Jack Boyce, a Perry County native, who has worked in radio, emergency management and insurance, was honored this spring with the John A. Hartnett Sr. Business Person of the Year Award. The honor was presented at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Awards Gala held March 2 at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino.

    Boyce has worked with Allstate Insurance for more than 20 years and distinguished himself as a prominent businessman in the Shelby County community for five decades.

  • The Big O Music Fest to return for ninth year July 8

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – The Big O Music Fest will return to Owensboro, Ky., for the ninth time July 8. Gates will open at noon and tickets cost $49.50 each.

    The headliner for the event is Cole Swindell. Supporting acts include Colt Ford, Moon Taxi, Craig Campbell, Tucker Beathard, Dylan Scott and Muscadine Bloodline.

    Cole Swindell

  • Grief support group to meet July 6

    TELL CITY – A grief support group will meet at the Club House at The Villas of Oakwood Thursday, July 6, at 6 p.m.

  • William Tell Elementary releases honor rolls for fourth nine weeks

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School has released the honor rolls for its fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.


  • It takes a village
  • Barnacles on plants are lichens

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    Have you ever gotten blamed for something you hadn’t done? Most of us have experienced this and it is a dreadful feeling.

    Well, there are a great many things we blame erroneously on one thing or another, and lichens are one of them. Lichens, often described as barnacles by worried gardeners, usually show up on woody plants after some sort of thinning or decline has occurred. They are not the problem, only the result of a change in the plant’s environment.

  • Moving day